Celebrate the Holidays

Join us during the Holiday season by participating in a number of festive events held each year. From Holiday shopping, Santa appearances, to enjoying and singing with your community, Issaquah has what you need to get in to the Holiday spirit.

Shop Local 
Check off items from your holiday list during Small Business Saturday.  This Nationally recognized day promotes small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving celebrating their unique stories and products; and to support community.  Issaquah residents are encouraged to Shop Small and Shop Local when a FREE STREET TROLLEY  will run to and from Downtown Issaquah, Gilman Village, Blakely Hall and Grand Ridge Plaza in the Highlands.

Holiday DeLights – Light Hanging Work Party
This is a great time to get into the holiday spirit downtown Issaquah.  Join us putting up strings of lights along Front Street businesses to make our downtown festive during the holiday season.

This is perfect for students looking for some community service hours or for anyone interested in making our downtown sparkle.  Please consider spending a couple of hours making a difference to our historic downtown.

We will gather at the Hailstone Feed Store (historic Shell Station) at232 Front Streetat starting at 10:00 to get assignments for the morning.  We’ll put up lights until noon then break for free pizza and refreshments generously donated by Flying Pie Pizza.

Caroling at the Depot
Embrace your jingle when Fred Hopkins, City of Issaquah Arts Commissioner leads the chorus with all your favorite carols – “Rudolph;” “Jingle Bells;” “White Christmas;”– Everyone of All Ages Welcome! Family friendly!  Bring a ukulele or tambourine or just yourself and be prepared to sing!