Escape to the quaint Bavarian village of Leavenworth, nestled deep in the snowy Cascade Mountains, for this annual Christmas Lighting Festival on an all-day tour from Seattle. This fun-filled event is overflowing with holiday cheer — like carolers strolling through the village, the scent of roasted chestnuts in the air, sledding at Front Street Park and so much more. The highlight is watching a half million Christmas lights come to life during a special ceremony at dusk.
Travel amid a stunning landscape on a memorable day trip through the Cascade Mountains. Your vehicle will climb Stevens Pass, motor alongside the Skykomish River and present views of Bridal Veil Falls and Deception Falls en route to Leavenworth. On arrival in the Bavarian town, you’ll have two hours for lunch (own expense) with free time to explore its wine shops and art galleries. Then continue over Blewett Pass, glimpse an old gold mining town and stop at Snoqualmie Falls, a premier natural attraction.
This holiday, go to the Bavarian-styled village of Leavenworth, nestled in the Cascade Mountain area on this tour that sets off from Seattle and includes round-trip transport. Once you arrive in Leavenworth, get free time to explore the shops, and eat some traditional German food if you wish (own expense). Then, as the night approaches, watch as Santa lights up more than half-a-million holiday lights during the village's lighting ceremony.
Unlock the magic of the season with Tours Northwest on our 2-hour Seattle's Best Holiday Lights Tour! Learn the history behind your favorite holiday traditions while we make our way through local Seattle neighborhoods, showing off the best bright lights in the city. Let your festive guide show off the holiday spirit of downtown Seattle, Candy Cane Lane and more on this 2-hour tour.Meeting Location: Westlake Center – 1624 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101.Tour will depart from Westlake Center on 4th Avenue, in front of the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. Tour Guide will be next to coach dressed in festive attire. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.