Northwest NEWS

December 6, 1999


Holiday Light Festival at Woodinville's Wilmot Park

   See thousands of lights at Woodinville's Wilmot Gateway Park, Dec. 10-24. This is a free holiday light display available for viewing from 6-10 p.m. every evening.

   On Friday, Dec.10, free kick-off festivities begin at 6 p.m. with Elf Express lighted train rides, arts and crafts for kids, and musical entertainment, along with the Light-Up Ceremony, 7 p.m.; Laser Show, 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.; and Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 7:15 p.m.

   Wilmot Gateway Park is located at 17302 NE 131st Ave. in downtown Woodinville. Take the free Elf Express train from Woodinville Park & Ride (179th and 140th NE) every 30 minutes. Parking is limited at the park site. The festivities are hosted by Woodinville Parks & Recreation and sponsored by GC Construction. Festival brochures will be available at local libraries and at City Hall.

   Check the city's website,, for other holiday activities: Free skating with Santa (Dec. 12), Holiday Kidzone (Dec. 11), and Candy Cane Lane (Dec. 11). Call 425-398-9327 for more information.