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Christmas on Cole Street Lighting Display

Christmas on Cole Street

Ever want to walk through a Hallmark movie?

Christmas on Cole Street offers an inviting opportunity to walk past decorated shops during a light snowfall. Imagine enjoying a winter’s evening stroll while holding a warm beverage, and then savoring a meal with loved ones, all the while gazing at all the holiday lights. Want to get your Christmas shopping done all in one place but don’t know where to go? Christmas on Cole Street LightingEnumclaw offers a unique experience this holiday season when Cole Street transforms into a walkable market for residents and visitors.

It’s a perfect time of year to stop, and shop. Cole Street has new outdoor seating and fire pits. Storefronts and light poles are decorated with lights and wreaths. Shop windows are painted in holiday themes. Christmas music fills the air. Streams of lights cast down a subtle sparkle along the brick exterior of this extraordinary town. It even “snows” on cue! And the snow isn’t cold! Every Friday and Saturday evening around 5:00 PM the shops make “Snow on Cole Street” into a reality as “snow” lightly falls, filling the streets with the illusion that the town is hidden inside a snow globe. 

The city hosts family-orientated activities 

The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place in front of City Hall. Come down and grab a spot outside and view the lighting ceremony with family and friends. Just make sure to grab some hot chocolate on your way to view this stunning sight, on November 26th. This year, reindeer sightings will be in downtown Enumclaw. Spend some time looking at the reindeer downtown Cole Street, on November 27th. Small bags of “reindeer food,” will be available (while supplies last) for children to take home and leave under the tree for Santa’s reindeer. There will also be photo opportunities with; Santa, The Mean One, Olaf, and The Snow Queen.

Shop Local at the Small Business Market

The Small Business Market is located under the white tent Saturday, November 26, 2022. Local vendors gather to offer a variety of gifts and items for sale. The 56th Annual Christmas parade, on December 3rd, is another great event to bring your family to. The snow, lights, and décor are all festive and the people of Enumclaw are friendly making the glow of the holidays even more present. Known as a time to celebrate, gather and give Christmas is a festive time of year to visit Enumclaw. 

Area Accommodations

For local lodging near Cole Street click here.

New to visiting Enumclaw?

For area information stop by the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce located at 1421 Cole Street, Enumclaw, WA or call (360) 825-7666.

Guest blog article written by Zoie Raum