Fun things to do this weekend in Anacortes!

If you think Anacortes only has fun things to do in the Summer you are wrong! The Holiday season is upon is and Anacortes is ready for it. If you are looking for things to do with family and friends in Anacortes this Holiday season, here are some suggestions for the weekend of December 8th through December 11th 2017 right here in town.


Rudolph at the Fidalgo Care Center's display.

Rudolph at the Fidalgo Care Center’s display

December 8th & 9th: Winter Wonderland Walk at Washington Park – Free!

Come out to Washington Park and enjoy a magical walk through the Winter Wonderland event this weekend.¬†Local service groups, clubs, businesses and families sign up to decorate campsites with festive lights and holiday cheer. This is a FREE community event and we encourage you to come on out to this popular event in of the most beautiful parks in Anacortes. We recommend that you bring your own flashlight or headlamp to help guide your way and don’t forget warm clothes!

Location: Washington Park ‚Äď Sunset Avenue, Anacortes
Time: 5pm-8pm


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December 9th: Trolley Ride – Free!

Horse drawn trolley rides are available for FREE ‚Äď enjoy the sights of Downtown Anacortes during this wonderful time of the year. The trolley can hold 18-24 people!

Location: ACME Creative at 705 Commercial Ave Anacortes and Scott Milo Gallery at 420 Commercial Ave Anacortes
Time: 12pm-4pm


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December 9th & 10th: The Nutcracker

Fidalgo¬†DanceWorks presents the classic holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” with a cast of more than 100 dancers, Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score, dazzling ballerinas, gorgeous costumes, an incredible growing tree, and a special guest star from the community as Mother Ginger!¬† The annual tradition of our breathtaking Nutcracker will perform December 9 and 10 at Brodniak Hall in Anacortes High School.

Location: Anacortes High School; Brodniak Hall ‚Äď 1600 20th Street Anacortes
Time: Saturday December 9th at 7 p.m and Sunday December 10th at 2 p.m.  For tickets call: 360-299-8447


There are several options to enjoy the magic of Anacortes this weekend. For more fun things to do in Anacortes this Holiday season keep visiting our blog!

For more tips on Anacortes, please give us a call at (360) 899-5027 or send us an email at, we will happy to help!