Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays  List of Activities


If you are presenting a holiday event and would like it listed, please email recreation@arlingtonwa.gov.

  • Tree Lighting Special Video 
  • Light it Up Christmas Light Contest and Map: TBA
  • Shop Small Saturday is November 27. Firepits downtown lighted Fire truck and business ready for holiday shopping.
  • Santa's Adventures in Arlington: Watch the 2020 video here. 
  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus: TBA
  • Christmas Holiday Market: Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Legion Park
  • Letters to Santa: Drop a letter to Santa in the box near city hall and the senior center.
  • Arlington Fire Dept. Santa Run Food Drive www.arlingtonwa.gov/santarun
  • Santa by Mail Photos www.arlingtonedfoundation.org 
  • Shop Local Arlington Online Marketplace www.shoplocalarlington.com

The Season of Giving

Places in our community to donate.

Cold Weather Shelter Fundraising: Project by North Snohomish County Outreach, Help provide hotel rooms here. Help purchase a shelter structure here.

Arlington Community Food Bank: Donate through the food bank website.

Arlington Community Resource Center: One-stop hub of services for people in need. Donate through the website with the option to customize your donation for the Arlington location.

Toy Drive: The Arlington Boys & Girls Club and the Arlington Community Food Bank will be accepting toys for children at their locations.

Arlington Kids' Kloset: Kids' Kloset provides new and gently used clothing and personal hygiene products to low-income students ages pre-k through 12th grade.

Youth Dynamics: Drop-in center for teens, currently assisting with online school work. website

Village Community Services: Supporting individuals with disabilities. website

Foster Children: Arlington High School Seniors Malia Wayman is partnering with YMCA to host a donation drive for kids in the foster system. She is looking for suitcases, large duffle bags, and backpacks; art supplies, fidget spinners, and small toys for young children; gift cards for food, Uber, clothing stores for young adults; and cash donations.  Email Maila at  maliawayman@gmail.com.

Stilly Valley Center: Providing programs for seniors. Donations now are needed. website