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2017 Seattle Christmas Ship Festival Pictures & Info: Schedule, Bonfires, Where to Watch, & More!

Argosy Christmas Ship at the Locks
[Seattle Christmas Ships Photo by Trish Hasz (patricia_rae) on Flickr]

The 2017 Argosy Seattle Christmas Ship Festival runs through December 23. Each night, the Christmas Ship sails to a different location with over 45 in total. Thousands of people gather around bonfires, sing carols, and watch the ships. Many people also decorate their ships with lights to take place in the “largest holiday floating parade in the world”. Below is the schedule, video, and more pictures!


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From website:
seattle-royal-argosy-christmas-ship-bonfireChristmas Ship Festival
November 24-December 23, 2017
Various Locations |

The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities – around 65 in all. Choirs on board the Christmas Ship perform to guests aboard as well as to our Follow Boats and to those communities gathered on shore. Select your preferred way to experience the Christmas Ship and prepare for the holiday event of the season!

See Daily Schedule at

More Seattle Christmas Ship Festival Photos

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Video: Seattle Christmas Ships Festival 2012


photos thanks to Argosy Cruises and Paul Dudley


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