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Christmas Ships
2014 Schedule below.
The Argosy Christmas Ship festival is a holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition for over 60 years. Its main purpose is to bring communities together to celebrate the holiday season. From the flotilla of ships to the crowds of people who gather onshore, this celebration is one of the gems of the holiday season. 

From the end of November through December 23rd the Argosy Christmas Ship sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities, over 45 in total. Choirs onboard sing 20-minute performances to these communities, all broadcast via state-of-the-art speaker system. 

On shore, thousands of people gather around roaring bonfires anticipating the arrival of the Christmas Ship. You can either get on board the Christmas Ship or one of the Parade ships that follow, or join with friends and neighbors to gather together for your own caroling tradition.

If you own your own boat, feel welcome to add lights to your vessel and join in the festival and help form the largest holiday floating parade in the world!
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2014 Christmas Ship Schedule:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28
DEPARTS: Lake Union Park 
7:00pm-9:45pm 
8:00-8:20 Seattle Tennis Club 
8:30-8:50 Park Shore Ret. Home

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29
DEPARTS: Lake Union Park
 7:00pm-9:20pm 
7:15-7:35 MOHAI (S Lake Union)*
8:05-8:25 Seattle Yacht Club
8:40-9:00pm Westward & Little Gull

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
5:00pm-7:40pm
5:10-5:30 Kirkland Marina Park
6:25-6:45 Gas Works Park

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3
DEPARTS: Leschi Marina
7:00pm-9:30pm
7:50-8:10 Pritchard Beach Park
8:25-8:45 Seward Park

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4
DEPARTS: Leschi Marina
7:00pm-9:50pm
8:00-8:20 Mercer Is. Beach Club
8:50-9:10 Newcastle Beach Park

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 
DEPARTS: Leschi Marina
7:00pm-9:45pm
8:00-8:20 Gene Coulon
8:50-9:10 Newport Yacht Club

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
FIRST SAILING | 3:30pm-6:00pm
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
4:20-4:40 Medina Beach Park
5:30-5:50 Houghton Beach

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
SECOND SAILING | 8:00pm-10:30pm
 DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
8:55-9:15 Sheridan Beach Club
9:45-10:05 Matthews Beach Park  

SUNDAY , DECEMBER 7
DEPART: Leschi
5:00pm-7:20pm
5:40-6:00 Ferdinand Street Park
6:15-6:35 Stan Sayres Park
6:45-7:05 Mt. Baker Beach Park

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
DEPARTS: Edmonds
7:00pm-9:10pm 
7:10-7:30 Edmonds Fishing Pier
8:20-8:40 Richmond Beach

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10
DEPARTS: Poulsbo
7:00pm-9:05pm 
7:00-7:20 Poulsbo
7:45-8:05 Keyport
8:20-8:40 Lemolo

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
DEPARTS: Des Moines Marina
7:00pm-9:45pm
8:00-8:20 Brown’s Point
9:00-9:20 Redondo Beach

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
DEPARTS: Shilshole Marina
7:00pm-9:15pm
8:00-8:20 Blue Ridge
8:35-8:55 Carkeek Park

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
1st SAILING | 3:30pm-5:50pm
DEPARTS: Elliott Bay Marina
4:20-4:40 Lowman Beach Park
5:10-5:30 Alki Beach Park​



2014 Christmas Ship Schedule

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
1st SAILING | 8:00pm-10:45pm
DEPARTS: Elliott Bay Marina
8:15-8:35 Great Wheel
9:35-9:55 Winslow Waterfront

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14
DEPARTS: Tacoma
5:00pm-7:55pm
5:00-5:20 Museum of Glass
6:20-6:40 Gig Harbor

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15
DEPARTS: Elliott Bay Marina
7:00pm-9:45pm
8:05-8:25 Manchester City Park
9:15-9:35 Salty’s on Alki

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16
DEPARTS: Shilshole Marina
7:00pm-9:45pm
0-8:30 Ballard Locks
9:05-9:25 Golden Gardens Park

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17
DEPARTS: Des Moines Marina
7:00pm-9:30pm
7:20-7:40 Des Moines Marina Pk
8:20-8:40 Dash Point

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
7:00pm-10:00pm
8:10-8:30 Shore Club on Mercer Is.
8:40-9:00 Beaux Art

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
7:00pm-9:30pm
7:55-8:15 Lake Forest Civic Club
8:50-9:10 Magnuson Beach Park

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
1st SAILING | 3:30pm-5:40pm
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
3:30pm-5:40pm
3:40-4:00 Kirkland Marina Park
4:40-5:10 Madison Park

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
2nd SAILING | 8:00pm-10:55pm
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
9:00-9:20 Covenant Shores
9:45-10:05 Madrona Beach Pk

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21
1st SAILING | 3:30pm-5:45pm
Kirkland City Dock
4:00-4:20 O.O.Denny Park
5:00-5:20 Laurelhurst Beach Club

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21
2nd SAILING | 8:00pm-10:40pm
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
8:25-8:45 Juanita Beach Park
9:25-9:45 Log Boom Pk, Kenmore

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
7:00pm-9:40pm
7:15-7:35 Carillon Point
8:25-8:45 Meydenbauer Bay

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23
1st SAILING | 3:30pm-5:25pm
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
3:50-4:10 Waverly Beach Park
4:30-4:50 Yarrow Point Park

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23
PARADE FINALE 
DEPARTS: Kirkland City Dock
8:00pm-11:05pm
8:45-9:05 Portage Bay
9:45-10:05 Gas Works Park



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