As the snow cover creeps lower on the Olympics and the strings of lights start to circle the neighborhood, sneak away with your family, your friends, or your loves to Hood Canal.

Fjord spirit abounds from the solitude of a beach cabin to the festivities of Shelton’s Holiday Magic – a world away out the back door.

Festival of the Fjord Events 2018

Here's a list of events planned around the Fjord for the foliday season... book your stay, grab your tree and have a merry good time!

November 16 | Little Creek Casino, Shelton WA
Fantasy Forest Barrels & Brews –Gaze at the beautifully decorated designer trees created for this year’s MGHF annual Fantasy Forest event re-imagined as Gatsby’s world in the roaring twenties. Event elements include Live Band, Beer and Wine Sales and Silent Auction. Reservations Required. Tickets $60/advance | At the door $75 

November 17 | Alderbrook Golf Clubhouse, Union WA
Holiday Gift Fair – Get a jump on your holiday shopping! This annual event features local crafts and gifts at the clubhouse overlooking the Canal. Free admission and free parking!

November 23 | Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Union WA
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony – Santa arrives by boat while choirs and fireworks celebrate the season.

November 23 | Skookum Creek Event Center, Shelton WA
Christmas Market at the Creek – With FREE admission for the whole family and pictures with Santa Claus, it's a merry way to kick of the holiday season! Exhibits include unique holiday gifts, one of a kind jewelry, local hand made goods, assorted wines, spirits and so much more!

December 2 | Downtown Belfair WA
Belfair Christmas Parade Celebrate the holidays with the town of Belfair with community events, parade and concert
FREE : 3:00 PM - Concert | 4:00 PM Parade | 5:00 PM Tree Lighting.

December 7-8 | Downtown Shelton WA
Holiday Magic – This annual event, hosted by the Downtown Merchants and the Kristmas Town Kiwanis, kicks off Friday at 6 PM with the tree lighting and carol singing.  When Santa arrives the block party includes marshmallow roasting bonfires in Railroad Avenue, train rides, food, shopping, and more caroling events! Saturday all eyes are on the Santa Claus Parade beginning at 5 PM. Custom floats, marching bands, antique cars, and of course, the Claus family, make for a great holiday celebration.

December 7 | Skookum Creek Event Center, Shelton WA
The Wizards of Winter Holiday Orchestra The Wizards of Winter perform a holiday rock opera titled "Tales Beneath a Northern Star". Join them on a musical journey in search of the true meaning of Christmas.

December 9 | Skookum Creek Event Center, Shelton WA
Oak Ridge Boys “Shine The Light on Christmas” Holiday Tour The Oak Ridge Boys have sold over 41 million records, won five GRAMMY® Awards and nine GMA DOVE Awards, and have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fam. Their Shine the Light on Christmas tour features a mixture of their greatest country-pop hits and holiday tunes.

December 14 - 15 | Hammersley Inlet Shelton WA
Shelton Lighted Boat Parade Dress warm and gather your friends! It’s time for a festive boat parade!

December 15 | Hood Canal, Union, WA
Great Bend Holiday Lights Boat Parade – Join the Great Bend Chorale and Youth Chorale on the Lady Alderbrook as they lead a two-hour lighted boat parade around the Great Bend of Hood Canal in this 1st annual holiday event!

Plan Your Trip