Parade Viewing Party

Join the official Parade of Boats Viewing Party along the Fremont Cut!

Evanston Plaza

Warm 106.9’s Allan and Ashley

What: 3rd Annual Parade of Boats Viewing Party
When: Friday, December 15th | 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Where: Evanston Plaza in the Fremont Lake Union Center
Cost: FREE!

Join Argosy Cruises for the Christmas Ship™ Festival 3rd Annual Parade of Boats official onshore viewing party on Friday, December 15th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Evanston Plaza in the Fremont Lake Union Center (off of Evanston Ave North and North Northlake Way)! Decorated boats from all over the region convene and promenade around Lake Union, then travel westward through the Fremont Cut. The Dickens Carolers will also perform from aboard the official Christmas Ship™ as she sails through the Fremont Cut, past the viewing party.

Warm 106.9, Seattle’s Christmas Station, will be onsite along with Allan and Ashley from their hit morning show, Mornings With Allan and Ashley, helping judge the decorated boats featured in the parade. Plus, YOU can cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award on Argosy’s Facebook page! Take in the glittering procession and make sure to stop by the WARM 106.9 tent to snap a selfie with Wendell the Bear and say hello to the WARM team. Snag a free giveaway and enter to win holiday prizes, all while supplies last!

Facebook  Visit our Facebook event page for more info.


Parade of Boats – Award Categories:

  • Best In Show
  • Most Holiday Spirit
  • Best Holiday Decorated Powerboat
  • Best Holiday Decorated Sailboat
  • Best Seattle Sports Team Themed Boat
  • People’s Choice Award – VOTE on Argosy Facebook Page

There are three unique ways to experience Christmas Ship™

Join us on board the Lead Boat, on a Follow Boat, or from the shore at a performance location!

Join us aboard the official Christmas Ship™, the Spirit of Seattle, as she sails to various Puget Sound waterfront communities. Guests are accompanied by Santa Clause as well as an onboard choir.



Cruise on an Argosy Follow Boat and enjoy views of the Christmas Ship and other boats as you follow her to each performance site. Guests enjoy the choir performances as broadcast from the Lead Boat.



Welcome the Christmas Ship from shore and enjoy a 20-minute choir performance, broadcast from the Lead Boat. This unique way to experience the Christmas Ship™ Festival is not to be missed!



Before you depart:

1Book your reservations

2E-pass or print at home

3Board your vessel

Share YOUR photos with us by using the tag #YourFriendWithABoat!