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Weekday (Mon-Thurs)Weekend (Fri-Sun)
Finale Week (12/16-12/23)
Adult (13+)$42$50
Senior (65+)$39$47
Youth (4-12)$29$37
Kid (3 and under)FreeFree
BOOKBOOK
21+ Follow Boat21+ Follow Boat
Grand Finale
Adult (21+)$50$68
Senior (65+)$47
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21+
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21+
Special Events
Opening Night Parade of Boats
Sold Out
Grand Finale
Sold Out
All ages$68$68$68
Kid (3 and under)FreeFreeFree
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A Northwest Tradition for 70 years

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, to follow boats and to communities gathered on shore. Select your preferred way to experience the Christmas Ship and prepare for the holiday event of the season!

A portion of all Christmas Ship™ Festival proceeds are donated to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.

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Three ways to experience the Christmas Ship™ Festival


For groups of 20 or more, please call 206.623.1445

Take in the holiday magic on a 2-3 hour cruise to Puget Sound waterfront communities. Each trip begins with boarding photos with Santa, and don’t forget to pre-purchase box meals by FareStart to savor on board.

Christmas Ship™
Hop aboard the official Christmas Ship™, the Spirit of Seattle, as she sails to various Puget Sound waterfront communities

This experience includes: 

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 21+ Follow Boat
Take the Christmas party to the water and enjoy ugly sweater contests, Christmas games, carols and more!

This experience includes:

  • Broadcast choir performance from the Christmas Ship™
  • Rotating party themes each week
  • Alaska Airlines raffle, win 2 round-trip tickets

Learn more

Onshore Event
Welcome the Christmas Ship™ and Follow Boats from a community event on shore and enjoy a 20-minute choir performance broadcast from the Christmas Ship™. View the complete schedule for onshore events.

Schedule


Special Events


2019 Christmas Ship™ Schedule-at-a-Glance

Click the small grey box below to filter by Boat Type, Departure Locations, or Neighborhood.
Red Dates = Christmas Ship™
Green Dates = 21+ Follow Boat
Gold Dates = Special Event
Grey Dates = Sold Out

november, 2019

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29nov6:30 pm9:00 pmChristmas Ship™ from Pier 55 *Opening Night*Departs: Pier 55

30nov12:30 pm2:30 pmChristmas Ship™ from Pier 55Departs: Pier 55

30nov6:30 pm9:15 pmChristmas Ship™ from Pier 55Departs: Pier 55

30nov6:30 pm9:15 pm21+ Follow Boat from Pier 55Departs: Pier 55

Weekday (Mon-Thurs)Weekend (Fri-Sun)
Finale Week (12/16-12/23)
Adult (13+)$42$50
Senior (65+)$39$47
Youth (4-12)$29$37
Kid (3 and under)FreeFree
BOOKBOOK
21+ Follow Boat21+ Follow Boat
Grand Finale
Adult (21+)$50$68
Senior (65+)$47
Book
21+
Book
21+
Special Events
Opening Night Parade of Boats
Sold Out
Grand Finale
Sold Out
All ages$68$68$68
Kid (3 and under)FreeFreeFree
BookWaitlist closedWaitlist closed
*Price is pre-tax and excludes a web transaction fee. Prices are in US Dollars (USD). For a detailed breakdown, visit our Fees Overview page.

Before you depart:

1Book your reservations

2E-pass or print at home

3Board your vessel

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