A Northwest holiday tradition set sail this weekend. Since 1949, families have celebrated the season aboard the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship.

Decked out in hundreds of shimmering lights, the boats become floating winter wonderlands. The ship sails to different waterfront communities, around 65 in total. On board, guests can indulge in food and drinks, take pictures with Santa and sing-a-long to their favorite Christmas tunes performed by a local choir.

You can watch the Argosy Christmas Ship from the shore. (photo: KING)
You can watch the Argosy Christmas Ship from the shore. (photo: KING)

You don't have to be on the water to join in the fun. A unique way to experience the Christmas Ships is from shore. Beach parties are held during each sailing at waterfront communities along the route.

The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival runs through December 23. Limited tickets are still available for the lead boat and follow boat.

Argosy Cruises
(888) 623-1445

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