Merrysville for the Holidays 

Merrysville for the Holidays GENERAL TILE

Saturday, December 2, 2023
Comeford Park 6th and State

Schedule of events

4:00 p.m. - Winter Wonderland Activities, Vendors, Food Trucks, Live Music - Choppers Brass
6:30 p.m. - Electric Lights Parade
7:00 p.m. - Tree Lighting, Santa Photos and Live Music - Ranger and the Re-Arrangers

The City of Marysville invites you and your family to enjoy a winter wonderland of holiday fun, food, live music and a parade of lights. Families will be able to explore local vendors, free kid's activities, see snow and visit two baby reindeer. Come hungry and ready to enjoy the tasty food and warm holiday drinks from the amazing food trucks that will be available throughout the event.  Visit the vendors for handmade and holiday-themed items. 

The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. featuring a procession of vehicles, floats and walking groups decked out in their finest holiday lights. Look for special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving by fire truck!  Parade participants make their way along State Ave. starting at the  Marysville Community Center (1015 State Ave) and head south to 6th St., turning west at Comeford Park.

Following the parade, at approximately 7:00 p.m., view the lighting of the tree by Mayor Jon Nehring. After the tree lighting Santa's photo booth will open for free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, be sure to bring your camera! Come join in the fun to make this holiday season merry and bright! 

Join the Fun! Register to be a parade participant: 

This special event is a time for individuals, service clubs, sports organization and businesses to participate in one of Marysville's most attended events. Get in the holiday spirit by joining Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation for the Merrysville for the Holidays and Electric Lights Parade.

The Electric Lights Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Parade lineup begins at 5:00 p.m. in the Marysville Community Center parking lot with judging at 6:00 p.m. The cost is $25/entry (individual or group). Both walking and motorized entries are welcome. Volunteers to help with the parade or other aspects of the event are always needed. For information, contact Andrea Kingsford at 360-363-8401 or
Parade Registration
Parade Details Letter 2023
Parade Indemnifications Form 2023

Outdoor Vendor Spaces

Vendor Spaces are available for $30. To register as a vendor, contact Kristen Rasmussen at or call 360-363-8450.

Hotel Accommodations- Special Rates for Guests 

Holiday Inn Express & Suits Marysville located at 8606 36th Ave NE Marysville by Nov. 15th to receive a group rate of $139 for "Merrysville for the Holidays" event. Call the hotel directly to reserve your room, at: 360-363-1234. 

2023 Sponsors:

Community Transit Logo
Grandview Village
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