Holidays Sparkle on Long Beach Peninsula

Lighted boats and fireworks enliven the shores
<div>Holidays sparkle on Long Beach Peninsula // (c) 2012</div><div><br /></div>
Holidays sparkle on Long Beach Peninsula // (c) 2012

The Details

Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau

Colorful lights and fireworks make everything glitter during the holiday season on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, which is hosting a series of festive end-of-year events.

Highlights include a lighted boat parade, Christmas caroling, lighting of the town tree in Long Beach, a crab pot Christmas tree in Ilwaco, a birthday party for Frosty the Snowman, and fireworks over the water.

Additional events include a pajama party screening of "The Polar Express" at the Neptune Theater; a magic show by Mrs. Claus at the Elks Lodge with free pictures with Santa; an opportunity to meet local artists in their studios; and a performance by the Astoria Tuba Quartet at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum.

Starting on Nov. 23, 2012, all events are free to the public, with a donation of non-perishable food or warm clothing items for local charities requested at two events.

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