Celebrate diverse winter traditions, cultures, and faiths

On Saturday, December 1, experience this three-part, progressive event, by starting at the City Hall Campus Tree Lighting. Stroll down the Redmond Central Connector Luminary Walk, grab a sweet treat at Downtown Park, and end the evening at Redmond Town Center. Along the way enjoy musical entertainment, fireworks, refreshments, and fun activities for the whole family.

Be sure to browse the unique homemade works from Northwest crafters at our Holiday Market at the Redmond Senior Center from 12pm-6pm.

On Sunday, December 2, take a peaceful stroll through the Redmond Central connector, enjoying thousands of holiday luminaries and lighting art installations. The evening culminates at Redmond’s new Downtown Park.
Start at

City Hall Campus

Saturday, December 1

The Redmond Lights celebration begins at City Hall Campus. Park nearby or take the shuttle from Redmond Town Center that runs from 3:30-8:30 pm on Saturday only.

  • Holiday Market, 12-6 pm
  • Tree lighting, 5 pm
  • Fireworks Show, 6 pm

From 4-8 pm check out:

  • Cultural & Holiday Entertainment
  • Interactive Booths
  • Crafts, face painting & activities for the whole family

Sunday, December 2

The second night of Redmond Lights opens at 5 pm on City Hall campus. Parking is available in the City Hall garage. Guests are invited to begin their peaceful journey on the Luminary Walk behind the City Hall building along the Sammamish River Trail.

Wander down the

Luminary Walk

After visiting City Hall campus enjoy a magical winter walk along the Redmond Central Connector.

  • Enjoy sounds of the season
  • Thousands of luminaries and light displays
  • Warm beverages and sweet treats
  • Artist installations, more information coming soon!

Saturday, December 1

Arrive at
Redmond Town Center

The luminary walk ends at Redmond Town Center where the Redmond Lights celebration continues.

  • Carousel
  • Synthetic Ice Rink
  • Live Ice Sculptor
  • Kid's crafts
  • Entertainment from our community and around the world

Sunday, December 2

End at
Downtown Park

More information coming soon!

Get Involved

Being a sponsor of Redmond Lights is a way for your business to make a meaningful contribution and impact in our City, not to mention exposure to thousands of residents and visitors. If interested, download the Event Sponsorship Packet or contact Sarah Webb at swebb@redmond.gov.

Holiday Market
Be a vendor at this year's Holiday Market (located at the Redmond Senior Center). For more information, download the Holiday Market Guidelines and fill out the Holiday Market Application.

Call for Artists
Artists are invited to submit proposals to provide new or existing temporary illuminated artworks as part of Redmond Lights. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 8, 2018 by 9 am. Review the Call for Artists for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities
The spectacle and wonder of Redmond Lights is not possible without our dedicated volunteers. Be a part of something special! Volunteer opportunities will be available shortly. Sign up for volunteer opportunities here.

Additional Info

Parking & Shuttles

Event parking is available at City Hall and at Redmond Town Center. Take advantage of the free shuttle between City Hall and Redmond Town Center from 3:30-8:30 pm on Saturday, December 1.

The luminary walk is one way traffic flow from City Hall to Redmond Town Center on Saturday and from City Hall to Downtown Park on Sunday. There will be no shuttle service on Sunday, December 2. Please plan your shuttle trips accordingly.

ADA Parking is reserved in the City Hall Garage, in the Redmond Town Center Garage and along Redmond Way at Downtown Park on Sunday.


Restrooms are located inside City Hall, inside the Senior Center, outside the Public Safety Building, along the Luminary Walk in Downtown Park and at Redmond Town Center.

Where To Stay

If you are needing overnight accommodations, please consider one of Redmond's hotels:

Marriott Redmond Town Center
7401 164th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

The Silver Cloud Inn Redmond
2122 152nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

The Residence Inn Redmond
7575 164th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Redmond Inn
17601 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052

Redmond 15785 Bear Creek Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052

WoodSpring Suites Redmond
7045 180th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 598-7010