Christmas Ships Return This Weekend

The annual parade of Christmas Ships started Dec. 1 and returns to Mercer Island this weekend.

The , and two sailings scheduled to visit Mercer Island shores remain — one private and one public.

The ships will first visit the for a private on-shore gathering on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:55 p.m., and then visit Mercer Island again at the swimming beach on Thursday, Dec. 22 at 7:50 p.m.

Each night of the holiday season through Dec. 23 the flotilla of ships with carolers and revelers set sail to various communities around the Puget Sound, greeted by crowds on well-wishers on the adjacent shore.

To sail onboard the Christmas ships, prices range from $25-35 for adults and $12-19 for children ages 5-12 (4 and under sail free of charge). Seniors are also offered a 10 percent discount. Dining options are also avaialable for additional charges.

To make a booking or for more details, call Argosy Cruises at 206-623-1445 or visit their website at www.argosycruises.com.

Jerry Gropp Architect AIA December 06, 2012 at 03:07 AM
Always used to enjoy these Christmas Ships when we lived on First Hill. JG-
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA December 10, 2012 at 11:48 PM
When we lived on First Hill we always used to enjoy these Christmas Ships . JG-


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