Christmas Ships

Celebrate Waterfront Christmas Ships at Salty’s

Join us for this not-to-be-missed celebration, The 2017 Argosy Christmas Ship Festival, a holiday tradition in the Pacific Northwest since 1949 at Salty’s on Alki Beach in Seattle and Salty’s at Redondo Beach in Des Moines. We’re in the lucky position to greet the Parade of Christmas Ships fleet every year in Portland at Salty’s on the Columbia River.

Choirs on board the Argosy Christmas Ship sing twenty-minute performances to guests, who gather on the beach and at our restaurants.

You’ll want to come to any Salty’s before, during or after the show. We offer you free parking, blankets, heat lamps, festive cocktails and Northwest holiday cuisine! At Redondo Beach, people gather around a roaring beachfront bonfire adjacent to Salty’s.

Bundle up, bring your family, friends, a warm drink, and watch this amazing dance of lights on the water at any of your local Salty’s.

Seattle-Area Argosy Christmas Ship™ Schedule

Here’s the schedule for Salty’s on Alki and Redondo Argosy Christmas Ship Festival at our beachfront locations:

SALTY’S ON ALKI, WEST SEATTLE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th
CHOIR: CHOIR OF THE SOUND
Performance: 4:35 pm

SALTY’S AT REDONDO BEACH, FEDERAL WAY
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6th
CHOIR: Pacific Sound Chorus
DEPARTS: City of Des Moines Marina, 7:00-9:45pm
Performance at : 8:20 pm/Bonfire at:8:30
Viewing is excellent from both north and south decks!
Beach bonfire starts at 8:30pm (weather permitting)

View the Seattle-area Christmas Ship™ Festival parade schedule then make reservations for Salty’s or call us at Alki Beach 206-937-1600 or Redondo Beach 253-946-0636.

Portland Parade of Christmas Ships

In Portland, join us on the Columbia River for the Parade of Christmas Ships, Salty’s viewing deck is the perfect place to enjoy the parade! We offer our guests heat lamps for your comfort! The Oregon Christmas Ship fleet averages more than 20 boats on the Columbia River, and they also ply the waters of the Willamette River. Both fleets will be out most every night, for two weeks. For guests wanting to view the ship parade from Salty’s, be sure to visit us on the dates listed below. The parade is scheduled to assemble in front of Salty’s at 7:00 p.m. and departs to their destination point shortly thereafter.

Portland Christmas Ship Dates:

December 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21

Make reservations for Salty’s online or call us on the Columbia River at 503-288-4444. Click here for the Columbia River Christmas Ships fleet schedule