Delight in the Decorations
Escape the crowds with leisurely shopping in the charming seaside village of Langley. Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, the town is transformed into a festive, creative holiday destination. Artists are invited to go wild with imagination and holiday cheer by decorating downtown Langley doors and windows. This Langley Main Street Association event is fast becoming a highly-anticipated affair. Three merchant winners will be selected and each receive a Deck the Doors $1,000 cash prize on December 23, 2017 during the Very Merry Shopping Spree Giveaway below.
Lighting of Langley
Langley sparkles for the holidays with the annual Lighting of Langley community celebration at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Langley Park at Second and Anthes. Enjoy singing carols, sipping hot cider and cocoa, and Santa! This annual tree-lighting kicks off the holiday season in the Village by the Sea.
Country Christmas at the Fair
Come shop for unique and one of a kind handcrafted gifts and collectibles by local artists and crafters at the Whidbey Island Fair Grounds, Coffman Building. Lunch will be available for purchase. There will be Santa to greet the little ones, face painting, and a Kid’s Maker Space with lots of creative activities going on. Come out and browse the boutique for your holiday gifting. For info call Barb Pearson at 360-632-1931. Dates and times TBD.
Holly Jolly Holiday Parade & Shop & Stroll
Langley hosts its annual holiday parade at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Musicians, service and youth groups, pets, families and floats will march up and down First and Second Street. This year, we are giving away three crisp $100 bills! Keep the cash or donate to your favorite charity. Cash awards will go to: the most festive entry, the entry with the most lights, and the entry with the most elves.
If you are interested in participating in the Holly Jolly Holiday Parade, click here to sign up. It’s free to join in this festive march through town, and the more the merrier!
Once the parade is over, stay for lunch or dinner and a bit of shopping. Participating stores are open late for a festive evening Shop & Stroll; allowing locals and visitors alike to shop ’til they drop while enjoying First Saturday Art Walk.
A Very Merry $1,000 Giveaway!
It could an especially merry holiday for one lucky individual who shops locally in Langley this holiday season starting November 24, 2017. Participating Langley Chamber of Commerce member businesses are offering one ticket for each $20 spent by shoppers in their stores.
On Saturday, December 23, 2017, one ticket holder will win $1,000 in the Very Merry $1,000 Giveaway held at 1:00 p.m. at Boy & Dog Park sponsored by Whidbey Island Bank. In addition, the Langley Chamber of Commerce will be giving away All Wrapped Up themed baskets for that someone special on your shopping list. The same day, the winning artists who participated in Langley Main Street’s Deck the Doors contest will be announced. Three creative people will each win $1,000.
Winner must be present at the December 23, 2017 drawing to claim the prize.