Redmond Lights celebrates the City's diverse holiday traditions, cultures, and faiths. Experience this three part, progressive event, by starting at the City Hall Campus Tree Lighting; strolling down the Redmond Central Connector Luminary Walk; and ending the evening at Redmond Town Center. Along the way enjoy musical entertainment, refreshments, and fun activities for the whole family.
Start at

City Hall

The Redmond Lights celebration begins at City Hall at 4pm. Park nearby or take the shuttle from Redmond Town Center.

  • Holiday Market (12-6pm)
  • Activities for the whole family
  • Campus Tree Lighting
  • Cultural & Holiday Entertainment

Holiday Market at the RSC
Wander down the

Luminary Walk

Immediately following the Campus Tree Lighting, enjoy a magical winter walk along the Redmond Central Connector.

  • Enjoy sounds of the season
  • Hundreds of luminaries and light displays
  • Warm beverages

Artist Installations
  • Poetry Balloons by Shin Yu Pai
  • Rippling Holiday Lights by Suzanne Tidwell
  • Redmond Light Boxes by Elise Koncsek
  • GlowWorm by Seattle Design Nerds
  • Sassy by Kristie Smith & Vikram Madan
  • Click here for more info

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

Downtown After Party

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 2016 Sponsorship Packet or contact Megan Worzella at

Holiday Market
Be a vendor at this year's Holiday Market (12-6 pm at the Redmond Senior Center). For more information, download 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 31, 2016. Review this 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

Option 1: Park at Redmond Town Center, catch the FREE shuttle to City Hall and walk the Luminary Trail back to Redmond Town Center.

Option 2: Park at the City Hall parking garage, walk the Luminary Trail to Redmond Town Center and ride the FREE shuttle back to City Hall. *Shuttles are available from 3:30-8:30pm

**Please note: Programming ends at City Hall at 6:00pm. The Redmond Central Connector is lit until 7pm and programming ends at Redmond Town Center at 8pm. Please plan your shuttle trips accordingly.

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