Gifts & Greens Galore
The 2021 Arboretum holiday sale
Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Graham Visitors Center
Free parking and admission
Card and mobile payments only
All sales benefit Washington Park Arboretum!
Don’t miss our popular annual holiday sale! It features a great selection of botanical decorations and nature-inspired gifts, including many local, seasonal specialty items. Shop for everyone on your list, while helping support maintenance, environmental education, and volunteerism at the Arboretum.
Limited supply of wreaths/bundles: Due to COVID-related constraints, we can only offer a limited supply of greens this year. We expect our wreaths and bundles to sell out quickly on Saturday!
Due to COVID restrictions, all shoppers ages 2 and up are required to wear a facemask during the event, regardless of vaccination status. This applies to shopping for greens outdoors on the Visitors Center terrace, as well as for gift shopping in our indoor holiday market.
What you’ll find
- Holiday wreaths**, hand-crafted by Foundation volunteers.
- Pre-bundled, fresh-cut greens**, for decorating the home or office.
- Whimsical ornaments, for holiday trees, mantelpieces, and more.
- Nature-inspired stocking stuffers, including locally crafted jewelry, skin care products, and socks.
- Home and garden wares, such as flower vases, Japanese dishes, tea towels, aprons, and garden decor.
- Holiday cards, both box sets and individual cards, including pressed-flower cards from the Hyde Herbarium.
- Nature and gardening books, including field guides and coloring books.
- Children’s toys, including woodland-creature stuffies and hand puppets.
- Local foods, such as Jonboy Caramels, Chukar Cherries, and honey from the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.
- And, much more!
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