Gifts & Greens Galore
Arboretum holiday sale
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Sunday, December 3, 2023
10 a.m. to 4 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.
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!
** PLEASE NOTE: We expect our wreaths to sell out during the Saturday event!
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