Ivar's Holiday Happenings

With a view near the water that's a site to see,
Ivar's full-service restaurants prepare seasonal glee.
If holiday bliss is what you are after,
come one, come all for peace, joy and laughter.
Our chefs are creating festive seafood treats,
now join with family and friends to reserve your seats.
And if you're out and about enjoying holiday cheer,
Grab some chowder at a Seafood Bar or Fish Bar at the Pier.

Happy Holidays from Ivar's!



Clam-Lights-websiteClam Lights Presented by Ivar's Restaurants
Illuminating Gene Coulon Park for 25 holiday seasons! As one of the largest, FREE public light displays on the Eastside, the annual Clam Lights is back at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park in Renton. Centered at Ivar's and the water walk at Gene Coulon Park, the decorated paved trail path is a flat, walkable loop (about 1 mile) that is illuminated by thousands of lights.


• Gene Coulon Memorial Park

• Friday, December 6th – Special Lighting Ceremony Event Schedule:


5:30-6:30pm   Lindbergh High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble
5:30-7:30pm Selfie-Stations with Santa, Mrs. Claus & Friends
5:45pm Official Welcome & Lighting
5:45-7:30pm Photos with Strolling Ivar's Clam
6-6:45pm Singalong with Lydia Gladney and Spotlight dance performance
6:30-7pm Rainier Yacht Club Parade of Boats

• Lighting display runs nightly from December 6 thru January 1, 5:00 - 9:00pm. 
• For more information, visit City of Renton Event Page. Or, call 425-430-6700.

SantaClamSanta Clam Visit & Photos

Ivar’s beloved Dancing Clam is getting a jolly new look as “Santa” Clam, adorned with festive holiday garb for children and families to take a holiday photo. The following Monday, Ivar’s posts all photos on for free digital download – perfect for holiday cards – and kids will receive a free holiday treat. “Santa” Clam will appear on three consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14 and 21, from 12 – 3 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call 206-624-6852 or Reserve Here.


• Saturdays, December 7, 14 & 21; noon - 3pm
• Cost:  Free



Mukilteo holidays imageHoliday Barbershop Ensemble
Returning to Ivar's Mukilteo Landing for a holiday encore, the Kamiak High School Barbershop ensemble will perform a collection of treasured holiday tunes. Join in and sing along or simply lend an ear to the special performances from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. starring the women's Starry Knights choral group on Dec. 13 and 14 and men's Tempo Tantrums ensemble on Dec. 19 and 21. Reservations recommended. Call (425) 742-6180 or Reserve Here.



Four Select Appearances (6:00 - 7:30pm):

• Friday, December 13
• Saturday, December 14
• Thursday, December 19
• Saturday, December 21



Argosy Xmas-smChristmas Ship Viewing

Get a front-row seat to one of the Puget Sound’s favorite holiday traditions. The Argosy Christmas Ships will cruise the waters of Lake Union stopping in front of Ivar’s Salmon House on Saturday, Dec. 18 at approximately 8:20 p.m. Guests can enjoy a performance by women’s acapella singing groups Song of Seattle. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 206-632-0767 or Reserve Here.


• Wednesday, December 18, approximately 8:20pm
• Cost:  Free


SH NY webIvar's Salmon House New Year's Eve Party

Ivar’s New Year’s Eve Party package for $95 includes party favors, two complimentary drink tickets, unmatched views of Lake Union and the Seattle skyline, and a luxurious dinner buffet from Chef James Somerville featuring classic and modern seafood dishes. The evening also promises dance-all-night live entertainment featuring Diana Ruiz, a sky aglow with fireworks from the Space Needle and a complimentary glass of Champagne for a memorable midnight toast. Reservations required. Call 206-632-0767

• Monday, December 31, 9:00pm - 12:30am
• Cost:  $95


When: Friday, 06 December 2019
Where: Ivar's Acres of Clams, Salmon House, Mukilteo Landing
Salmon House New Year's Eve Party
Live Music Fridays at Mukilteo Landing
Featuring local jazz, soul and R&B vocalist Emma Caroline Baker