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Don't miss: Argosy Christmas Ship Festival tonight, Dec. 18

Joined by the Dickens Carolers Choir, the Argosy Christmas Ship Festival will be making it's way around Ballard tonight.

The Argosy Christmas Ship festival is a holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition for 62 years. Its main purpose is to bring communities together to celebrate the holiday season.

It will be leaving Shilshole Marina at 7 p.m., make it's way to Ballard Locks to play music between 8:10 and 8:30 p.m., and come back to Golden Gardens for a little beach-side caroling from 9:05 to 9:25 p.m., before heading back home to Shilshole Bay Marina.

While the Argosy boat is all booked up, it's still possible to get in on a parade boat, $25 for adults and $12 for youth. For more info, visit

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