Hometown Holidays is right around the corner|city of Maple Valley

Maple Valley is hosting its annual Hometown Holiday event on Dec. 6.

Get ready to jingle bell rock around 4 Corners, located at the intersection of Kent-Kangley Road and SR 169, in Maple Valley as the city ushers in the holiday season with Hometown Holidays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

This annual holiday celebration is free and all ages are invited. The event is sponsored by Fred Meyer and Johnsons Home & Garden.

The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with the countdown for the official holiday tree lighting lead by the Mayor and City Council.

Santa will arrive shortly after and will be available for photographs at the Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety Station 80.

There will be live music performances by the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, Dace’s Rock N’ More and the Lake Wilderness Elementary Chorus.

There will also be craft and activity booths, train and horse-drawn trolley rides, Xtreme Snowboarding and photo opportunities with beloved holiday characters.

Local businesses and organizations will be offering hot cider and chocolate, kettle corn, candy, cookies and hot soup.

This event is fun for the entire family and provides families an opportunity to give back to the community by bringing a new unwrapped gift and canned food donation in support of the Maple Valley Food Bank.

Additional event sponsors include Cascadia Kids Dentistry, Generational Hope Church, Pallis Properties, Pinnacle Wellness, Recology, UW/Valley Medical Clinic, Wilderness Animal Hospital, American Family Insurance, Kriss Chiropractic, Cedar River Law, Cayce Grove Law Offices, the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, RedFin and SnR Pet Care.

For more information about the Hometown Holidays event, please contact Dave Johnson, Parks and Recreation Director, at (425) 432-9953 or dave.johnson@maplevalleywa.gov.