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Ivar’s Clam Lights Official Lighting

November 25, 2013

Sonja Mejlaender
, Community Relations and Events 425-430-6514
Terry Higashiyama, Community Services Administrator 425-430-6600
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569

Friday, December 6, 2013
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. - Renton

Twentieth Annual Ivar’s Clam Lights with its wondrous array of lights that brings thousands of visitors. Free entertainment for all including rides in horse-drawn wagons, an appearance by Santa, entertainment by Dace’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Academy, bonfire music provided by Lindbergh High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Rainier Yacht Club’s “Parade of Boats,” and a visit by the Argosy Christmas Ship featuring Dickens Carolers. Ivar’s Clam Lights is free of charge and there is free parking at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. Ivar’s Clam Lights runs nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through January 1.

WHO: Join Renton Mayor Denis Law and Title Sponsor Ivar’s and Event Co-Sponsor Puget Sound Energy for the official welcome and lighting.

WHEN: Friday, December 6, 2013

Schedule of Events:
6:15 to 7:30 p.m. – Dace’s Rock ‘n’ More Music Academy
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Horse-drawn covered wagon rides
7:00 p.m. – Welcome and official lighting by Mayor Denis Law and event sponsors Ivar’s and PSE
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. – Bonfire and music from the Lindbergh High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, North Picnic Shelter
7:30 p.m. – Rainier Yacht Club’s “Parade of Boats”
8:00 to 8:20 p.m. – Argosy Christmas Ship with Dickens Carolers

For more information about Ivar’s Clam Lights, call 425-430-6700 or visit
For more information about the 2013 Argosy Christmas Ship Festival (and schedule), visit