Every year, Milwaukie hosts a Winter Solstice community gathering to watch the Christmas Ships Parade. For 2018, that will be on Saturday, December 15th — watch for details on the City of Milwaukie website in December.
But the ships actually come to Milwaukie SIX TIMES every December, and each is a great opportunity to bring your friends or family downtown to patronize a great downtown restaurants and then walk across McLoughlin to view the ships. The dates the ships are coming this year, and approximate times, are:
Wednesday, December 5 around 7:45pm
Friday, December 7 around 7:45pm
Wednesday, December 12 around 7:45pm
Friday, December 14 around 7:45pm
Saturday, December 15 around 5:30pm (Solstice Event)
Wednesday, December 19 around 7:45pm
For more details on the Christmas Ships, see www.christmasships.org
Come down and enjoy Milwaukie Bay Park as the ships go by!