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.
Ivar's Seafood Bars also host jolly events and cheer.
All the events below will light up your calendar.

Happy Holidays from Ivar's!



Clam-Lights-websiteIvar's Clam Lights
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

• Lighting Display runs nightly from November 30 thru January 1, 5:00 - 9:00pm. 

• For more information, visit City of Renton Event Page. Or, call 425-430-6700.


SantaClamIvar's Santa Clam
Strike a pose with Ivar’s Santa Clam at Ivar’s Acres of Clams. Ivar’s famous Dancing Clam will be transformed into Santa Clam, complete with festive holiday garb, for children and families to snap a holiday photo. All photos will be posted 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. Reservations recommended; call 206-624-6852 or Reserve Here

Final Viewing!:

• Saturday, December 15, noon - 3:00pm



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 weekend performances from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. from the men’s "Do Re Mingos" ensemble and women’s "Starry Knights" choral group. Reservations recommended.  Call (425) 742-6180 or Reserve Here.



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

• Saturday, December 15
• Sunday, December 16
• Friday, December 21
• Saturday, December 22




Ivar’s Giving Tree

Help a child in need this season, benefiting Childhaven families.

1)    Select a Wish Tag at Ivar’s
2)    Purchase a new gift
3)    By December 11 bring the Unwrapped Gift to any Ivar’s location (excluding stadium locations) with the Wish Tag firmly affixed to it
4)    Holiday paper & tape donations are greatly appreciated

OR: Donate by cash or credit

Childhaven was founded in 1909 as Seattle Day Nursery, one of Seattle’s first child care centers for working mothers. The agency began its specialized therapeutic child care program in 1977, and changed its name to Childhaven in 1985 after officially committing to the mission of breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect.


SH NY webIvar's Salmon House New Years 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.

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


Salmon House New Year's Eve Party
Blue Friday Specials at Ivar's
Wear your blue or green to score 12th Clam Specials!