December 6th, 2019 - Posted in Alerts

Road Closures During Tree Lighting Ceremony December 7, 2019 4:30pm to 9:00pm This is a message regarding the road closures, detour route & parking restrictions in Downtown Vashon during the Santa Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony Effective December 7, 2019 at 4:30 pm:

Roads in and around Vashon Town will be closed for the Santa Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Detour Signs, Street Barricades, King County Sheriffs and Volunteers will be out to prevent traffic from entering the celebration. Thank you in advance for your patience and for making the Santa Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony tradition safe.

For more information about WinterFest activities visit Click here for the Road Closure & Detour Map. ROAD CLOSURES:

Parking Restrictions and road closures are in effect from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm on Saturday Night.

Vashon Highway will be closed to vehicles from 178th Street (Vashon Theatre) to just north of Cove Road.

Bank Road will be closed from 100th to 97th.


Heading North on Vashon Highway south of town, detour West on 178th, north on 100th, west on Bank Road, north on 107th, east on Cove Rd, north on Vashon Highway.

Heading South from Vashon Highway north of Cove Road, detour west on Cove Road, south on 107th SW, east on Bank Road, south on 103rd SW (the road behind IGA), east on 178th, south on Vashon Highway.

Parking Available at Ober Park Park & Ride.

Needs parking available at Vashon Chamber parking lot and Spinnaker Building.


The 118 and the 119 will follow the detour route around Vashon town, no buses will drive through town from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.

Buses will pick up at the North end at Cove Road and Vashon Highway as well as at the South end at 178th and Vashon Highway.

PARKING RESTRICTION: No parking on Vashon Highway South of Bank Road to 178th by Vashon Theater from from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

All cars parked on Vashon Highway from Bank to 178th must be removed by 4:30pm.

Please take extra caution to watch out for families and children walking to town as you are driving around through the detour.

Click here for the Road Closure & Detour Map. This message was posted at 4:19 pm am on December 7th, 2018

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