Redmond Lights Begins Tomorrow, Redmond Lights Home Lighting Contest, Be Prepared for Winter Weather, and more!

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Redmond Lights

Redmond Lights Begins Tomorrow

Redmond Lights, a celebration of Redmond’s diverse winter traditions, begins tomorrow, Dec. 1. The free, month-long celebration of light and art in Downtown Park can be enjoyed nightly through Jan. 4. New to the event this year are Friday Night Celebrations, which will feature live entertainment, community booths, and various activities on Dec. 2, 9, and 16. The month-long celebration also features holiday lighting contests, blinker stops, and more!

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Redmond Lights Home Lighting Contest

Residents can enter a Single-Family House or Window and Balcony lighting display, sponsored by Marketplace Sotheby's International Realty.

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Be Prepared for Winter Weather

With low temperatures and snow in the forecast, follow @CityofRedmond on social media and visit for weather-related updates and resources.

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Redmond Lights Kids Coloring Contest

Download this year's Redmond Lights coloring sheet and turn it in at Redmond Town Center to receive a $10 gift card between Dec. 1 and Jan. 4.

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Pop-Up Blood Drive

Donations of blood are needed to keep hospitals stocked. The City of Redmond is partnering with Bloodworks Northwest to host a blood drive at the Public Safety Building on Dec. 28, 29, and 30.

Book a donation appointment

Winter Registration Opens Soon

This winter, the City of Redmond is offering fitness classes, community garden plots, indoor pickleball, crafting, and much more. Opportunities are available for all ages, interests, and skill levels. Activities are viewable online starting Nov. 29. Registration opens for Redmond residents on Dec. 6 at 8 a.m. and on Dec. 13 at 8 a.m. for non-residents.

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