The Christmas Ship and its parade of boats visited Ballard yesterday.
Here’s the Argosy ship sparkling in Shilshole Bay:
Before nightfall, the Christmas Ship and its on-board choir entertained visitors at the Ballard Locks:
Diners at Ray’s Boathouse — some surprised by the annual tradition — watched as the ship and its entourage sailed by. (Click the image to play video and listen to the choir):
The Christmas Ship also visited Golden Gardens:
And it sailed as far north as Carkeek Park before returning to Shilshole Bay Marina to call it a night.