It's Reindeer Festival! November 14th - December 24th. Discover a wonderland of holiday delights at Swansons Nursery.
LAST DAYS TO DONATE TO THE BALLARD FOOD BANK!
Bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Ballard Food Bank through December 23rd. Donation bins are located near our model train village, at our info booth, and at the cashiers stations. See the food bank's wishlist.
Shop our large variety of seasonal plants and creative plant arrangements for both indoors and outdoors. Need something extra special? Our design team can create a custom arrangement, wreath or centerpiece, and our in-home design department can even come to your home for planted container installations.
All fresh wreaths, garlands, swags, and mistletoe are 50% off through December 24th!
Experience the holiday pavilion, filled with décor, ornaments, stocking stuffers and gifts for kids and adults. Beginning December 21st, all holiday décor, ornaments, bows & ribbons, wrapping paper & gift bags, artificial trees & wreaths are 50% off, while supplies last! Hurry in for great en-of-season savings.
Our conservatory gift shop is the place to find unique gifts, many created by local artists. Browse jewelry, accessories, beauty products, art, books, gifts for the gardeners in your life, and so much more. Gift items change frequently, so be sure to visit often. See our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide!
MODEL TRAIN VILLAGE
Watch trains speed through snowy landscapes in one of Swansons' favorite traditions: a themed model train village. This year's theme draws from the classic children's holiday film, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and will be running well into January!
CAMEL AND REINDEER
Visit our special holiday guests: Curley the camel and Dasher & Blitzen, two of Santa's reindeer, here through December 24th! Join us for feedings at 10am and 4pm daily, learn about these incredible animals, and experience a magical photo op!
Bon Vogage feeding on December 24th, at 2pm. Don't miss your last chance to visit with the animals and say goodbye as they go off to help Santa!
SAMMY THE SALMON'S ADVENTURE TOURS
Kids and Adults alike can learn about Curley and the Reindeer, seasonal plants, Christmas trees, and local salmon habitat on Sammy's self-guided adventure tour. Groups can schedule a special guided tour by calling (206) 782-2543.
Holiday Sleigh Photo Op
Take a holiday photo op at our decorated sleigh, the perfect spot for a festive reminder of the holidays at Swansons Nursery.
There is a very limited of supply of cut Christmas trees left as of December 23, 2015.
Choose one of our living Christmas trees this year, which can be donated after the holidays to the Trees for Salmon program, in partnership with King County Parks, to help in their habitat-restoration efforts.
Visit our Pick the Perfect Tree website to learn about the family farms that provide Swansons' trees, our unique tree varieties, and our tree reservation system.
Did you miss these events? Be sure to join us next year!
OPENING WEEKEND FAMILY EVENT, NOVEMBER 14TH & 15TH, 2015 9AM-6PM
See the nursery beautifully decorated and illuminated for the holidays, be the first to visit Curley the camel and Dasher & Blitzen, two of Santa's reindeer, and do all of your holiday shopping in a beautiful setting! Special family-friendly activities, live music, local food trucks, and more! Learn more.
SWANSONS' ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY, NOVEMBER 14TH, 2015 6-8PM
Adults 21 & over join us for our annual holiday bash! This long-standing Swansons' tradition will be better than ever this year. We're excited to be partnering with Whole Foods Market to throw a benefit event for the Ballard Food Bank. Learn more here and sign up for our eGarden Club to receive your invitation to this exclusive holiday event.