Enjoy live music, complimentary photos with Santa, popcorn, treats, hot chocolate and find out the winners of the Tomte Trail adventure at this free event celebrating the holiday season in Ballard. On November 25th from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. bring the whole family for some festive fun in the heart of Ballard at Bergen Place Park! #visitballard


Download Printable Tomte Trail Passport
Follow us along the trail of the Jul-Tomte as he searches Ballard for his beloved bowl of buttered rice pudding. Be sure to look high and low inside the shops of Ballard during the month of November to find the tiny Tomte. Receive a stamp or signature from each shop where you find the Jul-Tomte.

Five stamps in a row gets you a prize. Fill your passport with a stamp or signature from all 25 shops and you’ll be entered to win the Grand Prize.

Family Plus Nordic heritage Museum
Membership with reciprocal benefits at over 850 museums in North America.

Bring your TOMTE TRAIL passport to
Ballard HolidayFest in Bergen Place Park
on November 25th, 3-5 PM,
to collect your prize!