As of Thursday, December 8, 2016
RICHLAND Winter Wonderland festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Friday on the HAPO Community stage at Howard Amon Park in the parkway.
A tree lighting is scheduled as well as entertainment by local musicians. At 7 p.m., the celebration will move to Howard Amon Park as attendees enjoy lights in the park, visit with Santa and attend the lighted boat parade until 9 p.m.
The nautical parade departs from Clover Island near the blue cable bridge in Kennewick, traveling to Columbia Point in Richland and then midway through Howard Amon Park, before turning back to Clover Island.
The reported best viewing points are Clover Island, along the river in Columbia Park in Kennewick, Columbia Point and spots along the river in Howard Amon Park in Richland.