Celebrate the Season Gala

December 2, 2023

Thank you for joining us and we look forward to seeing you again next year!

Holiday Family Fair

December 9-10, 2023

Each December, ASF hosts Celebrate the Season, a series of holiday events at the Port of Anacortes where hundreds of elves create a magical winter wonderland. We hope you will join us for our Gala Dinner, participate in our Online Auction and bring your kids to the annual Holiday Fair!

Gala Fundraiser Dinner

The Celebrate the Season Gala Fundraiser Dinner is ASF's biggest fundraiser of the year and features an online and live auction, live entertainment, an exquisite dinner and our Raise the Paddle. Tickets go on sale November 4, 2023.

The need for the 2023-24 school year is truly greater than ever. We know that students are suffering from serious depression, anxiety and other mental health issues and we are proud to be one of the only school foundations in the state to fund mental health at every grade level. Because mental health continues to be one of our most critical needs, ASF will once again be raising the paddle to support social workers at AMS, AHS and Cap Sante, a mental health therapist shared by all three elementary schools and, new this year, we are excited to maximize donor dollars by partnering with Communities in Schools.

We are celebrating this year with a nautical theme and a nod to our beautiful seaside town and our final year at the Port. Please consider joining us as a 2023 Celebrate the Season sponsor and helping ASF provide an anchor in the storm that is mental health.

Holiday Family Fair

The Holiday Family Fair is a joyous part of Celebrate the Season's festivities. Families can join us, FREE of charge, at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed for a day of live performances - featuring Island View Elementary, Mt Erie Elementary and Fidalgo Elementary School Choirs, free crafts, free cookies, the cherished Student Marketplace (students keep 100% of the money earned from the sale of their items!) and, of course, free photos with Santa. The next day, the Fidalgo Island Rotary Club takes over the Port and hosts the annual Gingerbread Contest.
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