The fire pits were a prominent feature and one which saw no small amount of appreciation judging by the crowds that formed around each fire.

The fire pits were a prominent feature and one which saw no small amount of appreciation judging by the crowds that formed around each fire.

Gallery | Kingston Cove Christmas 2018

Visitors by the hundreds flocked to Kingston’s Mike Wallace Park on Saturday, Dec. 1, to kick off the waterfront town’s holiday season.

Kingston Cove Christmas proved to be a feast for the eyes for those in attendance. North Kitsap Herald Reporter Nick Twietmeyer was there, camera in tow, here are just a few his favorite snapshots from the event.

Claire Moe, Rowan Brown, Grace Epperson, Aubrey Black and Brooklynn Soderling hand out maps for Kingston Cove Christmas’ scavenger hunt.

Claire Moe, Rowan Brown, Grace Epperson, Aubrey Black and Brooklynn Soderling hand out maps for Kingston Cove Christmas’ scavenger hunt.

Danny Vernon as Elvis Presley gets a little backup from some of the younger members of the audience.

Danny Vernon as Elvis Presley gets a little backup from some of the younger members of the audience.

Santa Claus even made an appearance to count down the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Santa Claus even made an appearance to count down the lighting of the Christmas tree.

The big man himself greets the crowd of children waiting for the tree to be lit.

The big man himself greets the crowd of children waiting for the tree to be lit.

Festive decorations made quite the spectacle of the Port of Kingston’s waterfront park.

Festive decorations made quite the spectacle of the Port of Kingston’s waterfront park.

Some in the Kingston Marina even took it upon themselves to outfit their vessels with lights as well.

Some in the Kingston Marina even took it upon themselves to outfit their vessels with lights as well.

Mike Wallace park features a multitude of lighted trees and sculptures celebrating the holiday season.

Mike Wallace park features a multitude of lighted trees and sculptures celebrating the holiday season.