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Welcome to the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s news page. This page will always feature the Chamber’s most-recent publication. To view older publications, please see the News Archive.

Edmonds Halloween Costume Contest Goes Online 

On Halloween, downtown Edmonds fills with costumed kids of all ages making their way from merchant to merchant to collect sweet treats but due to COVID our amazing trick-or-treat event has been canceled. Thanks to the generous support of Community Transit we have been able to create an online costume contest for our entire community.  There are several categories including An Edmonds Kind of Hero, Pets, Family/Group Costumes, and age-based categories. Residents then vote for their favorite in each category through October 30th with winners will announced and notified on Halloween. The Edmonds Halloween Trick-or-Treat is the latest community event to be canceled [...]

October 2nd, 2020|

Annual Art and Photo Contest 

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is holding their annual art and photo contest for their 2021 Membership Plaque and the Preferred Business Directory. If you fancy yourself a shutterbug, enjoying taking pictures or just want to have your art or photo featured at hundreds of businesses in the greater Edmonds community, then this contest is for you! The Chamber is looking for one (1) fantastic art piece, photo or photo collage to represent the Chamber and the Edmonds community on their 2021 membership plaque and Preferred Business Directory. This year the public gets to vote and select the winner! Enter and [...]

September 29th, 2020|

2021 Board Nominations Open for Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Since 1907, the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has been a fixture in the Edmonds community joining business owners so their collective voice can be heard.  The Chamber helps to facilitate connections and collaborations within our business community, non-profits, service clubs and with government entities.  In addition, we have established a number of community-building events to promote tourism and bring our citizenry together in celebration. Our membership stands at 440+ businesses and we are proud to work with so many of our community partners on a wide range of projects and initiatives.  Typically 3 people staff the Chamber office, which [...]

September 21st, 2020|

COVID Cancels Edmonds Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Each year on All Hallows’ Eve, the streets in downtown Edmonds are closed and fill with costumed kids of all ages making their way from merchant to merchant to collect sweet treats. But things will look much different in 2020.  “Because of COVID, the Chamber will not be holding the traditional downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat.  Instead, we are pivoting to an online costume contest to be safe while still bringing together a sense of community during the pandemic,” said Greg Urban of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. The online costume event will go live on October 1st. There will be several categories including [...]

September 16th, 2020|

Pandemic Forces Furloughs at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Many businesses and organizations have been hit hard financially during this pandemic and are making tough choices to stay afloat.  The Edmonds Chamber has not escaped this pandemic-related financial hardship and anticipates things will continue to be difficult until our large-scale fundraising events are once again allowed. “The cancelation of all our large events in 2020 has dealt a huge blow to the Edmonds Chamber, as these events not only delight the community but are a major source of funding for the Chamber.” said Alicia Moreno, Communication & Program Coordinator for the Edmonds Chamber.  "The support by our community [...]

August 31st, 2020|