Mountlake Terrace gathers to kick off the holiday season, celebrates City’s 60th birthday Posted: December 5, 2014 1038 Jack Chalmers and younger brother Luke Rock Chalmers (right) visit with Santa Claus during Mountlake Terrace’s Holiday Tree Lighting and 60th Birthday Celebration Friday evening at the Evergreen Playfield in Mountlake Terrace. (Photos by David Pan) Santa Claus hitched a ride with Snohomish County Fire District 1 to the Evergreen Playfield. The Terrace Park and Mountlake Terrace Choir performed for the crowd during the Holiday Tree Lighting and 60th Birthday Celebration. Blakely (left) and Avery Burns prepare to flip the switch to turn on the lights for the City’s Holiday Tree. Mountlake Terrace City Manager Arlene Fisher (right) gets ready to do the countdown. The Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tree is sporting Seahawks blue this year. Red Onion Burgers owner and City Councilmember Seaun Richards is introduced by Mountlake Terrace City Clerk and Community Relations Director Virginia Olsen (right). Red Onion Burgers sponsored the Holiday Tree Lighting and 60th Birthday Celebration.