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Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar

Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar

A Smorgasbord of holiday crafts, baked goods, and gifts await you this weekend at the Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar held November 6 & 7 at the Swedish Cultural Center in Seattle.  Read More 
Garden d'Lights

Garden d’Lights 2010

Nothing says holiday cheer like half a million LED lights strung together at Garden d’Lights in Bellevue! Starting on November 27, the Bellevue Botanical Garden is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland. Some of the light creations are downright amazing, with critters like a tortoise, a spider in her web and Willie the Slug. There …  Read More 
Downtown Seattle Tree Lighting Celebration & Holiday Parade 2010

Downtown Seattle Tree Lighting Celebration & Holiday Parade 2010

Plan to spend the day after Thanksgiving getting into the holiday spirit and enjoying our beautiful downtown. Events include: 8:45 AM :: Macy’s Holiday Parade with a visit from Santa (route can be found here) 4:45 PM :: Tree Lighting Celebration and lighting of Macy’s star with live music (Paperboys, Sensible Shoes, Mt. Zion Gospel Choir, and …  Read More 
Seattle Center Ice Skating

Winterfest Ice Rink 2010

If you’re a fan of “Dancing with the Stars”, you may have also seen the new “Skating with the Stars” on ABC.  Beginning November 26th, you can channel your inner figure skater at Seattle Center’s Winterfest Ice Rink!  Read More 
candy cane lane

Candy Cane Lane

Picture this: an entire street of homes decked out in holiday décor from top to bottom in true Clark Griswold fashion!  Welcome to Seattle’s own Candy Cane Lane, one of the city’s best places to see the sights of the season.  Read More 
Pacific Northwest Ballet Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Every year, the Pacific Northwest Ballet company puts on a performance of the Nutcracker. Each act is more fantastic than the last, with sugarplum fairies, evil rats, dancing snowflakes, whirling dervishes (whatever those are), and of course Clara and the Nutcracker themselves.  Read More 
Cookie Monster


“C” is for cookie that’s good enough for me! CookieFest, Seattle’s largest bake sale, is back to celebrate the holiday season. Thousands of cookies are donated by 25 of the city’s best bakeries, restaurants, caterers and hotels and are offered for sale to benefit the Seattle Milk Fund.  Read More 
Clauses and Kids

Santa Arrives by Helicopter

Seattle is an aviation town, and Santa Claus has not forgotten that. When visiting Seattle, Santa is going to forgo his sleigh and reindeer and show up in a helicopter!  Read More