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Must-Do Seattle-Area Holiday Activities

Must-Do Holiday Activities in the Seattle Area Story from contributor Frankie Rendon. It’s the most wonderful time of the year as Seattle prepares for the holiday season. Whether you’re an Emerald City resident or just visiting for the holidays, these memorable attractions will make your jaunt through the city both merry and bright — just …  Read More 


For a second year now, Seattle’s Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhoods have gone to the monkeys! Monkeywood has taken over and it is full of frivolity and kooky antics.  Read More 

Leavenworth Lighting Festival

If you’ve been to Leavenworth, Washington before, you know it’s easy to feel as if you’ve stepped into an Alpine village. Now imagine this quaint village wrapped in nearly a million Christmas lights.  Read More 

Take a Ride on the Santa Express

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: When it comes to holiday traditions, kids just can’t seem to get enough of the man in red. And a chance to visit with him? Well, let’s just say it’s beat out only by opening presents on Christmas morning.  Read More 
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Christmas Tree & Light Recycling

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: While we love the smell of a fresh Christmas tree in our living room, the endless piles of pine needles on the floor are enough to make us go crazy.  Read More 

Holiday Light Display Picks from Red Tricycle

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: Ah, the lengths we go to for our kiddos this time of year. Coordinating matching outfits for Santa pics, trudging up snowy mountainsides for u-cut Christmas trees, and spending hours assembling doll houses and bikes for Christmas morn.  Read More 

Santa on Demand

Did you hear? Santa, Mrs. Claus and their crew of elves has partnered up with Doubledown Interactive and Uber to cruise the streets of Seattle in a tricked-out SUV! For this week only, folks can ring up Uber, and in addition to regular rides, they can request that Santa make a visit to their office …  Read More 
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Thanksgiving Weekend Activities from Red Tricycle

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: Once the turkey has been digested, the dishes have been cleaned and put away, and thanks has been given to the fortunes that have come your way this year… it’s time to get down to business and figure out what to do with the kids over the long holiday …  Read More 
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Hometown Holidays

I just spent a weekend in Portland, and everywhere I looked was a poster promoting the “buy local” message. It got me to thinking of all the shops in my neighborhood that I could buy from.  Read More 
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9 Yummy Local Specialty Shops for Thanksgiving

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: Every Thanksgiving, we’re thankful to live in Seattle, where terms like “artisan” and “local” are as common as “coffee” and “rain.” We’ve rounded up some of our city’s best independent markets and specialty shops that can help you create a bountiful holiday table that fits your family’s style.  Read More