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Gingerbread Houses at Seattle Sheraton

For 23 years JDRF Northwest Chapter and the Sheraton Seattle hotel have partnered on the most beloved Seattle Holiday tradition, The Gingerbread Village.  Each year local architecture firms collaborate with the Sheraton Seattle culinary team to custom design, bake, and build awe-inspiring gingerbread displays. Our 2015 Gingerbread Village Theme is “May the Holidays Be With You” Please visit our Event ... Read More »

Swansons Reindeer Festival

Meet special holiday guests at Swansons Nursery: Curley the camel and Dasher & Blitzen, two of Santa’s reindeer! Join us for feedings at 10am and 4pm daily, learn about these incredible animals, and experience a magical photo op! More (HERE) Read More »

Fairmont Olympic Hotel Teddy Bear Suite

An enchanting room filled with teddy bears and holiday cheer. Open Monday – Thursday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday – Sunday (and Christmas), 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Thousands of locals and visitors alike flock to the Teddy Bear Suite at The Olympic Hotel as part of an annual holiday tradition. Brimming with Teddy Bears and professionally decorated by ... Read More »

Festival of Trees at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

The beautiful, designer trees are on display in the lobby and grand motor entrance of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel through December 2, 2015. Come view the trees at any time during the display, and read the inspiring stories of Seattle Children’s patients. Pick up an informational card from the Concierge Desk to find out how you can support Festival of Trees ... Read More »

My Macy’s Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Events

Join us in celebration of the 2015 holiday season, Macy’s is proud to announce that its annual My Macy’s Holiday Parade will take place on Friday, November 27, 2015 in downtown Seattle. The parade steps off promptly at 9 a.m. and lasts approximately one hour.  More on the parade (HERE). Then join us in the evening at Westlake Park to ... Read More »

Sound of Music at 5th Avenue Theatre

The Sound of Music is one of the most beloved musicals and with good reason. Who could forget such memorable songs as “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” and, of course “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.” This year marks the 50th anniversary of this iconic film. If you’ve never seen a fully staged professional production of this classic, this is your chance to ... Read More »

Green Lake Gobble Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off

Welcome to Seattle’s premier Thanksgiving themed running and walking event….The Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off. Taking place at Green Lake Park on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the event consists of a 10K run/walk, a 5K run/walk, a free kids dash and a post-race celebration that includes the crowd pleasing Mashed Potato Munch Off competitive eating contest and ... Read More »

Providence O’Christmas Trees Holiday Reading w/Shellie ‘Jingle Bell’ Hart

Start your holidays with a tradition in the true spirit of the season – Providence O’Christmas Trees’ 31st anniversary Silver Bells Luncheon! Celebrate the spirit of the season while you peruse 15 designer decorated Christmas trees and vote for your favorite, shop in the Grand Lobby Shops featuring glassybaby and more, and enjoy a fashion show featuring Providence beneficiaries and ... Read More »

Oddmall Emporium of the Weird

See the unusual creations of 130 artists and crafters, and watch musicians, magicians, jugglers, and dancers on stage at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird at the Everett Holiday Inn. Repeats in June. More (HERE) Read More »

Yulefest Nordic Christmas Celeberation

Yulefest is the annual Nordic Christmas celebration at the Nordic Heritage Museum. Vendors sell hand-crafted wares, and traditional Scandinavian Christmas food and drinks are sold. There is music and dancing, plus a visit from Santa, a raffle with fantastic prizes and a Silent Auction. Yulefest is a 38-year strong tradition in Ballard, and this year’s will be bigger and better ... Read More »