December 11-13, 2015

Christmas Ship onshore viewing
FRI-SUN See the lighted and decorated Christmas ship flotilla and listen to the live choir from the shore.

o 7:15-7:35 Shilshole Bay
o 8:35-8:55 Carkeek Park
o 4:20-4:40 Lowman Beach Park
o 5:10-5:30 Alki Beach Park
o 8:15-8:35 Seattle Aquarium/Great Wheel
o 9:35-9:55 Winslow Waterfront Beach
o 5:00-5:20 Museum of Glass – Tacoma
o 6:35-6:55 Gig Harbor

Santa’s Landing Party at the Museum of Flight
SAT A day of holiday events lands at the Museum with the airplane arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus! The jolly couple will hear children’s’ wishes in the Museum, with music from The Boeing Concert Orchestra and the Boeing Band. Family workshops will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Santa will arrive by air at 11:45 a.m. and will be available to meet children until 4 p.m. Map

MEHVA Santa’s Lights Tour
SAT Santa Claus takes time out from his busy schedule at the North Pole for a 3-hour tour of Seattle’s best Christmas lights. Buses depart at 7 p.m. from 2nd Ave. S. and S. Main St., across from the Seattle Fire Department Headquarters. Map

Greenlake Pathway of Lights
SAT The lighting of the path around Green Lake will take place rain or shine. Admission is free. Join thousands of families, friends, and neighbors in this beloved Seattle tradition and travel the 2.8-mile path around the lake, taking in the warm glow of the luminaria. Visitors to the event are encouraged to bring their own lights and candles to add to the ambiance. Map

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks
SUN-MON This is one of the best meteor showers of the year and never seems to disappoint observers.

Holiday Displays and Festivals
o Seattle Center Winterfest [Map]
o Westlake Holiday Carousel [Map]
o Bellevue Magic Season [Map]
o Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights [Map]
o Woodland Park Zoo Wildlights [Map]
o Star Wars Gingerbread Village [Map]
o Issaquah Reindeer Festival [ Map]
o Point Defiance Zoolights [Map]
o Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach [ Map]

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