THU-FRI An American tradition of giving thanks.
Holiday Festivals Opening
o Enchanted Christmas at Safeco Field [Map]
o Bellevue Magic Season [Map]
o Seattle Center Winterfest [Map]
o Woodland Park Zoo Wildlights [Map]
o Christmas Ship Festival
o Point Defiance Zoolights [Map]
o Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights [Map]
Macy’s Holiday Parade
FRI Come celebrate the holiday season with the annual Macy’s Holiday Parade and Star Lighting Ceremony. The parade includes festive floats, costumed characters and local community groups, all followed by Santa, who will arrive at Macy’s where he’ll officialy open Santaland for the season.
Black Friday Shopping
FRI Another American tradition of helping retail businesses get “in the black” before year’s end. (a reference to an even older accounting tradition of using black ink to record profits)
Greet the Season at Lake Union Park
SAT Festive music and family-friendly crafts and activities all day followed by the launch of the Argosy Christmas Ship Festival! – at Lake Union Park, the Center for Wooden Boats, and MOHAI. Map
Small Business Saturday
SAT A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.
Magic in the Market
SAT Entertainment, food and a holiday concert & Santa followed by a tree-lighting ceremony at Pike Place Market. Map
Seattle Children’s Festival of Trees
SAT-DEC 02 Decorated, themed trees on display at Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. Tree sales benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital. Map