Tag Archives: Christmas Ship

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.

FRI:
o 7:15-7:35 Shilshole Bay
o 8:35-8:55 Carkeek Park
SAT:
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
SUN:
o 5:00-5:20 Museum of Glass – Tacoma
o 6:35-6:55 Gig Harbor
(www.argosycruises.com)

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
(www.museumofflight.org)

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
(www.mehva.org)

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
(www.greenlakecommunitycouncil.org)

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
THRU DEC 31
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]

December 4-6, 2015

Christmas Ship onshore viewing
FRI-SUN
See the lighted and decorated Christmas ship and listen to the live choir.
FRI:
o 8:00-8:20 Gene Coulon Park
o 8:50-9:10 Newport Yacht Club
SAT:
o 4:10-4:30 Medina Beach Park
o 5:20-5:40 Houghton Beach
o 8:55-9:15 Sheridan Beach Club
o 9:45-10:05 Matthews Beach Park
SUN:
o 5:40-6:00 Ferdinand Street Park
o 6:15-6:35 Stan Sayres Park
o 6:45-7:05 Mt. Baker Beach
(www.argosycruises.com)

Mary Bridge Festival of Trees
WED-SUN Nearly 70 elaborately decorated Evergreen trees and holiday decor. Games and crafts for kids. Festival benefits Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. Directions & Parking
(www.multicare.org)

A Victorian Country Christmas
WED-SUN Commercial holiday gift festival with Victorian themed costumes, caroling and kids activities at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.avictoriancountrychristmas.com)

Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition
FRI Dozens of caroling teams compete with all donations to benefit the Pike Market Senior Center and downtown food bank. 5pm to 8:30pm at Westlake Park. Map
(www.pikemarketseniorcenter.org)

Celebrations Holiday Home Tour
FRI Tour unique Eastside homes decorated for the holidays. Proceeds benefit Eastside Assistance League. Map
(www.eastside.assistanceleague.org)

Redmond Lights Winter Festival
SAT This winter festival event honors holiday spirit and reflects Redmond’s diversity. Map
(www.redmondlights.com)

Phinney Neighborhood Winter Festival
SAT-SUN Crafts Fair with 115 artists and vendors, hundreds of musicians and dancers, live ongoing entertainment on two stages, a quilt raffle, a bake sale and lunch items. Map
(www.phinneycenter.org)

Burien Winterfest
SAT Free horse and carriage rides, hay rides, hot treats and in-store specials. Map
(www.discoverburien.com)

Kent Winterfest
SAT Kids Santa Parade and Tree Lighting with music and free hot apple cider, hot chocolate and popcorn. Map
(www.kentlionsclub.org)

Holiday Displays and Festivals
THRU DEC 31
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]

December 7-9, 2012

Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition
FRI Dozens of caroling teams compete with all donations to benefit the Pike Market Senior Center and downtown food bank. 5pm to 8:30pm at Westlake Park. Map
(www.pikemarketseniorcenter.org)

Christmas Ship onshore viewing
See the lighted and decorated Christmas ship flotilla and listen to the live choir from the shore. Many viewing locations will have bonfires.
FRI:
o 8:05-8:25 Manchester City Park
o 9:15-9:35 Don Armeni Park
SAT:
o 4:35-4:44 Lowman Beach Park
o 5:25-5:45 Alki Beach Park
o 9:00-9:20 Winslow Waterfront Beach
o 10:15-10:35 Seattle Aquarium
SUN:
o 6:00-6:20 Carkeek Park
o 6:30-6:50 Blue Ridge
(www.argosycruises.com)

Celebrations Holiday Home Tour
FRI Tour unique Eastside homes decorated for the holidays. Proceeds benefit Eastside Assistance League. Map
(www.eastside.assistanceleague.org)

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
(www.mehva.org)

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
(www.greenlakecommunitycouncil.org)

Seattle Public Library Holiday Book Sale
SAT Browse a special selection of items sold at bargain prices including cook books, CDs, DVDs, art books, quality children’s books and much more. In the Seattle Center Lopez room, one of the Northwest rooms located next to Key Arena. Map
(www.friendsofspl.org)

Seattle Humane Society Home for the Holidays
SAT Adopt a new pet with adoption fees waived on all adult cats plus photos with Santa Paws at Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue. Map
(http://www.seattlehumane.org/)