Tag Archives: Holiday Lights

November 22-25, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday
THU-FRI An American tradition of giving thanks.

Holiday Festivals Opening
FRI-SAT
Opening Friday
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]
Opening Saturday
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
(http://www.mohai.org/)

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
(www.pikeplacemarket.org)

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
(www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com)

Novemember 24-27, 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday
THU An American tradition of giving thanks.

Holiday Displays and Festivals
OPEN NOW
o Gingerbread Village [Map]
FRI Nov 25
o Seattle Center Winterfest [Map]
o Bellevue Magic Season [Map]
o Woodland Park Zoo Wildlights [Map]
o Christmas Ship Festival
o Point Defiance Zoolights [Map]
SAT Nov 26
o Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights [Map]
o Snohomish Santa Train [North Bend Depot Map]
THU Dec 1
o Issaquah Reindeer Festival [ Map]
o Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach [ Map]
FRI Dec 2
o Ivar’s Clamlights [Map]

Black Friday Sales
FRI The day after Thanksgiving is known for store sales and discounts. So-called because this is the day that retailers hope to put their balance sheets in the black.
o BFAds.net
o SlickDeals.net
o More Black Friday Sales

Magic in the Market
SAT Entertainment, food and a holiday concert & Santa followed by a tree-lighting ceremony at Pike Place Market. Map
(www.pikeplacemarket.org)

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
(http://www.mohai.org/)

Festival of Trees
THRU NOV 30 The annual event to benefit Seattle Children’s with decorated, themed trees on display at Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. Map
(www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com)