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Seattle Holiday Events

Here’s a look at some of our favorite holiday happenings around the Puget Sound this year.

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| November 27, 2018
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With so many events happening around the holiday season, it can be difficult to decide which ones to attend! Lucky for you, we’ve got a list of five events we’re sure you’ll want to add to your calendar this holiday season.

Fairhaven Winterfest in Bellingham, WA
Now through December 22nd, bring the entire family for an evening (or two!) filled to the brim with holiday spirit. Local businesses will be showcasing the works of many artists. Different days feature different activities such as writing letters to Father Christmas, horse-drawn carriage rides, treasure hunts and window-display contests!

Kids Holiday Cookie Decorating with Ethan Stowell
Gather the family and head to the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle! This great baking class gives kids a chance to decorate cookies and drink hot chocolate with Chef Ethan Stowell! The ticketed event is happening December 15th and is sure to be a good time. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by creating a delicious work of art with a critically acclaimed chef and restauranteur?

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the Mt. Rainer Railroad and Logging Museum
Come dressed is your coziest PJs ready for the ride of your life on the Polar Express! All ages can enjoy the adventure of the Christmas season as you depart for a trip to the North Pole with hot cocoa and cookies in one hand and the joy in your heart. Tickets are available for purchase through the museum’s website and the train runs from now through December 31st.

Holiday Movie Night in Fall City
In Fall City on December 15th, join in the festivities for this great holiday fundraiser. Experience the ultimate pairing of holiday spirit: a fundraiser and a holiday movie! Buy your snacks, popcorn and hot chocolate to enjoy a movie with friends. Beginning promptly at 6:30p, don’t forget to bring your blankets and holiday cheer! Tickets are $7 per person and the proceeds benefit Cascade Friends Camp.

Leavenworth Annual Christmas Lighting Festival
Experience the ultimate Bavarian Christmas town of Leavenworth. The streets are lined with authentic Bavarian style buildings and are bursting of holiday cheer. Enjoy wonderful music throughout this tiny mountain town as you are delighted by authentic foods and drinks. Track the Cookie Crawl map and the kids can collect free cookies! Be delighted by carolers and costumed characters wandering the streets. Don’t miss the experience of a lifetime when this little town bursts into action during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at dusk. Visit Leavenworth this holiday season: November 30, December 1-2, 7-9, 14-16.

Are there some events that you love attending during the holidays? Let us know about them in the comments!

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