Seasonal Events

Winter Fun and Festivities 2003

Free Holiday Express Trolly
Makes stops all over downtown Seattle.
See Map.
November 24- December 26
Gingerbread Village
Open Daily
Sheraton Hotel and Towers Lobby, 1400 Sixth Ave
Local architectural firms and the Sheraton chefs
Display 8 elaborate holiday gingerbread creations.
Call: (206) 621-9000 for more information.
November 26 - December 3
Nordstrom's Santa Castle
6th & Pine Downtown
Call: 206-628-1000 for more information.
November 28
Bon Macy's Holiday Parade
8:45 am Downtown Seattle
Call: (206) 506-4386 for more information.
Westlake Tree Lighting
5pm at Westlake Center
Call (206) 467-1600 for more information.
Or Visit
Pike Place Market
At 4:30 p.m. (shops open until 8p.m.) the market will light its 75 trees for the holidays.
Call: (206) 682-7453 or visit for more information.
November 28-December 31
Holiday Carousel
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. M-Th
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. F
10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sat
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sun
Special Hours 12/24 and 12/31 11am-6pm
Closed 12/25
Suggested Donation: $1
Westlake Park 4th Ave. and Pine
Call: (206) 623-0340 or visit for more information.
November 28-December 31
Seattle Center
Ice skating, free concerts, dances, activities for children, performances of world music and holiday themed exhibits. Many free activities.
Ice Rink Admission: Adults $7.00 Children $5.00 (includes skate rental)
Visit for more information.
November 28-December 28
2003 Field of Lights
4:30-9:30 pm at Safeco Field
Holiday games, Santa photos and thousands of holiday lights.
Call: (206) 346-4224 for more information.
November 29-December 24
Holidays at City Centre
1420 5th Ave
There will be live music including a harpist, classical music and pianists throughout this holiday season.
Call: (206) 624-8800 for more information.
November 28 -December 23
Holidays at Pacific Place
Pacific Place will be sponsoring a number of special events and musical entertainment during the holiday season.
Call: (206) 405-2655 for dates and times or visit for a full schedule of events.
December 1-December 2
O' Christmas Trees
Westin Hotel, 1900 5th Ave.
Beautifully decorated holiday trees on display for auction as well as a variety of activities.
Friday December 5
Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Competition
6:30-8:30 pm at 4th and Pine in Westlake Center
Listen to costumed groups singing carols on the streets of Downtown Seattle
For more information visit
December 6
Reindeer Games
2-5pm at the Seattle's Waterfront
Santa has lost his reindeer and needs your help finding them along Seattle's Waterfront.
December 7
Seafair Special People's Holiday Cruise
More than 400 boaters will take to the water in Seattle, Tacoma, Bremerton and Olympia from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Call: (206) 728-0123 ext. 118 for more information or visit
December 8-12, 15-19
Holiday Music at Century Square
The Century Square (4th & Pike) Food Court will be featuring a barbershop quartet, jazz, and a cappella vocal group during the holidays.
Call: (206) 623-7385
December 26-January 1, 2004
10am-5pm at the Seattle Aquarium Pier 59
Fun activities for the kids, including arts and crafts, story times, and special animal talks.
Visit: for more information.