Let the Holidays Begin!

The Seattle Times has reported sun Wednesday, November 25th through the holiday weekend. Our family is packing up the Caravan and heading across the Sound for Thanksgiving in Port Orchard. If you will be around Seattle this weekend there is a cornucopia of activities to get you in the holiday spirit. So grab an eggnog latte and head out to enjoy some of these:

Beginning Friday:


The ACT Theater is all decorated for Christmas and begins their annual performances of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.

Learn more about: A Christmas Carol


The Woodland Park Zoo Wildlights begin to twinkle.

Learn more about: Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo


The Pacific Northwest Ballet opens George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” for its first performance.

Learn more about: The Nutcracker


Argosy Cruises “Christmas Ship Festival” sets sail.

Learn more about: Christmas Ship Festival


Snow begins to fall every night at 7 pm on “Snowflake Lane” in Bellevue.

Learn more about: Snowflake Lane


Beginning Saturday:


See Diving Santa weekends from Noon to 3 pm at the Seattle Aquarium.

Learn more about: Diving Santa


Free Event!

Visit “Magic in the Market Holiday Celebration” from 1 pm to 5 pm at Pike Place Market. Free pictures with Santa, gingerbread cookie decorating, carolers, apple cider, hot chocolate and spiced tea. At 5 pm Santa will count down the lighting of the holiday tree and Market lights.

Learn more about: Magic in the Market Holiday Celebration


What else is going on around Puget Sound this weekend? Post your favorites in the comments below.

Welcoming the Holiday - Seattle in the Fall, view from the South.

Seattle in the Fall, view from the South.

About Renée Del Rosso

I am a writer, business owner, and mother. Writing is how I share what I have learned over the past 40+ years and what is important to me as I live and thrive through health issues and the balance of personal life and a career. I live North of Seattle in the Puget Sound area, arguably one of the most beautiful places in the world.


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