Christmas in Seattle

By Swathi Ramaswamy on Jan 08, 2019
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Seattle is a city of United States situated in the Pacific Northwest and surrounded by mountains, forests, and water with acres of parkland. This place is Washington’s largest city where the celebrations of Christmas are held with great enthusiasm amongst the people enjoying every bit of the festival. Weeks and months before Christmas arrives, Seattle-ites light their houses, bring gifts for their kids and loved ones, and book various events during the celebrations so that they can make themselves as well as their family and friends happy. People who visit the United States during the Christmas week, generally visit Seattle for its lovely and lively celebrations of Christmas.


Events of Christmas Celebrations in Seattle

Some of the events that people can enjoy during Christmas Celebrations in Seattle are:

1. Wander through the Gingerbread Village

This Gingerbread Village is not a small house that the kids make during Christmas Celebrations from Graham Cracker. Whereas, the houses made under the Gingerbread Village in Sheraton Seattle are the depictions of the Battles of Hoth from the Empire strikes, displayed during the Christmas holidays considered to be the most important holidays of the year. The entire Gingerbread Village takes months and weeks to get prepared from a team of renowned chefs working in the hotel with full dedication and contribution so that the people can enjoy every bit of it. The entry for the event is free but visitors can make donations for various charities that come up to this place in support of diabetic and cancer patients.

2. Enjoy the Bavaria Sort of Christmas Celebrations

This event is one of the most enjoyed by the tourists, as the entire German Village is being set up during the celebrations with seasonal lights twinkling on the Christmas trees. Snow, sleigh rides and caroling, done through the entire town of Seattle, makes sure that the people can enjoy Christmas with their friends and families. Along with the rides, people are also served with food by the local restaurants open across the streets. Hot and piping hot dogs along with chilled beers and ice creams make for the perfect Christmas food in Seattle for visitors. 

3. Eat at Seattle’s best food trucks

If you want to try some authentic food of United States at a cheap and affordable price, then make your way to the Mobile Food Rodeo’s annual Winter Fest and Bazaar where more than 100 food trucks, street food stalls, and vendors will be present to give all its customers a complete sense of satisfaction with no entry fees charged. Apart from having food at these food trucks visitors can also go shopping at this annual rodeo.

4. Enjoy the Christmas Dinner at the Legendary Dive

One of Seattle’s best dive celebrates Christmas with a lot of excitement and thrill where people can enjoy the live streaming of matches on televisions, listen to live music by popular bands, and have some hot seafood as well as barbecue, including prime rib and pumpkin ravioli along with some shakes and beer at the bar, making the evening delightful. So, you can come up to this place with your friends and family without having to cook food at home. The prices of the dinner depend upon the kind of food people order as it varies from cheap to expensive.

5. Experience the Reindeer Festival Swanson

This event takes place on the Christmas Eve in Seattle, which starts from 9:00 am and lasts till 6:00 pm where adults and kids can enjoy Santa’s Reindeer Dasher and Blitzen and can also have ride on his slate. This event takes place in the Swanson Nursery where people are taken on a ride with Santa sitting next to them and giving them the entire tour of the city, including the streets where people can wave to the public walking on the streets and also enjoy the lightening of the streets. The cost of the event varies according to the duration of the ride the person wants to take.

So, enjoy your stay in Seattle along with certain events that add a charm to the Christmas celebrations.

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