Seattle holiday decorations; photo by @_reina86

With so much to see and do in Seattle, the holidays provide the perfect opportunity to experience the city like never before.

The Emerald City has become associated with a burgeoning hotel scene, offering everything from luxury properties like Four Seasons Seattle and Thompson Seattle to charming and trendy boutiques such as The State Hotel and Kimpton Hotels.

For locals and visitors alike, a robust array of hotel promotions and packages are available throughout the holidays.

Winterfest; photo by Johnathan P. Beck
[Winterfest; photo by Johnathan P. Beck]

Several hotels have included some of Seattle’s top holiday events and offerings within their packages, such as Hyatt Regency Seattle – the official host hotel for Enchant Christmas. Their package offers an upgraded view guest room, complimentary daily valet parking and two tickets to Enchant Christmas at T-Mobile Field during stay dates.

Enchant Seattle; photo by @ppoppo2
[Enchant Seattle; photo by @ppoppo2]

Additional hotels are offering discounted admission to Enchant Christmas, including Moxy Seattle, Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle and Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway.

Celebrating its 27th year, Sheraton Grand Seattle is once again hosting the beloved Gingerbread Village, featuring elaborate displays designed and constructed by local chefs and architects. All proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Fountain of Light
[Winterfest: Fountain of Light]

For those coming to experience Seattle’s downtown shopping district, The Westin Seattle is offering a Nordstrom Holiday Package. One $100 Nordstrom gift card will be provided per each night of stay. Similarly, Warwick Seattle is offering a “Bah! Humbug!” package, which includes a 10% off shopping pass to Macy’s, along with additional package features. The Pan Pacific is also offering a $50 AMEX gift card with each hotel stay, perfect for some extra shopping.

Christmas Ship Festival Seattle

Other fun holiday-themed events include the Christmas Ship ™ Festival, celebrating 70 years this year as Argosy Cruises’ Spirit of Seattle gets decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sets sail to different Puget Sound waterfront communities.

Seattle Fireworks

You can dance the night away on New Year’s Eve during Seattle Center’s Winterfest, a free event featuring live DJ music and a visual light display to be projected onto Seattle Center’s International Fountain. The night culminates with the annual fireworks display from atop the iconic Space Needle.

Visit Seattle online for details. Image at top by @_reina86.

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