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Redmond Town Center Skating Rink

Rinky Dink: Cool Spots to Go Ice Skating

Dust off your skates and get ready to practice your triple toe loops at these nine skating rinks.

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Water Table at Imagine museum

Go Explore! A Museum You’ll Want to Visit (or Revisit) This Winter

With a newly renovated (and just opened!) water exhibit and winter-themed workshops and special events, the Imagine Children’s Museum is the perfect winter destination for curious kiddos.

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Umbrella Tree

Umbrella Tree: Queen Anne’s Newest & Coolest Spot for Learning & Play

This new, one-stop learning and play center will put the skip back in your step and shake up your normal routine in an awesome way. Read on for the inside scoop.

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Helmstetler Family Christmas Spectacular

Electric Avenue: 10 Must-See Dazzling Neighborhood Light Displays

From multi-family extravaganzas to computerized choreography, dazzle the kids with some serious holiday wattage at one of these bright spots.

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‘Tis the Season: 14 Must-See Holiday Attractions in Downtown Seattle

From a spectacular holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony to giant gingerbread displays and indoor snow showers, you’ll find plenty of holiday merriment in the heart of the Emerald City.

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Kids Helping Kids: 25 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

If you’re looking for ways to combat the “gimmies” this season, we’ve rounded up 25 local charities that could benefit from your family’s generosity and service.

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Chop-Chop! 8 Great Spots to Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

Whether your family prefers a Charlie Brown-style sapling or a White House-worthy Grand fir, we’ve rounded up 8 u-cut locations that offer lots of holiday extras!

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Merry & Bright: Holiday Events in Hood River

Santa takes the train and hits the slopes in Hood River for the holidays. Here’s how to join the fun.

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The Ultimate Santa: Downtown Nordstrom

Ho, Ho, Ho! Best Places to Snap a Pic with Santa

Whatever your tradition is—there are plenty of options (and plenty of St. Nicks) to choose from this year. Here are 14 Seattle-area standouts.

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christmas ship

Cruise into the Holidays: 59 Ways to See the Christmas Ship Festival

From sea to shore, we’ve rounded up the best viewing spots to catch this iconic Northwest holiday celebration.

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KidsQuest Gingerbread House Workshops!

Home Sweet Home: Where to Build (& See) Gingerbread Houses

Get your gingerbread fix on this holiday season at these sweet workshops designed for little architects.

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Santa Waving Elbe Train

All Aboard! Take a Memorable Ride on the Santa Express

A journey aboard the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is the next best thing to the Polar Express.

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Who You Gonna Call: The Coolest Party Entertainers Around Town

Before you plan your party animal’s next birthday bash, check out our favorite party entertainers that can help make your shindig a huge hit.

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The Nutcracker: 9 Ways to See It For Every Age & Stage

Want to know which Nutcracker production is best for your family? Take your pick from these nine options ranging from traditional performances to shortened versions for lil’ sugar plums.

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Yum Alert! A New Vegan Sweet Shoppe Your Kids Will Love

If you’re breezing through Phinney Ridge anytime soon, make a bee line for this new candy shop that specializes in a small, well-curated selection of vegan sweets.

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