Winter Light Displays In Seattle, Washington & Winter Walks Around Puget Sound

As we leave the dark days of the winter solstice behind us, we have a few fun evenings of light displays to enjoy!

This week we are featuring free light displays in downtown Seattle & Tacoma.  In addition, if you’ve been a Zoo Lights fan in the past, you can still go visit the new “Zoo Lanterns” Exhibit at Woodland Park for a few more weeks this year.

On Saturday – how ‘bout some drive-through Swedish Pancakes, and on Sunday a little walk in the great out of doors? Now, here’s what’s going on this weekend…

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****** FRIDAY, 01/08/2021 ******

1) Downtown Holiday Lights and Delights

Light up those dark Seattle winter days with the new socially distanced Westlake Park light sculptures.  Westlake Park (401 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101)

Thursday, January 7, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–8:00p.m.
Friday, January 8, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–8:00p.m.
Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–8:00p.m.
Price: Free

2) LUSIO Lights Pioneer Square

Self-Guided downtown Seattle walk.  This family-friendly, light art installation exhibit in storefront windows and outdoor public spaces across Pioneer Square.  Consider driving if you’re not comfortable downtown at night.  Pioneer Square (Yesler Way and Second Ave. Seattle, WA 98101)

Thursday, January 7, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–9:00p.m.
Friday, January 8, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–9:00p.m.
Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 9:00a.m.–9:00p.m.
Price: Free

3) WildLanterns at Woodland Park Zoo

This year, discover a brand-new lights festival: WildLanterns at Woodland Park Zoo (5500 Phinney Ave N Seattle, WA 98103).

Friday, January 8, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.–8:30p.m.
Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.–8:30p.m.
Sunday, January 10, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.–8:30p.m.
Price – Adult: $28.95; Child (3–12) $23.95;

****** SATURDAY, 01/09/2021 ******

1) Tacoma Light Trail

Walk, bike or drive this illuminated trail of light art that winds around downtown Tacoma. All light art can be seen from the road or sidewalk.  Location: S 8th Street & Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402

Friday, January 8, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–9:00p.m.
Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–9:00p.m.
Sunday, January 10, 2021 @ 5:00p.m.–9:00p.m.
Price: Free

2) Drive-Thru Swedish Pancake Breakfast

You Betcha! The Bothell Sons of Norway welcome you for a drive-through Swedish Pancake Breakfast.  Every 2nd Saturday of the month. Bothell Sons of Norway – 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell, WA 98021

Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 8:00a.m.–1:00p.m.
$10 adults; $5 children

3) Story Walk at Lake Wilderness Arboretum in Maple Valley 

Take a walk around the Arboretum and read the placards which tell a delightful story about finding a new friend. Fresh air and literature. Lake Wilderness Arboretum.

****** SUNDAY, 01/10/2021 ******

1) Self-Guided  Martin Luther King Jr. Walk in the Park – Issaquah

Read placards highlighting the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as you take a winter walk through Lake Sammamish State Park.

2) Kelsey Creek Farm – In-Park and At-Home Programs – Bellevue

The Playground and Park are open, and the barnyard is open 11:00 – 3:00 come visit the animals or find one to be your child’s pen-pal.

3) Online Story Time: Northwest African American Museum

While the Museum is closed, families can tune in and read-along with a new, culturally-relevant story read aloud!


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Let me know what you’re going to try and have a great weekend! 

Emily Cressey
Let’s Go Seattle! 

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