Jubilation

How to Celebrate Juneteenth in Seattle

Organizers aim to make the new Juneteenth Royal Ball an annual event, while festivities at Othello Park continue a delicious tradition.

06/13/2022 By Taylor Gerlach

Gathering Again

The Gift of Seattle’s Eid Celebrations

This week brings joyous festivities and reminders of hard-fought new beginnings for refugees across the Puget Sound region.

05/02/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

GIFT GUIDE

20 Tempting Gifts for the Food and Drink Obsessed

Here's what to get for people who love food: a Sur la Table air fryer, the coolest cocktail glasses, and merch from local Seattle brands.

04/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for the Fashion Icon on Your List

From trendy pieces to timeless classics from local Seattle brands, here's how to shop for someone who already loves to.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for the PNW Outdoor Fanatic in All of Us

From REI hiking boots to locally made ski gloves to running safety gear, here are the best gifts for campers, climbers, hikers, and more.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

10 Gifts for the Little Ones in Your Life

Gift ideas for kids of all ages, from a Seattle-designed, award-winning board game for kids 10+ to Super Smalls' super cute costume jewelry.

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BOARD IN THE HOUSE

Board Games That Make Family Time More Fun

From family-friendly board games for large groups to adult-targeted card games that'll help you learn more about the ones you love.

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

LET'S TRY THIS AGAIN

26 Fashions for a Happy New Year

We're welcoming the new year with sparkly sweaters, a velvet Reformation dress, and tons of sequins.

12/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Filling Festivities

The Seattle Guide to Christmas (Eve) Dining

From Andiomo in Bellevue to Carrello in Capitol Hill, here are your takeout, dine-in, dinner and brunch options for December 24 and 25.

11/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

It's Lit

Where to See Holiday Lights in Seattle

Lights at Point Defiance and Woodland Park, elaborate displays in Redmond, Des Moines, and Leavenworth—bask in the Seattle area's Christmas glow.

11/29/2021 By Malia Alexander

Holiday Spirit

Christmas Tree Farms Near Seattle

From Stocker Farms in Snohomish to Pfaff's Old Time Farm in Auburn, there's no shortage of places to pick out a Christmas tree in Western Washington.

11/26/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Turkey Travel

Destination Thanksgiving Dinners Within Two Hours of Seattle

Dirty dishes are for suckers. Head to Hood Canal, the east side of the Cascades, or the rocky shores of north Puget Sound.

11/12/2021 By Allison Williams

'TIS THE SEASON

Make Holiday Shopping an Event at These Local Markets and Popups

From Nordstrom's Make It Pop-In to the Winter Solstice Night Market, check this updating list for all your Seattle gift-shopping needs.

11/03/2021 By Zoe Sayler

FRIGHT NIGHT

Pop Culture Halloween Costumes for 2021

Costume ideas inspired by recent events in Seattle and elsewhere, from "Squid Game" guards to Jeff Bezos in space.

10/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Snow Tracks

14 Very Seattle Holiday Songs and Albums

From Bing Crosby's 1945 classic to a new Tomo Nakayama track.

12/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Bring on 2021

New Year's Eve in Seattle: Takeout Edition

Because it's a bad idea to drink all that champagne on an empty stomach.

12/14/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

VENDOR BENDER

5 Seattle-Area Holiday Markets for the Last-Minute Local Shopper

From Nordstrom's Make It Pop-In to the Winter Solstice Night Market, check this updating list for all your Seattle gift-shopping needs.

12/11/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Stocking Down

When Will Seattle Home Buyers Receive the Gift of Lower Prices?

The short answer: Not anytime soon.

12/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your New Year's Eve and Holiday Gathering Plans Are Restricted

But you don't have to learn any new rules.

12/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Winter Flicker

Where to See Holiday Lights In and Near Seattle

From classical glimmer to an illuminated velociraptor.

12/04/2020 By Carli Ricker