From a film festival, to a fancy ball to the “12 Beers of the Apocalypse”, there are lots of ways to celebrate the end of the Mayan calendar, December 21, 2012. Even though experts are saying there will be no apocalypse, there are several “end of the world” celebrations to choose from!
The solstice is on its way! Whether the Mayan Calendar is right or not, plan to celebrate the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. Here are some of our favorite solstice events in Puget Sound.
Seattle’s legendary rock hero, Jimi Hendrix, would be 70 years old this week. On Tuesday, November 27, Jimi’s birthday, you are invited to the EMP Museum’s Sky Church for a FREE celebration with interactive exhibits, and even an original Jimi Hendrix guitar!
To celebrate Seattle’s first same sex marriages, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre is hosting a FREE reception on Sunday, December 9 with entertainment, fun and wedding cake!
“Hanukkah oh Hanukkah! Come light the menorah! Let’s have a party… We’ll all dance the horah….” so the Festival of Lights song goes. Seattle has wonderful community celebrations for you and your family. Here are some of our favorites!
The Edgewater – Seattle’s only true luxury waterfront hotel – is over the rainbow to introduce their “Plunge With Pride” wedding package for gay and lesbian couples planning to wed in Washington since, Referendum 74 has passed, legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
Just a short trip from Seattle, you can see other parts of our beautiful state. Take part in a festival, Veteran’s Day parade or other fun activity for your family. Just hop in the car and go!
On Saturday, October 20, you and your family are invited to join Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn celebrate Arbor Day and plant new trees!
On Sunday and Monday, October 14 and 15, Occupy Tacoma activists will gather for a two-day celebration of the anniversary of the Tacoma Occupy movement. You are invited to come to the rally and enjoy live music, speakers, political art and more.
From singing and dancing, to sugar skulls and art work, come celebrate and honor your loved ones that have departed at one of these Puget Sound Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community events.