Brighten up your holiday nights with our list of extravagant seasonal light exhibits throughout the Puget Sound region. These dazzling displays are sure to get you and your family in the holiday spirit.
Space Needle Christmas tree
Check out the lighting of the Christmas tree atop one of Seattle’s most recognized landmarks, the Space Needle, every evening by 5 p.m.
Westlake Plaza Christmas lights
About a 15-minute walk from the Space Needle, the Downtown Seattle Association lights a massive Christmas tree at the Westlake Center Plaza. Westlake Park also has light sculptures and will feature holiday concerts from Nov. 28 to Dec. 19.
Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Head to the south Sound for a magical and timeless holiday tradition in western Washington. Zoolights features 800,000 LED lights that transform the zoo into a colorful winter wonderland. Wander through the classic displays, like the giant Pacific octopus and Seahawks tree, as well as new ones each year.
WildLanterns Festival at Woodland Park Zoo
The holiday season comes to life at the Woodland Park Zoo with the WildLanterns Festival. Experience a giant great white shark and dancing penguins in dazzling light displays and installations spread throughout the zoo’s grounds.
Holiday Magic at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup
Holiday Magic returns to the Washington state fairgrounds in Puyallup. Guests can stroll through light displays, enjoy interactive exhibits, go ice skating and more.
Candy Cane Lane
The festive neighborhood near the University of Washington usually lights up the first Saturday in December through January 1. The neighborhood is north of the University of Washington, off of Ravenna Boulevard on Northeast Park road, just past 20th in Seattle, WA 98105.
Bellevue Botanical Garden d’Lights
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed in the whimsical shapes of plants, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Look for many of your old favorites, and some new surprises too!
Christmas in Color at Wild Waves Park
This drive-thru experience showcases millions of lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music spectators can hear through their car radio. See giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways, and more. Take your time enjoying this lighting extravaganza – we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window!
DAZZLE is a new Christmas lights tradition in Maple Valley
Walk the pathway and enjoy the lights, activations, and photo-worthy memories. A stunning wonderland awaits as you stroll down the pathway discovering each illuminated treasure. Come thrill your senses in the holiday light magic that is Dazzle!