Hometown Holidays

The West Seattle Junction invites you to Hometown Holidays, a celebration of the season, West Seattle style! Check out the full holiday schedule below…

 

Hometown Holidays West Seattle Junction

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Sat, Nov 25
Shop brick-and-mortar businesses as part of a national event to support small and local stores. Rally behind West Seattle’s independent retailers with your holiday spending dollars. Find deals here.

Santa Paws West Seattle JunctionSANTA PAWS
Sat, Dec 2nd
Sit! Stay! Pose! Santa Paws will be at Windermere – West Seattle on December 2nd, right before the tree lighting. Another favorite holiday tradition happening in the Junction.

 

HOLIDAY NIGHT MARKET 
Sat, Dec 2, 3pm – 7pm
Alaska St will be closed once again for the night market!  Shop at the holiday market under the twinkling lights. Artists and local makers hand-picked by Alki Arts Fair and the Farmers Market, will bring holiday cheer to the neighborhood. Have your pictures taken with Santa at the Santa house. Make a wooden snowflake ornament for the tree. Pick up your holiday wreath from Holy Rosary.  Enjoy some cocoa and cookies by Whole Foods and holiday eggnog by Darigold. Bring diapers for Westside Baby! You’ll be able to drop them off at the Santa House in the market.

WEST SEATTLE TREE LIGHTING 
Sat, Dec 2, 5pm
The Junction presents our 14th Annual Tree Lighting Event. It’s a community event for family, friends and neighbors. The tree lighting will be held in Junction Plaza Park at 42nd and Alaska hosted by jingly duo Sundae+Mr Gossel. Plus, we’ll have the Endoylne Children’s Choir back again and some carols by the Silver Belles. Also, watch for the West Seattle High School Marching Band joining us once again. See the neighborhood notification.

SHOP LATE THURSDAYS
Dec 7, 14, 21
Shop till 9:00pm
Want an evening shopping alternative to stuffy malls? Many Junction retailers are open ‘till 9pm on Thursdays. Pair with happy hour and you’ve got a great night out!

SANTA TROLLEY 
Sun, Dec 10, 17 10am – 2pm
NEW this year! A Santa trolley to whisk families around the Junction with holiday cheer. Step on board as Emerald City Trolleys takes you on a loop around the Junction. Sponsored by Westside School

HOLIDAY ART WALK
Thurs, Dec 14, 5pm to Late
Take a walk on the holiday side and find a truly unique gift.  Explore art exhibits and trunk shows hosted by Junction businesses. Watch for Santa that evening, he’ll be listening to good little girls and boys gift requests. Bring your camera and capture your own special moment. And listen for Silver Belles Carolers

CASPAR BABYPANTS AT EASY STREET RECORDS
Sat, Dec 16, 6:30pm
Jump for joy! Caspar Babypants is performing at Easy Street Records. Enjoy our own West Seattle Caspar Babypants as he strums up favorite children’s tunes and some holiday favorites. Sponsored by Verity Credit Union

COCOA AND COAT DRIVE
Sun, Dec 17, 10am-2pm
Join the Junction Association, West Seattle Kiwanis, and West Seattle Christian Church at the Farmers Market for a taste of the holidays and several activities to enjoy. And to share warmth with those in need as we collect coats, hats and gloves – all donated to the West Seattle Helpline.

 

LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY DASH
Sat, Dec 23rd all day
Don’t despair, your Junction merchants have you covered for last minute shopping. Shops like Click! Design that Fits, Capers, and Fleurt have you covered. Plus, our restaurants will be open for some holiday noshing.

CHRISTMAS EVE FARMERS MARKET
Sun, Dec 24, 10am-2pm
Pick up some fresh holiday produce at the Christmas Eve market. Bring friends, family (gives everyone something to do!), to shop and explore the market. You may find that last-minute gift item too!

NEW YEAR’S EVE IN THE JUNCTION
Sun, Dec 31, till Midnight
Celebrate the New Year in West Seattle. The Junction restaurants are ready cheer in 2018 with festive specials.

Get involved with the fully festive volunteer opportunities throughout the holidays. Volunteers needed for the Dec 2nd tree lighting, helping Santa and families during the Santa Trolley rides on December 10th and 17th, plus many other fun and easy tasks in between. You can check out the volunteer page, plus sign up through the handy link on the page. Join the 100+ strong Junction volunteer team.