Merry Christmas! Whether you’re celebrating or not today, here are some activities you can do in your home or around the community this weekend.

Eats and drinks

  • Use up your candy canes with this recipe for peppermint meringue cookies.
  • Stock up on bargain wines from Costco; here are the best ones to buy, and the ones to skip.
  • Or grab some to-go drinks from these 11 new taprooms and wine bars that have opened in and around the Seattle area.
  • Warm up your home with this recipe for hot cocoa bombs.
  • Check out this updating list of where you can get takeout or delivery in the Seattle area.
  • If you’re looking for takeout today, here are Seattle-area restaurants open on Christmas.

Holidays and events

  • Are you spending the holidays? Use these tips to embrace the pause and choose your own holiday happy.
  • Participate in Pacific Science Center’s virtual field trip programs, and check out these other in-person and virtual events around the Seattle area.
  • Test your puzzle skills with this holiday maze.
  • Catch up on our full guide to the 2020 holiday season.


Movies and TV


  • Go winter camping with these tips on how to get started and stay safe.