For 30 years the Westlake Park Holiday Carousel has been drawing families to Downtown Seattle

Every rider helping brighten the holidays for others in need.

When you are there, check out a whole new way to shop local, the Urban Craft Market. Local vendors selling handmade goods on the weekends. You’ll find anything from homemade dog fashions to handmade soaps.

Stop by Occidental Park in Pioneer Square for Ice Sculpting and Caroling. The park is lit up and gorgeous.

Downtown Seattle, especially family friendly during the holidays, feels like everybody’s neighborhood.

This story sponsored by the Downtown Seattle Association.

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