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KM Around Town: Seattle Holiday Edition


Seattle is a bustling place to be all year round. But it is especially busy, during the holiday season! So just like Seattle this time of year, KellyMitchell is taking no time off, and our Seattle office is bursting with energy! So in honor of all the growth we’re experiencing in Seattle and our open positions as a Recruiter or Business Development Manager, we decided to highlight the Emerald City, in this month’s Holiday Edition of KM Around Town! So grab some egg nog or hot cocoa as we explore Seattle during the holiday season!

Gingerbread Village at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel


1400 6th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101

November 22, 2016-January 1, 2017, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Cost: Suggested donation of $5 (proceeds support JDRF)

To help raise money for the Northwest Chapter of JDRF which supports research to cure Type 1 Diabetes and its complications, the Sheraton Seattle Hotel culinary team works with local architecture and construction firms to design, bake and construct some of the most elaborate Gingerbread “Houses” you’ve ever seen. And since it’s open 24/7, there is really no excuse to miss out on this incredible display of creativity and engineering!

Teddy Bear Suite at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel


411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101

November 25- December 27, 2016, M-Th., 11am-5pm, F-Sun., 10am-6pm

Cost: Free (donations encouraged for Seattle Children’s Hospital)

Lions, tigers, and BEARS, oh my! Whether you’ve got kids or you’re just a kid at heart, the Teddy Bear Suite at the Fairmont is a crowd-pleaser regardless of age. This magical suite is every child’s dream come true, filled with bears and bear-themed books! If you’re looking for a last-minute spot to take your holiday card photo, look no further than this “bear-y” special spot!

Snow Showers Inside Pacific Place


600 Pine St., Seattle WA, 98101

November 25-December 24, 2016, Mon-Sat., 6 p.m. & 7 p.m.; Sun., 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. (snow showers last 10 minutes)

Cost: Free

During two time slots every day from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve, this shopping center makes it “literally” snow in the mall’s atrium. In a town like Seattle where it doesn’t typically get cold enough for snow, this is a special treat for shoppers of all ages! Be sure to check out the Light Up the Night 3D mapping display on the outside of the mall as a bonus!

DSA’s IKEA Holiday Carousel


Westlake Park, 401 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98109 November 25, 2016-January 2, 2017, Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; closed Christmas (check here for special holiday hours) Cost: $3 a person suggested donation for Treehouse

This vintage-inspired carousel will put even the biggest Grinch in the holiday spirit! Fun for the whole family, start a new tradition, or relive an old one with this outdoor ride! After your trip down memory lane, take a break and check out some of the nearby food trucks for a casual lunch or dinner while you window shop!

For more activities for the young and old, this holiday season check out the official, Holiday’s in Seattle website! And if Seattle sounds like an awesome place to be right about now, check out our open positions, as a Recruiter or Business Development Manager there!

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