Holiday Collection

All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

Top 10 Holiday Celebrations

From boat parades to a holiday train, these coastal attractions celebrate the spirit of the season.

Christmas Ship Festival
Photo courtesy of Argosy Cruises

Christmas Ship Festival

Seattle, Washington

Each night from the end of November through December 23, Argosy Cruises takes passengers on a tour filled with music and cheer. Aboard the Christmas Ship, Argosy’s Spirit of Seattle, passengers visit with the man in red and sing along with carolers. The ship leads a fleet of parading vessels, broadcasting carols along the way. Visitors can also catch the concert on land at one of several viewing areas along Puget Sound; 888/623-1445 or

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