Green Lake's Annual Pathway of Lights Takes to the Sky

Big balloons add to the spirit of the annual event
| FROM THE PRINT EDITION |
 
 
  • Seattle Green Lake neighborhood Path of Lights hot-air balloons
FOLLOW THE LIGHT: Be warmed and enchanted by the luminarias and hot air balloons that illuminate the night during the Green Lake Pathway of Light

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe.

For years, Seattleites have been flocking to Green Lake on the second Saturday of December to circle the lakeside path, which, on this night, is festively lighted by luminarias. Come again this year to be dazzled by the event’s newest addition: hot-air balloons, tethered in a field adjacent to the Green Lake Community Center and magically glowing from within.

Enjoy live holiday music and refreshments at several venues around the lake at this family-friendly event. And don’t forget to deck yourself out with a few lights, too. It’s all part of this annual Seattle tradition. 

12/8. 4:30–7:30 p.m. Free (food donations encouraged). Green Lake, 7201 E Green Lake Drive N; Green Lake Pathway of Lights

Related Content

Plus: Shelton, Blaine and Hoquiam turn 129

Seattle philanthropist Melinda Gates with LinkedIn's editor at large Jessi Hempel

The local philanthropist finished up her book tour in Seattle, discussing contraception as a critical tool for women’s equality around the world

More and more students are stressed, depressed and even suicidal. Can a new King County program make a difference?

The new freeway helped boost the development of Washington cities along its route