Another fall is passing, which means we need to go through some major and beloved traditions before winter comes. Following Thanksgiving feasts around the nation, the most brazen shoppers in the world will brave the crowds at department stores for midnight kick-offs to the Black Friday shopping holiday.
Those of us who won’t have the energy or gusto to endure this bonanza can hold out for an equally enticing wave of sales ending the weekend on Cyber Monday.
Cyber Monday is a digital and literal follow up to Black Friday, inspiring amazing sales and discounts from online retailers around the world. The concept was invented by a team of creatives at the National Retail Federation for a Shop.org sale in 2005, and it’s been echoed by every other digital distributor in the years since.
Today, you’ll see annual Cyber Monday sales from the largest online retailers in the world like Amazon, as well as from stylish hospitality operations like ours at Pan Pacific Seattle.
Be sure to check out our Seattle Hotel Deals & Specials when seeking out great deals on travel experiences this holiday season. Also, be sure to keep an eye out for the upcoming release of our Cyber Monday package.
For those of you who are looking for suggestions on how to spend your Cyber Monday savings, we are always fans of picking up more gifts for loved ones. If you happen to be staying with us at Pan Pacific Seattle this holiday season, there’s an excellent variety of shops and retailers around town to help inspire your search for those perfect presents.
Visit one of Seattle’s most well-known tourist attractions and open yourself up to a world of incredible holiday shopping in the same go at Pike Place Market. In addition to being home to a historic farmers market, Pike Place also has its own crafts market, and a wide variety of merchants. You can find books, music and maps shops, bath and body products, art galleries, jewelry designers, toy shops, florists, and a variety of other holiday gifts here.
Pike Place Market. 85 Pike St. Seattle, WA
To explore a selection of gift options that you can truly only get in Seattle, check out beloved local boutique Made in Washington. Comprised of goods solely created by local vendors, the inventory here is of a charming and artful variety. You can walk away with unique pet treats, books about Seattle, candies, and an array of quirky souvenirs.
Made in Washington. 400 Pine St. Seattle, WA
You can shop in the holiday spirit here in Seattle by taking your spree to one of the special holiday markets set to pop up this season. There will be a Holiday Market at Westlake Park, which will open up on November 29th. Later in the month, the beloved Winter Solstice Night Market will be at the Magnuson Park Hangar for the nights of December 20-21st, with over 150 vendors, food trucks, and winter beer selections.
Seattle will also be home to a variety of holiday events to treat yourself to with Cyber Monday savings this season. On December 7th, the Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival will illuminate the standout Museum of Pop Culture. On December 13th, the Christmas Ship Parade of Boats will light up Lake Union Park, and you’ll be able to catch The Seattle Festival Orchestra’s Holiday Extravaganza on December 14th.
Following your Cyber Monday shopping spree, consider giving back to a good cause like Pride Foundation. We actively support this foundation every year for PrideFest, and invite you to do so this #GivingTuesday.
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