The Rainier Beach Merchants invite you to the 2nd Annual Light Up the Beach Holiday Challenge and community open house, December 4th from 5-8pm! Over 15 local businesses to decorate their storefront – or team up with a local community group or artist – to brighten our streets, celebrate the holidays, and compete for prizes!
Meet business owners, enjoy complimentary hospitality, entertainment, and activities in shops, collect stamps on a passport and VOTE for your favorite displays. Carolers, food, crafts, dance & music performances, giant chess, luminaria, SPD Mobile Unit tours, FREE SANTA PHOTOS and MORE!
Get your passport from any participating business like our major sponsor Safeway Rainier Beach. Also sponsored by Seattle Office of Economic Development.
Venues & Participants
Safeway Rainier Beach/ South Shore PTSA/ Rainier Beach Ready Emergency Hub/ Derek Johnson Photography/ FREE SANTA PHOTOS!
Rainier Beach Merchants Association/ Penniless Projects/ GIANT CHESS! SNOW!
Nate’s Wings & Waffles/ WAFFLES!
Merrill & Merrill Insurance/ CRAFTY GOODNESS & SNACKS!
Redwing Cafe/ ANNIVERSARY PARTY! MUSIC! COOKIE DECORATING!
Rainier Dance Center/ DANCE DANCE DANCE!
Giorgina’s Mediterranean Kitchen/ The Critter Camp/ PIZZA!!!
Jude’s Old Town/ COOKIES!
Rainier Beach Veterinary Hospital/ SANTA PAWS! MUSIC! SNACKS!
Kaffa Coffee & Wine Bar/ IB Art Rainier Beach High School/ SAMPLES!
King Donuts/ DONUTS!
Joseph’s Elite Image/ MUSIC! SNACKS!
Maya’s Mexican Fiesta/ Artist Daniel Dara/ MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE!
Rainier Health & Fitness/MIXXED FIT Holiday Hip Hop Class! PHOTO BOOTH!
Seattle Farm Co-Op/ Seattle Tilth/ SOUP! CIDER! GIANT CHICKEN PHOTO OP!
Rainier Beach Community Center/ Safe Passages Team/ GOOD TIMES!
Rainier Beach Community Center Parking Lot/ Seattle Police South Precinct Mobile Unit/ TOUR THE RIDE!
Roving Caroling by New Revelations & Friends
Luminaria by Southeast Seattle Senior Center