South Sound Sunday Fun

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Looking for affordable holiday fun with the kids this weekend in Tacoma, Auburn, Lakewood, Olympia, or another South Sound spot?  You’ve come to the right place for a whole list of affordable South Sound fun for kids and families this weekend.

If you’re headed north or south, you’ll want to check out the fantastic list over at ThriftyNWmom compiled by super bargain sleuth Sia of Centsible in Seattle.

Ongoing Holiday Events

Olympia Also carriage rides and Santa visits  live caroling and Santa photos available Saturdays through December

 Zoolights at Pt.Defiance Zoo Zoo admission gets pricey. SFM recommends investing in an annual pass (Christmas gift from grandma?) unless you can take advantage of monthly free days for city of Tacoma residents.

Franciscan Polar Plaza is open for skating in downtown Tacoma

 Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Lake (Drive-Thru) Ongoing event through New Years

The reindeer are in at Watson’s nursery in Puyallup Santa during most hours, too. Ongoing event

Sleigh Rides and Santa at the Old Cannery in Sumner Santa Land weekends beginning the 23rd and going through December 23rd. Carriage Rides weekends beginning the 15th of December Check their Facebook page for update

Also Today (Sunday, December 2nd)

Just Between Friends Olympia Winter and Holiday consignment event in Lacey Last day, with many items half-off! Jenny tells me they still have lots of adorable holiday and winter outfits and equipment, too.

LMNOP Consignment Event and Holiday Bazaar in Lacey Most items half-off. Santa from 10-2. Nicole tells me they have lots of vendors with great holiday gift ideas.

Holiday Open House at the Prairie House Museum in Spanaway

Sing along Messiah at Christ Lutheran in Lakewood 2PM suggested donation of 10.00 with canned food donation. While not a children’s event, it should be fine for interested youngsters, and it’s nice and loud!

A Celtic Christmas at First Presbyterian Church in Tacoma  5PM Free, family friendly musical event

Key Center Tree lighting and Santa appearance

Christmas tree lighting and concert on Fox Island

Santa arrives by helicopter at the Olympic Flight Museum

Tree Lighting in Fircrest  Santa and refreshments after

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