Lumaze...

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Christmas 2018 I went to an AWESOME indoor light display called Enchant. It was held in Seattle’s Safeco Field (today renamed T-Mobile Park), and was absolutely breathtaking. This year we went to a lame rip off called Lumaze.

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It looks OK, but...

Going to Lumaze verses Enchant was a conspiracy organized by my friends with small children. Lumaze was half the price of Enchant. Fine... 😑 Plus, it was filled with kid friendly play areas (aka ground zero for every possible winter cold).

Like these bouncing unicorns!

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Kids and their mama about to unicorn race.

One nice thing about Lumaze, it was set up indoors at Seattle’s cruise ship terminal. During the wet, blustery night, indoors was excellent. The location of the lights also meant cheaper parking! A bonus in Seattle.

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OK, some of the lights were cool. 😊

Eleven folks were in our Lumaze group. The crew included me, my husband, my high school buddies Ned and Guy, Ned’s wife, his two kids and his sister and my sorority sister (in town from DC), her husband and their young son. Having the crew back together is always a great time.

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Frolicking amongst the illuminations.

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In some ways the night was “picture perfect”. 🤣😂

The event had several activities for kids and adults. There was the light maze and a scavenger hunt to find elves. You already saw the bouncing unicorns. There was also a train for the kids to ride and a small playground. For the adults, the event had a stage with bands next to a small bar. Additionally, they had a small Christmas Market and meals were available thanks to various food trucks.

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The train.

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Walking toward the Christmas market.

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Despite Lumaze being less than “lumazing”, it was still a fun night out with some of my best and oldest friends. It is cool that some of us have been together since being kids, and now our spouses and children get to be friends too. 😍

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Some of the crew.


Until next year, Merry Christmas! 😉 🎄



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So was there some entertainment other than the light displays, photo ops, along with the fair?

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There was a stage where bands could perform, but we went the day after Christmas so.... it was just holiday music piped over a sound system. The whole thing was very geared towards people with little kids.

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It was! 😂🤣😂 I love a good Christmas light display... and this place looks good in photos, but is was sooo shabby compared to the other spot just a few miles away! 😃🤣

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I love the lights...

They are a lot of fun!

That does indeed look like you had a good time! Personally, I always get fascinated by bright flashy lights. I'm particularly impressed with that tunnel.

The tunnel was cool. It looks almost never ending in the photos.

I absolutly looove your pictures 😍 and spending time with family and friends are The best thing. Amazing lights and colors,and that tunnel looks super cool.
Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful weekend sweet @dfinney ❤️🤗🥰❤️ love

Ahhh thank you @saffisara! It was a fun night out.

Lights do magical things to kids and adults alike. I am sure you and your friends enjoyed it as much as the kids. I can tell by your group photo!
Thanks for sharing your experience! I can't say that I have been to a similar venue as Lumaze... ummmm... except for that recent LV light and water shows I've been too.
Have a beautiful weekend, my lovely sis @dfinney, and keep smiling you beautiful smile! Take care🥰🌺🤙 and a ton of hugs 🤗 😘

Ahhh Las Vegas! A whole town of Christmas lights but ALL year long!

There is a light maze in Vancouver Canada at the top of Grouse Mountain. The mountain overlooks the city and is covered in snow each winter. I really want to visit that one next December. I LOVE magical holiday light displays!