Gifts Galore

Find a special something for a special someone in SLU.

Winter Wonderland

Experience seasonal cheer in South Lake Union.

Featured Businesses

Mera Apartments

Mera’s apartment homes offer panoramic views of Lake Union, luxury amenities and classic designer finishes, evoking an open, airy and sophisticated lakeside escape.

Café Hagen

Casual yet refined, elegant yet subtle, the ambiance of Café Hagen blends the design with the relaxing atmosphere to treat yourself with a Scandinavian style coffee, home-made snack delicacies, and hand-picked fine wine and beer selection.

Neighborhood Map

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Upcoming Events

December 6, 4:00 pm, Denny Park

Snow Days 2019 Grand Opening Party

Ramp up your holiday spirit with Snow Days Grand Opening Celebration! You, your friends, and your family – this event is suitable for all ages and is completely FREE to attend.  The Opening Party is Friday, December 6th from 4pm-9pm. The lights display however, is on every evening from December 6th, 2019 to January 20th, 2020!


Our Snow Bar is the perfect place to cozy up with a few drinks! Our heated tent space and winter-themed cocktails will warm you right up. Sponsored by Diageo & our non-profit partner, One Reel.


Get all your holiday goodies here! From handmade crafts by local artists & makers to delicious snacks & treats – there’s plenty to explore. Here’s a chance to shop local and support some great small businesses!
Interested in vending at our event? Apply here.


After a long day playing out in the snow, nothing beats a hot, cozy meal! Our selection of food trucks are here for any hungry visitors.


It’s not a party without live performances from local artists, a DJ, AND surprise live entertainment (maybe some winter fairies!) throughout the evening. We’ll also have our signature giant inflatable snow globe photo booth again for a one-of-a-kind photo op!


December 11-12, 11:00 am, Van Vorst Courtyard

South Lake Union Winter Market 2019

Didn’t get enough UCU at our regular winter show? We’ll be returning to Van Vorst Plaza in South Lake Union again this year to showcase a couple dozen more vendors, just 1 week after our big Urban Craft Uprising 15th Annual Winter Show!

This event runs for two consecutive days and is FREE to attend! Vendors will rotate out each day so you can come shop BOTH days and find brand new stuff each time!


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Meman Harishu

aka little lake – nickname given by the Duwamish