Get into the Holiday Spirit at Beacon Hill!

December 16, 2021

The holidays are here! Getting into the holiday spirit is easy when you’re at Colina! Whether you are looking to spend time inside or you want to get out and explore, there is lots to do this December near Beacon Hill. From baking at home to magical light festivals and more.  So don’t be a Scrooge this year, and get into the holiday spirit at Colina

There’s no doubt that it can get pretty cold and wet when you’re living in the PNW so if you prefer to stay in your warm Colina home then we understand! There’s still lots to do that will get you into the holiday spirit! From baking, decorating, and DIY, here are our favorite at-home holiday activities. 


  • Cozy Hot Cocoa & Holiday Movies!

If you’re looking for a cozy night in full of holiday spirit then we’ve got the answer for you! When it gets cold, hot cocoa is a classic drink to warm us right up. Mix that up with Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas, you’ll have a night full of holiday fun! Don’t forget your favorite blanket for the ultimate coziness. Here is our favorite homemade hot cocoa recipe

  •  Holiday Cookies

Whether you like the classic chocolate chip, or a cookie with a twist, filling your home with the sweet smell of freshly baked goods can’t be beat! And your Colina kitchen can handle it all so make sure to make all your favorites. 

Get some yummy holiday cookie recipes here

  • DIY Decor 

Going out shopping is fun but nothing beats creating something with your own hands! From wreaths to coffee filter garland and much more! You might not even have to go out to buy supplies. So invite some friends over and create your own holiday decoration! Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like decorating your home. 

Find 41 DIY holiday decorations here


If you’re looking for some holiday outings, there’s lots to see this holiday season in Beacon Hill! Get transported into a winter wonderland and get into the holiday spirit! 

  • The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a holiday classic that you won’t want to miss! With its classic score, thrilling dances, immersive scenery, and magical story, you’ll be transported to a winter wonderland. Tickets are selling out fast, check out the show dates here!

  • Christmas Ship Festival 

Celebrate the holidays in style and on the water with the Christmas Ship Festival! See the city and it’s lights from a whole new view, just remember to dress warmly. You might find your holiday spirit out at sea!

Get your tickets here!

  • Happy Holiday Booths

Down at ​​Occidental Square, go a little gift shopping and enjoy each holiday-themed booth! You’ll find more than just booths here. Merry characters walking around, live holiday music, and don’t forget to take a photo with Santa himself. It might be cold but there will be holiday treats and hot cocoa to keep you warm.

Learn more about the Happy Holiday Booths here! 

Whether you stay in or go out, we hope you have a wonderful time! Happy holidays from your Colina team! ✨❄️


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