A fun family holiday event in northeast Seattle is the annual Candy Cane Lane lights and decorations. Located on NE Ravenna Blvd at 21st Ave NE, Candy Cane Lane is a cluster of 1920s houses all decked out for the holidays.
Beginning on December 4, 2021, through New Years Day 2022, you can drive through or walk through Candy Cane Lane nightly. Hours on Sunday through Thursday nights are from 4 PM to 9:30 PM. Friday and Saturday night hours are 4 PM to 11 PM.
Pedestrians are welcome at all times, and there are two nights when Candy Cane Lane will be closed to traffic and will host pedestrians only: Thursdays, December 9 and December 16.
You are encouraged to bring food donations (canned or dry food like spaghetti boxes) for the University District Food Bank barrel at the end of the lane.
Candy Cane Lane is open from December 4, 2021 through New Years Day 2022. See their Facebook page for updates and more detailed directions.
The history of the houses on this street called NE Park Road is that it was developed in the 1920s with a site plan and architectural plan for the houses as a group. The site was owned by the Beck family who developed the Ravenna community beginning in the 1880s.