Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for someone special? Maybe they have particular tastes, or they already seem to have everything. Why not gift them a memorable experience instead of yet another scented candle that will end up in Goodwill? Everyone appreciates an experience as a gift because it doesn’t take up room in their home, it can often be something you do together and it creates a lasting memory that they’ll treasure forever.
If you’re looking for the best gift experiences in Seattle, we put together a wide range of options. Whether the person on your list is a music lover, a foodie, or a complete enigma to you, they’re sure to love being gifted one of these Seattle experiences.
Here are 8 of the best gift experiences in Seattle:
A gift that makes an amazing experience year-round is the Candlelight series that takes place in stunning venues around Seattle. String musicians play tributes to a wide variety of musical artists while surrounded by glowing candles.
From tribute concerts to timeless composers like Vivaldi to modern-day icons like Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, there is a Candlelight concert for every kind of music lover. Keep an eye on the list of upcoming concerts taking place throughout the year in Seattle. If your loved one starts playing Christmas music in September, then you you can get them an early gift to a holiday special.
If you have someone in your life who is obsessed with Harry Potter, you’ll blow their mind with Harry Potter: Magic at Play. This unique experience, which has already amazed witches and wizards of all ages in Chicago, is now open in Seattle! It allows visitors to become fully immersed in the young wizard’s world. It’s filled with magical moments, from stepping into the Great Hall to taking potions classes. There are tickets available for select dates, and you can also grab a gift card, which makes the perfect present for Potterheads this holiday.
Chase away their winter doldrums or midweek blues with the gift of tickets to their local movie theater. You get a discount and they get to go see a free movie of their choice at any of the participating AMC locations in the United States.
If your loved one is a foodie (or just trying to cook more), treat them to a food experience in Seattle. They can learn how to make Asian dumplings, classic handmade pasta, or pillowy sweet potato gnocchi.
Whether you are searching for something special to do with a significant other or think the person in question would enjoy this experience with you or someone else, a mystery, self-guided picnic is definitely an original gift idea. The experience includes a delicious picnic spread from local artisan producers, interactive clues to find your picnic basket, games, and so much more!
Whether they just moved to Seattle, only visit occasionally, or have lived here for years, everyone loves this scenic Seattle harbor cruise. It’s a beautiful way to experience the city year-round, and you learn something new about Seattle every time you go.
Gifting someone a wine tasting is always a good idea. The experience is informal and a lot of fun. This priority wine pass opens you up to an array of options when it comes to discovering new wines and places. Give that special someone access to over 400 wineries, complimentary tastings, discounts, and so many more wine-based activities.
Sometimes it can be hard to buy an experience gift for someone if you’re not sure of their schedule—which is where gift cards come in handy! We recommend a Candlelight Concert gift card if they love music or a gift card for Harry Potter: Magic at Play if they want to unleash their inner witch or wizard this November!