Santa will fly an airplane to the Museum of Flight on Saturday, Dec. 10, to listen to children’s wishes. COURTESY PHOTO, Museum of Flight

Santa flies airplane to Museum of Flight holiday party

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:27pm
  • Life

Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly a vintage propeller plane to the Museum of Flight on Saturday, Dec. 10.

At 11:45 a.m., the couple will arrive at the museum, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., in Tukwila. Children and parents are encouraged to greet Santa at the plane. He will be listening to children’s wishes in the Great Gallery until 4 p.m. Museum visitors can also meet the Coca-Cola Polar Bear, with free mini bear dolls for the first 200 children.

Holiday music will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the Boeing Concert Orchestra, and continue at 2 p.m. with the Boeing Band. There will be a live theater show, “Home for the Holidays – The USO story,” also at 2 p.m. The show recalls the music and entertainment the USO provided troops, from the front lines of World War II to the jungles of Vietnam.

The outdoor Santa event is free, while indoor festivities are free with admission to the Museum. Children age 4 and under receive free museum admission. For more information, visit


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