It was a night of family, friends, and a whole lot of sugar! Facebook decked the halls with the Seattle Family Gingerbread Night on Wednesday, December 13th. The event was held at their beautiful Seattle offices that overlook South Lake Union and the rest of the Seattle city skyline.

Seattle Skyline at Sunset
Seattle Rooftop with Space Needle

As the sun began to set and guests began to arrive. Two very festive characters decided to join the party as well! Guests were greeted with a decked out Gingerbreadman and his good friend, Olaf from the 2013, Disney Animated phenomenon, Frozen.

Holiday Party Characters

As the festive characters joined the party they took pictures, chatted, and even played games and danced around with guests, the night proved to be one with lots of laughter, joy and many great photo moments with family and friends.

Holiday Party Characters
Holiday Party Characters

There was not a shortage of laughter and then was definitely not a shortage of delicious treats and sweets for guests to decorate. With cookie and gingerbread decorating stations sprinkled throughout the floors, guests could choose from decorating individual cookies to even constructing and decorating a full-on gingerbread house.

holiday cookie decorating station

Big bright bowls of every candy one could think of were placed throughout the tables lined with various gingerbread and sugar cookies ready to be decorated. Guests and their little artists would spend hours crafting their edible works of art.

gingerbread house decorating station

From every color royal icing of the rainbow to every shape sprinkle, the sky was the limit for Facebook’s cookie crafters of all ages.

sugar cookie decorating station

Of course with all the work decorating and designing cookies and gingerbread houses, there needed to be festive beverages to go with all of the sugary treats.

Seattle Harbor Skyline

Upon the rooftop decks that overlooked the beautiful South Lake Union, adults could enjoy a festive beverage bar that served hot toddies, hot chocolate, and cider with a little bit of extra holiday cheer.

Holiday Hot Toddy Station

For those not of age, there were plenty of festive non-alcoholic beverage choices such as hot cider, and crafting the perfect hot chocolate with plenty of whipped cream, chocolate sauce, marshmallows, and sprinkles.

Holiday Hot Chocolate Station
Holiday Gingerbread House Station

From Gingerbread cookies to Gingerbread Houses, there was no shortage of festive activities for guests and children to participate in. A few floors below the cookie creating, guests could enjoy music, food, and the opportunity to create their very own holiday candles.

Holiday Candle Making Station

With holiday candles, cookies, and gingerbread houses to take home, the memorable evening was also filled with many holiday photo opportunities with families and loved ones as well! Guests could climb inside the giant inflatable snowglobe or visit the Facebook Holiday photobooth.

Giant Snow Globe Photo Booth