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Jollidaze: Seattle’s Newest Family-Friendly Christmas Pop-Up Café You Can’t Miss

As the holiday season descends upon Seattle, the city transforms into a wonderland of festive lights and decorations. Among the many attractions are holiday bars known for their seasonal beauty and charm. But for those seeking a family-friendly spot where both adults and kids can soak in the holiday spirit, the Le family, owners of the famous Dochi mochi doughnut shop in Seattle, have created something truly special – the Jollidaze the Christmas pop-up café in Seattle.

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A Labor of Love and Holiday Cheer

The moment you step into Jollidaze, located in Seattle’s international district at 519 6th Ave S, Ste 110, you’re immediately immersed in a world of festive delight. The Le family’s passion and dedication are evident in every detail of the café. They’ve put in tremendous effort, handling much of the build work themselves – from crafting specialty pieces to hand-painting the wall art. This personal touch adds an extra layer of warmth and charm to your experience.

🤫 A Magical Secret Room for Kids

One of the highlights of Jollidaze, especially for the little ones, is its secret room. Hidden behind a bookshelf door that kids love exploring, this whimsical space adds an element of surprise and adventure to your visit.

Here’s What You Need to Know

📍 Location and Accessibility: Jollidaze is conveniently situated at 519 6th Ave S, Ste 110 in Seattle. It’s just a short 3-minute walk from the Seattle International District light rail station and Uwajimaya, making it a perfect stop after exploring downtown Seattle’s holiday activities. With doughzone nearby, it’s ideal for a complete family evening out.

🍨 Delightful Dessert Options: The café offers a variety of Snoqualmie ice cream flavors, including vegan choices. Indulge in a specialty sundae like the Vietnamese Affogato or enjoy a ‘reindeer flight’ with four scoops – a hit with the kids!

🍿 More Than Just Ice Cream: For those who might prefer something other than ice cream, Jollidaze doesn’t disappoint. Their menu includes soup, cookies, dochi bites (mochi doughnuts), popcorn, churros, and warm drinks served in festive cups – the cocoa comes highly recommended for its creaminess.

Soft Opening Hours and Tips

Currently in its soft-opening stage, Jollidaze operates Mon-Thurs from 3-8 pm and Fri-Sun from 12-10 pm. It’s always a good idea to check their Instagram for the latest updates on their hours. The café is bustling, especially during weekends, so you might have to wait for a table. But rest assured, every spot inside is perfect for enjoying your treats amidst Christmas kitsch and playing a fun game of I Spy.

🅿️ Parking Options: Conveniently, there’s street parking available right outside of the cafe. For those needing additional options, a paid lot is right next door, and Uwajimaya (one block away) offers up to 2 hours of validated parking with a purchase.

Jollidaze is more than just a café; it’s a festive experience that captures the essence of the holidays in Seattle. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a sweet treat, immerse in holiday décor, or simply spend quality time with your family, Jollidaze is the place to be. Make sure to visit before their planned closure in mid-January and immerse yourself in the joy and magic of the season at this unique, family-friendly holiday destination.

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