This holiday season you're probably looking for some fun and festive events to take the family to as you get into the spirit! Here's a list of some events and holiday magic to put you in the mood this Christmas, brought to you by BEACON PLUMBING Heating, Electrical, Septic & Mechanical, INC!
As fall settles in, the weather is cooler
You’ve sharpened your pencils, you’ve got a new ruler
Visions of Sugarplums are close behind,
And magic (the sparkly, holiday kind).
Join us for Candy Canes, Snowflakes, and Mice –
A show so fantastic you might see it twice.
The Nutcracker’s coming, this November/December,
A fun family date you’ll be sure to remember!
NOV 24 - DEC 24
Experience the wonder of falling snow, dazzling lights, festive music, toy drummers, and dancers in this complimentary nightly parade of holiday floats. Join us on the sidewalks between Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square from NE 4th to NE 8th Streets every night at 7 pm. Park in any of our free parking garages and choose your favorite spot on the sidewalk to see the show.
NOV 10 - JAN 14
Wild Lanterns at Woodland Park Zoo
ILLUMINATE YOUR HOLIDAYS
An immersive experience featuring large scale animal and nature scape lanterns representing wild places from around the globe!
Explore the zoo like never before with a lantern festival unlike any in the Northwest! WildLanterns presented by BECU offers a larger-than-life, immersive experience that will “wow” anyone, no matter their age!
DEC 1-3, 8-10, 15-17 & 20-23
Holiday Magic at the Washington State Fair Events Center
Holiday Magic, the festive holiday experience at the Washington State Fair Events Center returns! Weekends throughout the month of December, immerse yourself in a world of festive delights, where twinkling lights, the aroma of delicious treats, and the sound of laughter fill the air. Celebrate this special time of year, with holiday activities - both indoors and outdoors. Be amazed at the many experiences free with admission, including three carnival rides! And don’t miss the festive food at 12 different locations throughout the event.
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The performance features professional instrumentalists and vocal soloists. Music scores are available and admission is free. Singers and listeners welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations for the local food bank. For more information contact Christ Lutheran Church at 253-588-0331.
NOV 24 - JAN 1
ZOOLIGHTS at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Magical lights and a classic holiday tradition dazzling our community for 35 years. Step back into the Zoolights tradition you know and love: your Zoo, transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with over 800,000 lights.
Don't miss the 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair at the Lynnwood Event Center from 9am - 2pm! This jolly celebration includes a scrumptious breakfast, a meet and greet with real reindeer, and photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with craft making, a hot cocoa bar, a seasonal candy station, your favorite holiday movies, festive musical performances, face painting, karaoke, and more! Price: Tickets are priced at $10 for General Admission, with a special rate of $2.50 for children aged 12 and under.
Candy Cane Lane
A Seattle tradition since 1949, residents of Northeast Park Road in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood transform their street into a festive neighborhood like no other, known as Candy Cane Lane. The 23 homes cover their homes and yards with Christmas decorations. SeattleCandyCaneLane@gmail.com
Christmas Boat Parade
Seattle Christmas Boat Parade is a time honored holiday tradition. Join us out on the water for our annual holiday boating event. Seattle Christmas Boat Parade is a Pacific Northwest – ‘Must Do’ staple. Join our ‘Toy Drive’ and charity for Seattle Children’s Hospital – get out on the water and fire up the mains. It’s Holiday boating for a cause; while keeping our active Pacific Northwest maritime community and industry united and keeping holiday traditions of active cruising on Lake Union.
Flip the switch on a dazzling holiday season in downtown Seattle at the DSA/MID annual tree lighting celebration, presented by Alaska Airlines. Head to Westlake Park for an afternoon full of festivities beginning at 3 p.m. featuring live music, light sculptures, giveaways and the tree lighting starting at 5 p.m.