Around the Christmas Sound

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!
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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!

NOV 25 - DEC 27
Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

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 25 - DEC 24
Snowflake Lane

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 11 - JAN 22
Wild Lanterns at Woodland Park Zoo


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!

Sing Along Handel’s Messiah at Christ Lutheran Church in Lakewood

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 25 - JAN 2
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.

Candy Cane Lane
Dates TBD

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

DEC 17 - 7PM
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.

NOV 25 - 3-6PM
Tree Lighting Celebration at Westlake Park

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.

The Fox Hollow Farm Winter Festival is Back!

(Issaquah, WA) Fox Hollow Farm is excited to welcome guests back to the property for the 2022 Winter Festival. This holiday celebration will take place from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Thursday, December 8th through Sunday, December 11th, 2022. Tickets start at just $12 for children, and $28 for adults.

Fox Hollow Farm has a rich history in the Issaquah community, hosting festivals and celebrations for many years. After a brief hiatus of public events in early 2022, while the property transitioned hands to the event production company Landmark Event Co., Fox Hollow is officially ready to open their doors and welcome the public back for unforgettable experiences.

“We are thrilled to be joining the Issaquah community, and sharing this beautiful property with the public again,” says Dhruv Agarwal, owner of Landmark Event Co. “We know how important community is to this area, and want to keep these event traditions alive, in addition to hosting private weddings and events.”

Under the Landmark Event Co. management team, you can expect to enjoy the classic charms of the property, as well as a brand new Polar Express inspired storybook walk, free Santa encounters, and a local makers craft market. A new elevated feature to the farm are the charming Snow Globes, which provide a 90 minute private space for up to 6 guests, complete with food and drinks. Visitors who are 21+ will enjoy the Visit Issaquah sponsored Frosty Beverage Garden, complete with live music and adult beverages.

For more information on attending the event, providing event sponsorships, or vendor participation in the makers market, please contact Fox Hollow Venue Manager, Kylie Martinez by calling 206-274-5894 or emailing

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