STAR 101.5 WEEKEND PLANNER - December 2017
BELLEVUE MAGIC SEASON
THRU JAN 15 You’ll be greeted by twinkling lights, live performances with jingle bell dancers and toy soldier drummers, ice skating at the region’s largest open-air ice arena presented by STAR 101.5 and lots of new adventures at Garden d’Lights and visit the newly renovated Downtown Park for hot cocoa and ice skating. Plus, holiday characters dance in the falling snow at Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection.
HOLIDAY TRADITIONS IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE
THRU JAN 5 Bring the family to Westlake Park and ride our Holiday Carousel. Shop the second annual Holiday Market while you’re there, featuring a rotating slate of vendors and makers curated by Urban Craft Uprising. In Pioneer Square, we’re bringing horse-drawn carriage rides, a season-long art exhibit and a one-day-only neighborhood holiday market.
THRU DEC 31 Five weeks of festive, fun-filled, free and affordable activities featuring Winterfest Ice Rink, ice sculpting, Winter Train & Village returns, along with live weekend performances and inspiring student showcases. The festival opens with Holiday Harmony and rings in the New Year with spectacular fireworks, Fountain of Light dance party and live music by premier cover band, Sway.
THRU JAN 1 Seattle's wildest holiday lights festival returns with sparkling lights and faux snowball fights, Santa, his reindeer and family delights. Or book a private party in a winter wonderland at Woodland Park Zoo’s annual WildLights! Enjoy one of our unique indoor venues, suitable for groups of 20-400, for your holiday gathering this year.
THRU JAN 1 See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with more than a half-million lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light displays at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
HOLIDAY WITH LIGHTS at WILD WAVES
THRU DEC 31 Little elves light up the theme park with a dazzling display of more than a million lights! Enjoy a magical evening with rides, a falling snow tent in Toyland, festive sing-a-longs, and pictures with Santa in the North Pole. Plus, NEW this year, Lights Aglow - Laser Light Spectacular!
LANTERN LIGHT FESTIVAL
THRU JAN 7 A celebration of a Chinese tradition that started over 2,000 years ago. Our enormous lanterns are hand-crafted by Chinese artisans and unique in color, size, and subject. You will see beautiful lanterns of architecture from around the world, creatures of the land and sea, holiday traditions, and mythical stories in Puyallup.
THRU DEC 17 Holiday train excursion to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot with music, cookies and holiday fun for the family.
The Shape of Water (Expands)
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