HOLIDAY SEASON 2021
BELLEVUE DOWNTOWN ICE RINK
THRU - JAN 9 The Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by STAR 101.5 is the region’s largest seasonal ice skating experience, with more than 9,000 square feet of real ice. Skate lessons and special skate days, purchase tickets in advance.
A VICTORIAN COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
THURS-SUN 500 booths with vendors in Victorian costumes selling art, jewelry, decorations, clothing, and toys at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STUDIO TOUR
FRI-SUN Celebrating 38 years this winter, with an exciting array of artists. 40 regional artists with their hand-crafted work will be showcased in six island studios and community halls.
THRU-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 every night at 7 pm.
WINTERFEST AT SEATTLE CENTER
THRU-DEC 31 Sparkling lights, amusements and spirited entertainment at Seattle Center Winterfest, virtually here on our website and also in-person, with the Winter Train & Village, ice sculpting and our annual campus lighting display.
THRU-JAN 2 Step back into the Zoolights tradition you know and love: your Zoo, transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with over 800,000 lights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
THRU JAN 30 Explore the zoo like never before with a brand-new lantern festival unlike any in the Northwest! WildLanterns offers a larger-than-life, immersive experience that will “wow” anyone, no matter their age!
PORT OF EVERETT HOLIDAY ON THE BAY
THRU JAN 31 Pop-up holiday market with Everett Makers Market featuring 20+ local vendors, ‘deck the halls’ kids crafts with Imagine Children’s Museum, City of Everett Fire Department ‘Touch a Truck’, Holiday music & photo opportunities, FREE holiday drive-in movies at Boxcar Park and more!
THE LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS
THRU-JAN 8 See spectacular lights, dazzling displays, wave to Santa and Mrs. Claus, while listening to Christmas music from the comfort of your own car at Warm Beach in Stanwood.
HOLIDAY MAGIC AT THE WASHINGTON STATE FAIR EVENTS CENTER
THRU DEC 31 Enjoy amazing holiday experiences including ice skating, a spin on the merry-go-round, a ride on the Santa Express Train, drinks at The Yeti Bar and Fire Pit, shopping, festive food, drinks, displays and more!
ISSAQUAH REINDEER FESTIVAL
THRU DEC 31 Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays with family and friends! Take part in the most unique annual holiday celebration in the Northwest, offering excitement and fun for everyone!
CHRISTMAS SHIP FESTIVAL
THRU -DEC 23 Ride on the main ship with the choir, or on a “follow boat” for adults, or listen from shore (unless the shore event is marked P for private in the schedule) during the Christmas Ship Festival with many departure points.
CHRISTMAS IN COLOR AT WILD WAVES
THRU -JAN 2 Drive through millions of lights synchronized to holiday music through your radio featuring giant candy canes, snowmen, and tunnels of lights at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park.
THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
THRU -DEC 28 Pacific Northwest Ballet performs The Nutcracker by George Balanchine, with a live orchestra, magnificent sets and costumes, and a huge cast in McCaw Hall.
THRU -DEC 31 Over half a million sparkling lights formed in the whimsical shapes of plants, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden.