THURS – An improvised Christmas Carol at Pike Place with funny plot twists opens the classic A Christmas Carol Story.
THURS-SUN – The Hard Nut is a retro-modern take on the beloved Nutcracker, with snowflakes and G.I. Joes’ in a reimagined story of the classic tale at Paramount Theatre.
SANTA BAR CRAWL
SAT – Wear a Santa Suit or a holiday costume to SantaCon, beginning at Westlake Park, then head to 15 participating bars.
GREEN LAKE LIGHTS
SAT – Stroll around Green Lake down a pathway of lights which includes live music at four locations, rain, snow, or stars.
SAT-SUN – The Renegade Craft Fair offers indie crafts, food trucks, a live DJ, and more at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park.
THE CHRISTMAS REVELS
SAT-SUN – Bring the family to celebrate the winter solstice, listen to music, dance, watch performances, and storytelling at the Rialto Theatre.
CHRISTMAS SHIP FESTIVAL
THROUGH DEC 23 – Ride on a ship over Lake Washington and the Puget Sound while listening to the Christmas choir on board.
THE NORTH POLE
THROUGH DEC 24 – Cougar Mountain Zoo’s North Pole invites you to meet Santa and his reindeer, see his sleigh and browse animals at the Zoo.
THROUGH DEC 24 – Head to Swanson’s Nursery to visit Santa’s live Reindeer and watch a model train circle a winter wonderland landscape.
THROUGH DEC 24 – Watch the beautiful display of lights, dancers, music, and falling snow at the scenic Snowflake Lane.
THROUGH DEC 24 – The Tacoma Zoo decorates for Christmas with over 700,000 lights and displays and even the aquarium participates! Head to Point Defiance Zoo for a spectacular view.
THROUGH DEC 28 – A cozy Holiday Tea Party in the Fireside Room offers holiday sandwiches and treats.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THROUGH DEC 28 – ACT Theatre hosts A Christmas Carol, a Charles Dicken’s story and holiday classic about beloved character’s Christmas transformation.
THROUGH DEC 29 – The story of a struggling actor disguises himself as a British nanny in order to spend quality time with his children he’s lost due to divorce, at the 5th Avenue Theatre.
GUYS & DOLLS
THROUGH DEC 29 – The Village Theatre hosts a Tony-winning musical about gangsters, gamblers, showgirls, and missionaries in 1930’s New York City.
THROUGH JAN 1 – The Sheraton Seattle Hotel hosts edible displays showcasing Gingerbread villages and art.
THROUGH JAN 5 – The Seattle Repertory Theatre hosts famous composer Hershey Felder as he brings Beethoven’s popular hits to life.
THROUGH JAN 5 – Head to the Seattle Zoo, enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and browse the displays of over 800,000 lights. Interact in animal encounters, fire pits, snowball fights, and a carousel.
DINNER CIRQUE SHOW
THROUGH FEB 9 – A night like this is a live aerial and acrobatic show performed around you as you enjoy a five-course dinner at Marymoor Park.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Jumanji: The Next Level
- Black Christmas
- Richard Jewell
- Uncut Gems
- Venky Mama
- Promare (Redux)
- A Hidden Life
- Hell on the Boarder
- Kitty Party
- Line of Descent