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Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle’s wildest holiday lights festival returns with sparkling lights and faux snowball fights, Santa, his reindeer and family delights. Open 36 nights! November 24th – January 1st Various times Woodland Park Zoo  Click here for more information.

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The Nutcracker

Gorgeous new scenery and costumes by celebrated author and illustrator Ian Falconer (Olivia the Pig), Tchaikovsky’s cherished score played live by the PNB Orchestra, the brilliant dancing of PNB, and Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall all dressed up for the holidays. November 24th – December 28th  Various times McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Click here for performance times and tickets.

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Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection

Don’t miss Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, a magical evening performance for the entire family. November 24th – December 24th 7pm every night Bellevue Way, between NE 8th Street and NE 4th Street It’s a holiday spectacle of live toy soldier drummers, exhilarating music, animated snow characters, glittering lights all surrounded by snow falling every night along Bellevue Way, …

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A Christmas Carol

Join us for a Seattle tradition: a ripping good telling of the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the curmudgeonly businessman who requires the intervention of a few spectral guides to understand the true meaning of Christmas and life. November 24th – December 28th Various times ACT Theatre – 700 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101 Well over a century after its writing, …

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Christmas Ship Festival

The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™ is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities – around 65 in all. November 24th – December 23rd  Various times Various departure locations Choirs on board the Christmas Ship™ perform to guests aboard as well as …

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Tacoma Turkey Trot

Gobble gobble!  The Tacoma City Turkey Trot is a fun 5K Run and Walk on Thanksgiving morning starting from Fleet Feet Sports Tacoma! Thursday, November 23rd 9am race start Proctor District, Tacoma, WA start/finish at the Fleet Feet Tacoma store) Whether you are a runner looking for a new PR or you are a walker, there’s no greater way to start …

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Seattle Turkey Trot

The Seattle Turkey Trot is a 5k jog, walk or run on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017. This is the 11th year of the scenic run which starts in the Sunset Hill neighborhood near Ballard, and finishes at Golden Gardens Park. November 23rd 9am race start  Sunset Hill in Ballard  All proceeds from this race go to …

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Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off

Get ready for Seattle’s premier Thanksgiving themed running and walking event….The Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off. Sunday, November 19th 8am-11am Green Lake Park Taking place at Green Lake Park on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the event consists of a 10K run/walk, a 5K run/walk, a free kids dash and a post-race celebration that includes the crowd pleasing …

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Yulefest

Yulefest is the annual Christmas celebration at Nordic Heritage Museum. Vendors sell hand-crafted wares, and traditional Scandinavian Christmas food and drinks are sold. November 18th- 19th 10am – 5pm Nordic Heritage Museum – Ballard, Seattle, WA There is music and dancing, plus a visit from Santa, a raffle with fantastic prizes and a Silent Auction. Yulefest is a 39-year strong …

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Empty Bowls

This Emergency Food Network event is an annual ritual enjoyed by more than 500 people each year.  During Empty Bowls, attendees can choose from more than 1,500 bowls to purchase for the home and for holiday gifts. After purchasing bowls, guests are served a bowl of soup (in a separate bowl) donated by local chefs. Saturday, November 18th 1pm – 3:30pm Charles Wright …

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