Seattle, WA Events Calendar - things to watch when moving to Seattle

Event Calendar

Thinking about moving to Seattle, WA?  Here are some of the events coming up in the area - before you move stop by to take in some of these exciting activities.
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November 21 - December 2, 2015
Seattle Festival of Trees
Beautifully decorated trees on display. Each tree is available for sponsorship or purchase. Money raised will be used for the Seattle Children's Autism Center and Uncompensated care at Seattle Children's. Free event.
November 27, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Bellevue Magic Season
Seven weeks of holiday events and festivities, music and culture, and unique shopping and dining experiences for the entire family to enjoy
November 27 - December 31, 2015
Winterfest 2015
A Holiday Tradition! Ice rink, ice sculpting, weekend performances, Winter Train & Village, food and drink, vendors and more. The festival opens with The Dickens Carolers and rings in the New Year with spectacular fireworks and live music by premiere dance band The Machine
November 27, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Bundle up and stroll the Zoo as it comes aglow with more than a half-million lights. Warm up in the steamy South Pacific Aquarium, ride a camel, or take a spin on the antique carousel. Closed Dec. 24/25 & Jan 1.
November 28, 2015 - January 2, 2016
Garden d'Lights 2015
A winter wonderland of over a half a million lights and displays at the Bellevue Botanical Garden.
December 2-6, 2015
Festival of Trees
A glittering display of approximately 60 exquisitely decorated trees. Each tree has is uniquely themed and trimmed with holiday presents, trips and other marvelous gifts. Set in a fairy-tale wonderland with special theme days and events, gift shops, photos with Santa, two elegant evenings of dining and entertainment, and the season's most exciting auction of trees and wreaths. Benefits children & families at Mary Bridges Children's.
December 2-6, 2015
A Victorian Country Christmas Festival
It all kicks off with the Tree Lighting Ceremony – an extreme 185 foot Christmas Tree with nearly 4,500 lights! Santa’s Village, Singing Nativity, Winter Wine Garden, 500 shops, entertainment and more.
December 5
Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale
Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Art Center gather to sell their handmade items such as mugs, bowls, serving dishes, casseroles, garden art, soap dishes, jewelry, holiday items, and more!
December 5
Arlington Hometown Holidays
Santa parade, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Festive Sweater Contest, carols, visits with Santa. Wagon rides, live music, free movie, Holiday Market, Christmas Run, Festival of Trees Gala & Auction.
December 5
Port Orchard
Festival of Chimes & Lights
Lighted boats, hay rides, choirs, pet parade, Santa, crafts, treats, free Christmas Movie, Jingle Bell Walk/Run, and more family fun.
December 5
Holiday on the Bay
Holiday Craft Fair & Market, Toys For Tots Toy Drive, Music, Santa, Tree Lighting and more.
December 5
Redmond Lights
Light displays, music, entertainment, the Holiday Market, and fun activities for the whole family.
December 5
Kingston Cove Christmas
Holiday Boat Parade, Carols sing along, Santa, Santa’s Workshop, tree lighting bonfire, food vendors, wine & beer garden, and more.
December 12-13, 2015
Port Gamble
Port Gamble Country Christmas
Festive holiday activities, horse-drawn hayrides, over 100,000 holiday lights, craft-making for the kid, the Northwest’s oldest fruitcake contest, tree lighting ceremony followed by Western Washington’s only holiday fireworks display.

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