Holidays in Seattle
Put some Seattle sparkle in your holiday season! Downtown Seattle offers world-class arts and entertainment, shopping, dining and holiday festivities aplenty.
Celebrations kick off with the Macy’s Holiday Parade and end with a blast with New Year’s Eve at the Needle. This guide is your key to planning an unforgettable holiday season.
Visit HolidaysInSeattle.com throughout the season for an always up-to-date calendar of attractions, events and performances that are sure to dazzle the entire family.
Join the conversation and share your #SEAHolidays all season long!
Parking is plentiful in the Retail Core, Pioneer Square, Waterfront and West Edge – close to all the holiday fun! And these easy-to-find spots cost the same or less than street parking, many with special evening and weekend rates. Find your spot on our interactive map.
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
Presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet. Featuring choreography by George Balanchine, Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the PNB Orchestra, amazing new sets and costumes by children’s author/illustrator Ian Falconer (Olivia), and more than 150 roles, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® is the must-see event of the holiday season.
Nov 25 – Dec 28
The DSA Holiday Carousel Presented by Ikea
The whirling tradition of DSA's Holiday Carousel presented by IKEA returns on Friday, November 25 in Westlake Park for its' 30th year. Kids of all ages are welcome to take a spin, with a suggested donation of three dollars. Proceeds benefit Treehouse, providing foster kids a childhood and a future.
Nov 25 – Jan 2
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Seattle Center Winterfest
A wonderland of sparkling lights, child-sized diversions and spirited entertainment returns in 2016 with Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 25-Dec. 31, in venues and on the grounds of Seattle Center. Five weeks of free and affordable, fun-filled activities and live performances await those in search of uplifting seasonal spirit or delightful diversion from the hustle and bustle of the holiday routine.
Nov 25 – Dec 31
Room with a BrewGive the beer lover in your life a getaway in the nation's craft beer capital.
Stay in one of our Max King, Max Two Bed or Max Studio Suite rooms.
Enjoy a private kegerator filled with your choice of Pike Brewing's Kilt Lifter, Naughty Nellie, or Pale Ale.
Two 20 ounce Pike Brewing pint glasses (yours to keep!)
Must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance.
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
Seasons EatingsIndulge this holiday season and explore Seattle’s foodie scene. Offering more than a place to sleep off your food coma, your culinary adventure begins here. Includes a $50 restaurant credit, valet parking, a destination dining guide, plus a chocolate Christmas treat from a local Seattle chocolatier.
Be MerryShop, Clink, Drink, Dine, BE MERRY!! Celebrate the Holidays with our Be Merry package: Champagne for two, $40 Lola dining credit daily, Macy's shopping discount coupon, overnight valet parking for 1 vehicle, Ändra tote bag and late check-out of 1PM. This package is available through January 31, 2017.
The Roosevelt Hotel
Elementary, My DearGive the literature lover or mystery buff you love the gift of a Sherlockian getaway in Seattle with tickets to the final North American stop of "The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes" at Pacific Science Center, a Seattle Underground Tour, souvenir notebook and two Holmes-inspired "Study in Scarlet" cocktails at Miller's Guild.
Bookable now for stays between now and Jan. 18