With Christmas soon approaching, the city of Seattle is full of cheery events and activities to brighten your mood and put you in the holiday spirit. Between beautiful showcases of lights, exciting concerts and magnificent festivals, there are Seattle Christmas events for all to enjoy in the month of December. Here are a few hand-selected outings we think most anyone can appreciate for the holiday season.
Seattle Christmas Events: Enchant Christmas
Each December, Seattle’s T-Mobile Park becomes home to one of the city’s most renowned Christmas attractions, setting up a veritable winter wonderland that takes full advantage of its massive space. Housed in a baseball stadium, Enchant Christmas is best known for a sprawling maze of Christmas lights that bills itself as the world’s largest. The maze is full of new surprises and activities to complete every year, making it a holiday experience that merits becoming an annual tradition.
A PLU Christmas
Pacific Lutheran University has developed a reputation for hosting a stand-out performance among the landscape of Seattle Christmas events. Every year, A PLU Christmas combines the talents of the University Chorale, the University Symphony Orchestra and the Choir of the West to present “O Nata Lux”, an enthralling blend of holiday carols and contemporary music. For those in search of a memorable Christmas performance, A PLU Christmas offers an unforgettable encounter with musical mastery.
Christmas Lights in Seattle
When: Last week of November through December
Where: Assorted locations throughout the
Beyond being home to some of the nation’s best coffee shops and local music, the city of Seattle excels at dazzling its residents with displays of Christmas cheer. Some regions of the city are particularly well known for their enthusiasm for holiday decorations. Ravenna, for example, has acquired the nickname “Candy Cane Lane” for its prowess in impressing locals with elaborate lights and designs.
Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz
For those in a nostalgic mood this holiday season, the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center will hold a concert of Charlie Brown Christmas classics performed by the spirited Jose “Juicy” Gonzales Trio. Operating for its seventh year in a row, this Charlie Brown Seattle Christmas event will also feature a silent auction and gourmet chocolates from Meg Maggie Margaret, a local chocolatier.
A Victorian Country Christmas Festival
With over 500 booths featuring fully costumed vendors in Victorian styles, A Victorian Country Christmas Festival promises to be the most unique holiday outing you attend this winter. The festival replicates a Victorian-era village, allowing locals to stroll through a fascinating world of Christmas fun, complete with live music and delicious food. A massive selection of crafts and clothing makes A Victorian Country one ideal location for holiday gift shopping as well.