It's the most wonderful time of the year! In and around Seattle in November & December are plenty of fun events for kids of all ages. Here are a few of our annual favorites!
Winterfest: Nov 24th - Jan 1
Winterfest is a 5 week long festival at the Seattle Center. It features ice staking, live performances, various free & affordable actives and the Train Village. Open everyday, there are plenty of festive things to do around the Center!
Issaquah Reindeer Festival: Dec 1st - 23rd
This is the 30th year of the Reindeer Festival at Cougar Mountain Zoo! Activities include photos with Santa, visiting his reindeer, feeding Santa's animals and enjoying hot chocolate. Don't miss the opportunity to see some of the most beloved holiday animals at the zoo.
Snowflake Lane: Nov 24th - Jan 1st
Snowflake Lake is a nightly parade, festival and dance party in downtown Bellevue! Best of all, there is a beautiful show of falling snow during the parade!
Wildlights: Nov 24th - Jan 1st
Woodland Park Zoo hosts Wildlights with more than 60,000 lights creating wild animals in 3D! Other activities include Santa Photos, carousel rides and snowball fights! There are also special opportunities to view nocturnal animals, even though the rest of the zoo animals are tucked in bed for the night.
Fireworks at the Needle: Dec 31st - Jan 1st
To top it all off, why not ring in the New Year with the entire city of Seattle? There are plenty off places you can view the fireworks for free, or you can even get tickets to various viewing parties! Whatever you choose, it'll be a blast!
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