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Discover Bellevue's Most Magical Holiday Experiences

Explore our collection of the region's most popular holiday celebrations, events and experiences in Downtown Bellevue. 


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The Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink returns for its 25th year to the picturesque Bellevue Downtown Park from November 18 through January 8, 2023!
Meydenbauer Center Theatre hosts an enchanting series of holiday-themed productions starting November 25.
The smell of sugar-coated gingerbread will be floating through the Hyatt Regency Bellevue as they take over the ballroom on Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26.
Santa is back at his workshop on the second level of Bellevue Square Center Court!Children and families can pose for a contactless photo with Santa from Nov. 25 - Dec. 24.
See the region’s most festive holiday show! Nightly Parade at 7 p.m. from November 25 - December 24.
Come see Santa light the 30-foot tree at Bellevue Place Wintergarden on Friday, November 25.
Although Nov. 26 is known as "Shop Small Saturday," we encourage you buy gifts from independent businesses every Saturday throughout the season.
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed in the whimsical shapes of plants, birds, and more from Nov. 26-Dec. 31
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Spend a fun afternoon getting into the holiday spirit, plus bring home a variety of Holiday Cookies to share. Pastry Chef Thanh Tang, will teach your teen how to make his favorite holiday cookie recipes.
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Join this hands-on class where Chef Jen Tarantino Reyes will teach you to make four different gifts in a jar that will delight any teacher, babysitter, dog walker or hostess.
Come make meaningful connections at FGI Seattle Networking Soiree & Holiday Market while supporting amazing local/female-founded businesses!
The Bellevue Collection brings live music to the Wintergarden with music from The Emily Mclntosh Duo!
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In this hands-on class, learn the tricks to mastering these naturally gluten-free cookies and a go-to-recipe for a creamy Swiss buttercream that you will want to use for frosting all of your cakes.
Bring the whole family to experience the magic of the farm lit up for the holidays.
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Gather your friends and join Whisk's holiday events–cookie baking and decorating.
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Whether you’re roasting chestnuts over an open fire, or making tantalizing treats for the family, get ready with a few holiday recipes to kick things off. 
Sip some wine from Damsel Cellars and bring our your creative side at ZenRock Fitness' upcoming wine & wreath workshop!
Stop by for a festive Holiday Open House showcasing our local shops and restaurants at Bellevue Place. Enjoy a night to shop and mingle at exclusive boutiques with one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays.
Join the International Ballet Theatre for a Christmas tradition decades old. With vibrant costumes and brilliant sets, IBT’s Nutcracker has become a family event to remember.
Come to Kelsey Creek and make wonderfully wintery crafts, visit some furry animals who know how to keep warm in the snow, and warm up with some hot cocoa! Adult/child teams only.
Please join Holly Zhang for their special holiday market, featuring local jewelry, sustainable clothing designers, and local photographers!
Come celebrate the holiday season at The Spring District, featuring a photo with Santa, and reindeer petting!
Chabad of Downtown Bellevue will ignite a public 9-foot Hanukkah menorah erected in Downtown Bellevue followed by a community-wide celebration on December 20th the 3rd night of the eight-day holiday.
Experience Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi unlike before with the NYE 2022 Midnight Market! In celebration of 2023, you're invited to indulge in a variety of spectacular moments you won't soon forget as Ascend transforms into the Midnight Market.