Holiday Activities 

Discover the Eastside's most magical holiday experiences

The Season of Cheer presented by Symetra is a five-week-long celebration highlighting the many experiences, promotions, and business specials that collectively create a vibrant Downtown holiday experience. Check this page for a range of holiday activities, including outdoor lights, holiday shopping, family activities, virtual events, and more.

Many of the activities are free and open to everyone and have taken extra health and safety precautions in light of the pandemic. If you're heading into Downtown Belleuve, please remember to wear your mask and socially distance. 


Downtown Holiday Lights

Nov. 27, 2020 - Jan. 4, 2021

Downtown Park, Old Bellevue, Bellevue Way

This season, Downtown Bellevue will be illuminated in more holiday lights than ever before. Walk among thousands of sparkling bulbs throughout the city.  

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Snowflake Lane presented by The Bellevue Collection

Nov. 27 - Dec. 24, 2020, from 5-9pm 

Between Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square from NE 4th to NE 8th Streets.

Re-imagined but still memorable! See twinkling lights, hear holiday music and it might magically snow.

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Shop Local Art on Artists Sunday

Nov. 29, 2020 and beyond


More than 2,600 individual artists from across the country are participating in Artists Sunday. See local Bellevue artists and more from our region.

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Gingerbread Candy Shoppe presented by KidsQuest 

Dec. 16-19, 2020

Bellevue Square Mall

Set off on a candy journey through an old-time, classic Gingerbread Candy Shoppe!

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Shop Local Saturdays

Every Saturday, Nov. 27 - Dec. 19

Downtown Bellevue

Kick off the holiday shopping with gifts from independent businesses in Downtown, purchased in-person or online. 

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Shop & Dine in the #HeartofBellevue

Open every day, all year

Downtown Bellevue

Over 400 shops & restaurants are open and ready for you! Visit in-person, or order curbside pickup at most locations. 



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