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.
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.
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.
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.
Dec. 16-19, 2020
Bellevue Square Mall
Set off on a candy journey through an old-time, classic Gingerbread Candy Shoppe!
Every Saturday, Nov. 27 - Dec. 19
Kick off the holiday shopping with gifts from independent businesses in Downtown, purchased in-person or online.
Open every day, all year
Over 400 shops & restaurants are open and ready for you! Visit in-person, or order curbside pickup at most locations.