Bellevue holiday events are famous for and cater to the whole family. Check out the list below for details and costs for each event.
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink is located at Bellevue Downtown Park. They’re open daily during the holiday season. The ice rink has many activities for all ages, including free skate Mondays, stroller skating, free skate lessons and more. See website bellevueicerink.com for additional details and full schedule.
Admission: Weekdays (Mon-Thu) $12, $10 for children 11 and under | Weekends (Fri-Sun) $15, $12 for children 11 and under. Discounts: $2 off if you bring your own sakes, $4 off for military, Bellevue college and Northwest University students, Bellevue Downtown Association Members, and Kidsquest Children’s Museum Members.
Dates: November 29, 2019 – January 20, 2020
Garden D’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
Garden D’Lights is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year! They are located at Bellevue Botanical Garden at 12001 Main Street. The lights display is open daily during the holiday season in the evenings from 4:30 to 9pm. Over a half million lights transform the Bellevue Botanical Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. For additional information, visit their website bellevuebotanical.org.
Admission: $5 per person. Children 10 or younger receive free entry.
Dates: November 29, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Snowflake Lane Presented by the Bellevue Collection
Snowflake Lane is located along Bellevue Way between NE 4th street and NE 8th street. There are nightly shows that begin promptly at 7pm throughout the holiday season. Included in the performance are 300 performers, including favorite holiday characters, falling snow, lights and holiday music. There are 16 lighted floats that include characters such as Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause. Snowflake Lane is free to attend. For more information, visit their website snowflakelane.com.
Dates: November 29, 2019 – December 24, 2019 nightly at 7pm
Holiday Performances at Meydenbauer Center Theatre
Meydenbauer Center Theatre is located on NE 6th street and will host a variety of holiday performances throughout the holiday season. This year the theatre will host a series of musical and dance productions, including the Nutcracker, Thanksgiving concert, a New Years Eve comedy show and more. For information on performances and cost, please visit their website meydenbauer.com.
Dates: November 24, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Gingerbread Workshops Presented by KidsQuest Children’s Museum
Gingerbread Workshops are on November 23 and 24 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue in the Evergreen Ballroom. Friends and family can come together to work on decorating an already put together gingerbread house with a candy buffet and frosting. The cost is $50/member family for up to people and $60/non-member family for up to 6 people. Preregistration is required. To register or to find out more specifics on pricing and timing, please visit their website kidsquestmuseum.org.
Admission: $60 per gingerbread house
Dates: Friday, November 29 & Saturday, November 30, 2019
Get Crafty Saturdays: Gingerbread Houses! at Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum is hosting three session in December to design and build gingerbread houses. Bellevue Arts Museum is located on Bellevue Way NE. The activities are best for kids ages 4-10. For additional information and timing, please visit their website bellevuearts.org.
Admission: $8 per child
Dates: Saturday, December 7 | Saturday, December 14 | Saturday, December 21, 2019 1:00 – 3:00pm
Winter Illumination Light Ceremony at The Bravern
Family friendly event that includes performances by the Seattle Seahawks Dancers, photos with Santa, gingerbread cookie making, wreath decorating and a special lighting ceremony.
Admission: Light ceremony Light ceremony is Open to the public. There’s a VIP partyVIP party prior that starts at $30.
Dates: Saturday, November 30 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm