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Holiday Events - Snowflake Lane

Holiday Events

From open-air ice skating and trees aglow with lights to drummer-lined streets and nightly "snowfall", Bellevue is bursting with holiday cheer during the winter season. Festivities begin in late November and continue through January. Below is an overview of Bellevue's major annual holiday events. To view more specific details and a schedule of this year's upcoming holiday events, click here.

Bellevue Magic Season

A holiday tradition produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association, Bellevue Magic Season returns each year with six festive weeks of brilliant lights, glistening ice, memorable music and spectacular performances.

Ice Arena

Glide to the music with family and friends at the Magic Season Ice Arena. This skating rink, located in Bellevue Downtown Park is the region's only open-air holiday ice skating experience. The festive venue offers shelter for all-weather skating and is home to a series of special events, themed activities, and skating lessons. 

Holiday Theatre Performances

Connect with the arts at The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center with a selection of holiday dance, music and theatre performances by local and regional performing artists. 

Garden d'Lights

Watch nature blossom into color during the winter months at Garden d'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. The lights festival features over a half million lights that transform the flowers, trees, and bushes into a winter wonderland.  

KidsQuest's Gingerbread Lane  

Kick off the holiday season with KidsQuest Children's Museum's Family Gingerbread House Workshops at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Work together with family or friends to decorate a unique gingerbread house to take home for the holidays.

Snowflake Lane and Celebration Lane

Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue CollectionSnowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, is a magical evening performance taking place nightly on the streets of downtown Bellevue. Snowflake Lane features more than 200 live toy soldier drummers, costumed characters, lively music, falling snow and glittering lights. Plus, don't miss the holiday performance by the Jingle Belles. 


Holiday Event Calendar

Browse the event calendar below to see more details regarding this year's Holiday event schedule:

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On-Going Events

EGG-tastic Event

March 25, 2018
KidsQuest Children's Museum
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Advance Tickets: $8/member, $13/nonmember
Join KidsQuest for its annual EGG-tastic Event! This egg-citing event is jam packed with endless egg-ventures. Travel through the museum as you collect eggs to fill your carton. Play egg-citing games, create egg-cellent art, and send eggs through a maze you engineered! No passes…more details


Pysanky Egg Workshop

March 30, 2018
KidsQuest Children's Museum
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
$20/member, $25/nonmember
Pysanky is an ancient and beautiful form of folk art from Ukraine. Eggs are decorated with images and designs using beeswax and dyes resulting in an artful keepsake typically given to friends or family. Learn the art of Pysanky and create your own beautiful keepsake at this works…more details


Special Events

Easter Brunch at Embassy Suites Seattle-Bellevue

April 1, 2018
Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue
From: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
$45 Adults/$30 Seniors/15 Children 5-12
Join us for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1 from 11am-2pm for some World Cuisine at Embassy Suites! Presented by William Beck, Executive Chef and his Culinary Team in the Embassy Suites Hotel - Garden Atrium $45* Adults | $30* Seniors | $15* Children 5-12 …more details