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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 Rink

Skate and celebrate the season with family and friends at the region's largest open-air holiday ice skating experience, Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink. The festive venue at Bellevue Downtown Park is a 22-year tradition offering shelter for all weather skating, free parking, and a series of special events including Free Skate Mondays, Stroller Skating, Free Skate Lessons, and theme skate events.  

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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11-23-2018

On-Going Events

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 23, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 23 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 23, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details

11-24-2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 24, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 24 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Garden d'Lights

November 24 – December 30, 2018
Presented by:
BellevueBotanicalGardenSociety
Location:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Admission:
$5.00
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $5.00 per person (11 and over). Children 10 and under…more details

Santa Train

November 24 – December 16, 2018
Presented by:
NorthwestRailwayMuseum
Venue:
Northwest Railway Museum
Time:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
$27
Recurrence:
Recurring every 3 weeks on Sunday, Saturday
Get ready for that “ho, ho, ho” season as Santa Train tickets are on sale in August! Don’t miss your chance to experience this unique holiday tradition that has been going on in Snoqualmie for 49 years. Over four weekends, beginning November 24, families can tak…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 24, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details

The Bravern Winter Illumination Event

November 24, 2018
Presented by:
The Shops at The Bravern
Venue:
The Shops at The Bravern
Time:
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
Free
The Bravern is thrilled to announce a special Winter Illumination holiday lighting event on Saturday, November 24 at 6 p.m. to kick off the holiday season. The family-friendly event will showcase the property’s new LED, energy-efficient light installations, all custom mad…more details

11-25-2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 25, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 25 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Garden d'Lights

November 25 – December 30, 2018
Presented by:
BellevueBotanicalGardenSociety
Location:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Admission:
$5.00
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $5.00 per person (11 and over). Children 10 and under…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 25, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details

11-26-2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 26, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 26 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Garden d'Lights

November 26 – December 30, 2018
Presented by:
BellevueBotanicalGardenSociety
Location:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Admission:
$5.00
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $5.00 per person (11 and over). Children 10 and under…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 26, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details

11-27-2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 27, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 27 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Garden d'Lights

November 27 – December 30, 2018
Presented by:
BellevueBotanicalGardenSociety
Location:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Admission:
$5.00
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $5.00 per person (11 and over). Children 10 and under…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 27, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details

11-28-2018

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan

November 28, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Presented by:
Bellevue Downtown Association
Location:
Bellevue Downtown Park
Time:
Hours Vary Daily, see link for specific hours
Admission:
$15-$10
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Skate and celebrate at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink presented by Alaska Mileage Plan, the region’s largest open-air holiday ice skating experience at Bellevue Downtown Park This beloved all-ages winter tradition is the perfect memory-making activity for family and…more details

Christmas Ship™ Festival

November 28 – December 23, 2018
Presented by:
ArgosyCruises
Location:
All Across the Puget Sound Area
Time:
Event times depend on cruise date
Admission:
$48 adults, $43 seniors, $32 youths, FREE children (3 and under)
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Spirit of Seattle, the Official Christmas Ship™, is decorated with hundreds of shimmery white lights and sails to different Puget S…more details

Garden d'Lights

November 28 – December 30, 2018
Presented by:
BellevueBotanicalGardenSociety
Location:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Admission:
$5.00
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $5.00 per person (11 and over). Children 10 and under…more details

Snowflake Lane

November 28, 2018 – December 24, 2019
Presented by:
TheBellevueCollection
Venue:
The Bellevue Collection
Time:
From: 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM
Admission:
Free
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
The Bellevue Collection has expanded and so has Snowflake Lane--Now featuring a nightly parade. This year’s celebration kicks off on Nov. 24th in downtown Bellevue and continues nightly until Christmas Eve. Snowflake Lane takes place along Bellevue Way between NE 4th St.…more details
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