Let The Festivities Begin!





What’s lit up with lights and festive all over? Seattle, in the next two weeks! Whether you’re looking to supplement this season’s celebrations with a holiday concert or want to get away from the sleigh bells for a change, Seattle’s got just the event for you.

Holiday Concerts, Festivals, and Events

  • Hometown Holidays 2013West Seattle – The Junction – Nov 14-Dec 22
  • Festivals of LightSeattle Children’s Museum – Nov 20-Jan 5
  • Holiday Art ShowSchack Art Center – Nov 21-Dec 27
  • 21st Annual Gingerbread VillageThe Sheraton Seattle Hotel – Nov 25-Jan 5
  • A Christmas CarolACT Theater – Nov 29 – Dec 29
  • My Macy’s Holiday Parade 2013Downtown Seattle – Nov 29
  • Chaplin’s Bellevue Subaru Ice ArenaBellevue Downtown Park – Nov 29-Jan 12
  • Seattle Center Winterfest 2013Seattle Center – Nov 29-Dec31
  • 5th Annual etsyRAIN Handmade Holiday Show Pier 66 Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal – Nov 29-30
  • Marriott Merry-Go-RoundRedmond Town Center – Nov 29-Jan 1
  • A(n Improvised) Christmas CarolUnexpected Productions’ Market Theater – Nov 29-Dec 28
  • Marriott Merry-Go-RoundRedmond Town Center - – Nov 29-Dec 1
  • Santa TrainNorthwest Railway Museum – Nov 30-Dec 21
  • Magic in the MarketPike Place Market – Nov 30
  • Garden d’LightsBellevue Botanical Garden – Nov 30-Jan 4
  • Ivar’s Clam Lights and Argosy Christmas ShipGene Coulon Memorial Beach Park – Dec 6-Jan 1
  • Bubbe’s Old-Fashioned Hanukkah ShindigNectar Lounge – Nov 30
  • A Feast of Grace and Light: Music of Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, and MoreTemple Beth Hatfiloh – Dec 1
  • Holiday Spectacular!Shorecrest Performing Arts Center – Dec 1
  • Ham for the HolidaysACT Theater – Dec 4-22
  • Evergreen City Ballet: The NutcrackerSeattle Children’s Museum – Dec 4
  • Groove For Thought Holiday CD Release ConcertKirkland Performance Center – Dec 5
  • Winter Festival & Crafts FairPhinney Neighborhood Center – Dec 7-8
  • 19th Century ChristmasFort Nisqually Living History Museum – Dec 7
  • Ceremony of Carols: Britten Centenary ChristmasTown Hall Seattle – Dec 7
  • Santa ParadeAuburn – Downtown – Dec 7
  • Snohomish & Snoopy: Jose Gonzales Trio Plays A Charlie Brown ChristmasTim Noah Thumbnail Theater – Dec 7
  • Green Lake Pathway of LightsGreen Lake – Dec 8


  • Black Joe LewisThe Neptune – Nov 29
  • The Missionary PositionHighway 99 Blues Club – Nov 29
  • The Klez KatzSeattle Children’s Museum – Nov 30
  • Pearl JamSpokane Arena – Nov 30
  • The Cave SingersThe Neptune – Nov 30
  • Lloyd Jones StruggleHighway 99 Blues Club – Nov 30
  • 107.7 The End’s Deck the Hall Ball 2013Key Arena – Dec 3
  • Adventure ClubShowbox SODO – Dec 4
  • A John Waters ChristmasThe Neptune – Dec 5
  • Random Access QuartetVito’s Restaurant & Lounge – Dec 5
  • Basia BulatBARBOZA - Dec 6
  • Pearl JamKey Arena - Dec 6
  • The Black CrowesThe Paramount - Dec 7
  • Seattle Lilla SpelmanslagSeattle Children’s Museum – Dec 7
  • The Dismemberment PlanThe Neptune - Dec 7
  • 106.1 KISS FM Jingle BallComcast Arena – Dec 8


  • The Great Soul of Russia – ACT Theater – Dec 5
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles – Seattle Repertory Theatre – Nov 15-Dec 15
  • A Christmas Carol – ACT Theater – Nov 29-Dec 29
  • It’s A Wonderful Life – Meydenbauer – Nov 29-Dec 1
  • The Imagine Inn – The Glad GameTim Noah Thumbnail Theater – Nov 29
  • A(n Improvised) Christmas Carol – Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater – Nov 29 – Dec 28
  • Tingstad and RumbelTim Noah Thumbnail Theater – Nov 30
  • Village Theatre’s Pied Piper presents The Elves & the Shoemaker – Meydenbauer – Dec 7
  • A John Waters Christmas – The Neptune – Dec 5

There are also many other events big and small happening in the next few days, including Freshest Roots “Expresso”, Tango Happy Hour!, and the Seattle Turkey Trot to name a few.






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Photo credits: Northwest Railway Museum, Schack Art Center, Redmond Town Center

Top 5 Things to do this Thanksgiving Week!

Are you staying in town this Thanksgiving week?  Have you made plans yet?
Whether you like to sit down or stand up, we’ve put together a list of five great ideas for you:

Shape up for Charity

Thanksgiving is the day for turkey trots in SeattleIssaquah,Norpoint, and La Conner. Burn some calories by walking or running for charity before your big holiday meal!
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Shop for Locally Crafted Gifts

Skip the Black Friday madness and support local artists at an arts and crafts bazaar. etsyRain 2012 Handmade Holiday Show , Winter Wonderland Holiday BazaarThurston County Fair Holiday BazaarPort Townsend Holiday Craft Sale, and more!
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Turn on the Season

Check out the holiday tree lightings at Bellevue Botanical Garden,Ride the DucksDowntown Macy’sWestlake CenterPike Place Market, and Point Defiance Zoo.
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Host an Event

If you’re a musician, artist, performer, or promoter, you’ll have plenty of fun organizing your event. Don’t forget to add your event to HurryOut to reach more audiences. It’s always free!

And if those aren’t your style, we have many more events and activities to choose from at www.hurryout.com

What will YOU be doing?   We’d love to hear your Thanksgiving plans! Post on our Facebook page or tweet to us @hurryout

Gobble Gobble!!   :)

Photo credits: clarkmaxwell, Alícia, sea turtle, Kino Praxis on flickr (creative commons)