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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Dec. 16-19

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — things you definitely don't want to miss. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Thursday, Dec. 16

22 & good 4 u - Taylor Swift vs. Olivia Rodrigo night. No one has a year quite like Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo. Spend the night dancing to hits by these two pop queens; 21 and older only.

  • 9 p.m.
  • $25; purchase online
  • The Crocodile

Holiday Night Market. Spend the evening holiday shopping, sipping seasonal cocktails and listening to music at this 21 and older-only night market.

  • 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • Pike Place Market

Saturday, Dec. 18

Seattle SantaCon 2021. Day two of this annual holiday tradition! Dress up as Santa, reindeer, the Grinch or elves and bar hop around Seattle.

  • Noon to 2 a.m.
  • $10-30; purchase online
  • Find a schedule and participating locations online

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18-19

Holiday Market. Hosted by Cone & Steiner, this inaugural holiday market will feature a dozen local makers and businesses.

  • 1 to 4 p.m. both days
  • Free to attend
  • Cone & Steiner's Pioneer Square store

Through Sunday, Dec. 19

Jim Gaffigan: The Fun Tour. This Grammy-nominated comedian, actor and writer will perform.

  • Multiple dates & times
  • Tickets start at $35.95; purchase online
  • The Paramount Theatre