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What's Up This Weekend: Your Seattle Guide Dec. 16-18

Welcome to our weekend events guide, where we share what's up around Seattle. If we're missing something fun, email us at

Saturday, Dec. 17

SantaCon 2022

  • Gather downtown amongst fellow Santas for a festive pub crawl
  • Anytime between noon and midnight
  • Tickets start at $15, available for purchase online here

Photos: Santas swarm Seattle for SantaCon 2022

Now through Jan. 1

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

  • This show is sure to be a hit, whether it's a holiday date night, outing with friends, or a great gift idea for Christmas.
  • Prices and showtimes vary
  • Tickets here

Now through Jan. 28

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink

  • 25-year Bellevue holiday tradition
  • Reserve your tickets here
  • Season Pass is $129

Photos: Skate into fun at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink

Now through Jan. 2

Zoolights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

  • "The magic of 800,000 lights"
  • Reserve online timed tickets here
  • Parking is free

Photos: Zoolights sparkle at Tacoma's Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Now through Dec. 24

Snowflake Lane

  • Free to attend
  • Nightly at 7 p.m.
  • Between Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square

Photos: Enjoy the magic of 2022 Snowflake Lane