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What's Up This Weekend: Your Seattle Guide Nov. 18-20

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

Nov. 18-30

Festival of Trees

  • Collection of designer holiday trees
  • Free to visit at Fairmont Olympic Hotel
  • Beneficiaries: Seattle Children's Autism Center and the Uncompensated Care Fund at Seattle Children's Hospital

Nov. 19-20

Julefest: A Nordic Christmas Celebration

  • Ballard's Nordic festival
  • November 19-20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Free for members, tickets available

Nov. 19-20

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

  • Nov. 19 - Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham
  • Nov. 20 - Pantages Theater in Tacoma
  • Tickets here

Nov. 11, 2022-Jan. 23, 2023

WildLanterns at Woodland Park Zoo

  • Amazing lights sparkle after hours at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo
  • "A New Lights Festival" immersive experience
  • Ticket prices vary; buy in advance now