Bellevue Christmas & Holiday Events
Bellevue Snowflake Lane, Ice Skating & Magic Season
November 25, 2016 - January 8, 2017
Experience the holiday magic with the annual celebration of Snowflake Lane along the sidewalks of Bellevue Way & NE 8th at The Bellevue Collection, in the heart of Downtown Bellevue. Magical snow falls nightly as live toy soldiers and winter characters, music, and a dazzling light show brighten the night and warm your heart.
Now in its 12th season, the beloved holiday tradition draws up to 10,000 spectators each night to downtown, earning Bellevue the title of The Most Festive Town in America by The Huffington Post.
Snowflake Lane: shows perform nightly November 25 - December 24 at 7pm
Bellevue Snowflake Lane premiers at 7pm, November 25, when Santa makes his once and only grand arrival for the holidays at Bellevue Square. The new parade route starts on NE 8th at the Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square sky bridge and winds down Bellevue Way past Macy's, then back to the Hyatt Bellevue Hotel.
After the first day's Santa Parade, the regular Snowflake Lane show begins on Saturday, November 26th and runs through Christmas Eve. The 20-minute outdoor show is sure to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.
Celebration Lane: shows perform nightly December 26 - 31 at 7pm
Ring in the New Year in Bellevue with Celebration Lane, featuring new festive performances and music worth celebrating.
Location: along the sidewalks at The Bellevue Collection (Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square).
Parking: free parking at Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square.
Bellevue Snowflake Lane Celebrations
Be the first to step on the ice this holiday season as the ice skating rink returns to downtown Bellevue at new temporary home at Ashwood Park next to the Bellevue Public Library. The ice arena will host "Learn How to Skate" nights, family skating, private parties and other exciting holiday attractions for skaters and spectators alike.
So bring your families, kids and friends and skate away under the winter sky in the area's only outdoor ice skating arena! See complete ice skating schedule and hours.
Christmas is one of the most joyous seasons of the year. Celebrate and enjoy the magic season with family, friends and loved ones with these holiday-themed performances and concerts.
The annual Hilltop Holiday Craft Show is back, featuring thousands of handmade works from more than 80 selected Northwest crafters. This is not your ordinary craft show!
The Bellevue Botanical Garden becomes a brilliant winter wonderland, transformed by thousands colorful, tiny twinkling lights. Garden d'Lights has become a holiday tradition for families and groups around the northwest. So come, enjoy the dazzling magic of Garden d'Lights, bring your aunts and uncles, grandparents and grandchildren, third cousins and anyone else you can think of; they will like the lights too.
A sweet family tradition! Join KidsQuest for the perfect kick-off to the holiday season! Work together with family or friends to decorate a unique gingerbread house.
A sweet family tradition! See more information and details.
Ring in 2016 with Bellevue.com New Year's Guide. Whether your perfect celebration consists of dining in high style or dancing the night away, our guide to New Year's events will help you find the perfect way to celebrate 2016 right here in Bellevue.