Happy post Thanksgiving Seattle! With Monday Night Football, tree lighting’s, and The Nutcracker in full effect, we have a packed week and weekend. Please plan accordingly and as always, go Hawks!
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Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings: CenturyLink Field. Kickoff: 5:15 PM. Estimated attendance: 70k. Go Hawks!!
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Sin Bandera concert: WaMu Theater. Show hours: 8 – 11 PM. Doors open at 7 PM. Estimated attendance: 7k.
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Seattle Youth Climate Strike: Local chapter of a global youth-led event to address climate change will rally at Lake Union Park from 11 AM to Noon, and then march to City Hall. A rally at City Hall from 1 – 3 PM will follow. Estimated attendance: 4k.
Snow Day South Lake Union Grand Opening Party: Lights, entertainment, food trucks, winter market, and more! Grand Opening Party is Friday, December 6th, from 4 – 9 PM. Winter Lights Display continues daily through January 20, 2020. Estimated attendance: 2.5k.
Winter Beer Festival: Park’s Hanger 30. Session hours: 5:30 – 9:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 900.
Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition: Annual holiday music event benefiting the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank. Event will close Pine St. from 7th to 4th Ave, and 5th Ave, from Olive Way to Pike St. Event hours: 6 – 8:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 9k.
Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: McCaw Hall. Performance at 7:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.
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20th Anniversary of WTO Protests: 10 AM rally in Occidental Park to recall the WTO protests in 1999, followed by a march at 11:15 AM from Occidental Park to the Federal Building on 2nd & Madison. Seattle Police Department will escort the march. Estimated attendance: 750.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas Celebration: Seattle Police Department will escort this annual religious procession from St. Mary Church (20th Ave. & S. Weller) to St. James Cathedral (9th Ave. & Marion St). Event hours: 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Estimated attendance: 960.
Winter Beer Festival: Magnuson Park’s Hanger 30. 5:30 – 9:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 900.
West Seattle Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting and Night Market: Holiday Night Market will feature a full music and entertainment line-up, with the finale – the annual tree lighting at 6 PM. Event will close SW Alaska St. between 42nd Ave. SW and California Ave. SW from 12 – 10 PM. Event hours are 3 – 7 PM. Estimated attendance: 560.
Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: McCaw Hall. Performances at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per performance.
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Seattle Jingle Bell Run: Annual fundraiser for Arthritis Foundation. Course will start at 5th & Pike, go south on 5th onto the I-5 Express Lanes at Columbia St, and return to the finish at 6th Ave. via 9th Ave. and Pine St. Event Hours: 8 – 11 AM. Estimated attendance: 6.7k.
Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker: McCaw Hall. Performances at 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per performance.
Enchant Christmas – Mischievous: From Enchant Christmas comes “Mischievous,” an all-new adventure! Enchant Christmas will include an all-new Christmas Light Maze, new locally curated food and Christmas Market experiences created in collaboration with Urban Craft Uprising, an ice-skating trail, nightly live entertainment, and much more. Event dates: December 3 – 29 (*Enchant Christmas will be closed December 9th). Show hours are 4 – 10 PM, Monday to Thursday, and 4 – 11 PM Friday to Sunday. Estimated attendance: 5k – 10k per day.