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10 can't-miss things to do in Seattle this December

Published On 12/04/2014 Published On 12/04/2014
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Dec 5-6

Winter Beer Fest More than 50 Washington breweries and a bevy of food trucks, will be at the Washington Brewers Guild's annual Winter Beer Fest at Magnuson Park, where $25 will get you a tasting cup and six 5oz samples of rich seasonal suds.

Magnuson Park

Winter Beer Fest Magnuson Park More than 50 Washington breweries and a bevy of food trucks, will be at the Washington Brewers Guild's annual Winter Beer Fest at Magnuson Park, where $25 will get you a tasting cup and six 5oz samples of rich seasonal suds.

Couch Fest Films

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Dec 6 Sat

Couch Fest Film Make yourself at home... in someone else's home... at this roving (short) film fest that screens stuff that's appeared at festivals like Sundance, SXSW, and SIFF in peoples' houses.

Random peoples’ couches

Couch Fest Film Random peoples’ couches Make yourself at home... in someone else's home... at this roving (short) film fest that screens stuff that's appeared at festivals like Sundance, SXSW, and SIFF in peoples' houses.

The Ugly Sweater Run

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Dec 6 Sat

Ugly Sweater Run Throw on your most hideous wool sweater and prepare to make it smell as ugly as it looks at this run starting in Marymoor Park at 11am. Everyone who takes part will receive a custom vintage knit hat, infinity hot chocolate, and one beer.

King County’s Marymoor Park

Ugly Sweater Run King County’s Marymoor Park Throw on your most hideous wool sweater and prepare to make it smell as ugly as it looks at this run starting in Marymoor Park at 11am. Everyone who takes part will receive a custom vintage knit hat, infinity hot chocolate, and one beer.

1077 The End

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Dec 9 Tue

Deck the Hall Ball Weezer, Imagine Dragons, Young the Giant, TV On The Radio, and more are taking the stage at KNDD’s annual Deck the Hall Ball. General admission is $60, but if you spring a little bit more, you can score yourself some big kid reserved seats.

Key Arena

Deck the Hall Ball Key Arena Weezer, Imagine Dragons, Young the Giant, TV On The Radio, and more are taking the stage at KNDD’s annual Deck the Hall Ball. General admission is $60, but if you spring a little bit more, you can score yourself some big kid reserved seats.

Land Of The Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker

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Dec 11 Thu

Land of the Sweets Burlesque Spice up December at the Land of The Sweets at The Triple Door. Now in its ninth year, the highfalutin antics of Lily Verlaine and Jasper Mccann never fail to titillate, mostly cause you get to see some of the first syllable of that word, obviously.

The Triple Door

Land of the Sweets Burlesque The Triple Door Spice up December at the Land of The Sweets at The Triple Door. Now in its ninth year, the highfalutin antics of Lily Verlaine and Jasper Mccann never fail to titillate, mostly cause you get to see some of the first syllable of that word, obviously.

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Dec 12 Fri

Star Trek Convention Meet the actors behind Worf, Data, Commander Riker, and (don’t even pretend like you didn’t have a crush her) the lady who played on Seven of Nine, all in an appropriately geeky place: Bellevue.

Meydenbauer Center

Star Trek Convention Meydenbauer Center Meet the actors behind Worf, Data, Commander Riker, and (don’t even pretend like you didn’t have a crush her) the lady who played on Seven of Nine, all in an appropriately geeky place: Bellevue.

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Dec 13 Sat

Punk Rock Flea Market It only costs $1 to get into the abandoned postal office that's home to this grunge-inspired market full of comic books, belt buckles, Pokémon cards, or whatever it was Macklemore was singing about in "Thrift Shop", plus there will be live music, booze, and more.

23rd Ave & Union St

Punk Rock Flea Market 23rd Ave & Union St It only costs $1 to get into the abandoned postal office that's home to this grunge-inspired market full of comic books, belt buckles, Pokémon cards, or whatever it was Macklemore was singing about in "Thrift Shop", plus there will be live music, booze, and more.

Flickr/john curley

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Dec 13 Sat

Santarchy Though the location details aren’t out yet, you can bet on seeing angry Santas flooding the streets somewhere on December 13th. Should you decide to partake in the ruddy cheeked festivities, do note the four F’s: don’t F with police, kids, bartenders or Santa, because we all know what happens when you F with Santa.

TBA

Santarchy TBA Though the location details aren’t out yet, you can bet on seeing angry Santas flooding the streets somewhere on December 13th. Should you decide to partake in the ruddy cheeked festivities, do note the four F’s: don’t F with police, kids, bartenders or Santa, because we all know what happens when you F with Santa.

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Dec 14 Sun

Gameday Extravaganza Pre-game for the big game at Showbox SoDo, where admission is free and there will be game day specials on food and a fully stocked bar.

Showbox SoDo

Gameday Extravaganza Showbox SoDo Pre-game for the big game at Showbox SoDo, where admission is free and there will be game day specials on food and a fully stocked bar.

Nite Wave

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Dec 31 Wed

Neon New Year’s Eve Featuring '80s cover band Nite Wave with the West and DJ Indica Jones, this is set to be a night you either won’t soon forget... or totally won't remember depending on how hard you celebrate the end of 2014.

Nectar Lounge

Neon New Year’s Eve Nectar Lounge Featuring '80s cover band Nite Wave with the West and DJ Indica Jones, this is set to be a night you either won’t soon forget... or totally won't remember depending on how hard you celebrate the end of 2014.