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11 things you must do in Seattle this winter

Published On 12/17/2014 Published On 12/17/2014
Tallulah's

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Dec 26 Fri

Tallulah’s Birthday Party Celebrate one year of Tallulah’s with free slices of OMG Chocolate Cake. Party favors will be distributed and Tallulah’s will also be serving their most popular seasonal offerings of the year.

Tallulah’s

Tallulah’s Birthday Party Tallulah’s Celebrate one year of Tallulah’s with free slices of OMG Chocolate Cake. Party favors will be distributed and Tallulah’s will also be serving their most popular seasonal offerings of the year.

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Dec 31 Wed

New Year’s Eve Party at Chihuly See 2014 off in style just under the shadow of the Space Needle. For $152, you too can watch the fireworks soar just over your head through the transparent ceiling. The package price also includes parking, live music, bite-size appetizers, and a midnight sparkling wine toast.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

New Year’s Eve Party at Chihuly Chihuly Garden and Glass See 2014 off in style just under the shadow of the Space Needle. For $152, you too can watch the fireworks soar just over your head through the transparent ceiling. The package price also includes parking, live music, bite-size appetizers, and a midnight sparkling wine toast.

Polar Bear Plunge

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Jan 1 Thu

Polar Bear Plunge Ring in the new year by losing a few layers and throwing yourself into Lake Washington… after all, what do you have to lose? The Polar Bear Plunge is free and hot beverages will be available.

Matthews Beach Park

Polar Bear Plunge Matthews Beach Park Ring in the new year by losing a few layers and throwing yourself into Lake Washington… after all, what do you have to lose? The Polar Bear Plunge is free and hot beverages will be available.

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Jan 9 Fri

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival Leavenworth‚Äôs second annual Timbrrr! Fest is a wintry showcase for some of Seattle‚Äôs best music, including Red Fang, SOL, Dude York, and more. Tickets for the whole shebang are $55.

1001 Front St Leavenworth

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1001 Front St Leavenworth Leavenworth‚Äôs second annual Timbrrr! Fest is a wintry showcase for some of Seattle‚Äôs best music, including Red Fang, SOL, Dude York, and more. Tickets for the whole shebang are $55.

Monster Jam

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Jan 9 Fri

Monster Jam This old-school monster truck extravaganza unironically pits famed rigs like Grave Digger, Doomsday, and Monster Mutt against each other in freestyle and racing competitions inside the concrete confines of the Tacoma Dome.

Tacoma Dome

Monster Jam Tacoma Dome This old-school monster truck extravaganza unironically pits famed rigs like Grave Digger, Doomsday, and Monster Mutt against each other in freestyle and racing competitions inside the concrete confines of the Tacoma Dome.

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Jan 9 Fri

Sherlock Seattle Convention From cosplay to special guest appearances, this event is not to be missed by anyone waiting for season 4 of the BBC's version, or anyone merely wondering whodunnit?

Broadway Performance Center

Sherlock Seattle Convention Broadway Performance Center From cosplay to special guest appearances, this event is not to be missed by anyone waiting for season 4 of the BBC's version, or anyone merely wondering whodunnit?

Flickr/Dave Morris

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Jan 23 Fri

Strange Brewfest Port Townsend's annual Strange Brewfest means live music, local beer, and alcoholic oddities, as well as additional ‚Äúfrivolity‚ÄĚ including belly dancing, chainsaw carving, and more. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

The American Legion

Strange Brewfest The American Legion Port Townsend's annual Strange Brewfest means live music, local beer, and alcoholic oddities, as well as additional ‚Äúfrivolity‚ÄĚ including belly dancing, chainsaw carving, and more. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

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Jan 31 Sat

Belgianfest Now in its sixth year, Belgianfest is your chance to try more than 80 different kinds of Belgian-style beers over two separate sessions: one from noon-4pm and another 5:30-9:30pm. Tickets run $35 and get you in with a tasting glass and ten tasting tickets.

Bell Harbor International Conference Center

Belgianfest Bell Harbor International Conference Center Now in its sixth year, Belgianfest is your chance to try more than 80 different kinds of Belgian-style beers over two separate sessions: one from noon-4pm and another 5:30-9:30pm. Tickets run $35 and get you in with a tasting glass and ten tasting tickets.

Cupid's Undie Run

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Feb 14 Sat

Cupid’s Undie Run Cupid’s Undie Run raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation... but more importantly, it also gives you a chance to get sweaty with scantily clad athletes. The run starts in Fremont and costs more the longer you wait to register, so hop to it.

Ballroom

Cupid’s Undie Run Ballroom Cupid’s Undie Run raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation... but more importantly, it also gives you a chance to get sweaty with scantily clad athletes. The run starts in Fremont and costs more the longer you wait to register, so hop to it.

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Feb 21 Sat

Venice is Sinking: A Venetian Masked Carnival Ball Featuring burlesque, acrobatics, Thai dancers, live music, and more, Venice is Sinking is your chance to gussy up and enjoy a Carnivale-style variety show. General admission is $75, but the $220 VIP package gets you a ‚ÄúKing‚Äôs Table‚ÄĚ dinner, premiere seating, and more.

ACT Theater

Venice is Sinking: A Venetian Masked Carnival Ball ACT Theater Featuring burlesque, acrobatics, Thai dancers, live music, and more, Venice is Sinking is your chance to gussy up and enjoy a Carnivale-style variety show. General admission is $75, but the $220 VIP package gets you a ‚ÄúKing‚Äôs Table‚ÄĚ dinner, premiere seating, and more.

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Feb 22 Sun

Seattle Wine and Food Experience $55 gets you into Seattle Center‚Äôs Exhibition Hall, where you can sample food and drink ‚Äėtil you drop. General admission ticket holders can enter the festival at 1pm, but if you opt for the VIP package you get a jump start on the crowd, and a VIP swag bag.

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

Seattle Wine and Food Experience Seattle Center Exhibition Hall $55 gets you into Seattle Center‚Äôs Exhibition Hall, where you can sample food and drink ‚Äėtil you drop. General admission ticket holders can enter the festival at 1pm, but if you opt for the VIP package you get a jump start on the crowd, and a VIP swag bag.