Winterfest 2017

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Fri Nov 24, 2017 – Sun Jan 7, 2018

Partner Organization

Seattle Center

Location

Seattle Center Campus
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Winterfest 2017 is back at the Seattle Center!

Connect to a world of sparkling lights, child-sized amusements and spirited entertainment at Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, in Center venues and on the grounds. Five weeks of festive, fun-filled, free and affordable activities await those in search of uplifting seasonal spirit or delightful diversion from the hustle and bustle of the holiday routine.

Featuring Winterfest Ice Rink, ice sculpting, lively weekend performances, Winter Train & Village and inspiring student showcases. The festival opens with The Zaniac Comedy Show and rings in the New Year with spectacular fireworks, Fountain of Light dance party and live music by premier dance band, The Machine.

Seattle Center Winterfest is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Alaska Airlines, T-Mobile, Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle Center Monorail and City of Seattle.

Seattle Center Campus Map
Find your way to Seattle Center Armory, Winterfest Ice Rink, and all Winterfest festivities. Explore the fresh, delightful foods prepared by Northwest chefs at Seattle CenterArmory food vendors, and locate convenient parking.

Some Winterfest events are FREE! 

See below.

WINTER TRAIN & VILLAGE
An enchanting turn-of-the-century village and train.
Nov. 25 – Dec. 31, 10am – 6pm
Seattle Center Armory
FREE
(Special Hours: closed at 4pm, Dec. 24; closed, Dec. 25)
Control the model train 10:30am – 12 noon,
1pm – 2:30pm, and 3:30pm – 5:30pm daily.
$2 suggested donation.

WINTERFEST ICE SCULPTING
Award-winning artists create seasonal ice sculptures.
Saturdays: Nov. 26; Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
12 noon – 2pm
Outside Fisher Pavilion
FREE

WINTERFEST STUDENT SHOWCASES
Artistic performances from local schools.
Nov. 30 – Dec. 18, various times
Armory
FREE

PUGET SOUND A CAPPELLA
Cornish College student ensemble.
Nov. 25, 11am – 12 noon
Armory
FREE

THE ZANIAC COMEDY SHOW
Alex Zerbe, Seattle’s Funniest Prop Comic.
Nov. 25, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

KRISTIN CHAMBERS "SNOW GLOBE"
Acclaimed singer-songwriter.
Nov. 25, 2pm – 3pm
Armory
FREE

FILIPINO YOUTH ACTIVITIES DRILL TEAM
Nationally acclaimed drill team.
Nov. 26, 11am – 12 noon
Armory
FREE

THE KNIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS
PERFORMED BY THE ZAMBINI BROTHERS

Zany puppet show in which an unlikely
hero saves Christmas.
Nov. 26, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

BAILADORES DE BRONCE
Performing Mexican folkloric dances.
Nov. 26, 2pm – 3pm
Armory
FREE

THE MAGIC OF BUDD & DURGIN
Award-winning magicians.
Nov. 27, 11am – 12 noon
Armory
FREE

LELAVISION
Unique performance art integrating music
and movement.
Nov. 27, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

HOT DOG USA
Jump rope team dedicated to
inspiring, motivating and educating.
Nov. 27, 2pm – 3pm
Armory
FREE

SEATTLE GIRLS’ CHOIR
Seattle’s premier Girls’ Choir.
Dec. 3, 1pm – 2pm
Armory
FREE

NORTHWEST BOYCHOIR APPRENTICES
Performing seasonal classics.
Dec. 4, 1pm – 2pm
Armory
FREE

PTSA REFLECTIONS EXHIBIT
Student artwork reflecting the theme:
“What is Your Story?”
Dec. 5 – Jan 8, 2017, 9am – 9pm
Armory
FREE

GARFIELD JAZZ BAND
Nationally renowned high school jazz band.
Dec. 10, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

SANCA CIRRUS CIRCUS
Aerial arts, juggling, tightwire, clowning,
unicycle and acrobatics.
Dec. 11, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

XMAS MAXIMUS
Seattle’s premier Xmas band.
Dec. 17, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

COCA-COLA FREE SKATE DAY
Coca-Cola hosts a day of free skating
at Winterfest.
Dec. 18, 11am – 8pm
Fisher Pavilion
FREE

KLEZ CHAOS
Concert of Jewish music and mirth.
Dec. 18, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

GREATER SEATTLE TUBACHRISTMAS
Scores of tuba players play seasonal music.
Presented with permission from the Harvey
Phillips Foundation, Inc.
Dec. 18, 3pm – 4pm
Armory
FREE

THE DICKENS CAROLERS
Victorian-costumed carolers sing your
favorite seasonal-themed music.
Dec. 24, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Armory
FREE

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION
The Machine rocks in the New Year in the
Armory, plus DJ Dance Party
with light show at International Fountain.
Dec. 31, 8pm – 11:45pm
Armory, Seattle Center grounds
FREE
Sponsored by T-Mobile

Other Winterfest events that are not free include the following:

WINTERFEST ICE RINK
Skate, glide and slide into the holiday season.
Nov. 25 – Jan. 2, 2017
Sunday – Thursday 11am – 8pm;
Friday – Saturday 11am – 10pm
(Special Hours: closed at 4pm, Dec. 24;
closed, Dec. 25; closed at 11:30pm, Dec. 31)
Fisher Pavilion
Admission/Skate Rental Fees
Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard

COCA-COLA HOLIDAY CARAVAN
Share some holiday cheer and
get your free photo with Santa!
Dec. 14 – 18
Seattle Center grounds

PLEASE CHECK BACK IN OCTOBER - NOVEMBER FOR OUR FULL LIST OF 2017 WINTERFEST EVENTS, ACTIVITES AND PROGRAMS.

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