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November 29 2019 - December 31 2019

Connect to a world of sparkling lights, child-sized amusements and spirited entertainment at Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 29 – 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, Saturday ice sculpting, and outdoor seasonal lighting.  Our Winter Train & Village returns, along with live weekend performances and inspiring student showcases. The festival rings in the New Year with spectacular fireworks, Fountain of Light dance party and live music inside the Armory.

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More information on our signature events can be found in our Winterfest Events Guide, which you can download here.     

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December 09

All Day

Winterfest Train & Village

Free Event
Festivals Other Armory South Court
A Winterfest crowd favorite, an exhibit representing a turn-of-the-century village and train. Take your turn driving the train!
All Day

PTSA Reflections: Student Art Exhibit

Free Event
Arts Armory Balcony
Students exhibit artwork reflecting on the common theme: Look Within.
All Day

Seattle Center Poetry Garden Art Series: Asia Tail

Free Event
Arts Poetry Garden
Beaded Necklaces: Temporary art installation in Poetry Garden
All Day

Winterfest Ice Rink

Admission Fee
Festivals Other Fisher Pavilion
Glide into the season with the greatest of ease. For novice or Olympiad, the Winterfest Ice Rink offers fun for all.
All Day

Seattle Center Sculpture Walk 2019: Temporary Art Installations

Free Event
Arts Grounds / Public Space
Temporary site-specific works installed on campus by artists whose work reflects their surroundings and the theme "Metamorphosis.