Welcome to the first weekend of December! This weekend, there are all sorts of things to do between getting outdoors, planning dates, listening to live music, and enjoying local eats. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

The 1975 At Their Very Best

Ah yes, 2013 Tumblr is calling, The 1975 is in town and as you might have guessed tickets are only at resale prices right now. If you’re willing to shell out almost $200 to see them, go for it.

When: December 2nd
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $155+

Urban Craft Uprising

This is the largest indie craft fair in both Seattle and the Pacific Northwest as a whole. You’ll find over 150 vendors selling all sorts of wares perfect for gift giving this holiday season. There’s a preview night on the 2nd and you’ll be able to check out the full fair on the 3rd and 4th.

When: December 2nd-4th
Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

Yonder Cider’s Holiday Makers Market

You can enjoy a pint, cider or both at Yonder Cider’s Holiday Market. You’ll also be able to get some holiday shopping done thanks to amazing local businesses that will be selling their handmade wares at the market.

When: December 4th
Where: 826 NW 49th St

The Lights of Christmas

From November 25th until December 31st, you can hop in your car and check out this holiday outing for everyone. You’ll get to see over a million spectacular lights and dazzling displays, all while you wave to Santa and Mrs. Claus. For some added ambiance you can tune into The Lights of Christmas radio station from your car at 101.9 FM. It’s 30 minutes of Christmas fun that you can check out with your friends, family, or even solo.

When: November 25th-27th, December 1st-4th, 8th-11th, 14th-23rd, 26th-31st
Where: 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood, WA
Cost: $27-$60 per car

The Nutcracker at PNB

Seattleites and visitors alike can head to McCaw Hall to watch as the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s school and professional company bring the classic holiday tale to life. Watch as Clara navigates the joys and obstacles of The Land of Snow all under the classic choreography of George Balanchine.

When: Until December 27th, 2022
Where: 321 Mercer St
Cost: $27+

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Sippin Santa Seattle at Navy Strength

Sippin Santa is on now at Navy Strength with its usual kitschy and thirst-quenching goodness. It’s Seattle’s main holiday-themed cocktail event and you don’t want to miss it. So start digging through your closets now and dust off those Christmas sweaters.

When: Throughout December
Where: 2505 2nd Ave Suite 102
Cost: Varies

Plan a winter date

As we look towards winter it’s time to plan some seasonal dates. Whether you’re looking to get cozy or take in all of the holiday goodness, we have you covered.

Garden d’Lights

The Bellevue Botanical Garden transforms into a magical kingdom of garden delights this holiday season. Plan to walk about 1 mile, as you enjoy the one-of-a-kind displays scattered throughout the garden. See butterflies, birds and plants like never before.

When: Until December 31st
Where:  12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA
Cost: $8

Find the perfect Christmas tree

The Christmas tree rush is right around the corner here in Seattle. Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone it’s time to start planning where to grab your tree this year. From Charlie Brown trees to massive trees, these spots have you covered. Here’s where to get a Christmas tree in & around Seattle.

Have a spa day

If late fall and winter looming just around the corner is getting you down, you might benefit from a spa day. Seattle has several great spas with everything from traditional services to reiki.

Have a great weekend!