Happy Monday, Seattle! It’s officially the last week of the month and of 2023. The week is full of concerts, live performances, and much more. It’s truly the perfect week to get out there and do something new before the new year. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Seattle

This December, you can enter a world of splendor, romance, glitz, and grandeur at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. Watch as bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows in the stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film. The show is directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers meaning you’ll get an enchanting performance.

When: Until January 23rd
Where: 911 Pine Street
Cost: $40+

Sponsored Pick: Make Washington’s first dome resort in the Cascade mountains a reality

Last week, we showcased the unveiling of a planned dome resort perched in the Cascades called Oculis Lodge. These 700-square-foot dome cabins will be surrounded by 7 acres of land in Glacier, Washington which is just a 25-minute drive to Mount Baker or 2.5 hours from Seattle. And right now, they are finishing their crowdfunding effort in order to make this dreamy escape a reality! Head on over and check out their funding page for a full breakdown of the incredible destination, along with finding out what you can do to help make it come true. The crowdfunding effort ends on December 31st, 2022, so consider it one more good dead for karma heading into the new year.

Grab a drink at a beautiful lobby bar

If you’re looking for a new place to grab drinks in Seattle this week, heading to a local hotel is a great choice. Many of our city’s hotels have beautiful bars that also happen to be available to the public. Here are 5 of the swankiest hotel bars you can grab a drink at in Seattle.

Kenny G

There’s a lot of Kenny G energy in the air these days, his old house is on the market, and now he’s treating his hometown to a show. Enjoy an unforgettable performance at Seattle’s legendary Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley.

When: December 27th-30th
Where: 2033 6th Avenue
Cost: $82.50


Local legend DJ and producer Sango is taking over Neumos for a night of upbeat tunes sure to help you end the month on a high note.

When: December 29th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $60+

Grab some delicious holiday treats

What’s a better way to celebrate winter and the holiday season than with a tasty pastry? Luckily for you, Seattle has tons of great bakeries whether you want something sweet, savory, or totally unique.

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Treat yourself before the new year

Everyone needs a little break during the change of seasons and new year. So why not treat yourself a bit this winter? Between eats, relaxing, pampering, and simply getting outside we have a few ideas for you. Here are a few easy ways to treat yourself in Seattle this winter.

Go ice skating

Now that Halloween is behind us, you might just be looking to get more in the holiday or winter spirit. If that’s the case, ice skating is a great option. We’ve highlighted some of the best rinks around the city for you to enjoy.

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: December 26th-31st
Where: 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood, WA
Cost: $27-$60 per car

Head to a holiday bar

If you’re still trying to take in the last of the Christmas spirit, it might not hurt to head to a holiday bar. Seattle has several themed bars that you can enjoy with menus of unique and thirst-quenching drinks for you to enjoy.

Candlelight Concerts Seattle

Candlelight Concerts have happened in over 100 cities around the world with more than 3 million attendees. For the Seattle series, there are 10 different concerts being offered with a selection of available dates. Hear renditions of your favorite artists like Radiohead, Taylor Swift, and Coldplay.

When: Until February 14th, 2023
Where: Participating venues
Cost: $30+

Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!