We have reached the final week of November and the official beginning of holiday season. Between music, the start of many holiday events, and some art exhibitions, we have you covered with an assortment of fun. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

Artusi Pasta & Wine Night

Sure pasta is easy to make at home but there’s nothing quite like having a really good bowl of pasta at a local restaurant. Artusi happens to have a pasta night each Sunday & Monday where you can score two full-sized pasta entrees and a pre-selected bottle of Italian red or white wine all for $45.

When: Mondays
Where: 1535 14th Ave
Cost: $45

Teatro ZinZanni at Lotte Hotel

Teatro ZinZanni works with artists from around the globe to create dinner shows that are a “unique celebration of cirque, comedy, and cabaret.” ZinZanni’s original brand of “love, chaos, and dinner” will be evident in their limited-time residence at the Lotte Hotel.

When: On now until Sunday, March 31st
Where: 809 5th Ave
Cost: $119+

Visit Santa

Santa is coming to town! Saint Nick can be spotted across Seattle in various locations. You might catch him underwater, at Nordstrom or even at a nursery. We of course went ahead and made a list of all the places to find him. 

Holiday Magic at The Fair

This enchanting “Holiday Magic at the Fair” takes place at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup. Guests are invited to take a “wonder-filled stroll through magical lights, festive displays, and holiday joy.”

When: Begins Friday, December 1st until 23rd, 2023
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: TBA

Try one of the best restaurants in America

OpenTable just released its list of the best restaurants in America for 2023 and four Seattle restaurants made the cut. Most feature Italian cuisine and one is a sushi spot. Spread between Kirkland and Seattle you have the option to stay close to home or enjoy a little drive.

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Twinkle Twinkle at Freeway Park

Looking for a fun inner city holiday celebration? Twinkle Twinkle is back at Seattle’s Freeway Park this weekend. Roast s’mores by the bonfire, sip hot cocoa, and enjoy the beautiful, twinkling holiday lights in Seneca Plaza. At 6 PM liver carollers will lead visitors in a parade to Pike Place Market to watch the Figgy Pudding Competition at Pike Place Market.

When: Friday, December 1st
Where: 700 Seneca St
Cost: Free

Miracle on 2nd

Miracle on 2nd returns to Rob Roy for a festive holiday cocktail bar pop-up experience. It has all sorts of kitschy fun for you to enjoy and is the perfect excuse to dig out your Christmas sweater.

When: Until Monday, December 25th
Where: 2332 Second Ave
Cost: Varies

Explore Winter WNDRland: Iced In

Winter WNDRland celebrates the “expansive chill” of the season, transforming some of the museum’s fan-favorite exhibits with a “shimmering” blanket of snow and ice. Some of these exhibits include the Light Floor and the Immersive Theater.

When: Monday, Thursday & Friday 12 PM–9 PM, Saturday 10 AM–9 PM, Sunday: 10 AM–8 PM
Where: 904 Alaskan Way
Cost: $38

A Victorian Country Christmas

A Victorian Country Christmas takes place at the Washington State Fairgrounds with over 500 exhibits that are decorated to look like Victorian shops. Here you can shop from thousands of holiday gifts handcrafted items and even specialty foods.

When: Thursday, November 30th-Saturday, December 2nd
Where: 110 9th Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $12

Winter Solstice Night Market

Seattle Night Markets is hosting the Winter Solstice Night Market at Magnuson Park Hangar 30 for two nights. The markets will take place indoors and will include boozy eggnog cocktails and 125 local crafters, artisans, and more for you to enjoy and shop from.

When: Friday, December 1st & Saturday, December 2nd
Where: Magnuson Park, Hangar 30
Cost: $9.99+

Enjoy Seattle, and have a great week!