We hope the first weekend of December treated you well. Between music, the start of many holiday events, and some art exhibitions, we have you covered with an assortment of fun. Here are 11 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

Moneybagg Yo

Tennessee’s very own Moneybagg Yo is coming to Seattle. The rapper has been on the scene since his debut in 2012. He’s known for hits like “Wockesha” and “Time Today.”

When: Tuesday, December 5th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
Cost: $81

TV Girl

Los Angeles’ TV Girl is coming to town and tickets are seriously pricey. You’ll have to pay upwards of $400 if you’d like to see the indie pop duo but hey, maybe it’s worth it to you.

When: Wednesday, December 6th
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Cost: $420

Sponsored Pick: Made the Gatsby List by W Bellevue

Step into a night of glitz and glam at W Bellevue’s Gatsby-themed NYE party! Dress in your finest ’20s attire and indulge in live music, fancy cocktails, and entertainment, featuring Marshall Law Band and a DJ set to ring in 2024.

When: Dec 31, 2023
Where: W Bellevue,10455 NE 5th Pl, Bellevue, WA
Cost: $125 – $2500

Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Ricky Martin: The Trilogy Tour

This is truly a triple-threat tour and one you probably don’t want to miss for many reasons. While the hilarity of Iglesias’ interactions with the floor has swept the internet, you’ll probably also know at least a few songs to sing along to.

When: Friday, December 8th
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $260+

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. 

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Lights of Christmas

The Lights of Christmas is a dazzling holiday world that you are invited to enjoy both from your car and on the ground. Your journey can take about 30 minutes up to 1-1.5 hours, depending on if you choose to visit any of the activity stops.

When: December 7th-10th
Where: 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood, WA
Cost: $32-$60

Astra Lumina

Astra Lumina invites you to embark across “mysterious grounds” to discover a “celestial pathway of lustrous light” complete with “cosmic visions, and astral song.” The experience comes to life this December with lighting, projection, and sound, all connecting you with the stars.

When: Begins Friday, December 8th, Thursdays-Sundays, 5 PM- 10 PM (Saturdays open until 11:00 PM), Open daily between Thursday, December 14th and Sunday, December 31st
Where: 6000 16th Ave SW

Sponsored Pick: Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker

It’s a classic Christmas tale – with a twist. Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann are returning to The Triple Door with their award-winning production: Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker. This show has been captivating audiences since 2006 with dazzling performances, stunning choreography, and a great night-out atmosphere. Grab the girls or plan a date night to enjoy one of Seattle’s most glamorous holiday traditions. 

When: Friday, December 1 to Thursday, December 28, 2023
Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union Street Seattle
Cost: Ticket prices vary by seat

Seattle Christmas Market

Explore the magic of the holiday season as you wander amongst traditional wooden huts, and check out more than 60 vendors offering “local and international artisan crafts and gifts.” You can also nosh on traditional foods like “Bratwurst, Schnitzel, pierogies, roasted nuts, and Stollen.” Of course, you can also stay warm with hot chocolate or hot mulled wine.

When: Friday, November 24th-Sunday, December 24th,
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: $15.99-$35.99+

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

Enjoy Seattle, and have a great week!