Community Events Calendar

Opening Weekend of Seattle Center Winterfest @ Seattle Center
Nov 26 – Dec 31 all-day

Opening Weekend of Seattle Center Winterfest Presented by Symetra Offers Festive, Family-friendly Activities on Campus and Online

Seattle Center Winterfest presented by Symetra begins Nov. 26 with an opening weekend of live entertainment and family-friendly festivities. Winter Train & Village returns to a fully decked Food & Event Hall, and Awesome Exhibition in Fisher Pavilion aptly complements the free happenings on the grounds.

Winterfest continues with a full slate of online and live programming, contests and visual experiences through Dec. 31, with some activities continuing into the new year. Nov. 26-30 festivities include the following.

On Campus:

Seattle Center Luminata: Twinkling tree lights line campus pathways to accompany colorful lighting on buildings and grounds. The illumination is provided by Climate Pledge Arena.

Awesome Exhibition: This interactive exhibit features 38 large-scale LEGO® creations incorporating nearly 1 million LEGO® bricks. The exhibit, in Fisher Pavilion through Jan. 16, 2022, includes an eight-foot-tall, 660-pound Orca, the world’s first life-sized LEGO® brick Harley-Davidson and a NASA SLS rocket almost 25 feet high. Learn more and purchase tickets at

Winter Train & Village: An enchanting turn-of-the-century village and train display with a special scavenger hunt activity, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.,  Nov. 26–Dec. 31 (special hours: Dec 24, closes at 4pm; Dec 25, closed), Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall

Winterfest Ice Sculpting: Award-winning artists carve seasonal ice sculptures, 12 noon–2 p.m., Nov. 27 (and Dec. 4, 11 and 18), outside Fisher Pavilion.

The Jewel Tones, 12:30 p.m., Nov. 26, Seattle Center Armory Mainstage

Holiday Harmony Carolers, 2:30 p.m., Nov. 26, Armory Mainstage

Zaniac Comedy Show, 12:30 p.m., Nov. 27, Armory Mainstage

Dicken’s Carolers, 12:30 p.m., Nov. 28, Armory Mainstage

Artists at the Center presents Positively Positive Entertainment: 5 p.m., Nov. 30, Seattle Center Monorail platform