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Group Health Ice Arena presented by STAR 101.5 Chaplin's Bellevue Subaru Ice Arena brought to you by Bank of America will open November 29, 2013 through January 12, 2014 in Bellevue Downtown Park!

The shining star of the Bellevue Magic Season! Skate your cares away at the region's only open-air frozen water holiday ice skating experience. The festive venue offers shelter for all-weather skating and stunning views of the park’s waterfall.

$12, 6 & under $8 (includes skate rental). Food concessions available onsite.

Located in Bellevue's Downtown Park, one block south of Bellevue Square, at the cross street of NE 1st Street and 102nd Avenue NE.

Click here for more information, or call (425) 453-1223.


Snowflake Lane brought to you by The Bellevue Collection

Experience the grandeur and tradition of Snowflake Lane along the sidewalks of Bellevue Way and NE 8th Street at The Bellevue Collection. Snow falls nightly as live toy soldiers and winter characters, music and a dazzling light show brighten the night. Snowflake Lane premieres at 7 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving and runs through December 24.

And the show doesn't end on December 24. Ring in the New Year with evening performaces of Celebration Lane starting at 7 p.m., December 26 - December 31 (Note: No performance on December 25). For more information visit, or call (425) 454-8096.


Holiday Classics at The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, supported by 98.1 Classical KING FM

The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center hosts a magical holiday series of musical and dramatic productions by regional and local performance groups such as The Nutcracker and Magical Strings A Celtic Yuletide.

The Theatre is located at 11100 NE 6th Street.

For tickets call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006, or visit For more information on holiday performances call (425) 450-3810, or visit


Garden d’Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, supported by 98.1 Classical KING FM

More than a half million lights illuminate the Bellevue Botanical Garden in a breathtaking, nationally-recognized holiday display. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy music by 98.1 Classical KING FM.

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is located at 12001 Main Street. For more information visit, or call (425) 452-6844.


Enchanted Holidays at The Bravern

Enchanted Holidays kicks off November 23 with fun holiday activities for the whole family including photos with Santa, pony rides and weekly story time. For more information and additional Enchanted Holidays activities visit


KidsQuest Children’s Museum’s Gingerbread Lane, hosted by Hilton Hotel Bellevue

Enjoy the magic of the season with a display of unique gingerbread creations and KidsQuest Children’s Museum’s family gingerbread workshops. Local architecture firms, bakeries and businesses partner with KidsQuest Children’s Museum to custom design, bake and create awe-inspiring gingerbread structures displayed at the Hilton Hotel Bellevue.

The Hilton Hotel Bellevue is located at 300 112th Avenue SE. Visit for more information and to register for the gingerbread house workshops.