Seattle Events Calendar

January 2014

Happy New Year! Our Seattle Events Calendar January gives you lots of information on events to help you and your family ring in the new year. How about fireworks or a Polar Bear Dive into Lake Washington!

January offers shows, concerts, family activities and much more - enough to keep you busy every day and then some! Grab a cup of your favorite hot beverage, a pen, your calendar, and pick your favorites.

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Teatro ZinZanni's "Hail Caesar! Forbidden Oasis"

September 12 - January 26
Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St.
Mercer Street at 3rd Ave near Seattle Center

This Saharan style adventure features a blend of comedy, romance, circus, and music. Tickets include the show and a four-course meal.

Teatro ZinZanni discount tickets available at Goldstar.

Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon

October 17 - January 4
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Avenue

Seattle Children's Theatre - James and the Giant Peach

November 21 - January 12
Seattle Children's Theatre at Seattle Center
201 Thomas St.

Based on the book by Roald Dahl. For ages 6+.

21st Annual Gingerbread Village

Sheraton Seattle Gingerbread Village

November 26 - January 1
Open for viewing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 Sixth Avenue

Local architecture firms team up with the Sheraton Seattle culinary team to design, bake, and build amazing gingerbread creations. Vote for your favorite.

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Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo

November 29 - January 4
5:30pm - 8:30pm (Closed on Dec. 24 & 25)
Adults: $9.50
Children ages 3-12: $6.50
Toddlers 2 and under: Free
N. 50th St. and Phinney Ave. N

Wildlights features wild animals and places created with thousands of sparkling LED lights. There willl be indoor and outdoor displays, food, entertainment, and two real live visiting reindeer, Lucky and Christi . The zoo's historic carousel will be open for rides.


November 29 - January 5
5pm - 9pm
$7.50 online at
$8.75 at the gate
Age 2 and under free
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma

Lights display and light sculptures of animals and local landmarks such as the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Every Tuesday and Wednesday night of Zoolights at 6pm, you can see Santa scuba dive with the sharks.

Garden D'Lights - Bellevue Botanical Gardens

November 30 - January 4
5pm - 10pm
$5, ages 10 and younger free
Tickets go on sale Oct. 31 at
12001 Main St., Bellevue

Avoid long lines by purchasing tickets online ahead of time. Free nights are Nov. 26, 27, 28, and 29, and Dec. 3, 4, 5, and 6 - first come, first served.

Broadway at the Paramount - Evita

December 31 - January 5
Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St.

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Resolution Run 5K & Optional 'Trip-n-Dip' Polar Bear Dive

Wednesday, January 1
9:00am Registration and packet pickup
10:30am Start of 5K Run events
Magnuson Park
6344 NE 74th St.

Celebrate the New Year with a 5K run and an optional dive into Lake Washington just before the finish line. Post-race events include a free kids dash, heated changing room tent, a beer garden, free hot chocolate, and a free chili feed.

Fremont First Friday Art Walk

January 3 - December 5
First Friday of every month, 6pm - 9pm
Rain or shine!

Seattle Opera - Rigoletto

January 11 - January 25
McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St, Seattle Center

Seattle Opera Tickets

40th Annual Model Railroad Show

January 18 - January 20
Included in the price of general admission
Pacific Science Center
200 Second Ave N, Seattle Center

Visitors will experience model railroad layouts, displays, hands-on crafts and activities in every building at Pacific Science Center. All ages will enjoy this Northwest family tradition.

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Children's Film Festival Seattle

Children's Film Festival Seattle

January 23 - February 2
Admission to most festival programs is $8 for kids, $11 for adults, and $6 for Northwest Film Forum members.
Most programs take place at various Capitol Hill cinemas.

Peter White

January 23 - January 26
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
203 6th Ave.

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes acoustic jazz guitarist Peter White touring in support of his 2012 release, Here We Go.

American Wee-Pie

January 24 - February 16
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm; Sunday matinee at 2:00pm
Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse
7312 W. Greenlake Dr. N

A middle-aged textbook editor returns to his hometown for a funeral and finds himself pulled along on an unexpected journey of self-reinvention. A heartbreaking new comedy about recession, career second acts, and the sometimes life-altering wonder of a small good thing.

Seattle Boat Show

Seattle Fun - Seattle Boat Show
Courtesy Seattle Boat Show

January 24 - February 2
Weekdays: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 10am-8pm
Adults $12; Youth (11-17) $5; Kids 10 & under free
Qwest Field Events Center and South Lake Union

The West Coast's largest boat show, there will be more than 1,000 watercraft indoors at CenturyLink Field Event Center and afloat on South Lake Union.

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Twisted Flicks

Last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the month at 8:00pm
Wing-It Productions
5510 University Way NE

Twisted Flicks is a combination of live improv and old "B" movies. A classic, cheesy "B" movie is shown on the full-size movie screen without its original soundtrack. The Flick team of professional improvisers sits in the front row and creates all new dialog and sound effects based on audience suggestions. Suitable for all ages.

Silent Movie Mondays at the Paramount - Adored and Restored

Trader Joe's Silent Movie Mondays at the Paramount

Jan. 13 - Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Jan. 27 - Pandora's Box (1929)
Feb. 3 - Peter Pan (1924)
Feb. 10 - The General (1926)
Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St.

Films feature live accompaniment on the historic Mighty Wurlitzer Organ by organist Jim Riggs.


January 30 - March 2
5th Avenue Theatre
1308 5th Avenue

The 5th Avenue says "Lovingly ripped off from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. If you're a Monty Python fan, you'll love it!

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