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Winterfest Train & Village and Free Performances

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Connect to a world of sparkling lights, child-sized amusements and spirited entertainment at Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 29 – Dec. 31, in Center venues and on the grounds. Five weeks of festive, fun-filled, free and affordable activities await those in search of uplifting seasonal spirit or delightful diversion from the hustle and bustle of the holiday routine.

Featuring Winterfest Ice Rink, Saturday ice sculpting, and outdoor seasonal lighting.  Our Winter Train & Village returns, along with live weekend performances and inspiring student showcases. The festival rings in the New Year with spectacular fireworks, Fountain of Light dance party and live music inside the Armory.

Winterfest Train and Village

A Winterfest crowd favorite, an exhibit representing a turn-of-the-century village and train.
Open 10am to 6pm daily, November 29th - December 31st
Members of the public can take a turn controlling the model train between 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM and 3:30-5:30 PM daily.
$2 suggested donation.

Winterfest Ice Sculpting

Award-winning artists create seasonal ice sculptures.
Saturdays: Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, 21, 28; 12 noon – 2pm
Outside Fisher Pavilion • FREE


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