Snowflake Lane and Celebration Lane

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Price: Free

Audience: All ages, Kids, Family, Adults

Category: Attractions

Phone: 425-454-8096

Event Schedules

Bellevue Square

575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue 98004

Nov 24 2017 - Dec 24 2017

7:00 PM Nightly

Event Description

Experience the holiday magic with the annual celebration of Snowflake Lane along the sidewalks of Bellevue Way & NE 8th at The Bellevue Collection, in the heart of Downtown Bellevue.


Free to the public, the 20-minute holiday performance will sparkle with colorful lights and snow, plus live drummers, music and holiday characters all along Bellevue Way and NE 8th Street outside Bellevue Square, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Place. It's truly a one-of-a-kind holiday spectacle of live toy soldiers, winter characters, exhilarating music, glittering lights and a snowfall that will brighten your spirits and warm your heart.


Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa at Bellevue Place | Santa Arrival Parade
November 24, 7pm - One Night Only

Bellevue Snowflake Lane premiers at 7pm on Friday, November 24, when Santa makes his once and only grand arrival for the holidays at Bellevue Square. The streets will be a buzz with the arrival of Santa and his sleigh during this fun-filled holiday parade.


The new parade route starts on NE 8th at the Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square sky bridge and winds down Bellevue Way past Macy's, then back to the Hyatt Bellevue Hotel.


Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa at Bellevue Place - Join Santa for the Bellevue Place Tree Lighting with Snowflake Lane characters meet and greet immediately following Santa's arrival to Snowflake Lane. Join us as Santa lights the 30 foot Christmas tree at Bellevue Place Wintergarden while you enjoy cookies and cocoa. This happens right after the parade so bring your camera.


Start a new tradition with Santa and your children. Friday, November 24 at approximately 7pm. See Santa's parade map


Bellevue Snowflake Lane - Photo by Cmerchant1 Bellevue Snowflake Lane - Photo by Kelly MacDicken Bellevue Snowflake Lane - Photo by Laurentiu Cristofor
Photo credits: Cmerchant1::Kelly MacDicken::Laurentiu Cristofor


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Snowflake Lane
November 24 - December 24, shows perform nightly at 7pm

Don't miss the 12th annual Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection, our magical evening performance for the entire family. Snowflake Lane is even brighter this year and continues to surprise and delight with exciting new additions, including a new fun dance stage and a "meet and greet" with the most popular winter characters, the snow princesses.
See Bellevue Snowflake Lane map

  • Jingle Belles Dance Line
    The ever popular Jingle Belles Dancers were such a hit, we are adding more this year. This holiday dance line entertains with high spirited dance numbers all choreographed to the traditional holiday songs.

  • Princess Court
    At the Princess Court, kids can have their picture taken with three Snowflake Lane Princesses and their lovely backlit Snowflakes. This new space keeps little ones out of the crowd and gives them a special place just for them. Little Princess Court Meet and Greet area is located between The Cheesecake Factory and Blue C. Sushi.

  • Snowstorm Stages
    Back by popular demand! Two performing groups of space-age, high tech drummers known as The Snowstorm will drum out the holiday hits on recycled percussion. Snowstorm stages are located in front of Bellevue Place and outside Palomino.


See Bellevue Snowflake Lane map


Celebration Lane
December 26 - 31, shows perform nightly at 7pm
Ring in the New Year in Bellevue with Celebration Lane, our glittering salute to ringing in the New Year! Be sure join in on our fantastic celebration featuring a display of brilliant lights, dancing drummers, characters and all new Americana-inspired music that will have everyone rocking to the beat all while festive bubbles fall from the sky.


Visit New Year's Guide for a complete list of New Year's eve events and parties in Bellevue.


Location: along the sidewalks at The Bellevue Collection (Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square).
Parking: free parking at Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square.


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