One Night Only!
November 28 at 7 pm

Snowflake Lane happens every night, but Santa only arrives once to kick it all off.  Join us Friday, November 29 at 7:00 pm for the Santa Arrival Parade and Snowflake Lane.  The parade route starts on NE 8th at the Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square skybridge and winds down Bellevue Way past Macy’s then back to the Hyatt.

New!  Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa at Bellevue Place.  Following the Santa Arrival parade and opening night of Snowflake Lane on Friday, November 29th,  Santa will light the 30ft holiday tree at the Bellevue Place Wintergarden.  Plus, take your picture with Snowflake Lane characters, enjoy holiday music and snack on cookies and cocoa.  This event is sure to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.

*A great place for families to view the parade would be a spot on NE 8th. See more insider tips below the map.

 Santas Arrival Parade map


When is best to arrive:
Between 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Where to park:
Bellevue Place parking garage enter off of NE 10th.

Restroom availability:
The Lodge Building by Starbucks and Lincoln Square second level by Lucky Strike Lanes and inside Bellevue Square in multiple locations

Best View:
In front of Bellevue Place on the corner of Bellevue Way & NE 8th.  From here you can see down the whole street of lights.

Best Photo Op Spots:
Little Princess Court in the NE driveway between Cheesecake Factory and Blue C. Sushi for pictures with the princesses.
Characters also spread out to the larger space areas that include NE 8th by Paddy Coynes, between Bellevue Arts Museum and Palomino, and the NE drive south of Crate and Barrel.

Special Attractions:
Little Princess Court: Meet and greet with the princesses of Snowflake Lane and take your own pictures with them on the drive between Cheesecake Factory and the parking garage just off Bellevue Way.
Snowstorm: Get down to the sound of the steel drums with the Snowstorm drummers. Bellevue Place and in front of Palomino.

Best spot for ADA:
One of the easiest spots to get to for anyone with mobility concerns would be parking in Bellevue Place, using the Bellevue Place Garage to the Lobby level and watching from the corner of NE 8th and Bellevue Way on the Bellevue Place side.

Best spot to see Santa arrive:
Bellevue Place fountain court and inside the Wintergarden for meet and greet and pictures with the Snowflake Lane characters.


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