5 things to do in Seattle today: Monday, December 23

Dec 23 2019, 5:00 am

If your holiday shopping is complete, you deserve to take today to relax. Below is our list of five things to do in Seattle today.

Emerald City Gala

 

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What: This holiday season, do some good and donate items for those experiencing homelessness in Seattle. Backpacks, sleeping bags, jackets, boots, and anything that you’d like if you were in a similar situation are accepted. The Gala consists of over twenty acts, a red carpet, open cipher, beat battles, and more. The shows are spread out over three venues, all ages Neumos, as well as 21+ Barboza and The Runaway.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Neumos — 925 East Pike Street, Seattle; Barboza — 925 East Pike Street, Seattle; The Runaway — 1425 10th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $15+; tickets can be purchased online

Ugly Sweater Karaoke Party

 

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What: Put on your ugliest holiday sweater and get your pipes warmed up, because it’s karaoke night at High Dive. The night will be hosted by KJ Nomi and feature $6 Jameson and Lunazul drink specials.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 2 am
Where: High Dive — 513 North 36th Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

Enchant Christmas

 

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What: Twinkling lights, a maze with larger-than-life sculptures, a Christmas market with over 40 local artisan vendors, ice skating, and all of your favorite parts of Christmas are coming together in one amazing festival: Enchant Christmas.

When: Now until December 29, 2019
Time: 4 to 10 pm
Where: T-Mobile Park — 1250 1st Avenue S, Seattle
Admission: $14.99-$89.99

Geekaraoke 5th Annual StarWars Holiday Special

 

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What: Unlike most karaokes, this is geekaraoke. Come in your best cosplay — this week’s theme is Star Wars. Baby Ketten, one of Seattle’s biggest karaoke jockeys will be starting the night right with a book full of rock, metal, and alternative hits to choose from.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Club Contour — 807 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

Christmastown

 

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What: This film noir-inspired holiday thriller revolves around detective Nick Holiday who is investigating un-holiday-like behavior taking place in Christmastown. On his journey, holiday meets a glamorous elf, a reporter, and a cab driver that takes Holiday on a whirlwind of twists and turns.

When: December 23, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Seattle Public Theatre — 7312 West Green Lake Drive North, Seattle
Admission: $34+; tickets are available for purchase online