5 things to do in Seattle today: Sunday, December 29

Dec 27 2019, 1:00 pm

The end of the weekend has approached, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stop having fun.

Here are five things to do in Seattle today, Sunday, December 29.

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making


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What: Willy Wonka who? Discover your passion for chocolate at this chocolate-making course. You’ll learn all of the basics, starting from the bean. Leave the class with a handmade chocolate bar, as well as knowledge of how to roast, refine, and temper chocolate.

When: December 29, 2019
Time: 5 to 6:30 pm
Where: Indi Chocolate — 1901 Western Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $80; tickets can be purchased online

Seattle Winterfest


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What: Winter has officially arrived with the return of Winterfest. The sparkling lights and ice rink pretty much scream Instagram, while the weekend ice sculpting is a treat for the whole family.

When: Now until January 5, 2020
 All day
Where: Seattle Center — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission info: Free

Ecstatic Dance Seattle


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What: Dance, move, and heal with world beat music. This free-form dance class is a place to safely dance without judgment. The activity starts with a short opening circle, then a non-verbal dance for an hour and 15 minutes.

When: December 29, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Dance Underground — 340 15th Avenue East, Seattle
Admission: $12+



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What: Experience the wildest lights that Seattle has to offer at the Woodland Park Zoo. Over 800,000 energy-efficient bright and colorful LED lights will transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. While taking in the lights, don’t forget to enjoy animal encounters, carolers, and Instagrammable features.

When: Now until January 5, 2020
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Woodland Park Zoo — 5500 Phinney Avenue N, Seattle
Admission: $12.95+

Free End of the Year Run/Walk 2019


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What: Finish off 2019 by feeling healthy and fit. The fun run/walk sells optional medals for $10, buy-one-get-one free. You can run anywhere you’d like, for as long as you’d like, or join in at Super Jock ‘n Jill at 10 am.

When: December 28, 2019
Time: 10 to 11 am
Where: Super Jock ‘n Jill — 7210 East Green Lake Drive North, Seattle
Admission: the run is free; medals can be purchased online

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