Arlington Nativity Festival

December 8-10, 2017

17222 43rd Avenue NE, Arlington, WA 98223

Enjoy music, lights, artwork and over 500 nativities at the Arlington Nativity Festival. This year there will also be concerts on Saturday and Sunday night as well as live music from artists in the community during the whole festival. You will be able to experience the life of Christ through Art, and the Children Room will be filled with opportunities to create and try on costumes of the period. This event is open to the public and free. Please come and join us!


Bellevue Festival of the Nativity

December 1-4, 8-10, 2017

15205 Southeast 28th Street, Bellevue, WA 98007

Over 500 crèche displays will be shown from around the world (44 countries so far). The event features live musical performances each evening, a live Nativity, a life of Christ display, Christian themed art displays, children’s activities, family and friends Nativity photo booth and more. This is a free event and the public is welcome to attend. Visit their website and Facebook page for more details.


Celebrate the Nativity – Maple Valley

November 30, December 1-2, 2017

26800 236th Place SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038

As the Christmas season approaches, the community of Maple Valley invites you to visit our 14th annual "Celebrate the Nativity" event. This free event features hundreds of beautiful nativities from around the world, a memorable live nativity set, an artistic display of the life of Jesus Christ, lovely musical performances, children's crafts activity, family photo booth, delicious refreshments, and more. Please visit us Thursday Nov 30 (5-9pm), Friday Dec 1 (2-9pm), Saturday Dec 2 (2-9pm).



Rejoice in Christ – Federal Way

December 1-3, 2017

34815 Weyerhaeuser Way S, Federal Way, WA 98001

 "Rejoice in Christ" Dec 1st 6-9pm, 2nd 4-9pm and 3rd 4-7pm.




A Journey Through Time Nativity

December 21-23, 2017

1636 S. 330th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003

Come and experience the birth of Jesus Christ. Walk through the market, meet the Shepherds and the Wise Men, look into the eyes of Herod, see live animals, take a family picture, and much, much more. Dec 21st at 7pm, Dec 22nd at 7pm, Dec 23rd at 6pm. Tours every 30 minutes.


Festival of the Nativity - Tacoma

December 1-3, 2017

1102 South Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98465

As Christmas approaches and our thoughts turn to the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. Please join us for Tacoma’s Annual Festival of the Nativity. This is a great, free family event. Bring your family to see the over 1,000 nativities. All activities are at 1102 South Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA.




Live Nativity – Sammamish/Issaquah Plateau

December 15-16, 2017

922 216th Avenue NE, Sammamish, WA 98074

Experience a little bit of Bethlehem with a live outdoor nativity. Shepherds, angels and wise men pay a visit to the manger. Performances are held every 20 minutes on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Last performance is at 8:45 p.m. Children are invited to visit with cast members and the real sheep during breaks. Inside the church, enjoy musical numbers, crèche displays and light refreshments. All are welcome.



Nativity Exhibit NW – Lake City

December 1-3, 2017

12509 27th Avenue N.E., Seattle, WA 98125

In its 26th year, this Nativity event features more than 800 nativities from nearly 100 countries around the world. Some are intricate artworks, some are made from recycled items, some are made from food, some are funny, some try to make a point – all are fascinating. This is a great, free family event. Due to construction on the Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Lake City, Messiah Lutheran hosts this year.


Outdoor Drive-Thru Christmas Story - Normandy Park

December 9-10, 2017

908 S. 200th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198

Enjoy a live Nativity this Christmas season. You and your family can be transported to Bethlehem while driving through the parking lot at Normandy Christian Church, between 6-8:30 p.m. Scores of volunteers, thousands of lights and full-size sets bring the Nativity story to life. On display will be live scenes of angels, shepherds, a donkey and goats, as well as guests at the inn, wise men, Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus.


Outdoor Living Nativity - Highline/Burien

December 8-9, 2017

14859 1st Avenue S, Burien, WA 98168

You’re invited to enjoy a live Nativity in its 20th annual re-enactments of the first Christmas night. Bring family and friends to the outdoor play under the stars. Sip hot cocoa as you watch the cast and animals including real llamas, sheep, goats, donkey and calf retell the tender story of the birth of Jesus. Each performance is 20 minutes long with time in between to visit and take pictures. Photo by Steve Shay.


Shelton Festival of the Nativity - Shelton

December 2017

1200 Connection Street, Shelton, WA 98584

Visit the "Shelton Festival the Nativity" and see why this event has become a Christmas tradition for so many families in our community! This free event features crèche displays, children's activities and musical performances. Schedule: 6:00pm View the crèche displays and children's activities; 6:30 pm Allelujah! Bell Ringers from Olympia; 7:15pm  Community Musical Program;  Light refreshments provided.




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