Bellevue Festival of the Nativity

November 30-December 3, 7-10, 2018

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 (Final Year)

November 29-30, December 1, 2018

26800 236th Place SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038

As the Christmas season approaches, the community of Maple Valley invites you to visit our 15th and FINAL 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 29 (5-9pm), Friday Nov 30 (5-9pm), Saturday Dec 1 (2-9pm).


A Journey Through Time Nativity

December 20-22, 2018

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 20th at 7pm, Dec 21st at 7pm, Dec 22nd at 6pm. Tours every 30 minutes.


Festival of the Nativity - Tacoma

November 30-December 2, 2018

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 14-15, 2018

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.



Marionette Nativity – Bainbridge Island

December 6, 2018

8677 Madison Avenue N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Join us for two performances of the Marionette Nativity on December 6th, at 5:30pm and 6:30pm. Come early to your selected performance to enjoy our child craft area and stay after for light refreshments. Primary seating for the event is on the floor surrounding our marionette stage, however we do have chair seating in the back of our performance hall. No tickets are necessary, first come first serve for seating.


Nativity Exhibit NW – Lake City

November 30-December 2, 2018

7050 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115


In its 27th year, this Nativity event features more than 500 nativities from nearly 115 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.

Outdoor Drive-Thru Christmas Story - Normandy Park

December 8-9, 2018

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.


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