Where to Park in Seattle this Holiday Season

The holiday festivities have arrived, with a throng of events, concerts, and parties filling up the streets. While such events are joyous and may even fall in with your family and friends’ annual traditions, it can be a little overwhelming. Don’t worry, SpotHero has got you covered wherever you’re headed.

Be aware that free public parking is available December 25, January 1, and January 15, according to the city website.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Date: 12/10

Location: Green Lake Aqua Theater, West Green Lake Way N.

Price: Registration fees vary depending on the event. Learn more here.

Details: Those who participate in the 5k run or walk are encouraged to wear holiday-themed costumes (tying jingle bells to your shoes is strongly suggested) while raising funds to help cure arthritis. Not sure you want to run this year? Great news: registration for individuals is available up until the event begins! Make sure you register in time and book your parking in advance!

Holiday Pops

Date: 12/8-10

Location: Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street.

Price: Varies, learn more and purchase here.

Details: Enjoy the sounds of the season with the Seattle Symphony as they perform old holiday favorites and traditional carols! This year, they will be joined by vocalist Dee Donasco for what is sure to be a joyful seasonal celebration.

T-Mobile New Year’s at the Needle

Date: 12/31, full details TBA

Location: Seattle Space Needle, 400 Broad Street

Details: Ring in the New Year at the Space Needle for spectacular fireworks, events, shows, and special surprises! It’s sure to be a busy evening so be sure to reserve your parking in advance!

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Date: 11/25-12/27

Location: McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street

Price: Varies, learn more and purchase here.

Details: This holiday classic is a thrill for young and old. George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” dazzles with the story of Clara as she journeys through a magical land full of toys come to life, handsome princes, and of course, the famous sugarplum fairies. Enjoy an unforgettable score, thrilling dance numbers, and stunning scenery in this beloved holiday classic.

Jose Gonzales Trio performs: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Date: 12/9-20

Location: Multiple locations

Price: Tickets start at $18. Learn more and purchase here.

Details: It’s a holiday classic, with a twist! Join the Jose Gonzales Trio for a live performance of Vince Guaraldi’s stunning score in its entirety. 1960s-inspired attire is encouraged!

Airport Parking

If you’re catching a flight this holiday season, consider parking near the airport. It’s a smart way to save money on holiday travel without adding a ton of time to your trip. Parking facilities near the airport offer free shuttles to the terminal, too.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Click below to choose your preferred location, date and time.

Happy parking to all, and to all a good night!