Winterfest 2023


Magnolia Winterfest
December 2nd, 2023
Afternoon to Evening
Magnolia Village

The holiday season kicks off in style in Magnolia with the annual Winterfest on Saturday, December 2nd.

Local merchants and businesses in Magnolia Village will offer an array of holiday-themed arts and crafts activities for kids during the daytime and traditional favorites such as photos with Santa, the Magnolia holiday tree lighting event, holiday caroling through Magnolia Village, and the ‘Christmas Cruise’ classic car parade will take place in the early evening hours.

Delicious bites and beverages can be enjoyed at Magnolia Village restaurants and venues, all in preparation for after-hours shopping at local boutiques and stores.

In addition, Magnolia Lutheran Church will be hosting a Winterfest Marketplace fundraiser for the Lloyd W. Nordstrom Guild supporting Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Winterfest Activities Schedule

More information and details will be coming, but below are just a few of the activities already planned for Magnolia Winterfest 2023.

Holiday Arts & Crafts
2 to 5 pm, Dec. 2nd

Starbucks – making clay ornaments with Gather Pottery

Uptown Espresso (Compass Magnolia)- coloring book by local artist Baby Buddha Studio

Kaleidoscope School – cookie decorating (behind Kinnaree Thai)

Lemon Door Playschool – holiday Shrinky Dinks

Magnolia Dental Care – ornament decorating

Magnolia Mailbox – letters to Santa

Westerly Studio  – holiday garland craft

Village Fitness (MightyKidz) – snowflake bracelets making

Winterfest Marketplace at Magnolia Lutheran Church

The Lloyd W. Nordstrom Guild invites you to Magnolia Winterfest, where you can kick off the holiday season. Vendors for shopping and food for purchase will be at Magnolia Lutheran Church on December 2 from 3 to 8 p.m. Entry $10 per adult at the door. All proceeds support the Uncompensated Care Fund at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Location: Magnolia Lutheran Church, 2414 31st Ave. W, Seattle, WA 98199
Contact: Questions? Contact Jennifer Mehrer at

Bites, Beverages, & Fun. Visit these Magnolia Village restaurants, coffee shops, and businesses and savor holiday-themed menu items:

  • Nikos Gyros – Greek holiday cookies, appetizers and wine
  • Starbucks – three hot chocolate specials
  • Villagio Magnolia- $1 cheese slice
  • Ace Hardware – popcorn & cider
  • Mondello- Lasagna & Cannolo for $20
  • Petit Pierre- hot chocolate & sugar cookies
  • Uptown Espresso- drink specials for 1st 100 customers
  • Magnolia Village Pub – live music: Magnolia Steel Band, 8 to 11 pm, drink specials
  • Queen Margherita- small margherita pizza for $10
  • Pink Salt- 50% off any 1 appetizer with the purchase of one entree
  • Serendipity Lounge- live music with Kelly Shirey and Meghan Parris 4 to 6 pm

Traditional Holiday Favorites. Gather the family or grab some friends and enjoy these tried and true holiday events in Magnolia Village:

  • Caroling through the Village – 2 to 5 pm
  • Photos with Santa at Windermere – 2 to 6 pm
  • Magnolia Garden Center Holiday Tree Lighting – 5:30 pm
  • Christmas Cruise Classic Car parade – 6 to 7 pm

After Hours Holiday Shopping. You can guarantee a unique gift for someone special (or treat yourself to a gift!) at one of Magnolia’s favorite shops and boutiques open till 8pm:

  • Magnolia’s Bookstore
  • Modele’s Home Furnishings
  • Sell Your Sole Consignment Boutique- serving bubbly and bites
  • Vixen Collection
  • Westerly Studio
  • Magnolia Garden Center and Gift Shop
  • Spark & Stone Jewelry at Oak Salon (cocktails & wine)
  • Sell Your Sole Consignment
  • Unravel Therapeutics