Auburn for the Holidays


The winter chill brings many ways to find warmth with the people who matter to you most.  Whether it's searching and cutting down the ideal Christmas tree, enjoying a holiday theatrical production, or watching the Santa Parade, Auburn has you covered to make memories this holiday season!


The Auburn festivities kick off with a Santa Parade down Main Street on Saturday, December 2nd at 4:30 p.m. Community caroling, the annual lighting of the City Hall Christmas Tree, and a synchronized light show will follow at City Hall. 

Neely Mansion Victorian Christmas Tea

Joyous holiday music provided by the Cascade Foothills Chorale. Feast on a delicious seasonal buffet tea. Tours of the Mansion decorated for Christmas by costumed docents will give you a glimpse of Christmas Past. And don't forget to bring your camera to capture some great holiday photos!

Sessions at 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pmTickets: Adults $15, Children under 10- $10

Reservations required: Call 253.927.4250 or click link to secure space.

Neely Mansion:12303 SE Auburn-Black Diamond Rd, Auburn,

Red, White & Blue Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 3rd | 2pm
Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 4th St NE, Auburn
 - AT CAPACITY AS OF 11/23/17.

The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11:00am - Noon; 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 11:00am - Noon; 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue Theater

Share the magic of this perennial family favorite this year at Evergreen City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. You and your family will be spell-bound by our dazzling production at either the morning hour-long show intended for younger audience members, or the afternoon full-length performances.
Spend the holidays with magic, spend them with The Nutcracker!


DEC. 9 & DEC. 10 From 9:00AM - 3:00PM, at the Auburn Valley Humane Society's annual fundraiser, your pet can have their photos taken with Santa Paws!  All for a great cause.  For more details, please click here.

DEC. 10  From 3:00PM - 7:00PM, families can bring their furry friends and head to The Outlet Collection Seattle for fetching photo opportunities with Santa. Pet Photos are for domestic pets only, and all pets must be leashed or in a carrier. The Outlet Collection Seattle, 1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001

Scrooge, The Musical

December 9, 10, 16, 17| 2 p.m.
December 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 | 7 p.m

Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue Theater

Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future.  Scrooge, The Musical closely follows the plot of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol.”  The musical, by Leslie Bricusse, is closely adapted from the music and screenplay of the 1970 musical film “Scrooge” and “A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.”  Tickets are available on-line at, or at the box office one-hour prior to the show (if tickets remain).  

The Elves & The Toymakers

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 6:30pm
Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue Theater

All tickets $10.              BUY TICKETS NOW

Can two spunky and very generous Elves save the day? It's the holiday season and the Toymakers have been working day and night to get toys ready to give to boys and girls everywhere. But on the morning they are to be delivered, the Toymakers discover all the toys have disappeared! This holiday musical will remind everyone that the spirit of giving is truly the greatest gift of all.

An Inspirational Christmas with Elvis

Friday, December 22, 2017, 7:30pm 

Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Avenue Theater

With a devout passion, Danny sang and danced along with the King's music, trusting that one day he would be recapturing his own "Illusion of Elvis" show on stage. Join Danny as he presents classic Elvis along with some great traditional Christmas selections as well.  SOLD OUT AS OF 11/23/17.


The Outlet Collection Seattle has Santa available for photos with your family.  Begin or continue a holiday tradition with the jolliest of Santas, a holiday winterland, and flexible hours.  For more details on pricing and hours, please click here.