Holiday Events in Issaquah Highlands 2017

Holiday photos included above by Shubha Tirumale & Julie Clegg

Ends December 14

Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank Collection

IHCA Collection for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

Date: Ends December 14
Location: IHCA Offices, 1011 High Street Suite 210, Issaquah
Time: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

The IHCA team will bring donations to the Issaquah food bank on December 15th. Help us make a difference in our community.
Food and Clothing are needed.

Food Needs- please check expiration dates:

  • Breakfast cereal
  • Instant Oatmeal (single serving packets)
  • Canned Tuna / Chicken / Fish / Other Proteins
  • Progresso Soups / Healthy Soups (i.e. Healthy Choice)
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Spaghetti pasta (NOT whole wheat)
  • Cooking oil (small – 24 oz)
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Nuts
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned Corn
  • Broth / Stock
  • Canned pasta meals
  • Evaporated milk
  • Gluten free foods
  • Snacks for children’s lunches

Ends December 24

Santa Photos Grand Ridge Plaza

Photos with Santa at Grand Ridge Plaza

Date: Ends December 24
Time: Hours Vary (See full schedule)
Location: Santa’s cabin at the Grand Ridge Plaza fountain, located next to Regal Cinemas at 940 NE Park Drive in Issaquah Highlands. Take Exit 18 off I-90 and follow the signs to Highlands Drive.

Professional Santa photography will be available at Grand Ridge Plaza beginning Friday, November 24. Throughout the holiday season, Santa resides in a cozy cabin next to Regal Cinemas. Santa photographers Arthur & Associates will offer photography for purchase seven days a week through December 24. Get more information >

December 11 & 18

Santa Photos Grand Ridge Plaza

Quiet Hour Photos with Sensory Sensitive Santa

Dates: December 11 (10am – 11am) & December 18 (9am – 10am)
Location: Santa’s cabin at the Grand Ridge Plaza fountain, located next to Regal Cinemas at 940 NE Park Drive in Issaquah Highlands. Take Exit 18 off I-90 and follow the signs to Highlands Drive

Grand Ridge Plaza and Arthur & Associates Photographers are pleased to provide families that have children with autism and other special needs with the opportunity to connect with Santa during the quiet hour. Professional photography is available for purchase. There is no cost to visit Santa. Get more information >

December 12

Menorah Lighting at Grand Ridge Plaza

Menorah Lighting at Grand Ridge Plaza

Hosted by Chabad of the Central Cascades
Date: Tuesday, December 12
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Grand Ridge Plaza (in front of Ulta)

Come and watch a huge Menorah being lit with friends and family. Enjoy some delicious Chanukah food and a nice hot drink. Let’s light up the world! Get more information >

December 13 & 20

Santa Paws Photos with Pets Grand Ridge Plaza

Santa Paws Photos with Pets

Dates: December 13 & 20
Time: Hours Vary (See full schedule)
Location: Santa’s cabin at the Grand Ridge Plaza fountain, located next to Regal Cinemas at 940 NE Park Drive in Issaquah Highlands. Take Exit 18 off I-90 and follow the signs to Highlands Drive

Bring the whole family – especially four-legged friends – for pet photos with Santa. Arthur & Associates photographers will capture magical moments with “Santa Paws.” A portion of proceeds will be donated to Homeward Pet Adoption Center, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter serving the greater Seattle area. Please feel free to bring donations of pet food for the shelter, too. Santa Paws thanks you! Get more information >

December 13

Chanukah in the Lab Issaquah Highlands

Chanukah in the Lab

Hosted by Chabad of the Central Cascades
Date: Wednesday, December 13
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah

Mad Science Menorah Show – Grand Menorah Contest – Cool Science Experiments – Fun Music & Dancing – Laboratory Photo Booth – Yachdav Chanukah Play – Food and more!

Suggested donations: $5 Child (ages 3-12), $10 Adult, $25 Max/Family 

Get more information >

December 14

Club Inclusive Issaquah Highlands

Club Inclusive (Giving Back)

Date: Thursday, December 14
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA

A club for kids with special needs focused on acceptance and inclusion. A safe and fun place where kids can be themselves. We will be making care packages for the homeless. Please help us collecting personal hygiene products, such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc. Get more information >

December 24

Timberlake Church Christmas Even Morning Services

Christmas Eve Morning Services

Hosted by Timberlake Church
Date: Sunday, December 24
Time: 9:15am & 10:30am
Location: Issaquah Highlands Regal Movie Theater

Get more information >

Christmas Eve Issaquah Highlands Summit Life Church

Christmas Eve Evening Services

Hosted by Summit LIFE Church
Date: Sunday, December 24
Time: 5pm
Location: Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA

Free and family-friendly! Get more information >