Make the Yuletide Gay with These Must-See LGBTQIA+ Events

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Tis’ the season to gather up your family and friends for some of the season’s best LGBTQIA+ holiday events! From holiday classics to brand new shows, we’ve pulled together this list of events you won’t want to miss. Head on over to our events calendar for a complete list of LGBTQIA+ events year-round!

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Jingle All the Gay, Dec. 2-18

Seattle can rejoice at the return of the holigay tradition Jingle all the Gay to West Hall, December 2-18. The deliciously queer and delectably extravagant holiday event will feature an all-star cast to make even the most stubborn yuletides gay. This year’s cast of burlesque, cabaret, dance, drag, and musical artists includes Kitten N' Lou, Cherdonna Shinatra, ilvs strauss, Markeith Wiley, Woody Shticks, Lola Van Ella, RedBone, Jeez Loueez, Tito Bonito, Montez Jenkins Copeland and Kylie Mooncakes.

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Seattle Men’s Chorus Holiday Falala-liday, Dec. 2-23

Seattle Men’s Chorus is back with glitter, lights and carols. They will deck the halls with more fa-la-la than ever and invite the community to come out for nostalgia, hilarity, a Christmas Conga and an unforgettable sing-along December 2-23 in Tacoma, Seattle, and Everett.

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The Dina Martina Christmas Show, Dec 8-24

The astonishingly hilarious Dina Martina will be returning to ACT Theatre with an all-new Christmas show December 8-24. Joined by Stranger Genius Award-winner composer/musician Chris Jefferies, Dina Martina is brimming with excitement to be bringing her singular brand of razzle-dazzle entertainment back to ACT Theatre this holiday season. This Seattle holiday tradition is jam-packed with traditional and contemporary holiday tunes, both treated with Dina Martina’s fresh and undeniably surreal comic sensibility.

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Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker

Seattle’s most glamorous holiday tradition returns to the Triple Door for its sixteenth astounding season! Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann are elated to announce the return of their award-winning wintertime spectacle, Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker. All your favorite characters will be back, including Lily Verlaine’s Sugar Plum Fairy, the light-juggling magic of Babette La Fave, the ever-lovable Snowflakes…and of course the swingiest band in the Land, The Nutcracker Nonette!

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The Gift of Music Chamber Concert, Dec. 10

Join Rainbow City Performing Arts to celebrate diverse holiday traditions with our chamber ensembles, featuring the Purple Passion Swing Band. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the program commencing at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the University Congregation United Church of Christ in Seattle’s University District.

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The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, Dec. 21-24

You better watch out, you better not cry, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon are coming to Seattle for the return of their Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, December 21-24. Another holiday season brings another year of fabulous spectacle, whip-smart comedy, brand new songs, and annual favorites.

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