‘Tis the time of year to reserve tickets to some of the hottest concerts to be played this holiday season. But with so many concerts in town, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. That’s why we hand-picked 15 Christmas concerts worthy of a holiday outing with your kid crew or a special date night with your significant other. Click through the gallery to see what’s coming soon and selling out quickly.

Handel Messiah

A triumph of music and text, Handel’s Messiah is a matchless December tradition. The exquisite choral writing and the exultant "Hallelujah” chorus — featuring the Seattle Symphony, Chorale and a strong cast of soloists — honor Handel’s greatest work.

Dates & Times: Fri., Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 17, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $24-$89

Benaroya Hall
200 University St.
Seattle, Wa 98101
Online: seattlesymphony.org

photo: Jim Travis - Flickr

Did we miss your family’s favorite Christmas concert? Tell us in the comments below. 

— Jeffrey Totey