Smashing Pineapples - Your November Concerts and Events Calendar


November: whether with family, friends, or by yourself, there are plenty of fun events and concerts to be had. Acts like Justin Timberlake, Conan O’brien, Tenacious D, and Morrissey are all on the road to accompany local festivities in Staypineapple cities like Thanksgiving Day parades and early showings of The Nutcracker.

Check out these events and more like them in this month’s Smashing Pineapples!

(And if you happen to need a night to stay during one of them, ya know, Staypineapple.)




Seattle Restaurant Week: Nov 1-8 / Multiple locations

Get a special deal on a three-course meal at 165 restaurants during Seattle Restaurant Week, which does not include Fridays and Saturdays. Restaurants all offer dinner and some offer lunch. $15+

Enchant: Nov 23-December / Safeco Field

Walk through the world’s largest Christmas light maze and get lost in your imagination with all things Enchant. Staypineapple has actually partnered with Enchant, so if you’d like a discount on your ticket along with getting to sleep in European style double duvets, it’s possible! $20+

David Sedaris: Nov 19th / Benaroya Hall

Modern satirist and acute observer David Sedaris shares stories and opinions from his extensive travels and life. $45+




Science Fiction Convention - OryCon: Nov 9-11 / Jantzen Beach

Meet sci-fi and fantasy authors and artists, attend panels, workshops, dances, games, and vendor exhibits at OryCon at Red Lion Hotel (Jantzen Beach). TBD

Northwest Food and Wine Festival: Nov 10 / Oregon Convention Center

Sample 600 wines and a variety of gourmet foods from 50 restaurants at the Northwest Food & Wine Festival at the Oregon Convention Center. $75+

Justin Timberlake: Nov 16 / Moda Center

Super Bowl performer and pop music chameleon Justin Timberlake brings his decades worth of hits to the Moda Center. $44+




Jurassic Park with Live Symphony: Nov 6 / Davies Symphony Hall

Watch Jurassic Park on the big screen while the San Francisco Symphony performs its majestic score by John Williams live at Davies Symphony Hall. $60+

Embarcadero Festival: Nov 16 / Embarcadero Building

Visit Embarcadero Center’s Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival for a family carnival, a Disney ice skating show, fireworks, and the lighting of 17,000 Christmas lights at 6 p.m. Free.

The Tallest Man on Earth: Nov 27 / Herbst Theater

No, not a circus sideshow, The Tallest Man on Earth brings his distinct bluegrass, and folksy voice to San Francisco for an intimate show. $83+




San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival: Nov 12-18 / Multiple Venues

Nationally recognized celebrity chefs, legendary winemakers, guest mixologists, James Beard Award-winning authors, Master Sommeliers, brewmasters, artisans and tastemakers from all walks of the culinary spectrum join together for a week of deliciousness in San Diego. Price dependant on activities attended.

Jazz Fest and Swing Extravaganza: Nov 21-25 / Mission Valley and Old Town

The 39th San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving will present a variety of traditional jazz music, from ragtime to hot jazz to swing to rockabilly at the Town & Country Resort and Hotel in Hotel Circle. Jazz bands and musicians from across the U.S. will perform. $105+

Morrissey: Nov 10 / Copley Hall

Still packing one of the most distinct voices in pop music for the last 30 years, Morrissey will be crooning through his favorites. $53+




The Book of Mormon: Nov 20-21 / Oriental Theatre

“The best musical of this century” says The New York Times about The Book of Mormon, an outrageous comedy following the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, at Oriental Theatre. $50+

Christkindlmarket: Nov 24 - December / Multiple Locations

Christkindlmarket is an open-air European holiday market featuring traditional art, handmade gifts, German foods, choirs, and carolers on Daley Plaza. Free

Josh Groban & Idina Menzel: Nov 6 / United Center

Multiplatform stars Josh Groban and Idina Menzel come together to merge both of their classical voices with moments of pop. $60+




World of Dance: Nov 11 / Back Bay Events Center

World of Dance promises street dancing and today’s new aged choreography with hundreds of participants from top dance teams at Back Bay Events Center. $40+

The Nutcracker: Nov 29 / Boston Opera House

The Nutcracker by Boston Ballet is a holiday tradition with colorful characters on a magical journey to the Nutcracker Prince’s kingdom in the clouds at the Boston Opera House. $50+

Tenacious D: Nov 5 / House of Blues

Jack Black and Kyle Gass bring their raucous acoustic guitar act to the House of Blues in Boston. $45+

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