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8/15/2021 Music at the Mural Seattle Center exists to create events and experiences that delight and inspire the human spirit. As we take baby steps towards a return to events, we are pleased to offer a new outdoor music series. It launches today (Aug. 15) at Mural Amphitheatre. Curated by… [ Keep reading ]

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It Takes a Village to Build a Skatepark We’ve just completed Seattle Center Skate Plaza, an 18,000 square-foot skateboard facility located in a section of Broad St between 5th and Taylor avenues north vacated to make way for the SR-99 Tunnel. The new Skate Plaza fulfilled a commitment to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Welcomes Chelsea Riddick-Most to Lead Programs and Events

Seattle Center is thrilled to announce the selection of Chelsea Riddick-Most as Director of Programs and Events at Seattle Center following a highly competitive, national search. Riddick-Most arrives at Seattle Center, a City of Seattle department, as the region and world grapple with a global pandemic that has profoundly affected in-person events… [ Keep reading ]

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Waterworks on the grounds Did you know the first weekend of August is historically the warmest of the year in our region? The high temps give rise to thoughts of fun ways to cool down like enjoying a splash of cool, refreshing water. If you stroll the Seattle Center grounds,… [ Keep reading ]

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Nearly 30 years ago, May 9-17, 1992, the 74th Junior Hockey championship, the Memorial Cup, was hosted at Seattle Center. The competition, which determined the champion of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), included the winners of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey, Western Hockey and Ontario Hockey leagues. Seattle Thunderbirds, as… [ Keep reading ]

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As we approach the other end of the global pandemic (hopefully), we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations that reside on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities…. [ Keep reading ]

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As we approach the other end of the pandemic, we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities. Now that we’re gradually… [ Keep reading ]

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As the region sizzles in the excessive heat, we want to recognize the place of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, + Other Identities (LGBTQA+) at Seattle Center. Since 2007, Seattle PrideFest has filled the grounds with exuberant celebration the final Sunday of June. It is our most jam-packed… [ Keep reading ]

Space Needle Raises Progress Pride Flag in Celebration of Pride Weekend

In celebration of Pride weekend, the Space Needle is flying the Pride flag, a tradition upheld for more than a decade. Team Members and community members came together to raise the Progress Pride Flag today to support the trans, non-binary, people of color, Black, and Indigenous LGBTQ+ community. The Progress… [ Keep reading ]

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The links below will open a new window for each link. As our region and the world transition from a time of isolation to a return to public gathering, Seattle Center is just beginning to dip our toes into the notion of in-person events. As Seattle Center heads into the… [ Keep reading ]