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International Fountain Closure | Sep 12-16

The International Fountain will be OFF and CLOSED from Monday, Sept 12 – Friday, Sept 16 for cleaning and maintenance.

Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias Festival Celebrates Latino Culture and Independence | Sep 17-18

Note: Links below will open new windows. Festival features a variety of activities Sept. 17 and 18 SEATTLE – Seattle Center Festál continues with Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias at the Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Fisher Pavilion from 1-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, and 1-6 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival Features Music, Hula, Ono Food, Workshops and More

Photo by: Tristanne Lauren Photography Note: Links below will open new windows. Festival will welcome attendees Sunday, September 11 SEATTLE – Seattle Center Festál will host the Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival Sunday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Armory Food & Event Hall, Mural Amphitheatre… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center’s 60th Anniversary Celebrates what is New, Now & Next

Note: The links below will open new windows. Six-Month Celebration Kicks off on April 21st with Events, Exclusive Contests & Galaxy Golden Tickets SEATTLE – Six decades ago the Century 21 Exhibition, also known as the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, attracted nearly 10 million attendees during its six-month run and… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

I started writing these did you knows several years ago to give readers a better sense of Seattle Center–beyond the events and activities we promote. We publish them on Sunday mornings, when you might have more time to take in the few paragraphs that attempt to tell the Center’s story. The… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

New Year’s Eve at Seattle Center New Year’s Eve at Seattle Center will look a bit different this year in efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19’s latest, highly transmissible variant. In keeping with COVID-19 public safety measures, no non-ticketed, public events are planned, and visitors to the grounds are… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

Festivity All Around at Seattle Center The spirit of the season shows up in many ways at Seattle Center. It’s there when you enter the grounds from the Space Needle, where you’ll find a towering silver, mid-century-esque Christmas tree, or when you stroll outside McCaw Hall’s grand lobby and peer… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

Links below will open new tabs. Artist at the Center Seattle Center thrives on partnerships, and we’ve just launched a new program in partnership with Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition and Climate Pledge Arena. Artists at the Center offers a year-long slate of performances featuring… [ Keep reading ]


This treasured mainstay of Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 26 – Dec. 31, in Seattle Center Armory and on the grounds, boasts a rich history dating back to the 1950s. The tradition began when three model train enthusiasts built an electric train set from 24-volt airplane motors that travelled through a… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

Now that the dust has settled on the opening of Climate Pledge Arena, we’d like to offer a look back on redevelopment of this historic building. The Arena began its life as Washington State Pavilion (WSP), built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. It reopened a couple years later as… [ Keep reading ]