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Fun Forest South Proposals and Review Panel Made Public

Proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) issued to redevelop all or some portion of the 1 ½ acre Fun Forest south area were posted on the Seattle Center website on June 11. Seattle Center also announced the members of the proposal review panel.

Theater Commons Selected as Sustainable Tester

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) announced the selection of Theater Commons at Seattle Center as one of the initial landscapes to participate in a new program testing the nation’s first rating system for green landscape design, construction and maintenance.

Fun Forest South RFP

Seattle Center has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to redevelop all or some portion of the 1 ½ acre Fun Forest south area available later this year following the departure of Fun Forest Amusements, LLC from the area south of the Seattle Center Monorail station. The Center will consider a broad… [ Keep reading ]

Vote for Seattle Mural!

You can help Seattle Center secure some significant funding to bring new life and brilliance to the Seattle Mural. It is one of 25 historic preservation projects included in an initiative announced today by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express. AmEx has donated $1 million to provide… [ Keep reading ]

South Fun Forest Q and A

We heard a lot of questions at the March 30 public meeting on future uses of the former Fun Forest site and April 1 meeting of the Parks and Seattle Center Committee of the Seattle City Council. Here we’ve attempted to answer some of them, and we hope they help people to understand… [ Keep reading ]

Fun Forest Public Meeting March 30

Please join Seattle Center to learn more about potential future uses of the former Fun Forest areas and share your thoughts and ideas on creating engaging activities and amenities that fulfill the mission of Seattle Center to “delight and inspire the human spirit in each individual and bring together our rich and varied community.”

Whirligig Return March 26 – April 11

Bounce with abandon at Seattle Center Whirligig!, March 26 – April 11, featuring two lively weeks of affordable activities, riveting inflatable rides, whimsical escapades and dynamic performances.

Irish Festival, March 13 – 14

Non-stop live music, dancing, colorful cultural exhibits, children’s activities, Irish foods and booths selling Irish and Celtic products offer a spirited glimpse into the Irish way of life.

Youth and Family Initiative at Seattle Center

We at Seattle Center are excited about our role in Mayor McGinn’s Youth and Family Initiative. Seattle Center provides a spectacular setting for some outstanding youth and family activities. For much of the community our campus acts as a sort of neutral ground, where people feel safe and welcomed. They… [ Keep reading ]

2010 Festivals & Events Guide

The Seattle Center 2010 Festivals and Events Guide contains information on the 22 Seattle Center Festal celebrations, campus-wide festivals and major events presented at Seattle Center during 2010. Look for them at the Center, city libraries, community centers and other information kiosks around town.