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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.

Artists at Play – Temporary Closure: Aug 15-16

Artists at Play climbing structure ​​​​​​will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 15-16

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International Fountain Music Music plays an important part in fully experiencing International Fountain. The 120-foot high supershooters and dome-mounted water jets are choreographed to move with pre-programmed music, including Aaron Copeland’s “Billy the Kid,” Duke Ellington, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and a mix from Northwest rock ‘n roll legends. But when… [ 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 ]

International Fountain at Seattle Center

Through Friday, July 30, the fountain will be operating intermittently as testing and programming work is completed. As part of the process of improving the International Fountain, we are completing the commissioning phase to ensure the fountain is operating as designed. The fountain will be in operation intermittently during this time. Thank… [ Keep reading ]

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International Fountain redo If you stroll the grounds, you’ll find an amazing mix of water features big and small, with the largest, International Fountain, at the core of the campus. Built originally as a centerpiece for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the initial design concept called for a narrow lagoon… [ Keep reading ]

International Fountain closed April 6 through the end of June 2021

The International Fountain will be closed for maintenance and repairs from Tuesday, April 6, 2021 through the end of June 2021. The International Fountain is a mainstay from the World’s Fair, but was completely replaced and expanded in a $6.5 million project in 1995. As the centerpiece of the broad… [ Keep reading ]