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Disney Proposal of 1988 Twenty years after the close of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the fairgrounds, now an arts and cultural center called Seattle Center, was starting to show its age. Then Seattle Mayor Charles Royer enlisted Walt Disney Imagineering, along with design and economic consultants, to reimagine the… [ Keep reading ]

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World’s Fair Master Plan The roots of master planning at Seattle Center stretch back to as early as the 1911 Bogue plan, which considered this area between downtown and Queen Anne for a civic center to serve as Seattle’s cultural gathering place. The Civic Auditorium (now McCaw Hall), ice arena… [ Keep reading ]

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Master Planning Master planning provides a long-term conceptual layout of physical spaces to guide future growth and development. The process seeks to make meaningful and sustainable connection between buildings, social settings and their surrounding environments, offering the stated principles and objectives to keep projects focused on an organization’s goals and… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Irish Festival Seattle Features Gaelic Dance, Music and Culture

Seattle Center Festál: Irish Festival Seattle, presented virtually in 2021, continues a tradition of bringing together Irish culture carriers to share their arts, ideas and stories about what it means to be Irish. Created in partnership with the Irish Heritage Club, Irish Festival Seattle posts digitally March 13 and 17…. [ Keep reading ]

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As Seattle contemplated hosting a World’s Fair, Fair organizers created a plan to leave the World’s Fair site to the people of Seattle. In 1956, they successfully appealed to voters to pass a bond to fund a civic center and then worked with the City to appoint a committee to… [ Keep reading ]

Planned Power Outage on Seattle Center Campus – February 10

The power on Seattle Center campus will be temporarily interrupted for approximately 9 hours on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, beginning at 9:00 p.m. The outage will affect all facilities on the Seattle Center grounds EXCEPT FOR: 1st Ave N Garage, 5th Ave N Garage, 5.5 Building, Gates Foundation Headquarters, Pacific… [ Keep reading ]

Valentine’s Week Virtual Events

While most in-person events are on hold, Seattle Center still offers several options to share with that special someone. So don’t let the situational solitude spoil your Valentine’s Day plans, explore the following filled with excitement, romance and fun. Classical KING FM | Seattle Opera For the ultimate in operatic… [ Keep reading ]

Arts at Home: Virtual resources offered by our resident arts organizations.

BOOK-IT REPERTORY THEATRE This season, Book-It Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Gus Menary has gone all-audio to play with the form and structure of book adaptations in five “mainstage” dramas. Single tickets are now on sale for Childfinder and The Canterville Ghost. Maflanaland goes on sale Feb. 15. Also for 2021,… [ Keep reading ]

The World Gathers in 2021 for Seattle Center Festál

Seattle Center Festál, 24 cultural festivals presented by Seattle Center in partnership with regional community organizations, returns for its 24th year in 2021. This unique and revealing series turned virtual in 2020 in response to the pandemic, and most Festál events will remain partially or fully online in 2021. The… [ Keep reading ]

New Year’s Eve Virtual Spectacular Celebration!

New Year’s Eve activities at Seattle Center will not take place in-person. Tune in to KING 5 starting at 11:35 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, or stream The Space Needle’s New Year’s Celebration Will Burst Through Screens With a Never-Before-Seen Virtual Spectacular SEATTLE, December 2, 2020 – The Space Needle… [ Keep reading ]