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Center & Space Needle

No matter what time of the year you visit … there’s always something special happening at the famous Space Needle … Key Arena & Seattle Center.

No visit to Seattle would be complete without exploring famous Seattle Center. With the towering Space Needle … Pacific Science Center … Key Arena and more … 74-acre Seattle Center is like a city within-a-city & is home to many Seattle Events including the Seattle International Children’s Festival, Bite of Seattle and Bumbershoot.

So bring the entire family… there’s always something going on at Seattle

Center. You’ll have fireworks on New Year’s, outdoor events & concerts at Memorial Stadium, Fun Forest Amusement Park with all the classic rides plus… Experience Music Project, where you’ll find lots of hands-on, interactive musical exhibits … it’s all great family fun.

Just one-mile from the heart of downtown … Seattle Center offers visitors a convenient connection to Westlake Center via Seattle Monorail … where world-class Shopping surrounds you like; Nordstrom, Macy’s, Levi’s, and Niketown. Westlake Center is close to Washington State Convention Center, Pike Place Market, Museums and more.

Seattle Center Attractions

From basketball to ballet, there’s always something
for everyone of all ages to enjoy.

  • Forest Amusement Park
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Seattle Space Needle
  • Seattle Monorail
  • Mural Amphitheatre
  • Fisher Pavilion
  • Children’s Museum
  • McCaw Hall
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Key Arena
  • Mercer Arts Arena
Seattle Space Needle

Enjoy panaoramic views of downtown Seattle, Mount
Rainier, Elliott Bay … even Canada on clear days.

Hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – Midnight

Tickets: $16 adults 14-64; $14 seniors; $8 kids 4-13; free for kids 3 & under.

Height: Entire Structure: 605 Feet

Observation Deck: 520 Feet

Year Built: 1961 ( for the World’s Fair )

Seattle Center Events

BrasilFest 08/19/2007
Tibet Fest 08/25-08/26
Bumbershoot 09/01-09/03
Korean Cultural Celebration 09/08/2007
Seattle Fiestas Patrias 09/15-09/16
Italian Festival 09/29-09/30

Seattle Center Monorail Station

Scenic… fast… fun transportation connecting Seattle
Center & Space Needle to Westlake Center.

Monorail Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM (daily)
Schedule: Departs every 10 minutes
Trip Time: 2 minutes
Trip Distance: 1 mile
Round-trip Fare: $4.00 adults; $1.50 kids; $2.00 seniors

Seattle Center Hotels ...

You’ll find over 15 hotels near Seattle Center; from family friendly Travelodge
to romantic elegance at Seattle’s historic MarQueen:

MarQueen Hotel – 1 Block
Best Western Executive Inn – 1 Block
Inn at Queen Anne – 1 Block
Hampton Inn – 2 Blocks
Mediterranean Inn – 2 Blocks
Travelodge Space Needle – 3 Blocks
Quality Inn & Suites – 3 Blocks
Comfort Suites – 4 Blocks
Homewood Suites – 4 Blocks
Oakwood Seattle – 4 Blocks
Holiday Inn – 5 Blocks
La Quinta Inn – 6 Blocks
Courtyard Lake Union – 6 Blocks
Pan Pacific Hotel – 6 Blocks
Days Inn Seattle – 7 Blocks

For a ‘great’ Seattle experience … come visit … but Make Hotel Reservations for your Lodging Early, while desirable Rates & Hotel Accommodations are `Still Available’. During our Summer and Special Event periods, many Seattle Hotels can be ‘Sold-Out’ months in advance. Reserve Early … so you know accommodations are waiting for you.

Seattle Hotels with Discounts & Specials
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