Free and Affordable Summer Activities Announced at Seattle Center
Summertime at Seattle Center offers a world of free and affordable possibilities. From large outdoor festivals and KeyArena events to Summer Fitness, Festál celebrations and Mural Amphitheatre movies and concerts, Seattle Center is the "go to" place for fun family activities, spirited nightlife, journeys into our region's cultures and communitywide gatherings.
Visitors to the 74-acre Seattle Center campus will enjoy over 40 acres of open green space, a variety of waterworks, including International Fountain, and lushly landscaped gardens. Those with appetites for fresh, local foods will discover a full complement of new Seattle Center Armory eateries.
A number of resident organizations offer special summer programs for children, while others present outdoor evening activities that take prime advantage of the late summer sun. Seattle Center facilities also host several consumer trade shows, such as the Seattle Tattoo Expo and Urban Arts Uprising.
Here are some of the summer offerings at Seattle Center:
May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19: Seattle's Best Damn Happy Hour, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. in Seattle Center Armory (seattlecenter.com/happy hour). Free admission.
May 17 through the rest of the year: Spotlight Seattle Center - A Seattle Walking Tour, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. daily. Meet in Seattle Center Armory Information Center (seattlecenter.com/tours). Free.