Downtown Is Open

Welcome Back Downtown

Downtown Seattle’s business and nonprofit landscape was significantly altered by COVID-19. Today, more workers and visitors are returning to the center city, helping put downtown on a steady path to recovery. Help support downtown arts and cultural venues, retailers, restaurants and other businesses by using our directory below. Updated regularly, it features over 500 listings, including hours of operation and neighborhood. See you downtown!


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Arts & Culture

Photo: Pacific Northwest Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballet

PNB is delighted to welcome audiences back to McCaw Hall! Be inspired by the melding of art, music and graceful athleticism. Check out their just-announced 50th anniversary season, featuring favorites including Giselle, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and more.

Outdoor Spaces

Seattle Center Skate Plaza

The Seattle Center Skate Plaza is designed for street-style skateboarding for both newbies and seasoned skaters! This public space took the place of a former road to become an active community space. The area is free and open to all.

Arts & Culture

Photo: Seattle Children's Museum

Seattle Children’s Museum

Seattle Children’s Museum provides an accessible, fun, and educational play experience for the community. Watch little imaginations come to life at the kid-size market, eye clinic, construction zone and more.

Arts & Culture

Seattle Children’s Theatre

SCT is one of the most prominent theatres for young audiences in the United States. With a focus on providing all children access to professional theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre offers performances of classic and original stories to audiences of all ages.

Arts & Culture

Seattle Rep

Seattle Repertory Theatre is the largest nonprofit resident theatre in the Pacific Northwest. Whether you prefer reimagined classics or world premiere musicals, there is something for everyone in their lineup of shows.

Arts & Culture

Space Needle

The icon of Seattle is ready to welcome you up for the ultimate city selfie from 605 feet! Experience all-new levels of thrills from an all-glass floor on the lower level to an open-air deck above.

Offers can change at the discretion of business owners. Please double-check on their website before making purchases.

There are plenty of safe and clean ways to get downtown, but if you choose to drive, consider visiting for the best parking rates.