Downtown Is Open

Welcome Back Downtown

Downtown Seattle’s business and nonprofit landscape was significantly altered by COVID-19. We’re excited to share the many DSA members and other downtown businesses that have begun to welcome back patrons for in-store shopping or dining-in, while following public health guidelines. Help support local business and downtown’s retail, restaurant and arts sectors by checking out the selection of now-open locations below!


Meal Types


Arts & Culture

Photo: NBBJ

The 5th Avenue Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to be reopening their doors to eager audiences. Their 2022 season is well underway, with tickets still available to many performances! Next up on the schedule is Afterwords, a new musical about the power of art and healing, which will hold its world premiere run at The 5th April 29-May 21.

Arts & Culture


The Center for Wooden Boats

Staying true to their belief that everyone should have access to maritime heritage, The Center for Wooden Boats is providing free one-hour rentals on South Lake Union! Set up a reservation online and enjoy the rowing experience all year long.

Hotels & Hospitality

The Charter Hotel Seattle

The gateway for all of Seattle’s best adventures, this boutique hotel downtown offers luxurious accommodations, unparalleled details, artisanal dining, fitness and wellness center and 10,000 square feet of event space.

    Restaurants & Bars

    The Crab Pot
    Photo: The Crab Pot

    The Crab Pot

    Located on Miner’s Landing Pier 57, The Crab Pot is known for fresh seafood, served on paper-covered tables to diners with bibs and mallets for a hands-on experience.

    Arts & Culture

    The Great Wheel
    Photo: The Great Wheel on Facebook

    The Great Wheel

    Now offering private dining in addition to traditional rides! Enjoy a spectacular 4-course dinner and view of the Puget Sound paired with with a great bottle of Red or White wine to compliment your dining experience.

    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.