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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Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony brings classic and modern music to downtown Seattle at the beautiful Benaroya Hall. With over 100 concerts a year, there’s something for everyone.

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Seattle’s Tall Ship Sailing Tours

Seattle’s Tall Ship operates an eye-catching sailing ship from Seattle’s historic downtown waterfront. With three public Seattle sailing tours daily, periodic special event tours and private charters, there’s no better time to explore downtown on the beautiful sailing ship The Bay Lady.

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Selfie Museum

Snap the perfect Instagram photo at this nontraditional “museum”! Explore two dozen different photo backdrops with whimsical props and colorful lighting, perfect for kids and kids-at-heart.

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Showbox SoDo

Showbox has made a name synonymous with great music and live entertainment throughout the Pacific Northwest region. Featuring more than 350 performers and events throughout the year, there’s something for everyone at this premier concert venue.

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Sky View Observatory

Now reopened for visitors Friday–Sunday! Rise up to the 73rd floor of the Columbia Tower for sweeping city and mountain views, plus a relaxing cafe and bar with new spring cocktails.

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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.

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The 5th Avenue Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre brings the magic of live theatre to downtown Seattle audiences. Choose your favorite show or purchase a 4-show package for the best value!

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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.

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The Triple Door

The Triple Door combines world-class entertainment with a world-renowned menu inspired by local Pacific Northwest ingredients. Featuring touring national acts as well as local music, this is a perfect spot to drop in after work or pre-show to gather and enjoy the community offerings.

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Town Hall Seattle

Town Hall fosters an engaged community through civic, arts and educational programs, and has resumed in-person programming! Tune in to a lively concert or learn something new at a lecture from local experts. Plus: many events are free for youth and students!

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    WAMU Theater

    The Washington Music Theater welcomes guests to live music, from local performers to national tours.

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    Wing Luke Museum

    The Wing Luke Museum is home to 60,000 square feet of Asian Pacific American history. Stroll through meaningful exhibits and collections and learn about the deep roots these communities have in Seattle.

    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.