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!


Meal Types


Outdoor Spaces

Waterfall Garden
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Waterfall Garden Park

In the space formerly occupied by the original headquarters of UPS now lies a serene and beautiful park. Stop by for a moment of quiet contemplation or to appreciate a bit of off-the-beaten-path Seattle history.


Watson Kennedy
Photo: DSA

Watson Kennedy

Watson Kennedy is the place for all things home and living, with two shops featuring personally curated collections of items. The shops showcase vintage & new furniture, housewares, linens, jewelry, bath products, home goods and all kinds of other gifts and treasures. This local labor of love has been serving the Seattle area for over 20 years.

Outdoor Spaces

Westlake Park

Westlake Park is located in the heart of downtown’s shopping district, serving as a central gathering place for residents and visitors alike. DSA activates this park, with seasonal events and activities to liven up the downtown space!

Arts & Culture

SKL Architects

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.

Arts & Culture

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Wings Over Washington

Take a ride in the state-of-the-art “flying theater” that will transport you on an aerial adventure above one of America’s most scenic and beautiful states! Wings Over Washington uses 5K cameras, innovative art laser projection, drones for image capture and a ground-breaking surround sound system to bring guests an amazing journey over our Washington.


World Market

Retail chain featuring an eclectic array of imported housewares, furniture, decor & specialty foods.


World Spice Merchants

Nestled below Pike Place Market on the Seattle waterfront, World Spice Merchants has been a hub of flavor exploration since 1995. With over 200 spice selections gracing the shelves, World Spice is a destination offering unique flavor selections for every chef.


Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken-heads and a Fiji Mermaid.

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.