Period of Maximum Fun

Period of Maximum Waterfront

The Seattle waterfront is open daily for you!  Street parking is free on Sundays, up to four hours.  FREE Waterfront Shuttle runs daily and hours have been extended on North and South loops.

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Seattle waterfront -- Mar 16, 2019

|Period of Maximum Cosplay|Welcome Emerald City Comic Con! Don't be surprised to see princesses, fairies and superheroes strolling the Seattle waterfront this weekend. Comic Con is on! Learn more at: www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Cosplay|

Welcome Emerald City Comic Con!  Dont be surprised to see princesses, fairies and superheroes strolling the Seattle waterfront this weekend.  Comic Con is on!  Learn more at: https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/

Seattle waterfront -- Mar 9, 2019

|Period of Maximum Records|The Viaduct 8K Run on February 2, 2019 attracted more than 29,000 people to walk/run the SR99 Tunnel and old viaduct. This was Seattle’s largest run in history, one for the record books:-). At current pace, the viaduct is expected to be almost entirely gone before summer. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Records|

The Viaduct 8K Run on February 2, 2019 attracted more than 29,000 people to walk/run the SR99 Tunnel and old viaduct.  This was Seattle’s largest run in history, one for the record books:-).  At current pace, the viaduct is expected to be almost entirely gone before summer.

Seattle waterfront -- Feb 22, 2019

|Period of Maximum Octopus!|Join Seattle Aquarium through February 24 for activities like octopus weigh-ins, feedings, cephalopod dissections, and a live octopus release on 2/23. If you’re looking for a sign to come to #OctopusWeek. This is it! 🐙 Details at: bit.ly/SEAQ_octopusweek ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Octopus!|

Join Seattle Aquarium through February 24 for activities like octopus weigh-ins, feedings, cephalopod dissections, and a live octopus release on 2/23. If you’re looking for a sign to come to #OctopusWeek. This is it!  

🐙 Details at: http://bit.ly/SEAQ_octopusweek

Seattle waterfront -- Feb 9, 2019

|Period of Maximum Snow|What a day! If you are within walking distance, then come down to the Seattle waterfront. It is truly exceptional to see it and hear it like this. The FREE Seattle Waterfront Shuttle is not running this weekend due to snow. Check home page of our website for weather related announcements about the shuttle during Period of Maximum Snow:-). ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Snow|

What a day!  If you are within walking distance, then come down to the Seattle waterfront.  It is truly exceptional to see it and hear it like this.   

The FREE Seattle Waterfront Shuttle is not running this weekend due to snow.  Check home page of our website for weather related announcements about the shuttle during Period of Maximum Snow:-).

Seattle waterfront -- Feb 3, 2019

|Period of Maximum Surprise|We received a report that the dancing clams from Ivar's Restaurants strolled off after a gig. They were last spotted bathing at the new public beach near the Washington Street boat landing just south of Colman Dock:-) ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Surprise|

We received a report that the dancing clams from Ivars Restaurants strolled off after a gig.  They were last spotted bathing at the new public beach near the Washington Street boat landing just south of Colman Dock:-)

Seattle waterfront -- Feb 2, 2019

|Period of Maximum Emotion|Join Friends of Waterfront Seattle at Pier 58 during Viaduct & Tunnel festivities on Saturday, February 2 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. next to Miner's Landing at Pier 57 Seattle.Feel the emotion of this site-specific performance by Kinesis Project dance theatre accompanied by music from Filthy FemCorps. Here is your opportunity to be part of this once-in-a-lifetime impression of colors, music, art and movement. We are so excited to see you here! ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Emotion|

Join Friends of Waterfront Seattle at Pier 58 during Viaduct & Tunnel festivities on Saturday, February 2 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. next to Miners Landing at Pier 57 Seattle.

Feel the emotion of this site-specific performance by Kinesis Project dance theatre accompanied by music from Filthy FemCorps. Here is your opportunity to be part of this once-in-a-lifetime impression of colors, music, art and movement. We are so excited to see you here!

Seattle waterfront -- Feb 1, 2019

|Period of Maximum Community|100,000 Seattleites are expected this weekend (Feb 2-3) to bid adieu to the viaduct and celebrate opening of replacement tunnel. Details at: 99stepforward.com ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Community|

100,000 Seattleites are expected this weekend (Feb 2-3) to bid adieu to the viaduct and celebrate opening of replacement tunnel. Details at:  https://99stepforward.com

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 31, 2019

|Period of Maximum Sunsets|Only a few days remain to get your free cup of chowder at Anthony's Pier 66 & Bell Street Diner. Until February 3rd, your first cup of chowder is on the house (and the sunsets are free too:-). This photo was taken yesterday from Anthony's on Seattle waterfront. Amazing! ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Sunsets|

Only a few days remain to get your free cup of chowder at Anthonys Pier 66 & Bell Street Diner.  Until February 3rd, your first cup of chowder is on the house (and the sunsets are free too:-). This photo was taken yesterday from Anthonys on Seattle waterfront. Amazing!

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 30, 2019

|Period of Maximum Pile Driving|Recent low tides have allowed pile driving to proceed at a quick clip along the Seattle waterfront. It's worth seeing and hearing these giant hammers at work, a testament to the scale of transformation underway. Businesses are open, parking is available and things are quiet, as long as you are not standing next to one of these pile drivers while they pound away:-). ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Pile Driving|

Recent low tides have allowed pile driving to proceed at a quick clip along the Seattle waterfront.  Its worth seeing and hearing these giant hammers at work, a testament to the scale of transformation underway.  Businesses are open, parking is available and things are quiet, as long as you are not standing next to one of these pile drivers while they pound away:-).

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 29, 2019

|Period of Maximum Vision!|The Seattle Waterfront is undergoing a metamorphosis. The now silent viaduct could be total history as soon as June 1, 2019.Interested in learning more? Give a thumbs-up to Friends of Waterfront Seattle and drop by the project showroom Wednesday – Sunday from noon – 5 p.m. just below Pike Place Market at 1400 Western Ave. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Vision!|

The Seattle Waterfront is undergoing a metamorphosis. The now silent viaduct could be total history as soon as June 1, 2019.

Interested in learning more? Give a thumbs-up to Friends of Waterfront Seattle and drop by the project showroom Wednesday – Sunday from noon – 5 p.m. just below Pike Place Market at 1400 Western Ave.

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 28, 2019

|Period of Maximum Oysters|For many Seattleites, Elliott's Oyster House - Seattle at Pier 56 is synonymous with oysters. This long established Seattle waterfront restaurant has been lavished with some of America's most coveted culinary kudos. Eat here in January and valet parking is included from 5 PM (ask your server when you are seated for dinner about valet voucher). Elliott's accepts reservations - call (206) 623-4340. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Oysters|

For many Seattleites, Elliotts Oyster House - Seattle at Pier 56 is synonymous with oysters.  This long established Seattle waterfront restaurant has been lavished with some of Americas most coveted culinary kudos. Eat here in January and valet parking is included from 5 PM (ask your server when you are seated for dinner about valet voucher).  

Elliotts accepts reservations - call (206) 623-4340.

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 27, 2019

|Period of Maximum GAR|Simply Seattle at Pier 54 on the waterfront is your one-stop shop for everything Seattle. These t-shirts celebrating hometown baseball hero, Edgar Martinez, are going fast. Martinez was admitted last week to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum! ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum GAR|

Simply Seattle at Pier 54 on the waterfront is your one-stop shop for everything Seattle.  These t-shirts celebrating hometown baseball hero, Edgar Martinez, are going fast.  Martinez was admitted last week to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum!

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 26, 2019

|Period of Maximum WOWW|Behold the Seattle Aquarium​ entrance on Pier 59 of the Seattle waterfront, Window on WA Waters! This 120,000-gallon exhibit replicates the seascape around Neah Bay, a richly populated marine environment at the most northwestern tip of Washington (and continental US). Between now and February 3rd, get a free tea for yourself or milk for the kids with each entry ticket. Planning to visit more than a couple times a year? Get the membership - it comes with unlimited visits and gets you on mailing list! Ty, Rohini9 on Instagram for this WOWW photo. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum WOWW|

Behold the Seattle Aquarium​ entrance on Pier 59 of the Seattle waterfront, Window on WA Waters! This 120,000-gallon exhibit replicates the seascape around Neah Bay, a richly populated marine environment at the most northwestern tip of Washington (and continental US).  

Between now and February 3rd, get a free tea for yourself or milk for the kids with each entry ticket.  Planning to visit more than a couple times a year?  Get the membership - it comes with unlimited visits and gets you on mailing list!  

Ty, Rohini9 on Instagram for this WOWW photo.

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 25, 2019

|Period of Maximum Viaduct Views|People are flocking to the Seattle Great Wheel to view the eerily silent viaduct below. The Seattle Great Wheel is open until midnight Fridays and Saturdays! Plenty of parking under the viaduct and no traffic after 8 PM. The sidewalk and businesses are open, so come on down to Pier 57. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Viaduct Views|

People are flocking to the Seattle Great Wheel to view the eerily silent viaduct below.  The Seattle Great Wheel is open until midnight Fridays and Saturdays!  Plenty of parking under the viaduct and no traffic after 8 PM.  The sidewalk and businesses are open, so come on down to Pier 57.Image attachment

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 18, 2019

|Period of Maximum Kids|Miner's Landing at Pier 57 Seattle has a special deal for local families in January... BOGO Carousels:-) Buy one ticket for the carousel and get one free! Located inside building under the Seattle Great Wheel. ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Kids|

Miners Landing at Pier 57 Seattle has a special deal for local families in January... BOGO Carousels:-)  Buy one ticket for the carousel and get one free!  Located inside building under the Seattle Great Wheel.

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 17, 2019

|Period of Maximum Swag:-)|The Seattle Shop at 56 welcomes you while the viaduct comes down!! Stop by the Pier 55 location and ask for 10% viaduct DEconstruction discount. Shop, lunch and watch history in the making. The crowds are light, businesses are open and parking is plentiful! ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Swag:-)|

The Seattle Shop at 56 welcomes you while the viaduct comes down!! Stop by the Pier 55 location and ask for 10% viaduct DEconstruction discount.  Shop, lunch and watch history in the making.  The crowds are light, businesses are open and parking is plentiful!

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 16, 2019

|Period of Maximum LOVE|The The Edgewater Hotel on Pier 67 has a special offer for locals. Don’t let the Seattle Squeeze get the best of you! Escape the madness and relax in luxury with the Local Love package: 30% off best flexible room rate, complimentary valet parking and breakfast for two at the award winning hotel restaurant, Six Seven, over the water. Details at: www.edgewaterhotel.com/seattle-vacation-packages.aspx ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum LOVE|

The The Edgewater Hotel on Pier 67 has a special offer for locals. Don’t let the Seattle Squeeze get the best of you! Escape the madness and relax in luxury with the Local Love package: 30% off best flexible room rate, complimentary valet parking and breakfast for two at the award winning hotel restaurant, Six Seven, over the water.  

Details at: https://www.edgewaterhotel.com/seattle-vacation-packages.aspx

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 13, 2019

|What will happen?|The unprecedented closure of the viaduct Friday night has everyone asking what will happen when the work week starts. Traffic along Alaskan Way on the waterfront was pleasantly light this sunny weekend. Fingers crossed for minimum commuting pain tomorrow. If you do find yourself along the waterfront this week, then Seattle Aquarium invites you to visit and enjoy a free tea or coffee (milk or water for the kiddos) with each ticket purchased. If you plan to visit the aquarium more than a couple times a year, then ask about membership and save! ... See MoreSee Less

|What will happen?|

The unprecedented closure of the viaduct Friday night has everyone asking what will happen when the work week starts.  Traffic along Alaskan Way on the waterfront was pleasantly light this sunny weekend.  Fingers crossed for minimum commuting pain tomorrow.  If you do find yourself along the waterfront this week, then Seattle Aquarium invites you to visit and enjoy a free tea or coffee (milk or water for the kiddos) with each ticket purchased.  If you plan to visit the aquarium more than a couple times a year, then ask about membership and save!

Seattle waterfront -- Jan 12, 2019

|Period of Maximum Wildlife|It's the Period of Maximum Wildlife on the Seattle waterfront! Pile driving work was halted temporarily on January 11 when whales swam past, as if to see cars on the viaduct for one last time:-)January is the perfect month to spot seals, sea lions and occasional orcas in the waters of Elliott Bay. Come down this weekend to experience the QUIET and spot the wildlife! ... See MoreSee Less

|Period of Maximum Wildlife|

Its the Period of Maximum Wildlife on the Seattle waterfront!  Pile driving work was halted temporarily on January 11 when whales swam past, as if to see cars on the viaduct for one last time:-)

January is the perfect month to spot seals, sea lions and occasional orcas in the waters of Elliott Bay.  Come down this weekend to experience the QUIET and spot the wildlife!
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