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Summer at the Center Presented by Premera 2022 Event Line-up

Seattle Center to offer all-ages programs throughout the season for fun in the sun

SEATTLE (July 14, 2022) – Seattle Center is your ticket to fun this summer featuring a wide variety of events for all ages – including cultural and music festivals, weekly fitness classes, and the recent reopening of the Seattle Children’s Museum and Pacific Science Center featuring the return of its signature experiences such as the Tropical Butterfly House, Planetarium, and augmented reality exhibit.

Be sure to mark your calendars for this summer’s lineup of events, celebrations, and more! Seattle Center’s summer line-up is Presented by Premera, with generous support from Muckleshoot Casino and Modelo.

Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video – Featuring classics and new hits, Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video shows free films at the gently sloping Mural Amphitheatre lawn with the Space Needle looming above the state-of-the-art 40-foot screen. Visitors are welcome to picnic and enjoy The Princess Bride, July 30; Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings, Aug. 6; The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Aug. 13; Labyrinth, Aug. 20; and In the Heights Aug. 27.

Day In Day Out Produced by Dreamstate – This new three-day festival brings music to the heart of Seattle at Fisher Pavilion August 12, 13 and 14. The lineup includes Mitski, Mac DeMarco, The National, Japanese Breakfast and Soccer Mommy. Tickets are available online.

Festál – Festál is celebrating 25 years with the theme “Where the World Gathers,” linking together 24 free cultural festivals over the course of the year. Festál is all about embracing Seattle’s ethnic diversity to cultivate a deeper understanding of the cultures that contribute to the vibrancy of our region. This summer is full of in-person festivals including Seattle Arab Festival Aug. 13-14, BrasilFest Aug. 21 and Tibet Fest Aug. 27-28.

Pokémon GO Fest: Seattle 2022 – Pokémon GO Fest is coming to the Emerald City July 22-24 for Pokémon encounters, photo ops and making friends. Tickets for this fun, active event for all ages are available online.

KEXP’s 50th Anniversary – KEXP is taking a deep dive into its history—from 1972 to 2022, all year long the radio station will bounce around the timeline, pulling the best music from a different year each week. Every Wednesday, listeners can tune in to hear spotlight features and highlights from each year. On Saturday, August 6, KEXP50 will be held in the Northwest Courtyard. This free event includes live performances, a beer garden, commemorative merchandise and opportunities for listeners to share their hopes for the future of KEXP.

These events are just the beginning of a fun-filled summer. For a complete schedule of events at Seattle Center, visit www.seattlecenter.com/events/event-calendar.

About Seattle Center
Seattle Center is celebrating 60 years with all that is “New, Now, and Next” as Seattle’s hub for arts, sports, community events, and cultural festivals. Originally built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the dynamic 74-acre campus has transformed over the years to respond to, reflect, and represent the region’s ever-broadening community. Seattle Center and its iconic International Fountain are often referred to as the “Heart of Seattle,” serving as a treasured community gathering place where the local, regional, national, and international visitors come together every day. Today more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations reside on the grounds, along with a diverse variety of public programs and thousands of events attracting more than 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, part of Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.864 billion in business activity and $631 million in labor income.


Meghan McLaughlin, meghan.mclaughlin-c@seattle.gov

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