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Seattle Center parking facilities. When you park in these facilities, your parking fees go to support Seattle Center's free programs, beautiful grounds, and gardens.

Seattle Center Parking Garages

5th Avenue N. Garage

516 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA, 98109 (Entrances on Harrison St. and Republican St. just east of 5th Avenue N. Close to Climate Pledge Arena, MoPOP, Memorial Stadium and Armory.)

Mercer Street Garage

650 3rd Avenue N., Seattle, WA, 98109 (Entrance on 3rd Avenue N. between Mercer St. and Roy St. Close to Climate Pledge Arena, McCaw Hall, Cornish Playhouse and Seattle Repertory Theatre.)

Theatre Commons ADA Parking Lot

2nd Avenue N. & Mercer Street, Seattle, WA, 98109 (Adjacent to the Bagley Wright Theatre. Entrance on Mercer Street at 2nd Avenue North. Close to Climate Pledge Arena, McCaw Hall, Seattle Repertory Theatre and Cornish Playhouse.)

Hours
24 hours/day; 7 days/week

Self-Service Rates

  • $ 6.00 - 0 to 1:00 Hour
  • $ 13.00 - 1:01 to 2:00 Hours
  • $ 15.00 - 2:01 to 12:00 Hours
  • $ 30.00 - 12:01 to 24:00 Hours
  • Event parking rates range from $ 20.00 to $ 35.00.

All of the above pricing includes all applicable taxes

Parking Rates for Theatre Commons Lot

  • 0 to 12:00 Hours $15:00

The above pricing includes all applicable taxes

Monthly Parking
Seattle Center parking facilities are available for monthly parking. More information on Monthly Parking.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
There are six (6) level 2 electric vehicle charging station locations in the 5th Avenue N. Garage. Three (3) are on level Pl, one (1) of which is a van accessible ADA Space, and three (3) are on level P2.

You may park in the space only while your vehicle is actively charging.

E-Scrip
Is available at a 15% discount and can be used as payment at the automated pay machines in both the 5th Ave N. and the Mercer St. Garages. Please contact us at 206-684-7340 for more information.

Coupon Parking Program for Organizations and Event Coordinators
Please contaact us at 206-684-7340 for more information on how to take advantage of our Parking Coupon/E-Scrip Program for your event.

General Rate Information

  • PARKING RATES fluctuate with demand. Higher rates apply when heavy demand is anticipated.
  • All parking is available on a first come/first served basis except when presold or by specific contractual obligation.

Accessible Parking Spaces
Accessible Parking Spaces are located at several locations along the periphery of the campus. All Seattle Center garages have designated accessible parking spots. If all the available spaces are full, visitors should check with the Attendant on Duty for remaining availability.

  • Mercer Parking Garage offers 67 accessible parking stalls on levels B & C, adjacent to the garage’s sky bridge to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Note: due to a height restriction of 7'7", the ADA stalls at this facility are not van-accessible.
  • The 5th Ave N Garage offers 24 accessible parking stalls, including eight van-accessible stalls. One of the van-accessible stalls is also equipped with an Electrical Vehicle Changing station.
  • The Theatre Commons ADA Parking Lot, located between Seattle Repertory Theater and Cornish Playhouse, offers six accessible parking stalls, including three van-accessible stalls, and an accessible pick-up and drop-off area. An additional drop-off area along Mercer St. between Cornish Playhouse and Phelps Center/Exhibition Hall also accommodates patrons with disabilities.

Parking Safety:

  • Pick a Well-Lit Area—do not park in a lonely area of the garage (park near other vehicles).
  • Stay Off of Technology—pay attention to your driving and surroundings.
  • Lock Your Car—always.
  • Look Both Ways–drive defensively.
  • Stay in your lane—especially when turning.
  • Keep Valuables in the Trunk—do not cover things and leave them on the seat.
  • Watch Out for Pedestrians—they don’t pay attention, you must for their sake.
  • Slow Down—garages are no speeding zones.
  • Follow Directions—of signage and garage personnel.
  • If you see something, say something—know who to call-- ESU at 206-684-7272 or Call 911.

All Seattle Center parking rates subject to change without written notice. For more information please call (206) 684-7340.

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