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Birthday Bash

Sept. 8, 11am – 3pm, FREE Admission
Seattle Center Campus, Sponsored by Bartell Drugs

Please join us for a really, really BIG PARTY, the Seattle Center Big Birthday Bash sponsored by Bartell Drugs, Sept. 8, 11am – 3pm. This FREE admission, fun and family-friendly, community-wide celebration is a centerpiece of The Next Fifty, where you’ll find the most entertainment and activity-packed 4 hours of the past 50 years, with live bands, colorful spectacles, interactive diversions and much, much more.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll enjoy:
  • Five U.S. Bank Music and Arts Spotlight Stages -  check out the lineup
  • Junior League of Seattle Kid's Zone with FREE World's Fair coloring books to the first 1000 takers
  • FREE Rides in the Wells Fargo Advisors Playway (11am – 2:30pm) *
  • FREE Seattle Center Monorail Rides for kids 12 & under (with paying adult, 10am – 4pm) - sponsor and preferred transit provider of The Next Fifty
  • FREE Birthday cake for the first 1,500 takers
  • FREE Ivar's Clam Chowder samples for the first 10,000 takers
  • FREE Admission to EMP for ages 16 & under
  • Two FREE Space Needle admission vouchers for youth 12 & under for every paid adult. * *
  • Bartell Drugs Wellness Tent
  • CupCake Palooza Contest
  • Century Ballroom® Outdoors
  • Cut The Birthday Cake
  • Birthday Greeting Videos sponsored by Accenture
  • SIFF’s Red Carpet It Happened at the World’s Fair Film Screening
  • Puget Sound Business Journal Photo Opportunities with Local Sports & Entertainment VIPs
  • Vintage Car Show
  • Mascots & Seafair Pirates
  • Vintage Merchandise Booths
  • Midway Booths, many with FREE samples
  • Wall of Jello Bricks
  • FREE Admission to the Earth Portal
  • Roaming Entertainment
  • Mobile Food Vendors
  • Much more!

Exciting Special Offers for our Birthday Bash Celebration!

The Next Fifty Gift Shops Special Birthday Bash Package * * *  : The Future Remembered book, When Seattle Invented the Future DVD, a set of Next 50 Zombie Glasses and a Next 50 tote bag - a $105.00 value, special sale price on  Sept. 8 only: $65.00

FREE Century 21 Exhibit at the International Fountain Pavilion

Pottery Northwest Open House – clay activities for the young, demonstrations, giant clay birthday cake

Teatro ZinZanni Open House – backstage tours every half hour, stations where people can try their hand at circus skills, boutique and bar will be open

* Arrive early, rides limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Wristbands for FREE rides available at participating Bartell Drugs locations.
* * While supplies last, vouchers available Sept. 8, 11am - 3pm at Bartell Drugs Wellness Tent and Wells Fargo Advisors Playway ticket booth. 
* * *  The Next Fifty Gift Shops are located by the Seattle Center Monorail, and inside the International Fountain Pavilion.Offer good while supplies last.
Dates/times/events subject to change.
Next 50 Birthday BashBartell Drugs

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
US Bank

Seattle Center Monorail

Century Ballroom
US Bank
Junior League of Seattle

Century Ballroom
Puget Sound Business Journal
Coca-ColaAlaska AirlinesT-MobileWorldMark by Windham
Seattle Center Seattle Center creates exceptional events, experiences and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. City of Seattle
Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor, City of Seattle
Director Robert Nellams, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109