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The Next Fifty Closing Day Celebration
Sponsored by Bartell Drugs
Sunday, October 21, 2012
FREE Admission *
Closing Day
Join Seattle Center for the final day of our 50th Anniversary Celebration of the1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Entertainment and activities include SeattleSymphony in concert, exhibits, mobile food vendors and more.
10am – 5pm Celebrating Century 21 Exhibits: photography, quilts and historical memorabilia International Fountain Pavilion
11am – 7pm World Vision Experience – Step Into Africa exhibit Next 50 Pavilion
12 noon

Women Acting Out:
Laurie Anderson and Local Artists Explore
the Role of Art in Civic Action

12 noon – 6pm

Food Trucks and Carts*

  • Bistro Box
  • Veraci Pizza
  • My Chef Lynn
  • Charlie's Buns and Stuff
  • Crisp Creperie
  • Curry Now
  • Pinkney Cookie Company
  • Buns
  • Jemil's Big Easy
  • Philly Boys Cheese Steaks
  • The Grilled Cheese Experience
Campus Grounds
1:30pm – 2pm Closing Ceremony Fisher Pavilion
2pm – 3pm

Seattle Symphony Concert

Ludovic Morlot, conductor
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Seattle Symphony

  • GEORGE GERSHWIN Cuban Overture
  • JOHN CAGE Variations III
    International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
  • CLAUDE DEBUSSY Fêtes (“Festivals”) from Nocturnes
  • HECTOR BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
Fisher Pavilion
3:30pm Land of Pines, courtesy of Fin Records Fisher Pavilion
4pm Extraordinary Futures Student Breakdancing Showcase Fisher Pavilion
4:15pm SEACATS, courtesy of Fin Records Fisher Pavilion
4:30pm Pat Graney – Modern Dance Performance
The Chair Spectacle
International Fountain Area

*FREE admission except for starred events/offerings
Events/times subject to change.

Celebrations like The Next Fifty require innumerable contributions of time and resources. We are grateful for the hundreds of volunteers and supporters who have given so generously to bring the 50th Anniversary to fruition. Special thanks to the following foundations, corporations and organizations, who were early supporters of this important civic milestone.


Seattle Monorail

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bartell Drugs
City of Seattle

Arts & Cultural Affairs
Global Health Nexus
Grousemont Foundation

Hill + Knowlton
One to the World
Washington Economic Development Commission

World Vision
4 Culture
Coca-ColaAlaska AirlinesT-MobileWorldMark by WindhamLyft
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