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Here are locations of 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.

$1 PARKING AT 5TH AVENUE N. GARAGE, SEP 30 - NOV 22

For a limited time, spend $10 at any participating Armory food merchant or Seattle Children’s Museum, and park for $1.

Valid:

  • At 5th Avenue N. Garage only. Garage is located at 5th Ave N between Harrison and Republican.
  • $1 parking is valid between 10am – 3pm, Monday – Friday only, from Sep 30 – Nov 22.
  • WEEKENDS ARE EXCLUDED.
  • Offer Subject to Blackout Dates

How it works:

  • Take a parking ticket from the entry machine when you enter 5th Ave N Garage.
  • Present the parking ticket to an Armory Merchant or Seattle Children’s Museum, spend $10 or more on food, beverages or at Seattle Children’s Museum, and get a Parking Validation Ticket.
  • When exiting the parking garage, insert your parking ticket into the machine and then insert the Validation Ticket.
  • Parking Validation Tickets are valid only between the hours of 10am and 3pm. Parking Validation Tickets will not work before 10am or after 3pm.
  • With your Validation Ticket, the machine will indicate the parking cost is $1.
  • Once you pay the $1 fee, the gate will open.

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 MoPOP, Memorial Stadium and the Armory.)

Mercer Street Garage

650 3rd Avenue N., Seattle, WA, 98109 (Entrance on 3rd Avenue N. between Mercer St. and Roy St. Close to 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 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 $ 15.00 to $ 25.00.

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
Most Seattle Center parking facilities are available for monthly parking.  Seattle Center has the most competitive and flexible monthly parking rates in the neighborhood.

This is a great opportunity if you live or work in our neighborhood. More information on Monthly Parking.

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

The fee for charging is $2 and payment is by credit card only.

You may park in the space only while your vehicle is actively charging (Washington Administrative Code, WAC 172-100-150).

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. More information.

Coupon Parking Program for Organizations and Event Coordinators
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 height restrictions, the 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.
  • The School District Parking Lot, located at 5th Avenue North near the Harrison St. entry to the Seattle Center campus, offers six parking spaces, with one accessible parking stall and five van-accessible stalls, which are located in the southwest corner of the lower parking lot.

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

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