Venue Information

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

301 Mercer Street (at 3rd Ave N.) Seattle, WA 98109


From I-5 Northbound/Southbound:

Take exit 167 and continue on Mercer St. Take Broad St and 5th Ave N to 3rd Ave N

Google Maps driving directions

From Hwy 99 Northbound:

Exit onto Western Ave and turn right onto Battery St. Turn left onto 1st Ave, then right onto Mercer St.

Google Maps driving directions

From Hwy 99 Southbound/Aurora Ave N:

Turn right onto Valley St. At the traffic circle, continue straight, then turn left onto 3rd Ave N.

Google Maps driving directions


The Seattle Center provides a variety of parking options. Visit their parking page for a complete listing of lots and street parking details and prices.

We recommend the Mercer Street parking garage. This garage’s sky bridge can take you across busy Mercer Street quickly, safely, and in style!

Public Transportation

Use Metro Transit’s online Trip Planner to plan your trip via public transportation; enter your destination address as “Mercer St and 3rd Ave N”,  and use Metro’s departure/arrival time tools to specify exactly when you’d like to get to the Festival.

Or use Google Maps Transit Directions; click the link, enter your “from” address, and narrow your trip by route options, departure/arrival times, and walking vs. bussing as you see fit!


Seattle Center Exhibition Hall is a fully wheelchair-accessible building. For more information about Seattle Center’s accessibility options, visit the main Seattle Center page on services and accessibility.

If you’re unable to find the information you need at the link above, feel free to contact us.

Shoe/Coat Check

Shoe/coat check is open after 6pm on Friday and Saturday of the Festival, and closes 15 minutes before the Festival ends each day. The suggested donation is $3 per item.