Visitor Tips

Visitor Tips

Looking for the best advice on where to eat, shop, stay and play? Ask a Downtown Ambassador! Dressed in blue and yellow, the Metropolitan Improvement District’s Downtown Ambassadors are your on-street concierge team and can provide you with lots of great information about Downtown Seattle.

Have immediate questions? Visit one of the information booths below or call the Seattle Visitor Center at (206) 461-5840.

Several information booths can also be found throughout Downtown Seattle:

  • Pike Place Market Information Center (1st Ave & Pike St – map) – Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Visitor Information Center, Washington State Convention Center lobby (7th Ave & Pike St – map) – Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Westlake Park Information Booth (401 Pine St – map) – Daily, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.*
  • Occidental Square Information Booth (Occidental Ave S & South Main St – map) – Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.*

*Booths will be closed during inclement weather.

Click on the links below to find more visitor tips:

 Itineraries: Spend a perfect day in Downtown Seattle experiencing all our vibrant city has to offer. Select from the suggested itineraries – each of which includes a day full of activities and a walking map – and start exploring.
Tours: Whether your passion is for history, architecture or food, Downtown Seattle has a tour for you. Check out the list for the city’s top tours – and have fun!
 Parking: Remember: on-street parking is free nights after 8 p.m. in most areas (6 p.m. in some), and all day on Sundays and holidays!

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