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Tickets are available in the Observatory Check-In (two doors down from the main lobby) Wednesday – Sunday.
Smith Tower Observatory Tickets

General Admission
From $22.00
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Grab a ticket for our self-guided tour that will take you through some of Smith Tower's storied history of Smith Tower and an exciting cast of characters! Then, take a ride on the historic Otis elevators to the 35th floor where you'll be stunned by 360-degree views of Seattle and Puget Sound from the only open-air observation deck in Seattle.

Includes:
  • All-day general Admission Into Smith Tower & the self-guided Tour Exhibit*
  • Access to the Observatory Bar & Restraunt
  • Access to the Lookout Lounge & Deck
*We do not take reservations and we are unable to offer refunds. 

Please note that we are periodically closed due to private events. 

Hours of Operations:

October through April: Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday 11 am to 8 pm. Friday and Saturday 11 am to 9 pm. 
May through September: Wednesday and Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11 am to 10 pm. 

Observatory Restaurant:

We do not take reservations. Table assignments are given in the lobby at check-in, not in our restaurant. Our restaurant opens at 3pm. We are a first-come, first-serve restaurant with assigned seating. We can only accommodate 6 guests per table. If you have a larger party, we may have to divide your party into two separate tables. We will do our best to seat your party at tables next to each other, as we have limited space.

We are wheelchair accessible and kid-friendly. 

Large Groups:

If you are visiting us with a large group of 10 or more guests, please call us in advance at (206) 624-0414 or email info@smithtower.com Wednesday through Sunday 11 am to 8 pm. Please give us at least two business days to respond via email. Please fill out this form for a group reservation: https://www.smithtower.com/request-for-proposal.php

Group Reservations & Events: 

Please fill out this form: Event Space Rental Inquiry Form - Smith Tower and our Events Manager will reach out to you shortly. 

Online Tickets:

If you purchase tickets online and cannot come on the day that you reserved your tickets, you may switch your tickets for another day that we are open, as long as your tickets have not been redeemed. We are unable to offer refunds. 


Talking Tower Tours
From $29.00
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For a unique Seattle experience, don't miss our new Talking Tower Tour offering. Join our self-named Herald of Smith Tower and tour guides through a (45) minute tour that covers the wild past of Smith Tower. Learn about the tower's architecture & all the stories of the people who filled our history with rum-running, boy geniuses, and crooked lawyers.
Includes:
  • (45) minute guided tour through Smith Tower
  • All-day general admission within Smith Tower & its self-guided tour exhibit
  • All-day access to the Observatory Bar
  • A Souvenir postcard.

Our Talking Tower Tour is limited to 10 guests per tour. If you have a larger group, you may split up into different tours. You will be waitlisted upon arrival for a table at our observatory. Once you are finished with your tour, you are welcome to dine with us.

If you're a larger group visiting us for our tour, please contact us ahead of time by calling (206) 624-0414 or email info@smithtower.com. Please give us at least two business days to respond via email. 


 
Smith Tower Presents
Smith Tower is set to fill your 2023 with amazing experiences and events.
From free vendor nights, cocktail classes, specialty themed dinner shows, tastings, concerts and festivals; we are so excited for Washington locals and the world's travelers to experience historic Smith Tower.
Book your tickets below for SMITH TOWER PRESENTS.

My Vintage Valentine - STANDARD
Price: $125.00
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Imagine spending the evening with your valentine at one of the most romantic places in Seattle. Mark your calendar for February 17 to join us at Smith Tower for My Vintage Valentine and turn back the clock to celebrate love in its most timeless form. Experience elevated elegance with a three-course meal and live music on Level 35 while you take in the sights of the city lights with your sweetheart. Dining begins at 4:00 pm or 6:30 pm. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. 

Included in Admission:

  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd, 35th floors
  • Three (3) course Valentine's dinner
  • Live music entertainment
*Alcohol not included. A mandatory service charge of 24% (or $30 per ticket) will be added to your total. Ticket price is for single admission only.
Session Second Dinner: Saturday, February 17, 2024 6:30PM - 8:30PM CLOSED

My Vintage Valentine - VIP
Price: $200.00
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Imagine spending the evening with your valentine at one of the most romantic places in Seattle. Mark your calendar for February 17 to join us at Smith Tower for My Vintage Valentine and turn back the clock to celebrate love in its most timeless form. Experience elevated elegance with a three-course meal and live music on Level 35 while you take in the sights of the city lights with your sweetheart. Dining begins at 4:00 pm or 6:30 pm. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. 

Included in Admission:

  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd, 35th floors
  • Welcome Sip & Sniff (Sparkling wine & long stem rose)
  • Three (3) course Valentine's dinner
  • Live music entertainment
  • Premium beverage pairings from Gorman Winery
  • Personalized initialed dessert for couples 
*Alcohol not included. A mandatory service charge of 24% (or $48 per ticket) will be added to your total. Ticket price is for single admission only.

Cocktail Classes
Price: $125.00
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Untap your inner mixologist and learn to craft cocktails like a pro. Our cocktail classes offer a hands-on demonstration led by our amazing bartending team, complete with all the equipment and ingredients you'll need to make a one-of-a-kind mix of Smith Tower signature cocktails. Each class has a different theme and cocktail lineup. Perfect for a date night, friends' night out, or team-building activity. Event times & details: Admission begins at 3 pm Class begins at 6pm 21+ only event. Admission includes gratuity.

Included in Admission:

  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd & 35th Floor of Smith Tower for Event Date
  • Entry to the 21st floor for the event
  • Champagne toast upon arrival
  • Buffet Style Charcuterie Appetizers
  • Personal Instruction on how to create (3) Smith Tower Signature Cocktails in an intimate setting on a private floor
  • All Equipment & Ingredients used to create Cocktails Provided

Sip & Savor - Tasting Experience
Price: $125.00
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This one's for the foodies!

Join us for a night of exquisitely paired beverages and bites as we create an exclusive tasting menu using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Our Smith Tower Bartenders will craft unique sips to pair perfectly with each course. Enjoy unobstructed views of Puget Sound & Elliott Bay from the Orcas Room, while our chef personally presents each menu item.

Admission begins at 5 pm to Smith Tower, and Tasting begins at 6 pm. This is a 21+ only event. Admission includes gratuity.

Included in Admission:

  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd, 22nd & 35th Floor of Smith Tower after 5 pm.
  • Access to the 21st Floor during the event. 
  • (5) course tasting exclusively curated for each event & (5) sips to match.
  • Ambient musical entertainment.
  • Introduction to each course by our chef.


 
Rum-Runner's Card

YOUR ALL ACCESS PASS
Love the Observatory? Get a Rum Runner's card and enjoy exclusive benefits all year long.


Rum-Runner's Card
Price: $125.00
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Your unlimited all-access pass to the Observatory and the Observatory Restaurant and Bar.

 

PERKS INCLUDES:

  • One-year membership for one
  • A complimentary guest every visit
  • 20% off all retail in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • One complimentary birthday month cocktail – non-alcoholic beverages available.
  • Monthly Rum Runner Events
  • 10% Off Smith Tower Present's Events

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Rum Runner's cards are valid for one year from the purchase date. Subject to availability, blackout dates do not apply. Private events are not included. All sales are final. Additional taxes and fees may apply. Smith Tower and its management reserve the right in their sole discretion to refuse service to any patron and/or to revoke the Rum-Runner's Card of any individual or company (without refund), due to inappropriate, disrespectful, violent, harassing, or, otherwise unacceptable behavior by the cardholder or by the cardholder's guests or companions. We will either keep your Rum Runner Card on-site at the Smith Tower, or you are welcome to pick your card up from our front desk and take it home with you. If you lose your card, we keep your information in our system. 


Rum-Runner's - Make It a Double
Price: $195.00
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All the same swanky benefits, but double the fun with Rum Runner's Cards for two! Your unlimited all-access pass to the Observatory and the Observatory Restaurant and Bar. “Make it a Double’ cards are valid for pairs in the same household and/or mailing address.

PERKS INCLUDES:
  • One-year membership for two
  • Two complimentary guests every visit
  • 20% off all retail in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • Two complimentary birthday month cocktails (one per cardholder) – non-alcoholic beverages available
  • Monthly Rum Runner Events
  • 10% off Smith Tower Presents Events
PLEASE NOTE:
Rum Runner's cards are valid for one year from the purchase date. Subject to availability, blackout dates apply. Special events not included. All sales are final. Additional taxes and fees may apply. Smith Tower and its management reserve the right in their sole discretion to refuse service to any patron and/or to revoke the Rum-Runner's Card of any individual or company (without refund), due to inappropriate, disrespectful, violent, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior by the cardholder or by the cardholder's guests or companions.

Rum-Runner's Company Card
Price: $500.00
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For our favorite businesses looking for an iconic place to entertain clients, host unique company events, or have another "office", then this is the card for you. Our Rum Runner's Company Card is transferable among employees of the participating company and the card must be presented by an employee of the participating company when visiting the tower*. The Rum Runner's Company Card offers these exclusive benefits**:
 
  • Up to 12 people allowed per visit, in addition to the cardholder.
  • 20% off food & beverage in the Observatory Bar.
  • 20% off gifts & souvenirs in the Observatory Check-in.
  • 15% off total bill for private events
  • 15% off total bill for group reservations of 20 - 40 people
* We kindly request a current company list of all employees who will be using the card. Please bring a current company business card or valid ID for reference to your company list. Already a Company Cardholder? Please send any updated lists to info@smithtower.com to ensure that we have the most up-to-date information on file.

**Available Sunday through Thursday only. Presentation of Rum Runner's Company Card required for admission. Admission and seating are based on availability unless a Group Reservation has been made. Not valid for special events. Additional guest passes not included. Blackout dates apply.