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Smith Tower Observatory Tickets

On your way to the top of the tower, explore some of the stories, figures, and moments that have made Smith Tower a cultural icon for more than one hundred years in our historical exhibits. Then, take a ride on the historic Otis elevators to the 35th floor where you'll be welcomed by stunning views and an exhilarating opportunity to take in 360-degrees of Seattle and Puget Sound from the open-air observation deck. Enjoy classic cocktails and a locally inspired menu of shareable plates from The Observatory's speak-easy-inspired bar.

PLEASE NOTE:
Access is based on availability upon arrival. Reservations are unavailable. During peak times, wait times range from 15 minutes - 1.5 hours.


HOURS OF OPERATION:

Day Smith Tower Attraction Observatory Bar
Monday - Tuesday CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday - Friday 11AM - 10PM 3PM - 11PM
Saturday - Sunday 11AM - 10PM 11AM - 11PM

TICKETS AND PRICING:
Online tickets are unavailable at this time. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the time of your visit.
Please purchase your ticket through The Observatory Check-In at 500 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104.

Ticket Type Price
General Admission $19.00 (+Tax)
General Admission - Local's Discount (Valid W/ Washington ID) $15.20 (+Tax)

Adult Ticket
From $19.00

 
Smith Tower Presents
Smith Tower is set to fill your 2023 with amazing experiences and events never seen before!
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 all of the amazing corners within Smith Tower.

We can't wait to see you at the historical Smith Tower. Book your tickets below for what SMITH TOWER PRESENTS.

New Year's Eve - General Admission
Price: $250.00
You don’t want to miss this Hotsy Totsy!
Begin your journey into 2023 on our first floor and be amazed by our 1920s-inspired lollipop aerialist, prohibition actors setting the stage for an amazing night, and tasty “giggle water” (alcoholic beverage) from our talented bartenders.  
With our Smith Tower Brass Band leading the charge Mardi Gras-style,  mosey on up to our second floor and Spiritualist Salon where live tarot readings and palm readings hint at what 2023 has in store for you! 
Before the clock strikes midnight, hop on our Otis Elevator all the way up to the 35th floor where a live DJ will dance you into the new year all while strolling entertainment like burlesque dancers entice you and show exactly what it means to really party like the new 20's. 
With included bites & beverages*, party the night away with us here at Smith where we show you what the new 20's really looks like! 
Doors open at 7PM for cocktail hour, event hours are 8PM - 1AM; 21+ Age Restriction.

 
Included in Admission:
  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd & 35th Floor of Smith Tower for NYE Event.
  • Beer & Wine Included*
  • Champagne Toast At Midnight Included
  • Passed HorDuerves Included
  • Party Favors Included
*House Liquor; High End Spirits Not Included.
Session NYE: Saturday, December 31, 2022 8:00PM - 11:59PM OPEN

New Year's Eve - VIP Admission
Price: $450.00
You don’t want to miss this Hotsy Totsy!
Begin your journey into 2023 on our first floor and be amazed by our 1920s-inspired lollipop aerialist, prohibition actors setting the stage for an amazing night, and tasty “giggle water” (alcoholic beverage) from our talented bartenders.  
With our Smith Tower Brass Band leading the charge Mardi Gras-style,  mosey on up to our second floor and Spiritualist Salon where live tarot readings and palm readings hint at what 2023 has in store for you! 
Before the clock strikes midnight, hop on our Otis Elevator all the way up to the 35th floor where a live DJ will dance you into the new year all while strolling entertainment like burlesque dancers entice you and show exactly what it means to really party like the new 20's. 
With included bites & beverages*, party the night away with us here at Smith where we show you what the new 20's really looks like! 
Doors open at 7PM for cocktail hour, event hours are 8PM - 1AM; 21+ Age Restriction.

 
Included in Admission:
  • Entry to the 1st, 2nd & 35th Floor of Smith Tower for NYE
  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Included*
  • Champagne Toast At Midnight Included
  • Passed HorDuerves Included
  • Party Favors Included
  • Smith Tower Keepsake Included
*House Liquor; High End Spirits Not Included.
Session NYE: Saturday, December 31, 2022 8:00PM - 11:59PM (20 AVAIL)

 
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
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 food and beverage (including alcohol) in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • 20% off all retail in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • One complimentary birthday month cocktail – non-alcoholic beverages available.
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 - Make It a Double
Price: $195.00

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 food and beverage (including alcohol) in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • 20% off all retail in the Observatory Restaurant and Bar
  • Two complimentary birthday month cocktails (one per cardholder) – non-alcoholic beverages available
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

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.

 

500 Second Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104
info@smithtower.com | 206.624.0414