The Smith Tower Observatory 500 2nd Avenue • Seattle • WA 98104

The Smith Tower Observatory

500 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $2,500/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Guest count
    • Event duration
Meals (when priced separately)
  • $140–170/person
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 24%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 80 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 80 80
Reception Seated 80 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 0.

35th Floor Observatory: the interior can accommodate up to 80 guests.
22nd Floor Lookout Lounge:
the interior can accommodate up to 60 guests; the outdoor can accommodate up to 60; the combined spaces can accommodate up to 120.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Penthouse / Rooftop

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic


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