Category Archives: Information
Explore the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation!
August 3, 2012
Immerse yourself in the Gates Foundation visitor center today! You can find information about the Gates’ Foundation’s plans for the future and about their current projects and missions. Discover the stories of their positive influence in areas such as Seattle all the way to places like South Africa. Within the visitor center is a large showcase […]
Come visit the Global Health Experience Exhibit!
August 1, 2012
Washington Global Health Alliance has created an eye-opening exhibit down in the Next 50 pavillion and tent. It is family-friendly and provides information on the challenges and successes in the realm of Global Health. The exhibits focus on malaria, maternal and newborn health, diabetes, cancer, and water and sanitation issues. There are hands-on, educational activities […]
Don’t miss out on the Seafair Torchlight Run & Parade!
July 25, 2012
On Saturday, July 28th, the city of Seattle will be holding its annual Torchlight Run & Parade! The Monorail will operate in extended hours of operation and will be open until midnight! There are two races that will take place: a 5k race and an 8k race. Both races start and finish at the Seattle […]
The Next Fifty and Pineapple Hospitality: Giveaway
July 11, 2012
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair with this great giveaway from Pineapple Hospitality! With The Maxwell Hotel at the Seattle Center side of the tracks and Hotel FIVE on the Westlake side, these are convenient hotels to stay at for those traveling via the Monorail.
Best Restaurants Near the Monorail
June 17, 2012
One of the most common questions we are asked is where to eat near the Monorail platforms. We want to share some of our favorite local places to grab a bite to eat.
Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure
May 29, 2012
Sunday, June 3, 2012: Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure begins at Seattle Center! Seattle Center Monorail will open early at 7:00 AM to help accommodate race participants who are traveling to the start line. On race day, registration and timing chip booths open at 7:00 AM. We suggest riding Sound Transit‘s […]
Jim Lynch Reads ‘Truth Like The Sun’ on the Monorail
May 28, 2012
On Wednesday, May 30, 2012, local Washington author, Jim Lynch, will be on board the Seattle Center Monorail from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. reading from his critically acclaimed new novel, Truth Like the Sun.
King Tut at Pacific Science Center
May 24, 2012
It’s finally here! Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs opens at Pacific Science Center on May 24, 2012 and will be in Seattle until January 3 2013. This is the final U.S. showing of the tour before it permanently returns to Egypt. The exhibition has more than 100 artifacts from King Tut’s tomb […]
What Was Your First Book? Read-A-Thon
May 17, 2012
On Saturday, May 19, 2012, First Book-Seattle and Elliott Bay Book Company will co-sponsor ‘What Was Your First Book?’, a Read-A-Thon of local community members, including Monorail driver, Craig Nelson, who will take turns reading aloud the very first children’s books they fell in love with. This event is free and open to the public!
Chihuly Glass and Garden
May 16, 2012
Chihuly Garden and Glass opens to the public on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. The exhibition is located at Seattle Center and displays the works by local artist, Dale Chihuly. In this exhibition, Chihuly’s works are displayed throughout the facility in a variety of different settings. His works are in the exhibition hall, […]