On Monday, December 31, 2012, the Seattle Center Monorail will open at 7:30 AM. The Monorail will remain open until 11:15 PM and then will go out of service from 11:15 PM until we receive the ‘All Clear’ from the Fire Marshal, which is estimated to take place around 12:20 AM. The Monorail will then resume service until 1:00 AM and carry passengers from Seattle Center to Westlake Center after the Space Needle firework show.
If you plan on catching the Monorail to Seattle Center to watch the fireworks show at the Space Needle or to attend an event at Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass or EMP Museum, please be sure to plan ahead and give yourself enough time to purchase a ticket and catch the train before 11:00 PM. The Monorail will be out of service from 11:15 PM until we hear from the Fire Marshal (estimated to be 12:20 AM).
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, the Monorail will be open from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Children 12 and under can ride for fee between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on New Year’s Day.