Seattle Monorail

Seattle Monorail Holiday Schedule

October 10, 2012

Holiday Hours

January 17, 2022: On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Monorail will open at 8:30am.

Monday, May 30, 2022: On Memorial Day, the Monorail will open at 8:30am

Monday, July 4, 2022: On Independence Day, the Monorail will open at 8:30am

Monday, September 5, 2022: On Labor Day, the Monorail will open at 8:30am

Thanksgiving Day:

Seattle Center Monorail is closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 24, 2022).

Christmas Eve:

The Monorail will close early at 6:00 PM on December 24, 2021.

Christmas Day:

The Monorail is closed on December 25, 2021.

New Years Eve:

December 31, 2021: With no public viewing of the Space Needle fireworks, the last monorail train departs Westlake Monorail Station at 10:30pm for Seattle Center. For safety reasons, the Monorail will go out of service from 10:30pm until approximately 12:20am (once the Fire Marshal gives the all clear).

When the Monorail reopens, access to the Seattle Center Station will be exclusively through the Armory; passengers will need to enter via the Armory’s southwest doors. The Monorail will only carry passengers from Seattle Center to Westlake Station until 1:00am.

New Years Day:

  • The Monorail will open from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM on January 1, 2022.

Winter Hours (effective January 2, 2022-May 2022):

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30am-9:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am-9:00pm

* The Monorail will extend hours of operation for special events at Seattle Center and Climate Pledge Arena, please check the Rider Alerts section of our website on the homepage for schedule changes.