Parking & Transportation
Date(s): Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 3, 2013
Location: Genesee Park/Lake Washington
Time: Fri 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-11p.m., Sun 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Address for Seafair Weekend Main Gate
4316 South Genesee Street, Seattle, WA

Seafair Weekend Festival Grounds 

Parking at Seafair Weekend 
Convenient parking is available adjacent to the Main Entrance of Seafair Weekend Festival. Parking passes may be purchased online at the links below or on site at 4501 42nd Avenue South, Seattle WA, 98118 (must have a pass).

Parking Pass - Friday: CLICK HERE 

Parking Pass - Saturday: CLICK HERE

Parking Pass - Sunday: CLICK HERE

Transportation to Seafair Weekend is Easy in Three Steps!

1.  Pick a convenient location to park:

  • Park in Terminal Direct at the Sea-Tac Airport Garage with the below coupon during Seafair Weekend for a special $10/day rate. From Sea-Tac, take the Link Light Rail to the Columbia City Station and hop on a free shuttle bus to the Seafair Main Gate!
  • Park in any of the garages downtown and proceed to the bus tunnel in Westlake Center.


2.  Take the Sound Transit Link Light Rail to the Columbia City Station.  Trains leave every ten minutes or less during race hours.

To ride Sound Transit Link Light Rail, use your ORCA card or buy a Day Pass (round trip ticket) from the vending machine on the train platform. Day Passes cost $4 to $5.50 (depending on distance) for adults, $2.50 for youth ages 6-18 and $1.50 for seniors and disabled persons with a Regional Reduced Fair Permit. Children under 6 ride free with a fare-paying passenger. Ticket vending machines accept cash, Visa or Mastercard. 

For more information on Sound Transit Link Light Rail, CLICK HERE


3.  Then, take a free shuttle bus for a five-minute ride to the Main Gate at Seafair Weekend!

Shuttle Schedule -- Columbia City Station to Seafair Weekend Main Gate

7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday

The Saturday and Sunday shuttle runs more frequently during peak times than Friday but the start and finish time is the same.  

Taking the Bus to Seafair Weekend

CLICK HERE for the Sound Transit Trip Planner. 

Metro Transit - Military

From July 26 through August 3rd, all military personnel will be able to ride Metro Transit free of charge while in uniform or showing a Military ID.


Use promotional code "seafair14" and get a free Uber ride up to $25! Note: this code is good for new users only.

Disabled Parking Information
All parking is limited at the site due to the nature of the event taking place in a park. We recommend you park at one of the garages listed above and take the Sound Transit Link Light Rail in. There will be a limited number of disabled parking spots available at the site on a first come, first served basis. A state-issued, disabled placard is required for disabled parking access.

Event Sponsors
76, Absolut Vodka, Albert Lee Appliance, Alternative Talk 1150 KKNW, AM 880 KIXI Music - As Cool Now As It Was Then, Athletic Awards, Barefoot Wine, Brand Scaffold, Budweiser, Clay Lacy, Flying Heritage Collection, Fox Plumbing & Heating, Graham Trucking, Grand Event Rentals, Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, Hyperlite, Jail Sucks Bail Bonds, John Klatt Air Shows, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, Landmark Aviation, LivingSocial, Malibu Rum, Manke Tug and Barge, Maya’s Mexican Restaurant, MOVIN 92.5 All the Hits!, Museum of Flight, Novastar Development Inc., Oberto, Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle, PCC Natural Markets, Pinky’s Kitchen, PODS, Rockstar Energy Drink, Safeway, Seattle Magazine,, Sicklesteel Cranes, Skanska, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Soundline Communications, SuperGraphics, Tagboard, TalkingRain Beverage Company, Tejava, The Boeing Company, The Boat Guy, The New Click 98.9 - Modern Music, Today’s Warm 106.9 FM, Tulalip Resort Casino, Uber, Visit Seattle, Western Washington Hyundai Dealers, Wipliance.