Media Information

Thank you for your interest in Seafair! For background information, logos, photos, event credentials and/or to arrange interviews with staff members or event-related personnel, please contact us. 

Media Contact
Melissa Jurcan, Director of Marketing & Communications
Desk: (206) 728-0123 x109 Cell: (206) 484-9855

Seafair Weekend Media Credential Application Process
The media credential application process is open through Friday, July 25. ONLY CURRENT CREDENTIALED, WORKING MEDIA can apply. 

For those interested in applying for media credentials that will provide access to Genesee Park/Seafair Weekend and the press room, please complete this online form at CLICK HERE
The Press Box is located inside Stan Sayres Pits and will be open the following hours:
Friday, August 1 - 8 am to 6pm
Saturday, August 2 - 8am to 6pm
Sunday, August 3 - 7am to 6:30pm 

Media interested in covering the Boeing Seafair Air Show at Boeing Field must complete this online form. You will be notified if you have been approved access on July 25. If you are approved, you must bring your photo I.D. AND your working media credential to Boeing Field (a Seafair media credential will not be needed and will not grant you access - for security purposes your name must be on the list, approved by the U.S. Navy and then both photo I.D. and a working media credential must be presented). CLICK HERE for online form. 

All those approved for media credentials, experiences or Boeing Field access will be alerted on July 25. Passes will be available for pick up at the Seafair Office (2200 6th Ave. #400, Seattle, WA) on Monday, July 28 or Wednesday, July 30 (NOT on Tuesday). Tuesday the passes will taken to the Seafair Weekend Media Day/Press Conference and can be picked up there. If passes are not picked up by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30 - they will be transferred to the park and can be picked up at Will Call beginning Friday morning. 

We are happy to help set up live interviews with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, other air show pilots, wakeboarders, hydroplane drivers, Seafair personnel, long-standing volunteers, musicians and the like. We're celebrating our 65th Anniversary this year and have made several enhancements to Seafair Weekend, including:
-LivingSocial North Beach Food & Wine Festival
-South Turn Beach Party
-Alaska Airlines Seafair 65th Anniversary Saturday Night Concert & Fireworks Show
-Marine Week is taking place on our grounds in Genesee Park, in our air show and at Boeing Field/Museum of Flight 
We can set up behind-the-scenes interviews if you are interested in covering any of these aspects, or if you would like us to provide unique story ideas. 

Upcoming Press Conferences
July 23 - Seafair Torchlight Night Media Day/Press Conference 
July 29 - Seafair Weekend Media Day/Press Conference

Thank you for your coverage of Seafair during our 65th anniversary!