Explore Pioneer Square

A historic Seattle neighborhood, Pioneer Square is rich with artistic influence. Even outside of the plentiful galleries, local restaurants hang independent artists on their walls and the event features local artisans. It’s an environment sure to inspire your own creativity, no matter your medium.

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Railspur Alley

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Pioneer Square

Seattle’s original neighborhood fit with art galleries, eateries, and co-working spaces brings special events to add to the calendar – First Thursday Art Walk, Coffee Break in Occidental Square, and more.
Experience Pioneer Square

Transportation

Under a half-mile from home, the King Street Station connects Pioneer Square with Sound Transit bus lines and Amtrak train routes. Light Link rail stops on S Jackson St. just a block from 80 Main. From 80 Main, the city is at your doorstep.

WALK SCORE

TRANSIT SCORE

BIKE SCORE

You don’t need a car to get far

Neighbors near and far are connected with a rich transit system.

 

Pioneer Square Station
Eight minutes walk from home, access the Link Light Rail to Northgate and Capitol Hill to the North and SeaTac Airport and Angle Lake to the South. Future extensions in the next two years will reach Lynnwood, Downtown Redwood (through Bellevue), and Federal Way (through Kent).

 

Got Your Ticket?
Enjoy walking access to Seattle’s biggest events at Lumin Field, T-Mobile Park, and Slate Theater. Catch a ride on transit to reach big ticket festivals like Seattle’s International Film Festival, Capitol Hill Block Party, and Bumbershoot.

 

King Street Station
Seven minutes walk from home, access Amtrak and Sounder trains. Amtrak Cascades (Vancouver to Eugene) and Coast Starlight (to Los Angles) routes. Sounder commuter routes run from Lakewood to Seattle with stops in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent and Tukwila.

 

Things to Do
With all of Seattle in easy reach, you’re spoiled for choice of what to do each and every day. Whatever you’re craving, it’s just a ride away!

 

Bus Stops
Within seven minutes walk, three different bus stops connect you to Sound Transit’s bus routes to all of King County’s major cities (or shorten walkable routes to be even quicker when you’re not up to the jaunt). Check out their full map or plan a trip to check your commute.

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Got Your Ticket?

Enjoy walking access to Seattle’s biggest events at Lumin Field, T-Mobile Park, and Slate Theater. Catch a ride on transit to reach big ticket festivals like Seattle’s International Film Festival, Capitol Hill Block Party, and Bumbershoot.

 

Things to Do

With all of Seattle in easy reach, you’re spoiled for choice of what to do each and every day. Whatever you’re craving, it’s just a ride away!

 

Bus Stops

Within seven minutes walk, three different bus stops connect you to Sound Transit’s bus routes to all of King County’s major cities (or shorten walkable routes to be even quicker when you’re not up to the jaunt). Check out their full map or plan a trip to check your commute.

 

Pioneer Square Station

Eight minutes walk from home, access the Link Light Rail to Northgate and Capitol Hill to the North and SeaTac Airport and Angle Lake to the South. Future extensions in the next two years will reach Lynnwood, Downtown Redwood (through Bellevue), and Federal Way (through Kent).

 

King Street Station

Seven minutes walk from home, access Amtrak and Sounder trains. Amtrak Cascades (Vancouver to Eugene) and Coast Starlight (to Los Angles) routes. Sounder commuter routes run from Lakewood to Seattle with stops in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent and Tukwila.

Art & Culture

At the center of Pioneer Square’s culture, the art scene is rich and plentiful. The only problem will be running out of walls to fill. Once your personal collection is full, there’s still more to see on stages and gallery walls.

Theatre Off Jackson & Slate Theater – Minutes on Foot
Two, smaller theaters with intimate shows including plays, music, and spoken word.

Benaroya Hall – 9 Minutes on Transit
A grand music hall that hosts the Seattle Symphony among other events.

The Knife Room at Cafe Nordo– 1 Minute on Foot
A small venue primarily for music including regular live jazz performances.

Sightseeing

In the convenient Pioneer Square location, sightseeing at Seattle’s iconic landmarks is easier than anywhere else. Hop on transit for a direct route to famous spots every visitor will want to see.

Seattle Great Wheel – 12 Minutes on Foot
A permanent ferris wheel overlooking Puget Sound and Seattle Downtown.

Smith Tower – 6 Minutes on Foot
An iconic observatory view of the city from the 35th floor.

Space Needle – 10 Minutes by Car
The most recognizable icon of Seattle, a 605 foot spire in the town center.

Dining

In the heart of the city, there’s over a hundred restaurants to try within a half hour from home, but your favorites will be the neighborhood hot spots you can always rely on again and again.

Damn the Weather – 3 Minutes on Foot
Gastropub offering craft cocktails and American fare, perfect for catching up with friends.

II Terrazzo Carmine – 3 Minutes on Foot
Date night just got better with this fine dining spot with an extensive wine list and delicious Italian food.

Cafe Paloma – 3 Minutes on Foot
Enjoy your Turkish coffee while taking in the new fine-art photo exhibits each time you visit.

Exploration

Near the International District and SoDo, the Pioneer Square neighborhood will keep you busy. With the city at your feet, sometimes you want to seek out Mother Nature instead. Ride the ferry over the sound for access to Bainbridge and Bremerton or hop on your bike to seek out the city’s parks.

Myrtle Edwards Park – 13 Minutes by Bike
A waterfront park beside the Olympic Sculpture Park for walking or biking.

Gazzam Lake Nature Preserve – Via Bainbridge Ferry
A 444-acre forest with a lake and wetland refuge ideal for wildlife spotting.

Momentum Indoor Climbing – 13 Minutes by Bike
While indoors, this climbing gym feels like scaling the side of Mt Rainier.