Events & Attractions
Experience Seattle’s vibrant culture through our curated collection of events and local collaborations, accessible only at Thompson. Visit our Hotel Happenings page to browse all of our upcoming events and exclusive partner promotions, to take advantage during your next stay!
Pike Place Market
85 Pike St, Seattle, Washington 98101 United States (0.12 mi)
The iconic Pike Place Market sprawls across nine acres, with 11 buildings and six levels housing approximately 500 shops, restaurants, and vendor stalls. Start at the famous 1927 Public Market Center sign on the corner of 1st and Pike, and watch fishmongers sling salmon overhead.
Can Can Culinary Cabaret
95 Pine St., Seattle 98101 (0.22 mi)
Located in Pike Place Market, Can Can offers a world class cabaret in Seattle. Enjoy an immersive, uniquely crafted performance while dining on French Pacific-Northwest inspired cuisine.
Triple Door Jazz Club
216 Union St, Seattle, Washington 98101 United States (0.22 mi)
This downtown Seattle live music venue, located across from Benaroya Hall, features a calendar of world-class musical performances. Grab a drink and a bite to eat at the bar and lounge.
Walk over to the waterfront promenade, only a couple blocks from the hotel, and get a bird’s-eye view of the city and beyond with a ride on the Great Wheel of Seattle. Or, take your sights underwater to discover the thriving marine life in the Seattle Aquarium. A variety of eclectic shops and restaurants along the piers will make this your go-to spot while in town.
Ohana Sushi Bar and Grill
2207 1st Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121 United States (0.25 mi)
A Seattle staple for Hawaiian-Japanese cuisine since 1999, this lively, casual Belltown spot serves inspired sushi and island-style entrees like the Kalua Pork Sandwich and Loco Moco, a grilled beef patty with two fried eggs over rice. Playful, fruity cocktails will have you ordering another round.
Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
1300 1st Ave, Seattle, Washington 98101 United States (0.27 mi)
Just one block from Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum’s light-filled galleries invite you to wander through global art collections, visiting installations and special exhibitions from around the world.
200 University St, Seattle, Washington 98101 United States (0.27 mi)
Get dolled up for a night of music and world-class performances at this home of the Seattle Symphony. Benaroya Hall houses two performance halls in a beautiful complex occupying an entire city block.
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
2033 6th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121 United States (0.29 mi)
Come for the jazz but stay for the scene. This classic Seattle jazz club hosts nationally recognized acts and offers a full menu of upscale Northwest-inspired fare.
5th Avenue Theatre
1308 5th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98101 United States (0.35 mi)
This landmark theater was established in 1926 as a home to Seattle’s vaudeville shows. Today, it entertains audiences with an ever-changing line-up of powerhouse musicals and hit national tours.
Bell Street Pier 66 Cruise Terminal
2225 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, Seattle, Washington 98121 United States (0.41 mi)
Set sail on a bucket list cruise to Alaska from this 11-acre complex along Seattle’s downtown waterfront serving seven major cruise lines.
2505 1st Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121 United States (0.47 mi)
Rocking Seattle since 1991, this Belltown live music venue regularly hosts national and international talent — rock, hip-hop, electronic, folk and more.
South Lake Union
101 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109 United States (0.58 mi)
A bustling neighborhood just north of downtown, SLU offers buzzy bars, cafes, and food trucks, plus access to the Amazon Spheres, Lake Union Park, and MOHAI museum. Check out the fleet of historic ships on the wharf or rent a wooden rowboat and explore the open waters.
Pioneer Square, Seattle, Washington 98104 United States (0.70 mi)
Laying claim as the city’s “first neighborhood,” Pioneer Square is a richly historic place known for its Renaissance Revival architecture, First Thursday art walks, lively nightlife, delicious foodie destinations, and quirky boutiques.
325 5th Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109 United States (0.83 mi)
Devoted to modern creativity, The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle Center features exhibits spanning music, film, comics, gaming, and all things entertainment. If not for the inspiring exhibits and events, come to feast your eyes on a Frank O. Gehry-designed architectural masterpiece.
International Fountain 305 Harrison St, Seattle, Washington 98109 United States (0.98 mi)
This is the epicenter of Seattle’s most iconic attractions, located in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood. Explore the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, the Frank O. Gehry-designed Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), Climate Pledge Arena (home to the Seattle Kraken), and Pacific Science Center.
Wing Luke Museum
719 S King St, Seattle, Washington 98104 United States (1.19 mi)
Located in the Chinatown-International District, be immersed in the culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans at the Wing Luke Museum.
860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109 United States (1.21 mi)
The Museum of History and Industry in South Lake Union offers exhibits on Seattle’s ties to innovation, maritime endeavors, the environment, animals, and more.
Woodinville Wine Country
13590 NE Village Square Dr. Suite 1030, Woodinville 98072 (1.25 mi)
Step just outside Seattle to explore the beauty of Woodinville Wine Country. Located in Sammamish River Valley, Woodinville Wine Country boats an array of wineries, breweries, and shops ready to explore.
3931 1st Ave. Suite #2236, Seattle 98134 (2.99 mi)
SODO Urbanworks offers a selection of Washington’s finest dining and drinks all under one roof.
Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, Washington 98108 United States (6.29 mi)
Travel through space and time at the Museum of Flight, the largest independent, non-profit air and space museum in the world, featuring a collection of aircraft, spacecraft, artifacts, galleries, exhibits, and more.
395 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, Washington 98110 United States (8.20 mi)
Just a short ferry ride away, this small-town island offers history, culture, dining, wineries, a brewery, and organic distillery — plus incredible natural beauty and views.
1001 State Route 906, Snoqualmie Pass, Washington 98068 United States (45.4 mi)
Grab your skis and hit the slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range, including hot spots like Summit at Snoqualmie (consisting of Alpental, Summit West, Summit Central, and Summit East ski areas) and the Pacific Crest Trail.