Your Ultimate Guide to Parking in Seattle

Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Looking for a parking spot? SpotHero is here to help with this guide for everything you need to know to park in Seattle.

Parking in Seattle Near Top Attractions

Whatever your interests Seattle has a lot to offer. SpotHero’s got you covered with convenient, affordable parking wherever you’re headed.

Below we’ve highlighted a list of top attractions and some of our most popular parking locations nearby. Just be sure to reserve your parking spot and you’re good to go!

Space Needle

This nationally recognized observation tower is also an historic landmark. Located in Seattle Center, visitors can enjoy views of Seattle’s downtown, Eliot Bay, Mount Rainier, and the Cascade Mountain Range.

Pike Place Market

This nine-acre marketplace right on the water is Seattle’s original farmer’s market, and is one of oldest continuously operating public farmers markets in the United States. A draw for fresh and locally sourced food, visitors can also enjoy many types of dining, arts and craft stalls, and shops. Visit their website for a full list of vendors and details about how to plan your visit.

Museum of Pop Culture

Commonly known as MoPOP, this massive museum complex is located in Seattle Center and is home to many important pieces of film, tv, science fiction, and music history. MoPOP houses the Science Fiction Museum and many other multi-genre exhibits. It is also the home of MoPOP’s SoundOff! a musical showcase for artists under 21. 

Pioneer Square

Once the heart of Seattle’s downtown, Pioneer Square is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Known for its Romanesque Revival architecture, Pioneer Square is now home to popular restaurants, art galleries, and historic tours and attractions.

Free Parking

Street parking in Seattle is Free on Sundays and certain holidays, and in certain areas after 8 p.m. Vehicle restrictions may still apply so pay careful attention to signs and listed restrictions before leaving your vehicle. You can click here for listed rates, restrictions, and free days.

Event Parking

Headed to an event? Seattle has no shortage of concerts, sports games, and conventions. Here’s everything you need to know about a few of Seattle’s most popular venues.

Climate Pledge Arena

This multi-purpose arena is home to several major sports teams, including the NHL Seattle Kraken, the WNBA Seattle Storm, and the Seattle University Redhawks. It also hosts many special events and concerts.

Lumen Field

Known for its view of the Seattle skyline, this field is home of the Seattle Seahawks, as well as the Seattle Sounders FC and the OL Reign soccer teams. Lumen Field also hosts special events like speeches and concerts, as well as other specialty sporting events.

WaMu Theater

Part of Lumen Field Event Center, WaMu Theater has become a popular concert venue since its opening in 2006. With a capacity of up to 7000, it hosts a wide variety of artists annually.

T-Mobile Park

Home of the Seattle Mariners, T-Mobile Park is a retractable roof stadium in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. In addition to Major League Baseball, T-Mobile Park also hosts amateur baseball and other special events.

Airport Parking

Looking for airport parking? Seattle-Tacoma Airport has a range of parking options, from short-term parking and longer-term parking to hotel parking and off-airport parking. With SpotHero, you can explore airport rates at several lots and garages before reserving your spot in advance.