Seattle is a haven for sports and leisure. Whether football, baseball, basketball, soccer, or hockey is your game, Seattle has got you covered. Go pro and catch a game this season, all under 1.5 miles from The Emerald.
Approximately a mile from The Emerald, the most sustainable arena in the world, the Climate Pledge Arena is home to our local hockey team Seattle Kraken as well as Seattle Storm, the four-time WNBA champs. Getting to the Climate Pledge Arena is easy! For most major events they’ll have a bike valet for convenient and safe bike storage, there are also 3 parking garages located on Seattle Center Campus, and you can hop on the Metro and be there in ~20 minutes. The official Kraken + Climate Pledge Arena app is a great feature to store event tickets, pre-purchase parking, and access your free transit pass for Kraken and Storm game days. It’s the best way to stay connected with the most up-to-date information about the Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena.
Whether you prefer American football or the European version you’ll find it approximately a mile from The Emerald. Here, Lumen Field offers fans the opportunity to see the Seattle Seahawks, the Seattle Sounders FC or OL Reign. From traditional bites to savory menus—Lumen has designed menus and built beer lists worthy of Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC fans. Options are many and inspired by Northwest flavors.
Head to the Seahawks game early and check out the new Cityside Bars in the north end located underneath the Hawks Nest. Grab one of these specialty cocktails while you enjoy an amazing view of the field: Hendricks Cherry Basil Smash, Peachy Keen Whiskey Mule or a Pineapple Jalapeño Margarita. Continue the fun on gameday and take pictures alongside your favorite Seahawks players using the all-new Lumen Lens augmented reality kiosks located in Touchdown City, Section 103, and Section 331.
Sounders FC matches are a unique experience that encourage you to give full 90 minutes of your energy, attention and participation. Each section provides a different experience, so if this is your first match, you are encouraged to reach out to a Sounders FC representative prior to purchasing tickets to align with the experience you are seeking.
About 1.5 miles from The Emerald, T-Mobile Park is home to the Seattle Mariners. Explore the Top Eats at the Park including ballpark favorites like hot dogs and pizza as well as limited selections at Ivar’s and The Natural. Pro Tip: The T-Mobile ‘Pen is the hottest spot in town, right next to the Mariners bullpen in center field. Gates open 2 hours before first pitch. Enjoy tasty food choices from local celebrity chef, Ethan Stowell, and happy hour specials all season long.
There’s no better spot to root on your Seattle home team. The Emerald Veranda amenity space on the 39th floor is well-suited to any sports soiree. With chef-grade barbecues, lounge seating, dining tables, an outdoor firepit plus fireplace, outdoor TVs and heaters, and incredible views day and night – it’s the perfect spot to enjoy on game day. Take advantage of The Emerald’s incredible location by finding your home today and start exploring what each season offers, mere minutes from your front door.
Photo by Frantzou Fleurine