Benaroya Hall is located in the heart of downtown Seattle and is home to the Seattle Symphony. The venue opened in 1998 and is well known for its acoustic ambiance and luxurious stylings. Featuring beautiful glass art installations, Benaroya Hall occupies a full city block and is home to two auditoriums. Benaroya Hall seating varies depending on the auditorium an event is being held in. The S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium has a maximum seating capacity of 2,500 while the smaller of the two, the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, seats just 536. Outside of the Seattle Symphony, the venue serves as a space for musical acts, including the Northwest Boychoir and The San Francisco Symphony and community events. The best Benaroya Hall tickets are available at StubHub!
Is Benaroya Hall accessible by public transportation?
Yes! Benaroya Hall is accessible by several public transportation routes. The Sound Transit light rail makes a stop directly below the venue at the University Street Station. King County Metro and Sound Transit buses all have stops within walking distance of the hall, including 3rd and Union (route 41), 6th and Union (route 225) and 4th and Union (routes 101/102, 150 and 550).
Is Benaroya Hall a wheelchair friendly facility?
Benaroya Hall features several wheelchair-accessible accommodations, including wheelchair-accessible seating, restroom stalls, concession stands, ticket windows and drinking fountains.
Are there other entertainment options located nearby?
The Space Needle, Seattle Art Museum and Pike Place Market are all nearby attractions. Visitors looking for more live entertainment can visit the Triple Door or 5th Avenue Theater or catch a game at T-Mobile Park during baseball season and CenturyLink Field during football season.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Children ages 5 and over are welcome to attend all performances as long as they have a valid ticket for entry. The venue also offers family-friendly concerts and events that welcome children of all ages.
Can I take photos or record during a Benaroya Hall performance?
Taking photos or video/audio recording during performances at Benaroya Hall is prohibited.
Can you tell me about the food and drink options?
Benaroya Hall offers a variety of dining and drink options sure to suit anyone's needs. There is a coffee and dessert island, two full-service bars, and two restaurants featuring BBQ and casual dining. Visitors short on time also have the option of pre-ordering beverages and desserts from both the bars and the coffee and dessert island.Back to Top
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