From school groups to seniors, to a girls' night out on thirty-five, there are many options for a fun and unique gathering.


From corporate retreats to birthday parties, school field trips and beyond, make Smith Tower part of your group experience. Highlights include:

  • The adventure begins the minute your guests enter the building for souvenir shopping or a snack. Then it's time to explore the historical Legends of Smith Tower exhibits to learn Seattle history through the lens of Seattle's first skyscraper. After that, it's up to the thirty-fifth floor Observatory in historic 1914 Otis copper and brass elevators.
  • Enjoy convenient access to a host of nearby attractions, restaurants and hot spots to help round out your Seattle experience.
  • Groups of 15 or more receive discounted rates for tickets.

Contact us at 206.624.0414 to book.


The Smith Tower Observatory is the ideal spot for small groups looking to celebrate or reunite over craft cocktails and stunning Seattle views - the perfect way to start or end your evening! Highlights include:

  • Group reservations are available nightly, with an arrival time between 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for groups of up to 40 guests.
  • The Observatory and bar are open until 11 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and midnight Thursday through Saturday.
  • All group reservations include:
    • Reserved seating set up reception-style with two large community-style tables for buffet food service. Seats up to 30 people.
    • A dedicated cocktail server so your guests never have to wait at the bar.
    • No ticket or admission fees for you and your guests.
    • Priority access to our historic Otis elevator that will take you and your guests to the Observatory where your reserved seats await.

Call us at 206.624.0795 to make group reservations. Bringing more than 40 guests? Check out our event space and contact us to start planning.

24 hours advance notice required. Food and beverage minimum based on group size. Group sizes 1-16 $1,000; 17-24 $1,500, and 25-40 $2,000. Additional $500 applies for peak days of Thursday – Saturday. Prices do not include 20% service charge and Washington state sales tax.


The spirit of Seattle's original skyscraper shines through. Experience fascinating exhibits and a 360-degree view from the Observatory that includes an outdoor deck and a speakeasy-style bar featuring classic cocktails, fresh local oysters, and other shareable plates of goodness.