The 62nd annual Seafair Torchlight Parade will include giant helium balloons, precision drill teams representing local communities, equestrian units, comical clowns, swashbuckling pirates and heart-pounding bands playing all your favorite tunes. Many people attend the parade to cheer on family members and friends. Still others attend the Torchlight Parade because it represents a civic celebration rich in tradition. For one magical night, the city comes together in the heart of downtown to celebrate a variety of entertainment that makes the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade a truly special evening. Visit the Taste of Torchlight at the Seattle Center for a pre-parade party withe exhibits, float viewing, meet and greets and more between 2pm – 6pm.
Runners in the Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run, an 8K and 5K Fun Run, come right through the parade route to the finish line. To register for the run, go to http://www.active.com/running/seattle-wa/michelob-ultra-seafair-torchlight-run-2011?int=29-12.
Ticket prices for the parade are as follows:
4th Avenue Bleachers $18
Westlake Bleachers (near Starbucks) $25
Start Line Bleachers (near Fischer Plaza) $25
VIP Grandstand (Westlake/4th Avenue TV ZONE) $37