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Best Views of Space Needle Fireworks on NYE

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If you are looking for a viewing place for the Space Needle’s fantastic New Year’s Eve fireworks show, you can find a spot at a local park, an evening cruise, or an overnight hotel with special deals and bird’s eye views. Here are some of our favorites.

Kerry Park
211 W. Highland Drive
Seattle, WA 98119
http://www.seattle.gov

With sweeping views of Elliott Bay and the Central City, and an occasional backdrop of Mount Rainier, you can see the Space Needle clearly from this Queen Anne neighborhood park. The park is small, however, and popular for firework viewing, so stake out your place early and dress warmly!

Argosy Fireworks Cruise
1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55
Seattle, WA 98101
206.623.1445
http://www.argosycruises.com

Just looking for an evening out to catch the fireworks? Then join Argosy for an hour as they position their boat on Elliott Bay to watch the fireworks. Each guest receives a champagne toast at midnight as well as noise makers. Cash bar on board. Call for reservations.

Chihuly Garden & Glass
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
206.753.4940
http://www.chihulygardenandglass.com

Be among the first to ring in the New Year in the Glasshouse at Chihuly Garden and Glass where you will have an exclusive view of the famous fireworks show at the Space Needle! The New Years Eve Party includes parking, a tour through the Exhibition, delicious appetizers and desserts in the stunning Glasshouse, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight while you watch the fireworks surrounding you through the glass. $175/person. Purchase tickets online.

Wimmer Solutions presents New Year’s at the Needle
Space Needle Observation Deck
400 Broad St.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.905.2100
http://www.spaceneedle.com

The New Year’s Eve celebration on the Observation Deck kicks off at 9pm and includes desserts and dancing on the Observation Deck, a champagne toast and fireworks display to welcome the New Year! Observation Deck Party: $100/person (includes tax & gratuity). Parking at Fisher Plaza Parking garage can be reserved for an additional cost of $25. Call for reservations.

Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge
601 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98119
206.432.9069
http://www.toulousepetit.com

Make reservations for the 10:00pm seating at this Queen Anne restaurant. The restaurant will be all dressed up for the night, and your special meal from Chef Eric Donnelly includes the view of the fireworks display at midnight.

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle
2125 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
206.264.8111
http://www.panpacific.com

A boutique hotel situated above the Whole Foods Market in the newly developed South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, the Pan Pacific Hotel boats amazing views of the Space Needle from their new one bedroom Space Needle Suites. Call or go online for reservations, and be sure to check out their New Year’s Eve packages.

Seattle Westin
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206.728.1000
http://www.starwoodhotels.com

The Westin Seattle is the front door to downtown shopping, attractions, dining and the vibrant theater district. An ideal urban retreat, we are just steps away from the Washington State Convention Center, Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. Want to see the fireworks and stay the night? Request a Space Needle view!

Inn at the Market
86 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
206.443.3600
http://www.innatthemarket.com

Inn at the Market is Seattle’s only downtown hotel in Pike Place Market. The Inn at the Market’s rooftop deck offers one of the best views of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market and Elliott Bay. Recognized by Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast, Inn at the Market offers a signature Seattle experience treasured by visitors and locals alike. Call for packages and reservations.

Warwick Seattle Hotel
401 Lenora Street
Seattle, Washington 98121
206.443.4300
http://www.warwickwa.com

Ring in the New Year at Warwick Seattle Hotel! Enjoy a five course dinner specially prepared by Executive Chef Chris Zarkades and his culinary team at Margaux. While waiting for the clock to strike 12:00 midnight, head up to your room and cherish the view of the world famous Space Needle and the Queen Anne neighborhood in the background. Go online for more details. Call for reservations.

Holiday Inn Seattle
11 Dexter Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
206.728.8123
http://www.holidayinn.com

Just five blocks from Seattle Center, and close to the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square, some people swear the best views of the Space Needle are from the upper floors. Ask about Space Needle views prior to booking.

Edgewater Hotel
2411 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
206.728.7000
http://www.edgewaterhotel.com

Celebrate the upcoming year in Seattle’s only Waterfront hotel. Enjoy a festive setting in a one of a kind panoramic view that only The Edgewater Hotel can offer – breathtaking views of Elliott Bay and the surrounding mountains as you sip champagne with loved ones and maybe some new friends. Or sit by the fireplace as you reflect on the past year and imagine what fortune and success the New Year will bring! No matter how you choose to celebrate, The Edgewater will make it memorable. From a distance, you can see the fireworks off the Space Needle over Elliott Bay. Call for special New Year’s Eve overnight specials.

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