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A Guide To CenturyLink Field

December 13, 2010 1:58 PM

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(courtesy seahawks.com)

(courtesy seahawks.com)

CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks, is a multipurpose stadium. When the Seahawks aren’t defending their home field, the stadium is open to music concerts and the occasional soccer game. The field boasts a seat capacity of 67,000, with 5,000 additional seats available for special events and 1,400 seats for fans with disabilities. Fans enjoy wide, comfortable seats, 70 percent of which are covered by a roof.

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Getting there

800 Occidental Avenue S., #100
Seattle, WA 98134
(888) 635-4295

By train:

Running from Tacoma to Everett with stops in between, the Sounder Train operates every Sunday with service to King Street Station, located just a few blocks from the stadium. Amtrak Cascades Train Service is a great option for fans further away from the action. This train runs from Portland or southwest Washington, as well as Bellingham and other points north.

By bus:
The Metro Bus Service has 15 daily bus routes that stop within three blocks of CenturyLink Field. Additionally, the Sound Transit express bus service offers transportation from areas throughout Pierce, King and Snohomish counties, with service every 30 minutes and stops within three blocks of CenturyLink Field. For information on fares, schedules and online reservations, visit Amtrak Cascades website or call 800-USA-RAIL.

Tickets

The CenturyLink Field Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are also available by going to TicketsNow by clicking here. 

Once you’re there

Once you get to CenturyLink Field, enjoy 48 concessions so you can keep hydrated and nourished while watching the game. The field is friendly to those with disabilities, as there are 63 wheelchair-accessible restrooms and 1,400 seats for people with disabilities and their companions.

Don’t have tickets for a game or concert? Head to CenturyLink Field anyway and experience all the venue has to offer by taking a tour of the facility. Sit in a luxury suite, suit up in the visitor’s locker room, and even take a walk on the turf during the hour-and-a-half tour. Cameras are allowed, so don’t forget to document your day with photographs of the tour.

CenturyLink Field is open to the public for tours throughout the year. The cost for adults is $7, children 4-12 are $5, children under 3 are admitted free, and seniors 65 and older are also just $5.

Where to stay

If you need a place to hang up your Seahawks jersey for the night before heading home, stay at one of the many hotels in the area, such as Silver Cloud Hotel Stadium, located just across from CenturyLink Field. Other nearby hotels include the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Seattle and the Hotel Nexus.

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