Press Releases


Do Not Open Until 2062: Space Needle Calls for Memorabilia and Predictions for Seattle’s Most Iconic Time Capsule

Public will have the chance to include their own personal treasures in time capsule that won’t be opened

for 43 years


Space Needle Launches Registration for its Fifth Annual Base 2 Space Stair Climb

A benefit for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Space Needle Foundation


The Space Needle Wraps-up an Iconic Year with a First-Ever New Year’s Eve Light Show

In addition to the 25th anniversary of the Space Needle’s fireworks display, the evening also includes a musically-choreographed light show in celebration of the Seattle landmark’s recent historic renovation

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Space Needle Invites Guests to Take their Holiday Photo with Santa on the World’s First Revolving Glass FloorSeattle’s coolest Santa to park his glass sleigh on The Loupe, located 500 feet in the air

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

More than 2600 Climbers to Attend Base 2 Space Seattles Most Iconic ClimbOne hundred percent of donations will benefit Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and theSpace Needle Foundation

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Seattle's Space Needle Debuts Dramatic 360-Degree “Spacelift” andWorld’s First Revolving Glass FloorWall, barriers — even floors — removed and replaced with structural glass to reveal stunning,never-before-seen views


The Space Needle’s Recent Renovation Calls for Candidates with ‘High’ AmbitionThe landmark’s new revolving glass floor makes the Space Needle one of the most thrilling places to work inSeattle this summer


The Space Needle Invites Guests to be Among the First to “Float” Over the Seattle Skyline on its New Glass Benches called SkyrisersThe Landmark’s Newest Feature Offers a Stunning Experience That Will Allow Guests to Take theUltimate Seattle Selfie

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

It's a Wrap. Watch the Space Needle's Temporary Construction Screen and Elevated PlatformThursday marks the beginning of the three-to-four week process to bring the suspended scaffold platformback to earth

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

New Glass Panels Begin 520-foot Journey SkywardFirst-of-its-kind Technology Incorporates Drone Motors, Giant Suction Cups and a Robot


Space Needle’s “Love is in the Air” Fundraiser ReturnsA Valentine’s Day Benefit for the American Heart Association

Thursday, December 21, 2017

T-Mobile New Year’s at the Needle in Seattle Shines Bright with Fireworks to Kick off 2018Supporting its hometown community, America’s Un-carrier is the exclusive title sponsor for thefifth year in a row

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time Capsule from 1982 Found on the Space Needle Observation Deck During ConstructionContents to be revealed Friday, November 17 at 8:00am

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Space Needle Launches New Virtual Reality Installation: The VR BarSeattle’s symbol of the future offers ticketed guests free 360-degree virtual reality experiences, including bungee jumping off the Space Needle

Friday, September 29, 2017

Attendance Doubles to 2,500 for Base 2 Space: Seattle’s Most Iconic ClimbOne hundred percent of donations will benefit Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Monday, September 18, 2017

Space Needle Construction Kicks-off with Hoist of 28,000 Pound Scaffold PlatformFeat took four hours in optimal weather; build out continues to create weather-proof workspace forconstruction teams

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Construction Begins on Space Needle’s Historic Century Project RenovationInnovation and ingenuity on display as work kicks off 500 feet in the air

Monday, June 12, 2017

Space Needle to Launch Historic Renovation ProjectFloor-to-ceiling glass will reveal new views, offer visitors a fresh look at Seattle’s iconic tower

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Space Needle Opens Registration for its 3rd Annual Base 2 Space Stair ClimbAll donations raised from Base 2 Space will benefit Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

Space Needle Launches “Love is in the Air” FundraiserA Valentine’s Day Benefit for the American Heart Association

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