There is always something to do, see or explore in the Pike Pine Triangle. Whether you're seeking the latest independent film release, mod new artwork, sidewalk sales, street fairs or the chance to listen to the nation's top DJs spin their tunes - we've got your ticket!
12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival
12th Avenue between E Madison and E Pike St., one fine Saturday in August
Join us for the 12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival this August! This unique community Festival features your favorite restaurants offering international flavors of the neighborhood for $5 or less. One-of-a-kind shops will have their wares and services available to explore while you enjoy local entertainment on the street. Bring the family and share in the experience of 12th Avenue!
The Agnes Underground is Capitol Hill's newest co-working space, with monthly fixed or flex desk rentals complete with Wi-Fi, printing, copying, conference area, and an ultra-cool lounge area. Cowork in style with us! Amenities include wifi, wireless access to Canon C5035 all in one copier, locker rentals, a conference area with Polycom conference phone, and a kitchen area with microwave, refrigerator, Bodum kettle, complimentary Nespresso, and dining tables.
Daily Hours of Entry Flex Members: 8:00am-7:00pm Permanent Members: 7:00am-11:59pm
1100 E. Pike St., 206.728.0933
Annex is a fringe theater dedicated to creating bold new work in an environment of improbability, resourcefulness and risk. In addition to new plays by living playwrights, Annex produces radical reinterpretations of classic scripts, ensemble-generated non-linear spectacles, and dynamic solo performances, as well as our monthly late-night variety show Spin the Bottle, now in its 14th year. All productions are chosen by the Annex company as a whole, through a process of proposals, interviews, readings, frenzied argument, and final consensus.
Broadway Performance Hall
1625 Broadway (206) 325-3113
The Broadway Performance Hall is Seattle's most popular medium-size theatre. Renovated as a performing arts center from Seattle's Broadway High School in 1979, this 295-seat venue offers an intimate, professional setting for music, theatre, dance, film, seminars, lectures and more.
Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Wal
Various locations around Pike/Pine, every 2nd Tuesday of the month
Not your regular art walk, viewers get to see the funky and creative side of Capitol Hill through burlesques, paintings, video art, photography, quilting, belly dancing and more. Events, art, and activities take place all over the neighborhood at locations like Aria Salon, Frame Central, Loft Gallery, Caffe Vita, Babeland, Vermillion Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Retail Therapy, and Stitches.
Capitol Hill Block Party
Between E. Pike St, 10th Ave. & 11th Ave.
The Capitol Hill Block Party is a huge, three-day explosion of bands and a unique combination of Seattle Music Community forces, bringing together over 40 bands on 3 stages into the Northwest's biggest celebration of independent music, art and progressive culture. Partial proceeds from The Block Party benefit Home Alive and The Vera Project. The Vendor section is made up of local independent businesses, indie crafts people, local artists, and various non-profit and political groups. All this takes place on Capitol Hill in Seattle at Pike and Broadway in the month of July.
"Seattle's biggest plunge into pop culture...The Capitol Hill Block Party is the rock-music community's most prestigious showcase." - The Seattle Times
Century Ballroom & Café
915 E. Pine Street (206) 324-7263
Café opens at 6 p.m.
According to CitySearch, here's the scene at this local favorite: beautiful women and men of all ages make up the crowd, and the vibe is simply joyous and pressure-free--absolutely no boundaries apply. It's your choice whether to show off your technique, or just grab a candlelit table by the floor to watch the flurry of feet. And, if you're trying to be thrifty, a half-hour dance lesson and three hour dance at this dance hall are yours for only $5 every weeknight.
1325 E. Madison, (206) 324-8000
Chop Suey is located in Seattle's Pike/Pine corridor of the Capitol Hill neighborhood...just blocks away from Seattle University, Seattle Central Community College and Broadway Avenue. It is the most diverse venue in Seattle hosting rock, electronic, indie, hip hop, world, alt-country, and DJs of all sorts. It is also the home of IHeartRummage, Comeback and Club Pop.
922 E Pike, (206) 323-9853
One of Seattle's oldest bars, the Comet tavern is located on Capitol Hill. Maxim ranked The Comet in the top 10 american dive bars, holding live music and events nearly every night of the week.
Electric Tea Garden Gallery | Lounge
1402 E Pike Street
With no visible signs or identifiers, the Electric Tea Garden is a hidden treasure: a 1800 square foot visual arts and performance gallery with a infusion lounge that specializes in tea based cocktails and elixirs. As a performance venue, the ETG is dedicated to promoting all forms of DJ culture and "electronic music". The Electric Tea Garden's primary mission is to foster a participatory and creative culture through our music venue performances, gallery events, experiential and educational programs, and our reoccurring podcast.
Egyptian Landmark Theater
801 E. Pine St., (206) 781-5755
The Egyptian Theatre is located on Capitol Hill near Downtown Seattle and features a wide array of independent film, foreign language cinema, documentaries and restored classics. It was originally built as a large Masonic Temple, with offices, a main auditorium, and a smaller auditorium. In the 1970s, the Masons used the large auditorium as a wrestling arena to earn extra money. In the early 1980s it became the home of the Seattle International Film Festival, at which point the founders of the Festival moved in and gave the theatre its current Egyptian décor. The Egyptian continues to host SIFF, the largest film festival in North America.
925 E. Pike Street (206) 709-9467
Neumos stands alone in Seattle, a hot venue where you can see big names in an intimate setting. Join the freaks on the dance floor or be cool and observe from the balcony as the live music experience is created in front of you, around you, and inside of you. Going to a show at Neumos is a quintessential Seattle experience; getting sweaty at a show at Neumos is a right of passage and shutting down the night there is an evening you will never forget.
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, (206) 329-2629
Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) is a Seattle-based non-profit organization dedicated to becoming the nation's leading center for film artists. Founded in 1995 by filmmakers Jamie Hook and Deborah Girdwood, NWFF now operates the region's first and only non-profit center for the film arts. NWFF programs a true cinematheque, embracing film production as well as film exhibition, with two cinemas (46 and 120 seats), film production and post-production facilities and equipment, educational workshop space, filmmaker offices, a film vault containing over 1,000 titles, and a filmmaking library in its new space at 1515 12th Ave. Our cinemas showcase the best in American and international cinema, 360 days a year, as well as quarterly world premiere live performances.
Odd Duck Studio
1214 10th Ave, (206) 679-3271
The Eclectic Theater Company is the resident company at the Odd Duck Studio, with the mission to produce original, new, contemporary, and re-envisioned classics for the stage and screen. The Eclectic Theater Company produces and presents year-round at the Odd Duck Studio; we also partner with two local companies, Blood Squad and Quiet Monkey Fight. ETC works to produce work by local playwrights, edgy classic productions, local, independent film, and unite the neighborhood in supporting local work.
Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave Seattle, (206) 322-7030
Richard Hugo House's mission is to foster writers, build community and engage the Pacific Northwest in the world of writing. It does so through hosting classes, residencies and events.
Classes: Our flagship program, Hugo Writing Classes, provides opportunities for writers from age eight to eighty to practice and build their writing skills in supportive, creative and stimulating classrooms.
Residencies: Our residency program offers established writers stipends and/or space to support their work; in exchange, these writers hold office hours and consult free of charge with anyone in the city and region who seek their expertise.
Events: These include our annual Hugo Literary Series, which invites established and up-and-coming writers to create new work and debut it here; and the Zine Archive and Publishing Project, which maintains a library of more than 20,000 handmade and independent publications.
Velocity Dance Center
1621 12th Ave, 206.325.8773
Velocity is Seattle's premier art center dedicated to contemporary dance and performance. Velocity features classes for the general public and for dance professionals, artist residencies, and theater, dance and movement performances in its Founders Theater.
Vermillion Art Gallery and Wine Bar
1508 11th Avenue, (206) 709-9797
Vermillion is little like a mullet, if a mullet was a physical space and actually cool – art in the front, bar in the back. The airy art gallery, with rotating shows of local artists, guides you back into one of the coziest bars on Capitol Hill. While Vermillion is a wonderful place to have a quiet drink alone or with friends (especially during the Pacific Northwest's long and drizzly winters), they also host events like art show openings, the Breadline: Poetry and Performance Series, Art Ache Sunday Market Showcase, and Beats!, a night for local DJS and beat masters to display their newest works.