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Daniel Conroy
· October 22, 2017
I just moved to Seattle and I have to say sat out in this park, drinking coffee, listening to music and interacting with a variety of people. It was an awesome day!
Melody Sarkies
· November 25, 2017
This area was once a beautiful core of down town. Now fountain is off, criminals every where, dirty sidewalks, smells of urine. This city is sucking.
Gail Leuallen Love
· January 30, 2017
The event was an amazing and inspiring one, because we the people came together, to stand up against an action, that rips the fabric, of our nation. The people were all wonderful. I will never forget... this event. I work on 4th & Pine, and have seen hundreds of protests over the years. Yet, there has never been one even remotely as big or as passionate, as this one. The participants were all kind to each other and so pleasant. There was one really big downside to the event, though. None of us could hear any of the speakers. Not ever. I didn't hear one word that anyone said. Subsequently, we lost a ton of synergy & momentum, that could've occurred. We just stood there, to show our support, but got absolutely nothing out of the rally. If we are going to continue to have these types of anti-trump/rallies, we need to find venues that can actually support the number of people that attend. Maybe the Seattle Center or a stadium? We have already observed the voluminous numbers that want to protest Trump. Let's get it right, next time, so that we can maximize on these wonderful events. See More
Tony Diaz
· January 16, 2017
Westlake Park is the popular and commercial heart of Seattle. You will meet people from every corner of the city at this transit and commercial hub. You can catch a light rail or bus ride almost anywh...ere in the city limits and points beyond from the stops under and around the square. You're minutes from the waterfront views of the Pike Place Market, from Macy's and Nordstrom's, from the Westin Hotel, from the downtown malls, from the distractions of Pike and Pine, from the Monorail. The Paramount theater is a few blocks up Pine, Benaroya Hall and the Seattle Art Museum a few blocks South. But, above all, this is the space where Seattle residents most typically assemble to hear and be heard on occasions of great political moment. This is one of the key launch pads of Seattle democracy. See More
Edwin Valentin
· April 1, 2017
Westlake park is to Seattle, what Central park is to New York city. It is the cultural heart of its identity. The city council has smartly invested resources into keeping this area clean, safe and... fun. There are concessions, games, and friendly park attendants to answer questions, in what is arguably, the most well known intersection in all of Washington state. Table tennis, giant chess set, geosphere jungle gym, Westlake park is where it's at! See More
Austin G Watson
· November 20, 2016
good place to get the pulse of seattle.
good people watching.
good place to attend or watch movement rallys. BLM, Occupy, Bernie, etc......
i live a block away and walk by daily.
on a recent weekend (2016) i saw someone openly injecting heroin twice in two days. no worries, drug injectors are too busy and doped up to hurt you.
the thuggy looking kids seem to hang by starbucks and pf chang these days with their pit bulls. if the cops come they go away generally. if it rains they definitely go away.
the xmas tree is cool. figgy pudding is fun. seahawks superbowl spontaneous win party was awesome at westlake.
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Vicky Garner
· September 21, 2015
I love the changes made at Westlake that make it a better place for our kids. Now it's a good to to have your friends meet up with you. All in all, it is one of the best improvements in the downtown a...rea. I wish the Downtown Assn. would come up with more family friendly ideas for the area. Let's clean up 3rd Ave. then the shopping experience downtown will be so much better. See More
Shayleen Schutz
· September 5, 2017
It's not in West Seattle, there's no Lake, and not much of a Park.

That makes sense....

Sincerely,
Seattle 2017
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Angela Russell Leighty
· June 20, 2017
This place is AMAZING and other cities should have a place like this . . . Free for all and a wide offering of activities.
Bill Perkins
· June 20, 2017
Emerald City setting...midway stop between SEA-TAC and the northern hinterlands. Lots and lots of local flavor all around.
Asa Fager
· August 14, 2017
This place smells like nazi bullshit. Anything you can do to fix that?
Yhsla Lee
· September 17, 2015
I come here fequently, at least once a week. The summer music and outdoor games are nice, the winter merry go round and fresh donuts are fun, the constantly changing food trucks add a nice variety, an...d the central location is very convenient. See More
Andy Anderson
· December 25, 2016
Seems like Seattle Police has done a good job of clearing out the majority of the people doing drugs openly and got rid of the pan handlers. My kids an I were not harassed once. I think we may start v...enturing downtown Seattle more often to spend money. See More
Jordan Walker
· March 10, 2017
Well two days ago but hey. I miss that gal she was hanging out then I messed up thought I had a group and it was the wrong day. I should have ditched my group now I can't seem to get ahold of her.
Patrick Brennan
· August 16, 2017
OMG, welcome to the peaceful protester capital of the, World. Protesters, protesting, Protesters`.
Dbt Sapiens
· September 23, 2016
Thanks for creating a safe place for everyone. I like the variety of foods, diversity of people and it gives me an opportunity to help another person when they are hungry.

:)
Terri Genewich
· September 17, 2016
What a great place for locals & tourists to relax, enjoy the festivities and even just people watch! Truly the heart of the City �
Dawn Gomez
· January 30, 2017
You meet all sorts of people at Westlake. Love it now that it's cleaned up. I enjoy the games, climbing structure for kids, and food trucks.
Richard Weisgerber
· June 13, 2017
What a great little park to have in our fair city. Plenty of tables and chairs for all.
Kathy Christensen
· April 16, 2017
I've been there many times for variety of protests and marches.

To avoid parking in Seattle, I park at Seattle Center and take the monorail right in to Westlake Center. Very convenient. Then I just h...op on the freeway at Mercer. See More
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Love is in the air! And L-O-V-E is in Westlake Park, spelled out in four-foot ice-block letters to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Flowers frozen inside this affectionate installation create an eye-catching, vibrant display of color, depth and beauty. Stop by soon, though. Even at seven feet wide and 1,400 pounds, this statement on the season will soon be gone.

If you’re looking for non-frozen blossoms for that special someone, the Seattle Flower Truck will be joining us in the park. Bring your partner, your best friend, or just yourself to Westlake Park on Feb. 14. and experience LOVE. Share your photos using #downtownseattle and we’ll post our favorites.

FEB14
Wed 9:00 AM PSTWestlake ParkSeattle, WA
Art · 110 people

Unfortunately, DSA's Holiday Carousel in Westlake Park will be closed today due to technical difficulties. We hope to be whirling again as soon as possible and will keep you posted. If you're already on your way to Westlake, be sure to enjoy our Holiday Market with vendors produced by Urban Craft Uprising

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If you loved the Dia de los Muertos performance at Westlake Park today, then be sure to head to Seattle Center this weekend for Festal!

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Check out a free preview of Dia De Muertos Seattle Center in Westlake Park!

We are proud to feature an award winning, all acoustic multi-instrumental and vocal Latin/World music performance by Correo Aereo as well as an exciting dance performance by Grupo Folklorico Guadalajara Wa!

Día de Muertos is part of Festál, a year-long celebration of different cultures at Seattle Center. The Downtown Seattle Association brings you Festál Fridays: previews of weekend Festál events in a... vibrant and active public park.

Be sure to check out Dia de Muertos at Seattle Center on October 28th and 29th. Thank you to Seattle Center Monorail for providing youth coupons to take the ride over to Seattle Center this weekend- inquire at the sound booth in Westlake Park this Friday to get yours!.

See more free events in Westlake Park and Occidental Square at DowntownSeattle.com/Parks.

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OCT27
Fri 12:00 PM PDTWestlake ParkSeattle, WA
Music · 256 people

Think you've got what it takes to become Westlake Idol?

Come to Westlake Park for free drop-in karaoke presented by Rock Box. Just bring yourself and your amazing voice.

(Note: This event is not a competition. It's just for fun!)

NOV15

DJ Everfree spins up the best of modern pop, synthwave and your favorite danceable beats from the seventies, eighties and nineties.

Come get your groove on for free every other Friday night from 5-7pm through Nov. 17th!

For other free activities in Westlake Park and Occidental Square, please visit www.downtownseattle.org/parks

NOV17
Oct 6, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017Westlake ParkSeattle, WA

Were you able to spend a little free time in Westlake Park this summer? If so, we'd love your feedback. Take a short survey and tell us what you think.

Share your feedback and enter to win a $30 gift card to Caffè Umbria
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Join us for a free, single-elimination Ping Pong tournament in Westlake Park! Talk to a Parks Ambassador to sign up.

Heading to Project Paws in Westlake Park tomorrow? This guy (in the backpack) will be there! http://www.kiro7.com/projectpaws

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Lights! Camera! Action! Moana! Come join us for free movies every Friday throughout the summer....

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Excited to have Nolan Garrett join us today for Out to Lunch! 12 to 1:30 p.m.

JUL14
Fri 12:00 PM PDTWestlake ParkSeattle, WA
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July 6, 2017

Come unwind with us this evening in Westlake Park for our first happy hour! This evening we feature Love That Red Winery and Dusted Valley Wine pouring $5.00 glasses and free drop-in painting led by BrushCapades Seattle.

You must have a valid US ID or international passport proving you are at least 21 years of age to gain entry into the wine garden.

For more activities in Westlake Park and Occidental Square please visit www.downtownseattle.org/parks

JUL6
Thu 4:00 PM PDTWestlake ParkSeattle, WA
Drinks · 169 people
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July 3, 2017

Swing by on your lunch hour on Wednesday and enjoy some free big brass sounds! We are happy to have Brass Band Northwest play for us this summer in Westlake Park. For other performance dates please visit www.downtownseattle.org/parks

In partnership with Classical KING FM 98.1.

JUL5
Wed 12:00 PM PDTWestlake ParkSeattle, WA
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We are excited to kick off our summer series of kids' museum activities tomorrow morning at 10:00am with Pacific Science Center! Sneak some learning into fun crafts!

For other free activities at Westlake Park and Occidental Square please visit www.downtownseattleparks.com

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