Just blocks from downtown Seattle and minutes from the highway, Seattle Center is a beautiful 74-acre landscaped campus that includes theaters, arenas, museums, and other public facilities. Its roots reach back more than 100 years as a site of Native American celebrations. It’s a reflection of the Northwest itself: the cultural diversity; the commitment to the arts, to the environment, and to education; and the love of sports and quality entertainment. With over 10 million visitors a year, it is the fourth largest visitor destination in the United States. Whether you're planning a concert or a wedding reception, a trade show or a seminar, it is the right venue for you. The 34,000 square foot Exhibition Hall, Seattle Center's largest flat floor venue, hosts a variety of trade and consumer shows each year and is a popular site for benefit auctions and corporate holiday parties. Being the Nation's best gathering place Seattle Center is home to finest cultural and educational organizations, sports teams, festivals, community programs, banquets, corporate events and entertainment facilities.