Seafair Torchlight Parade
Begins on: 07/26/2014Location: Seattle Center/4th AvenueTime: 7:30 p.m.Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight ParadeSaturday, July 26 - Seattle Center/4th Avenue/Downtown SeattleEverybody loves a Parade - and none is more magical, musical and thrilling than Torchlight Night.This magnificent parade will include giant helium balloons, precision drill teams representing local communities, equestrian units, comical clowns, swashbuckling pirates and heart-pounding bands playing all your favorite tunes.Now in its 65th year the Torchlight Parade offers something for everyone. Young and old will make their way to downtown Seattle early Saturday morning and stake a curbside seat along the two-and-a-half mile route hours before the 7:30 p.m. start.Many people attend the parade to cheer on family members and friends. Still others attend the Torchlight Parade because it represents a civic celebration rich in tradition, one that instills a feeling of excitement with every drum beat. For one magical night, the city comes together in the heart of downtown to celebrate a variety of entertainment that makes the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade a truly special evening.Seafair Torchlight Night ScheduleSeafair Torchlight Spectacular - 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run - 6:30 p.m.Scholarship Program for Women Coronation - 7:30 p.m.Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade - 7:30 p.m.Tickets - CLICK HERERoute Map - CLICK HEREParade TV CoverageKIRO 7 is the place to be for live coverage of the 64th Annual Seafair Torchlight Parade! Join KIRO 7
Eyewitness News anchors Steve Raible and Angela Russell, as they host the live broadcast, in High Definition over the air, or on Comcast 107. Live coverage begins at 7 p.m. with the pre-parade show, followed by the coronation of the 2013 Miss Seafair, and then the parade. If you’re not at a TV, no problem, KIRO 7 has you covered on www.kirotv.com, with live streaming video of the parade, and the Seafair Pirates from the Pirate Cam. In addition, the KIRO 7 Eyewitness News Morning Team will be in the parade riding a vintage hydroplane.Seafair Torchlight FanFest at the Seattle CenterVisit the Seattle Center for this pre-parade party featuring exhibits, float viewing, meet & greets of parade participants and more! This event will take place from 2 p.m.- 6 p.m.
The Puget Sound area's largest summertime march is named after the region's hometown airline. With Seattle roots going back more than five decades, Alaska Airlines is honored to be associated with the parade cherished by our thousands of Seattle-area employees. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico.
Special Thank You
The Seafair Parade Marshals assist in the planning, promotion and production of this event. The marshals also assist over 20 different communities from their parades - from Whidbey Island to Auburn, from Ballard to Leavenworth.