Besides playing home field to the Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field has attracted the likes of The Beach Boys, Sir Paul McCartney, and most of Microsoft, so it’s got a hell of a pedigree.
Safeco Field is the home of the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. The stadium opened in July of 1999, in the middle of the baseball season. It replaced the Kingdome and is owned by the Washington-King County Stadium Authority. Safeco Field is located in downtown Seattle, in the SoDo district. Seattle Mariners ticket lead to great night out in Seattle.
The Mariners are the main attraction at Safeco Field, but other sporting events have taken place at the stadium, which has a retractable roof. Other baseball games include one game per season for the Washington Huskies and the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association high school state championships.
The NCAA Seattle Bowl was held at Safeco Field in 2001 and in 2003; WrestleMania XIX was held there with a record crowd filling every one of the stadium’s 54,097 seats. The Baseball Museum of the Pacific Northwest is located at the stadium and is also the home of the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame. The museum showcases past teams from the Pacific Northwest prior to the Mariners franchise being created. The Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame includes players, coaches and broadcasters inducted each season.
Getting There and Getting In
Parking & Directions
There are plenty of options available to fans for getting to the ballpark. These include driving, public transportation and even biking.
The regular transit routes that service Safeco Field include King County Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit and Pierce Transit. Less than one mile from Safeco Field are the Washington State Ferry Terminal and the King County Water Taxi Terminal. Seattle is very popular among the bicycling community, which is why so many fans ride their bikes to Safeco Field to see a game.
There are designated drop-off and pick-up areas for disabled fans around the stadium. Any vehicle that wishes to drop-off or pick-up a disabled fan must have a handicapped tag displayed on the vehicle.