Welcome to Bellevue, Washington, the gateway to the entire Puget Sound Region. Surrounded by natural beauty and filled with a melting pot of cultures, Bellevue is an urban shopping, dining, and entertainment paradise. Here, you’ll find the ultimate destination for both tourists and city-wide ...
Welcome to Bellevue, Washington, the gateway to the entire Puget Sound Region. Surrounded by natural beauty and filled with a melting pot of cultures, Bellevue is an urban shopping, dining, and entertainment paradise. Here, you’ll find the ultimate destination for both tourists and city-wide conventions for 3,000 attendees or less. We invite you to explore our profile and learn more about our wonderful city. For more details about or images of the topics explored in this tab, please visit our Local Attractions section and Image Gallery. To view maps of downtown Bellevue and Bellevue’s surrounding area, please visit the Additional Materials section below.
Meet in Bellevue:
As a vibrant and modern emerging destination, meeting in Bellevue is a refreshing change of pace for meeting planners and attendees alike. Ranked 9th on the list of safest US cities, and with a very walkable downtown, Bellevue produces convenient, compact, and clean events. Downtown Bellevue’s state-of-the-art Meydenbauer Convention Center provides the full complement of amenities for conventions, conferences, meetings and banquets, including superb in-house catering that highlights the distinctive flavors of the Northwest through globally inspired, locally sourced dishes. Bellevue’s numerous hotels also feature stellar meeting spaces and guest rooms, and the Visit Bellevue team can help you qualify groups, send bids, secure larger blocks of rooms, and attain the most competitive rates on your behalf. Please visit our Additional Information section under the General Info tab to find facts and figures about meeting in Bellevue.
Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment in Downtown Bellevue:
Luxury stores at The Shops at The Bravern, local boutiques in Old Bellevue, and fashionable finds from The Bellevue Collection coalesce to create the world-class shopping destination that is Bellevue. Our city’s diversity of residents is reflected in its dining options, with cuisines ranging from classic Northwest salmon and Dungeness crab to Taiwanese delicacies and Far East feasts. With hundreds of eateries in downtown, and many more scattered across the city, visitors are sure to satisfy their taste buds. Downtown Bellevue is abuzz at night with dozens of pubs, clubs and bars, with venues offering attractions as intimate as live music or as spectacular as aerial arts. Available in the Additional Materials section below is our Downtown Bellevue Dining Guide, which conveniently displays the restaurants in our city categorized by geographic region. For information about arts and culture in Bellevue, please visit the General Info tab’s Additional Information section.
Staying in Bellevue:
With accommodations ranging from luxurious, 4-star hotels to peaceful suburban retreats, you’re sure to find the best lodging option for your group in Bellevue. Bellevue boasts more than 4,900 rooms, 1,500 of which are committable on peak, and 2,400 of which are just a short walk away from the lively dining, shopping, and nightlife of downtown Bellevue. Located in the Additional Materials section is our Bellevue Hotel Guide, which lists our city’s best hotels and displays their geographic location on a map.
Outdoor Recreation in Bellevue:
As a “city within a park”, the abundant green spaces in Bellevue’s miles of nature trails, over 100 public parks, and swimming beaches are sure to provide relaxation. Visitors can stroll around the Bellevue Downtown Park’s half-mile park loop promenade and gaze at a canal that cascades into a reflecting pond. At the Bellevue Botanical Garden, visitors can view 53 acres of display gardens, woodlands, meadows and wetlands. The Cascade Mountains are less than an hour drive East from Bellevue on Interstate 90, and offer easy access to hiking, sightseeing and other outdoor pursuits.
If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact a member of the Visit Bellevue team through the link in our Additional Materials section below!