Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority

Convention center1,263 sq. m
Guest Rooms8,500
Guest rooms at 1 hotel850 guest rooms
Special event venues66
Average room rate$119.00
Daily food cost$60.00
Occupancy rate80%
Tax rate12.4%

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority


Destination: Seattle Southside

The ideal location for your Pacific Northwest event, Seattle Southside offers convenient access to Sea-Tac Intl. Airport, a short Link Light Rail ride to downtown Seattle, and more affordable hotel rates to make your event a success. We are centrally located in the Pacific Northwest, nestled between Seattle and Tacoma, with ease of access to iconic Washington state landmarks such as the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and Mount Rainier. The area offers many unique options for meetings of all sizes, including the Museum of Flight, the largest air and space museum in the US, and over fifty hotels offering 20% - 30% less expensive rates than downtown Seattle, as well as complimentary airport shuttles. In addition to our exceptional meeting venues, we provide complimentary services to planners who host their events in our area, including site sourcing, site visit coordination, itinerary planning, complimentary area guides, welcome services, and attendance building tools. Visit MeetInSeattleSouthside for more information.

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Distance from airport

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    1.61 km from city center


Local Attractions

Sykart Indoor Racing

Get ready for a thrilling ride an inch off the ground at 30-35mph! Experience the thrill of fast indoor go-karting, the most intense fun you can have inside. Sykart Indoor Racing Center is the premiere location in the northwest for indoor karting.
17450 West Valley Hwy.
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

Bowlero South Seattle

Grab the gang and head to Bowlero South Seattle for a fun night of bowling, billiards, arcade or chilling at our sports bar! We have 40 lanes for you to bowl on.
100 Andover Park West
Tukwila, US 98168

Seattle Chocolates: Experience Chocolate Tour

Taste. Explore. Discover. Seattle Chocolates’ Experience Chocolate Tour is a delicious, likeable, shareable chocolate-centric elevated experience in the Seattle Chocolate Company’s factory. Taste a variety of chocolate delicacies through your journey of discovery. Explore along a 9.5’ high, hot pink raised walkway, while taking in all of the fresh chocolate aromas. Discover how chocolate is grown, its history, learn what is a truffle. Seattle Chocolates uses global and local ingredients of high quality European chocolate and all-natural flavorings, like Northwest peppermint oil and Seattle espresso.
1180 Andover Park West
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

The 1-acre Elda Behm Paradise Garden nestles up against a forest creating an oasis near the Airport. A recirculating stream flows through a 100 foot long series of waterfalls before emptying into a 7,000 gallon pond, shade garden and formal rose gardens.
13735 24th Avenue South
SeaTac, US 98188

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement is a state-of-the-art facility, offering fun the whole family can enjoy! Featuring 14 bowling alleys, private karaoke booths, tournament sized billiards, and top-of-the-line, exclusive arcade games! Round 1 also offers beer, wine, and food and endless entertainment that everyone can enjoy!
Westfield Southcenter
2800 Southcenter Mall
Tukwila, WA, US 98188

iFLY Seattle

Experience the thrill of indoor skydiving. Not a simulation, or a virtual flight this is the real thing!
349 Tukwila Parkway
Tukwila, WA 98188

Des Moines Beach Park & Marina District

Breathtaking views, trails, and beachcombing create experiences for the old and young alike. Pick your pleasure at the park. Whether it's walking the trail, splashing in the water, or a picnic with a view, there's an outdoor experience for the old and young alike. Enjoy the Des Moines Farmers Market on Saturdays from 10A-2P and even an outdoor kayak or paddle board ride and tour with the Des Moines Marina Adventure Center in the summer!
22030 Cliff Ave S
Des Moines, WA, US 98198

Museum of Flight

From the Wright brothers to outer space—the wonder of flight comes alive in more than 85 historic aircraft, interactive exhibits and family activities.
9404 East Marginal Way
Seattle, US 98108



High season
May 1 – Sep 30
Shoulder season
Oct 1 – Oct 31
Apr 1 – Apr 30
Low season
Nov 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Mar 31