Seattle 101: A Guide for First-Time #Unleash2024 Visitors

First time in Seattle for Outreach's #Unleash23 event? Here's a friendly guide to experience the city. Read on!

Welcome to Seattle, Outreach #Unleash2023 attendees!

If you’re wondering what to do, where to go, and how to outsmart the unpredictable weather in this Emerald city, we’ve got your back.

We’ve curated this simple and friendly guide to tap into the explorer in you.

Embracing the Emerald City

Our newbies for Outreach’s event #Unleash2023 might find themselves stuck in unexpected downpours, but worry not – Seattle’s charm lies in its ever-changing skies. Pack your enthusiasm, and yes, maybe an umbrella (locals might call it a ‘bumbershoot’).

Seattle’s weather is as iconic as its skyline.

Grab an umbrella from your hotel’s concierge or go local with a stylish shell jacket from REI.

About Seattle Convention Centre

You can spend your time leisurely in and around the venue of Unleash. Beyond the inspiring sessions, discover iconic locations that define the city’s essence.

  • Grab a quick cup of coffee from Starbucks Reserve Roastery if you ever feel drowning into the day’s lethargy.
  • Take a detour at REI, a paradise for all outdoor enthusiasts. A flagship store offering a range of apparel, footwear and fitness gear. After all, in Seattle, we don’t just weather the storm; we waltz through it.
  • For the daring and adventure seekers, check out Costco Flagship Store. It’s not just a store; it’s an experience in bulk. Explore the colossal aisles, sample unique finds, and discover why this flagship location is a retail legend.

Nightlife Recommendations

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Seattle’s nightlife is a canvas painted with diverse hues. Whether you’re aiming for a soulful serenade, a high-end sip, or just good old-fashioned fun, these nightlife hotspots are ready to script your Seattle night adventure.

1. Chapel Bar

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Imagine hanging out in an old church with cool city views. That’s Chapel Bar for you – a spot that mixes good vibes with awesome scenery.

2. Canlis

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This place is on the Top 20 list across the country. Swing by for Happy Hour, munch on some good food, and enjoy views of Lake Union – it’s a win-win.

3. The Garage

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Want some action? Head to The Garage in Capitol Hill for bowling and billiards. It’s a lively spot where the fun never stops.

4. Rock Box

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If you’re up for Japanese-style karaoke, Capitol Hill’s got you covered. Rock the Mic is where you can belt out your favorite tunes with friends.

5. The Crocodile

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Dive into music history at The Crocodile. This legendary venue has hosted big names like Nirvana. Catch a live show or soak in the vibes of Seattle’s music scene.

6. Unicorn

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For a fun night, visit Unicorn in Capitol Hill. It’s a carnival-themed bar with playful cocktails and games to keep the good times rolling.

7. Canon

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Love cocktails? Canon in Capitol Hill is your spot. They make fancy drinks and have a classy vibe – a cool place to sip and chill.

Must-See Attractions

No visit to Seattle is complete without checking out:

1. Pike Place Market

An essential stop on your Seattle adventure, Pike Place Market is a symphony of sights, sounds, and flavors. Navigate through the bustling stalls, where local artisans showcase their crafts, and fresh produce abounds.

2. Space Needle

No exploration of Seattle’s canvas is complete without a gaze from the iconic Space Needle. Elevate your journey as you marvel at the cityscape from this architectural wonder. Whether you visit during the day to witness the city bathed in sunlight or venture up at night when Seattle’s lights shimmer like stars, the Space Needle promises a breathtaking panorama that etches itself into your Seattle memories.

Quick Travel Tip

Rain-proof your commutes and other local transportation hassle-free using convenient Link stations.

It offers direct access to the airport and various neighbourhoods, ensuring a dry and convenient journey.

Go local with us!

PS: Don’t miss visiting Nektar at Booth #15 – your local connection in Seattle. Rain or shine, we’ve got your back!

Book a quick catch-up in advance.


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