| Disabled Access Information
For more information on disabled access to Qwest Field and Event Center,
please refer to the online Access Guide
or call the Seahawks Customer Relationship Department at (888) 635-4295.
Disabled parking is available in the Qwest Center garage, the North Lot,
and the Union Station garage. For more information, please refer to the
online Transportation Guide or
call the Seahawks Customer Relationship Department at (888) 635-4294.
Disabled Seating Information
There are disable seats (wheelchair convertable) dispersed throughout all
areas and price levels of Qwest Field. Disabled seating and access are fully
compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For further location
of access appropriate options, please contact the Seahawks Box Office at
Voice: (606) 682-2800 or TDD/TTY: (206) 381-7833.
Drinking fountains are located near the restrooms on all levels of Qwest
Field and Event Center. On the Upper Concourse there are 27 fountains, on
the Club Level there are 4 double fountains, on the Main Concourse there
are 16, and on the Field Level there are 6.
The passenger and disabled drop-off zone is located off the intersection
of Railroad Way S. and Occidental Ave., which can be accessed from 1st Ave.
S. Drivers may drop off their passengers adjacent to the stadium prior to
parking. Similar access will be provided after every major event.
Qwest Field and the Seattle Seahawks reserve the right to eject anyone whose
behavior is unruly or illegal in nature. Tickets will be revoked without
a refund and the individual(s) will be escorted from Qwest Field and Event
Seahawks season ticket holders are responsible for the behavior of persons
using their seats. If those persons are ejected, the Seattle Seahawks may
take appropriate action against the season ticket holder, up to and including
season ticket revocation.
The stadium is equipped with two elevators in each of the northeast, northwest,
and southwest corners of the stadium, providing service to all levels of
the facility. Elevators are also located at the north and south ends of
the parking garage, as well as the southeast corners of the Qwest Field
Elevator service priority is given to guests with disabilities, followed
by Wells Fargo Club and suite ticket holders. Please be mindful of elevator
line procedures in the lobbies.
Emergencies and Evacuation Procedures
In the event of a serious Qwest Field and Event Center emergency, all
event staff, law enforcement and fire personnel are available to assist
guests, including those with disabilities. Information will also be provided
over the public address system and on stadium televisions and scoreboards.
For employment opportunities with Qwest Field please call (206) 381-7555;
for the Seattle Seahawks please call (425) 827-9777, and for ARAMARK please
call (206) 381-8080.
Event Booking at Qwest Field and Exhibition Center
Passion, pageantry, memories…it all begins here! From weddings to
proms, reunions to holiday celebrations, our world class venue is the
ideal location for corporate events, special occasions, trade/consumer
shows and sporting events. Enjoy incredible views, state-of-the-art amenities
and world-renowned catering by Aramark. Choose Qwest Field-your place
for truly memorable occasions. Contact the Qwest Field Sales & Marketing
Department at (206) 381-7555 or visit
their website to inquire about hosting your next event here.
Fan Code of Conduct
First & Goal is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable
experience for its guests at Qwest Field and Event Center. The facility’s
staff will proactively intervene to support an environment where event
patrons, their guests and other fans can enjoy the event experience free
from the following behaviors:
All Season Ticket Holders are responsible for their conduct as well as
the conduct of their Guests and/or persons occupying their seats.
- Smoking on Qwest Field and Event Center premises
- Foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
- Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption.
- Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures.
- Sitting in a location other than the guest’s ticketed seat.
- Displays of affection not appropriate in a public setting.
- Obscene or indecent clothing.
- Any disruption to the progress of the event by guests’ actions.
- Throwing objects of any kind.
First Aid Stations
For guest safety and convenience there are several first aid stations located
throughout Qwest Field and Event Center. In an emergency, please notify
the nearest Guest Services representative for assistance and directions
to these first aid stations. First Aid stations can be found in the following
Automatic External Defibrillators (AED's) are located throughout the facility.
- Main Concourse: Sections 103, 119 & 141
- Club Level: SW Concourse across from Suite 26
- Suite Level: SW Concourse across from Suite 36
- Upper Concourse: Sections 300 & 326
Food and Beverage
A variety of delicious food and beverage choices are available through the
stadium’s concession stands and restaurants, provided by ARAMARK,
Inc. There are 38 permanent concession stands and 40 portable carts located
throughout the stadium. All concession stands in the stadium are ADA-compliant
and open 2 hours prior to kickoff. Additionally, all permanent concession
stands now accept credit card payment. Qwest Field and Event Center proudly
serves Coca-Cola and Anheuser-Busch products and is host to local outside
vendors such as Ivar’s, Kidd Valley and Taco Del Mar.
and Beverage Policy
Seahawks fans may bring food into Qwest Field and Event Center on game days
in clear plastic bags only, but no beverages will be allowed per NFL policy
(see Bottles and Cans). Coolers and backpacks are also prohibited on Seahawks
game days (see Bag Search).
For all other events in Qwest Field and Event Center, outside food and
beverages are not permitted. Exceptions are made for factory sealed bottled
water, baby bottles, food or beverages related to medical needs and unopened,
soft-sided single-serve containers.
Gate Opening Times
For Seahawks games, all gates will open two hours prior to kickoff. Gate
opening times for other events in Qwest Field and Event Center will vary
by event. For specific event information, please call the Event Hotline
at (206) 381-7500.
Fans can access complete information about Qwest Field and Event Center
at the following Web sites:
Qwest Field and Event Center proudly offers catering and concessions from
nationally recognized food service provider, Levy Restaurants. Whether hosting
an intimate luncheon or serving thousands of Seahawks fans on game day,
Levy Restaurants provides outstanding food and beverage service. For more
information, please visit their web
Lost and Found
If you have misplaced an item at an event, please proceed to the nearest
Spectator Services Center. After the conclusion of the event you may contact
the Seahawks Customer Relationship Department at (888) 635-4295. Lost items
will be kept for one month; those unclaimed after that time will be donated
Guests are encouraged to instruct children in their group to find a Qwest
Field staff member if they become lost or separated from their group. Lost
children will be taken to the nearest Spectator Services Center. Parents
looking for a lost child should follow the same procedure.
As a preventive
measure, all Spectator Services Centers and Spectator Services Representatives
offer the “Family Finder” program as a free service. Parents
can also have their seat location printed on a fun wristband for their
children to wear while at Qwest Field.
Mobility Concepts, Inc.
Scooters, provided by Mobility Concepts, Inc. an IUVO Business Partner,
are available to fans needing mobility assistance. Simply let a Qwest
Field staff member know at the gate/entrance and they will contact Spectator
Services. A scooter will be dispatched and a staff member will escort
you to your seat and then arrange a pick-up at the end of the game.
Paging is permitted in the case of medical emergencies only. If there
is a medical emergency and paging is necessary, please contact any Qwest
Field staff member or go directly to a Spectator Services Center.
Those who wish to leave an emergency number with relatives or sitters
can refer them to the Qwest Field office at (206) 381-7555. Please remember
to leave an exact seat location (section, row, seat number) at home with
the emergency number. If Qwest Field is contacted in the event of an emergency,
stadium staff member will deliver the message to a patron’s seat.
Parking and Transportation
Parking is available in selected off-street locations around Qwest Field
and Event Center, and the facility may be reached by many modes of public
transportation. For more information, please refer to the Transportation
Guide or call the Transportation Hotline at (800) 981-6465 for the
latest information on parking, construction closures, carpool and RV parking,
bus service, Park & Ride locations, ferries, disabled drop-off and
parking, taxi loading locations and Sound Transit and Amtrak train service.
Below are direct contact numbers and/or e-mail addresses for a number
of transit providers:
The stadium field surface is called FieldTurf™ - a new generation of artificial
turf that is gaining in popularity with both football and soccer teams throughout
the world. The surface includes sand and ground rubber as the base of the
artificial grass, providing a flexible playing surface for both football
and soccer. The field’s durability in all types of weather will ensure that
a wide range of events can be successfully held at the stadium.
For your safety and convenience, Seattle Police Department and King County
officers are stationed throughout Qwest Field and Event Center. If you have
an emergency, please notify the nearest Qwest Field member representative
The press gate for Seahawks games is located at the southwest corner of
the stadium and will open three hours prior to kickoff. Credentials are
required and must be arranged prior to game day by e-mailing or calling
(425) 827-9777. Credentials are non-transferable.
$1.75 million of Qwest Field private money was contributed for the acquisition
of commissioned artworks for Qwest Field. An art selection committee chose
12 interior and exterior pieces to enhance the facility, including paintings,
banners, photography, sculpture, video, and a light sculpture.
Public telephones are located throughout Qwest Field and Event Center. Inside
Qwest Field Event Center you can find public telephones along with TDD/TTY
in the northwest corner. Inside Qwest Field public telephones are located
in the following areas:
Qwest Field Event Center
- Qwest Field Plaza Level telephones are located on
the north side of the Seahawks Pro Shop with a TDD/TTY located across
from section 134.
- Main Concourse telephones are located across from
sections 106, 112, 119 and 125 with the TDD/TTY located across from
- Wells Fargo Club Level telephones are located across
from sections 205, 214 and 231 with the TDD/TTY telephone located across
from section 214.
- Upper Concourse telephones are located across from
sections 300, 318 and 325 with TDD/TTY telephones located at sections
300 and 325.
Open since 1999, Qwest Field Event Center is the largest facility
of its kind in the Northwest and is adjacent to Qwest Field. The building
attracts a variety of events and trade shows, entertains millions of visitors,
and contributes over half a billion dollars a year to the state economy.
For booking information, see Event
Radios and televisions are permitted in Qwest Field and Event Center so
long as they do not disturb other fans. For the benefit of others, fans
listening to broadcasts are required to use headsets.
Four ramps are located in the southwest, northwest, northeast and southeast
corners of the stadium. All ramps access the upper levels of the stadium
and are ADA-compliant.
Restrooms are located throughout Qwest Field and Event Center and are all
ADA-compliant. Family restrooms with baby-changing tables and chairs for
nursing are also available throughout the facility.