What is a Bumbershoot?

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What exactly is a “Bumbershoot” anyway? Is it a technical foul in basketball? Is it an Asian vegetable? Actually, it’s a portmanteau of the words “umbrella” and “parachute”, morphed together to create the name of the premier arts and music festival in the Great Northwest. Bumbershoot is held at Seattle Center, just blocks from Hotel …

Fourth Ave Closed Saturday Night 7/26

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Seattle’s annual Seafair Torchlight Run and Parade will take place on the evening of Saturday July 26, 2014. The route runs along Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle, right outside Hotel Ändra’s front doors. We anticipate that Fourth Avenue will be closed between 5:30pm and 11:00pm. If you are planning to drive to or from Hotel …

Ändraversary and Hot Stove Opening

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What a great party! On June 27, Hotel Ändra celebrated 10 years as downtown Seattle’s premier hotel with champagne, aquavit specialty cocktails (including ‘iced’ aquavit from an ice luge), and savory Tom Douglas food. We unveiled our new event space, as well as Hot Stove Society, Tom Douglas’ new cooking school. Hundreds of invitees explored …

Fourth Avenue Closed Sunday 6/29

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The Seattle Pride Parade will take place on Sunday, June 29, 2014. The route runs along Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle. The City of Seattle will close down Fourth Avenue from approximately 10am to 4pm in preparation for the parade. To avoid unwanted inconvenience, please plan ahead and allow additional time to retrieve your vehicle …

Live Seattle Music

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Though it’s too late to catch the Sasquatch or Folklife music festivals, there are still plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and see live music this summer! Seattle is known worldwide for its excellent music, from Nirvana and Pearl Jam to Macklemore and Modest Mouse, and exciting new artists are being discovered here every day. …

Spring and Summer Events in Seattle

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There is always a plethora of exciting cultural events happening in Seattle, especially during spring and summer months. Our expert concierge team is ‘in the know’ and eager to suggest memorable things-to-do for guests of any age. Visit the Hotel Ändra concierge station in our lobby and feel free to read our staff’s ‘2 Days …

Seahawks Parade Downtown

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The Seahawks Victory Parade on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 will begin at 11am, just south of Seattle Center at Denny Way. The parade will travel south down 4th Avenue, directly in front of Hotel Ändra. The parade will then go past Westlake Park and finish at the north entrance of CenturyLink Field at approximately 1pm. …

New Year’s Eve in Seattle

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Are you ready for the epic New Year’s Eve celebrations in downtown Seattle this year? Hotel Ändra is offering the perfect Seattle hotel deals for ringing in the New Year while staying in the epicenter of the Emerald City! Seattle Center’s Annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at the Seattle Center Armory/Center House Stage is the …