SIFF Cinema Downtown

SIFF Cinema Downtown

2100 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Seattle’s most iconic movie experience, SIFF Cinema Downtown features a mix of blockbuster studio films, specialty festivals and events, and first-run arthouse cinema, plus premium concessions such as local craft beer and chocolate popcorn.

Festival events and screenings to be held here from May 10 to 19. 


Served by a variety of public transportation including: bus (Metro Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 33, 40, 62, 124, 131, 132, 994, C Line, D Line, E Line, and H Line), Link light rail (Westlake Station), Monorail, and Seattle Streetcar (South Lake Union line).

You can use Metro Trip Planner or One Bus Away to help plan your trip.

The closest garage to the venue is located at the Warwick Hotel. Additional neighborhood lots include Pacific Place, 3rd and Stewart, and Amazon Doppler (free parking nights and weekends).


  • State-of-the-art A/V capabilities—Outfitted with the latest in motion picture technology, including digital laser projection and an impressive Dolby Atmos immersive audio system.
  • Local concessions—Featuring specialty beverages from local Washington vendors Rachel’s Ginger Beer, Yonder Cider, Alexandria Nicole Cellars, Caffè Umbria, and a special SIFF 50th Anniversary brew from Black Raven Brewing Co.
  • Chocolate popcorn—Yes, we have it! Enjoy a bag of the famous chocolate popcorn you know and love.
  • History—The venue is a cultural icon in Seattle and has undergone a number of upgrades and renovations since it first opened in 1963, one year after the World’s Fair came to town.
  • Merchandise—Show your SIFF support. Pick up merch at your next visit, from “chocolate popcorn” hats to t-shirts and more.
  • Pop culture display—Visitors can see reproductions of pop culture prop on display, curated by the Museum of Pop Culture.