Once known as the U-Neptune Theatre, the Neptune was originally opened in Seattle's University District in 1921. It has hosted a number of different events over the years, including music performances, films and dance productions. The Neptune is famous for its nautical-themed interior as well as a marquee that features a stylized trident piercing the letters of the venue's name. In 2011, The Neptune underwent a major renovation and reopened with a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The Neptune is now known for hosting music performers such as Ani DiFranco, Patty Griffin, The Strumbellas and Elle King. You can purchase tickets to the Neptune events at StubHub.
What other types of events does the Neptune host?
Along with popular musical acts, the Neptune also hosts comedy shows and dance shows.
What are the Neptune's seating options?
Most events at the Neptune are general admission, standing room only on the main floor and general admission seating in the balcony section. For films and comedy shows, freestanding chairs are placed on the main floor but are still general admission. However, the Neptune does offer reserved seating for specific events.
Where can I park near the Neptune?
While the Neptune does not have its own parking lot, there are several parking lots in the area that will require a parking fee. There is also street parking available throughout the area. Furthermore, the Neptune is nearby several bus routes on the Seattle Metro Transit route.
Is there an age limit for attending the Neptune events?
Age restrictions depend on the show and event. It's best to check before you purchase your Neptune tickets. However, children under the age of 4 are not generally allowed into the Neptune unless it is a show designed for children. Regardless of age, all patrons must have a ticket to enter the Neptune.
Is the Neptune a wheelchair-friendly facility?
The Neptune does offer wheelchair-accessible seating on its main floor level. When you arrive at the venue, you can request assistance and be escorted to the right seating section. For those with hearing or vision impairments, the Neptune also offers listening devices and earpieces upon request.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The Neptune offers limited concessions in the form of popcorn, candy and snacks. There is also a full-service bar for those patrons who are over the age of 21.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
With a prime location in Seattle, the Neptune is near a variety of other entertainment options, including the High Dive, which is a local music venue and bar. You can also catch a show at the Showbox and grab a bite to eat at its bar and eatery. In addition, the WaMu Theater hosts both stage productions and concerts.Back to Top
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