Traffic Alert - SR 99 Closure
Seattle's SR 99 will close permanently for approximately three weeks starting January 11, 2019. Also known as the Alaska Way Viaduct, SR 99 ran through downtown Seattle. WSDOT has warned that the closure will disrupt local and regional traffic patters. We advise you plan your trip to Cinerama accordingly during this three-week period.
Adjust your travel times & know before you go
Before you travel, check current travel times and stay engaged. Use WSDOT's online commute calculator, SDOT's traveler information map, or other real-time traffic tools to find out when you need to leave to arrive at your destination on time.
Commute Seattle's Commute Portal
WSDOT Traffic mobile app
WSDOT Live Traffic Cameras
WSDOT's Seattle-area live travel times page
Transit and Park & Rides
There are more than a dozen transit agencies operating in the Puget Sound region, all working to get you where you need to be. Check your transit options using these trip planning resources:
King County Get-Ready website
Puget Sound Trip Planner (desktop)
Puget Sound Trip Planner (mobile app)
Park & Ride locations and information
OneBusAway mobile app
Bicycling can be faster than driving or ridign transit, removes the stress of sitting in traffic, and builds exercise into your day. Check these resources to help you get rolling:
SDOT's Seattle Bike Map
SDOT's Free-Floating Bike Share
For those able, walking the last part of your trip downtown can help avoid the heaviest congestion. Walking the entire way, if you are located within a reasonable distance of Cinerama, may be the best option.
SDOT Walking Map
Stay in the know!
These resources will give you the latest and greatest info on all things traffic, in real time:
Travel news on Twitter follow: @WSDOT_traffic @SeattleDOT @KCMetroBus @SoundTransit @MyCommTrans #Realign99 #99Tunnel
WSDOT Travel Times
SDOT Traveler Information Map
Beginning Friday, February 19, Cinerama will screen all eight best picture-nominated films in anticipation of the 88th Academy Awards. The theater will feature one movie per day, with multiple show times to choose from. The marathon will conclude with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Gay City Health Project's 11th Annual Academy Awards Party on Sunday, February 28. The event will benefit both local nonprofits. Advance tickets to all screenings of nominated films are now available here, while tickets to the Annual Academy Award Party can be purchased through Stranger Tickets. Don't miss this opportunity to see the past year's best films at Seattle's most epic theater! Full schedule after the jump.
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Star Wars at Cinerama. In anticipation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we’ve updated our display cases with costumes, props and memorabilia from the original Star Wars trilogy courtesy of the Paul G. Allen Family Collection. Expect to see pieces from some of your favorite characters, including Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker.
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Cinerama neighboring restaurants Cantina Leña, TanakaSan and Home Remedy will be ready to feed you during your extended breaks in the Star Wars Marathon! In addition to their normal menus, each restaurant will feature special Star Wars-themed items. How about a slice of C-3PO Pizza (three cheeses, peppers and onions) or Häm Solo Melt at Home Remedy? Throughout the month of December, Cantina Leña is offering Star Wars drink specials like the Imperial Walker or the Jedi Mind Eraser—both pair well with our delicious Cantina nachos!
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We’re as excited as the rest of you to return to a galaxy far, far away, and welcome our guests to dress in costume while attending a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Specifically, we allow full-body costumes, including helmets, but prohibit prop weapons such as blasters. Lightsabers are okay as well, but we ask that they are turned off during the movie in order to be respectful of other guests. We are expecting large crowds for our sold-out shows, and reserve the right to check guests’ bags. Please plan to arrive early to find parking, purchase concessions and locate your seats. Thank you in advance for your cooperation, and may the Force be with you!
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