Capture your imagination at Emerald City Trapeze Arts!

You won’t find another event venue in Seattle quite like ours. Located in the historic SODO district of Seattle, Emerald City Trapeze Arts boasts nearly 20,000 square feet of functional, flexible, and visually stunning gathering space. With a rustic charm all its own, the beautiful post and beam interior transforms from its day-to-day school format into a dazzling setting for conferences, corporate parties, or weddings.

In addition to our two, separate, ground-level spaces, clients are captivated by our unique, rough-hewn wood mezzanine balcony, overlooking the main floor and spacious 600-square-foot performance stage.

Whether you are looking for the perfect spot to tie the knot, an inspiring ambience in which to launch your next product, or a team-building experience that will be truly unforgettable, Emerald City Trapeze Arts is the ideal venue for your next event!

Rates & Spaces

Emerald City Trapeze offers a wide range of packages to bring your event to life. With several different spaces and optional add-ons such as flying trapeze and aerial performances, bar service, and custom lighting and design, the possibilities are endless.

All Rentals Include:

  • Access to a world-class, unique, historic venue
  • Complimentary tour prior to booking
  • An on-site venue representative for the duration of your event
  • Four gender-neutral restrooms
  • Eight parking spots (+100 additional available at $5 each)
  • Heat, WiFi, and waste bins
  • ADA accessibility (excluding the balcony and stage)
  • Optional performers, customization, and other add-ons (see below for more details)

Main Space: A-Side + Balcony

In addition to the amenities that come with all rentals, this option includes:

  • Exclusive access to viewing balcony, mezzanine bar, and main bar
  • Professional 600-square-foot stage
  • Standard white lighting + string lights under the balconies
  • Room for ~250 seated / 600 cocktail-style

Main Space: A-Side + Balcony

  • Morning Rate (8:00am – 2:00pm) – $4600
  • Evening Rate (Sunday – Wednesday)  (3:00pm – midnight) – $4600
  • Peak Evening Rate (Thursday – Saturday) (3:00pm – midnight) – $6000

B-Side Aerial Studio

In addition to the amenities that come with all rentals, this option includes:

  • Use of mobile bar with the selection of one of our bar packages
  • Room for ~250 seated / 350 cocktail-style

B-Side Aerial Studio

  • Morning Rate (8:00am – 2:00pm) – $2600
  • Evening Rate (Sunday – Wednesday | 3:00pm – midnight) – $2600
  • Peak Evening Rate (Thursday – Saturday) (3:00pm – midnight) – $3400

Full Venue: A-Side + Balcony + B-Side Aerial Studio

This option includes all amenities listed in #1 and #2 above: 

  • Exclusive access to viewing balcony and bar
  • Professional 600-square-foot stage
  • Standard white lighting + string lights under the balconies
  • Use of mobile bar with the selection of one of our bar packages
  • Optional performers and other add-ons (see below)
  • Room for ~500 seated / 750 cocktail-style

Full Venue

  • Morning Rate (8:00am – 2:00pm) – $6300
  • Evening Rate (Sunday – Wednesday (3:00pm – midnight) – $7100
  • Peak Evening Rate (Thursday – Saturday) (3:00pm – midnight) – $9300

Custom Add-ons 

Custom add-ons available for any rental option (more information below):

  • Additional parking
  • Professional audio and lighting customization & technical support
  • Furniture & lounges
  • Staffed coat check
  • Catering & bar services
  • Photo booth
  • Aerial & acrobatic entertainment

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Blue Ribbon Cooking

Meet our preferred catering partner, Blue Ribbon Cooking! With a customizable, innovative, and award-winning menu featuring all of your favorites, their dishes are sure to inspire your taste buds.

Food Trucks and Outside Catering

Whether you are imagining a food truck feast or you want to bring in dishes from your favorite restaurant, you are welcome to use any licensed catering company you’d like*.

*$1800 release fee applies (includes basic event coordination, standard venue cleanup, and one on-site event manager)  

Bar Packages

Fully Hosted Bar – Open Bar

Per guest rates for drinks (per WSLCB regulations)

  • $39.00 – Beer, Wine, Well, and Premium Liquor
  • $36.00 – Beer, Wine, and Well Liquor
  • $30.00 – Beer and Wine
  • $8.00 – Non-alcoholic drinks (soda and water) 

Additional Information:

    • All packages include five hours of service, recyclable bar/non-glassware, napkins, stir-sticks, ice, water stations, and 16 cocktail tables
    • All packages are subject to a 20% service charge and Washington State Sales Tax
    • Bartenders may be added for $50/hr (four-hour minimum), one server per 100 guests
    • Cash bar is also available for all events
    • Feel free to BYOB – we ask for a $12/person corkage fee 

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Unforgettable Performances

We know why you’re really here – our one-of-a-kind performances! Imagine flying trapeze artists in full costume, aerialists suspended above your event, and dazzling feats of acrobatics and artistry that will leave your guests speechless.

World-Class Aerial and Acrobatic Entertainment

The Flying Trapeze Show: $1550 (~15 minutes)

Book this best-seller and our professional flying trapeze team will inspire and astound with high-flying tricks, flips, and daring acts! This adrenaline-packed show features artists in full costume and makeup, and includes custom MC, lighting, and show music. (~15 minutes)

Aerial Ambience Package: $1800 (1 hour)

Our talented aerialists will create a unique ambience for your cocktail hour or dinner, as they dangle, spin, and drop in the background. This package includes three artists rotating through several sets over the course of one hour.

Learn to Fly – From $400 per hour 

Invite your guests to face their fears, overcome obstacles, and soar to new heights by taking their turn on the flying trapeze! No experience is necessary. In one hour ~25 guests have a chance to take one swing each. Ask about custom packages to accommodate your team, group, or event!

Aerial or Ground Performance: $1800 (5-7 minutes)

Create a true show atmosphere with a solo performance by one of our amazing aerialists or ground performers. Leave all the decisions up to us, or create a customized act just for your event! You can weigh in on the artistry (theme, music, and costume) and apparatus (lyra, silks, rope, cyr wheel, contortion, and more).

Roaming Character Juggler/Juggler/Performer: $840 per hour

Add a dash of excitement to your dinner or cocktail hour with a roaming character, magician, or juggler! This rate includes one artist for one hour of entertainment.

Photo Booth Packages

Treat your guests to the fun and memories of an in-house photo booth! 

All packages include:

    • Unlimited photos
    • A booth attendant (in costume if desired)
    • High-res digital photos available within 24 hours (free downloads)
    • Glittery silver sequin background

#1 – Making Memories Package – $650

    • 3.5 hours of coverage
    • Digital photos only 

#2 – Memories and Keepsakes Package – $750

    • 3.5 hours of coverage
    • Unlimited printing (classic 2×6 strip with four pictures)
    • Customized print design including business/event name and logo

#3 – Super Deluxe Package – $900

    • 5 hours of coverage
    • Unlimited printing (classic 2×6 strip with four pictures)
    • Customized print design including business/event name and logo

Additional Services

Staffed Coat Check

#1 – $250 for up to 4 hours

#2 – $350 for up to 6 hours

#3 – $450 for up to 8 hours

Don’t need the full-service package? Our self-service option is available for a flat rate of $100. 


Reserved parking is available in the following packages:

#1 – $125 for 25 spaces

#2 – $250 for 50 spaces

#3 – $375 for 75 spaces

#4 – $500 for 100 spaces

Net removal 

Don’t want the trapeze net in the middle of your party? No problem! We are happy to take it down before or during your event for a flat rate of $300.


We have a variety of chairs, stools, sofas, and tables available to rent starting at $10. Full list available upon request.


We are fortunate to have an array of professional lighting, sound, and video production available in house, to bring your meeting, celebration, or show to life. Ask us for our full menu of options, including dance lighting, presentation packages, custom color looks, and projection.

Ready to book?

To reserve your date, we ask for a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total contract. Call or email us today and we will get the ball rolling on planning your next memorable event!