Concerts at St. James Cathedral
Concerts on the 2021 Summer Recital Series begin at 7:00pm and are approximately one hour long with no intermission. Doors open at 6:30pm.
August 19, 2021: In accordance with Governor Inslee's statewide indoor mask mandate effective 8/23/2021,
masks are required for all patrons of this concert while they are in the Cathedral, regardless of vaccination status.
Those who are feeling ill or have a fever
are requested to not attend the concert (refunds will be issued in those instances). Social distancing is not currently required, but there is plenty of room to spread out in the Cathedral if you wish.
Where to Enter
There are three Cathedral entrances with box offices for concerts:
- The Marion Street/Terry Avenue
entrance is at the northeast corner of the Cathedral (nearest to O'Dea parking). This entrance is
accessible to those with disabilities. The restrooms are located at this entrance.
- The Columbia Street/Courtyard entrance is on the south side of the Cathedral near the Chapel. Accessible via a ramp.
- The 9th Avenue entrance is on the west side of the Cathedral. This entrance is NOT accessible to those who use a wheelchair or have other mobility issues.
Tickets and Seating
You will receive a ticket by email after your purchase on WhenNow.com. Please bring a printed or electronic copy (on smartphone or tablet)
of your ticket to the concert. You may check in at any entrance.
Concert seating is first come, first served. Please note that some seats, indicated by signs, are reserved for Friends of Cathedral Music donors.
If you or a member of your party has a specific seating need (wheelchair, aisle seat for walker, etc.), please contact us in advance at
or 206-382-4874, and we will make sure that you are accommodated.
- Limited free parking is available in the O'Dea High School parking lot, entrances on Marion and Columbia Streets between Terry and Boren Avenues.
- Paid street parking
is enforced until 8:00pm Monday-Saturday.
- Accessible parking is available on the west side of Terry Avenue, between Marion and Columbia.
- There is a small pay lot across the street from the Cathedral on 9th Avenue and a larger pay lot at 711 Madison Street.
St. James Cathedral is within a few blocks of a number of bus lines and the First Hill Streetcar. The #60 bus stops directly in front on 9th Ave.
To plan your trip, visit
(or 206-553-3000), or
and search for Terry Ave & Marion St, Seattle.
If you have any questions, please call the Music Office at 206-382-4874, or e-mail
. The office is staffed Tuesdays and Thursdays from approximately 11am–5pm as
well as on concert days (emails are answered throughout the week).