• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

Events and Exhibits

First Thursdays in Historic Pioneer Square

Each first Thursday of the month, Occidental Park hosts vendors and entertainment while local business and galleries stay open late. Activities start in the afternoon and last till 8 p.m. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will also be open late each First Thursday till 8 p.m. For those who haven't had an opportunity to visit our park, stop in and explore the various exhibits on the Klondike Gold Rush. We often present special programs for First Thursday. See what we have coming up this next month. More


Temporary and Traveling Exhibits

Throughout the year our temporary exhibits area offers exhibits on a vary of subjects, and they're not all about the Klondike Gold Rush. See what is being offered now and what is coming in the near future. More.

Did You Know?

Pioneer Square 1910

Seattle's work force grew from 3,500 in 1880 to over 237,000 by 1910. Textile manufacturing, domestic services, and transportation jobs contributed greatly to this increase.