Fans wanting an elevated view to the pitch can look at the 200 level sideline seats at Lumen Field. These sections come with some of the best views in the stadium.
Club sections on the east side (205-213) will have a walkway in front of them while club level seats on the west side (231-239) are continuous with the 100 level sections below. Rows start with a single letter A with most sections ending at row X or Y. The first seat will start at 1 on the right side of the section.
300 Level Endline (Soccer) Seating
Most of the 300 level endline sections are closed outside of a few rows for Seattle Sounders games. However, typically fans can find tickets in the first five rows of seating (A-E). These are at the front of the section before the walkway and provide great views for 300 level seating. Fans should compare these tickets to others closer to midfield and weigh the importance of being in a lower row vs being at midfield.
300 Level Sideline (Soccer) Seating
Some of the highest seating at Lumen Field can be found in the 300 Level Sideline location. While not all rows will be open, most sections will be open for all Seattle Sounders home games. All 300 sections will start at row A and go to E before being separated by a walkway. All rows F and above will be walking up steps to access their seats.
Section 309 and 335 provide the closest to midfield views and are most desirable. If there aren't any tickets available there we suggest looking at sections as close as possible to have the best views of the match.
Lower Endline (Soccer) Seating
All lower level seats behind the goal on the north and south ends of the stadium are a part of the lower endline location. Located within this section is the supporters section which falls in the front portions of sections 121-123. Fans in these sections will be standing, chanting, and waving flags for the entire game and fans seated in nearby sections should be aware of this.
Most 100 end sections are split by a walkway. The rows closest to the field will have a single letter and rows above the walkway will be double lettered. Seat 1 will fall on the right side of the row.
Lower Sideline (Soccer) Seating
Lumen Field is among one of the most exciting places to watch a soccer game and the lower sideline sections are the best standard tickets the Seattle Sounders have to offer. Sideline sections will have between 27 and 30 rows for some of the most passionate MLS fans.
For midfield sections, look at 108-110 or 134-136. The player benches will be on the West side of the field with the Sounders in front of section 133-134.
Seats on the West side will also access their sections from the tunnels at the bottom of the section. Fans looking to walk up as few of steps as possible should aim for the lowest rows in section 129-141. On the opposite side in sections 103-115, fans will enter from the top of the sections. Fans wanting to be closer to the exits should look for the closest tickets to row 27.
200 Level Corner (Football) Seating
Located on the second level from the bottom of Lumen Field in all four corners of the field is the 200 Level Corner seating location. These seats are good for viewing scoring plays in the near endzone, but it is more challenging to see what is happening on the other side of the field.
These sections are directly next to the 200 Level Club seating location so they have a similar view but do not have access to the same upscale amenities.
Fans will be well protected by the stadium roof above, and won't have to walk terribly far with 28 lettered rows in each section.
Lower Level Corner (Football) Seating
Located on the lowest level of seating of Lumen Field in all four corners of the field is the Lower Level Corner seating location. Most of these seats have a nice angled view of the field and are great for seeing scoring plays in the near endzone. On the other hand, the railing of tunnel leading off the field creates some obstructed view seats in sections 102, 118, 128, and 142 (particularly at the front of these sections).
While the lower level sideline sections have club seating located just behind which shorten the number of rows, the corner sections near the south endzone extend all the way back to the top of the first level with as many as 40 lettered rows (single lettered rows being closer to the field).
Lower Level Sideline (Football) Seating
With the Charter Sideline seats taking up the lower level real estate near midfield, the Lower Level Sideline sections are located closer to the endzones than the 50 yard line.
Positioned on the periphery of the sidelines and seating close to field level, these sections have a good view of the entire field but a fantastic view of the nearest endzone.
The roof acts as a protective overhang for these sections, so fans will be well protected from precipitation.
Most sections in this location run down to the field level with 27 to 28 lettered rows of seating, except for sections 103, 115, 129, and 141 which are set further back due to entry tunnels below and feature no more than 8 lettered rows.
Upper Level Corner (Football) Seating
Home to some of the furthest and least desirable views, the Upper Level Corner is the place to find the cheapest Seahawks tickets. On the highest tier and tucked in the tucked in the corners of the stadium, these seats are decent viewing options for scoring plays in the near endzone, but fans will struggle to see all the details on the other side of the field.
Sections in this seating location have between 26 and 34 lettered rows of seating (single letter rows closest to the front), and are divided into lower and upper portions by the entry tunnels between Rows E and G. At the front of the upper portion of most odd numbered sections is an SRO row. These tickets are standing room only. There will be space within the walkway of the sections for fans to stand and watch the game.
Upper Level Endzone (Football) Seating
Unique to the South end of the field only, the Upper Level Endzone seating sections are located on the highest tier of the stadium behind the endzone. Being on the furthest tier creates less desirable views of the action on the field, but these seats will have excellent views of the famous Hawk's Nest and Seattle Skyline in the background.
Rows G and higher in Sections 320 and 324 are now part of the Toyota Fan Deck, which gives ticketholders exclusive access to the Fan Deck Terrace and BBQ Plaza.
Meanwhile, just 6 lettered rows in sections 321 and 323 makes these seats a great option for fans that like an easy in and out of their seats during the game.
Upper Level Sideline (Football) Seating
Along the sidelines of the highest tier of the stadium are the Upper Level Sideline seating sections. Being at the very top of the stadium makes these seats some of the cheapest midfield Seahawks tickets available.
Entry tunnels located between Row E and Row G divide the sections into a lower and upper portion, causing Rows A through E to be some of the most sought after options (Rows A-E in sections 306-312 and 332-338 are designated as Charter seats due to the additional benefits available to season ticket holders here).
Sections in this location have between 37 and 44 lettered rows, with single letter rows- being closest to the front. Within the walkway of all odd sections is a Standing Room Only row. These tickets do not have seats, but instead fans with SRO tickets will stand in front of the upper portion of the section during the game.
With some of the most expensive ticket prices in the NFL, finding a great view at a Seahawks games is usually going to be accompanied by a high price tag. The best seats at the Link are almost always located at midfield in premier sections known as Charter or Club seats.
Seeing Over Players on the Sidelines
In the 100 level, sections 107-111 and 133-137 are located between the 20 yardlines and are often considered the best seats for a Seahawks game. Within these sections, we prefer the highest rows for the most comfortable view. Rows V-Z, Z1-Z2 (wheelchair accessible) and AA-BB are located near the top of their respective sections. By being 20-25 rows from the field, you will have enough elevation to comfortable see over the players on the sideline.
Finding Better Elevation in the Club Level
For an even better view, consider seats in club level sections 207-211 and 233-237. These seats are also located at midfield - but the added elevation will make it easier to see end-to-end - and make it slightly easier to see the videoboards. Keep in mind; however, that club tickets for a Seahawks game are not cheap. These are the best tickets at Lumen Field, but they are also the most expensive.
Alternatives to Expensive Seats
While the 100 and 200 levels receive most of the attention at the Link, the 300 level offers some excellent views and (slightly) more affordable prices. These upper level sections are split up into an upper and lower area by a common walkway.
Below the walkway you'll find rows A-E and accessible seating rows E1-E2. Especially in midfield sections 307-311 and 333-337, these rows offer outstanding views of the field. In fact, many fans prefer these seats to similarly-priced tickets on the lower level because the elevation allows them to see the game with ease. Furthermore, these rows are located just below the entry tunnels, which makes it easy to grab concessions and make a pit stop.
With more than 45 rows in these 300 level sections, it's important to sit in the lowest row possible. Your wallet might hurt a little more, but your knees will thank you for saving them from all the stairs.
One area where the Link is falling behind is in the videoboard race. The stadium features just two small, main video screens. One is located in the South endzone, which allows fans in the Hawk's Nest a head-on view. Meanwhile, the videoboard above the Hawk's Nest is much too high for most fans to see comfortably. So, while we would typically recommend endzone seats for their easy views of the scoreboard, these seats offer no real advantage at a Seahawks game.
Avoid Obstructed Seating
Because ticket prices are so high, many fans are looking for a great deal on Seahawks tickets. This often leads them to lower level tickets in sections 102, 116, 128 and 142. When looking at seats in these sections, use caution - there are railings that can disrupt your view of the field. These obstructions are included in ticket listings on our site, so be sure to read through all the notes to avoid a bad view!
Rowdy fans stomp on the bleachers and make a lot of noise
Large reason that the fans are called the 12th man
To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Partying and Socializing.
Best Seats for Visiting Team Fans
With the recent success of the Seahawks, Lumen Field has become one of the NFL's premier destinations for out-of-town fans. If you're visiting the Link as a fan of the away team, there are certain sections you want to target - and certain sections you want to avoid - when buying tickets to a game.
First, the visiting team sideline is located on the East side of the field in front of sections 107-111. Because of their close proximity to the players, these sections are popular with visiting team fans hoping to be within earshot of their favorite players. Not surprisingly, we recommend sitting as close to Row A (the first row) as possible. While your view will almost certainly be obstructed by the players, you'll enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience and feel like you're a part of the team.
Another area on the lower level where visitor fans tend to cluster is near the Visitor tunnel. The visiting team runs in and out of the tunnel located in the Southeast corner of the field below sections 115 and 116. It's not uncommon to see dozens of fans crowding this area before the game in an effort to talk to the players or to obtain an autograph. Here are the seat and row numbers directly adjacent to the tunnel:
Section 114: Seats 14 and 15 are on the left side of the section
Sections 115 and 116: Row S is the first row directly above the tunnel
Section 117: Low-number seats in rows H-Q are next to the tunnel
Section 118: Low-number seats in rows A-G are next to the tunnel
Besides being close to your favorite players and sitting with a group of fellow fans, another reason to sit in one of these sections is to be close to the local craft beer stand near section 116. If you're from out-of-town, we recommend trying a beer by Elysian or Ghostfish - two of Seattle's most popular craft breweries.
Eat Like a Local
Because the price of Seahawks tickets has risen considerably over the past few years, lower level seats may not fit within your budget. Instead, consider tickets on the 300 level where prices usually run 40-60% cheaper than 100 level seats.
As a visitor fan, one area to target is Section 309 on the East side of the field. This section is located on the visitor side of the field, and is in close proximity to some of the best food on the upper concourse.
At Section 309 you'll find the "Best of Pioneer Square and Chinatown Eats" concession stand. This is a great way to be introduced to local Seattle cuisine (there is also the obligatory Starbucks near this section). Because 309 is located at midfield, tickets in these section are among the most expensive in the 300-level. Nearby sections will provide you with a similar view, while still keeping you close to local concessions.
Beware of the Hawk's Nest
One area of the Link where visitor fans are not exactly welcome is in the Hawk's Nest above the North endzone. This is a pro-Seahawks area where fans often stand, cheer loudly and are known for abusing visiting fans who step into their territory. Unless you're a glutton for punishment, we recommend avoiding sections 146-150 altogether. You won't be missing much - the seats themselves are uncomfortable and this area is heavily exposed to the wind.
Where is Row SR/SRO in the 300 Level for Seahawks games?
For all upper level sections at the Link, rows are lettered from A-Z and then AA-ZZ. In the lower rows of each section, a walkway separates rows E and F. In addition to being a practical walkway, this break in the rows serves as an accessible seating area for guests in wheelchairs (or those unable to traverse stairs) and as spaces for standing room ticketholders.
If the row on your ticket is labeled "SR" or "SRO", your ticket is in a designated standing room only space. Unlike most standing room tickets, all SRO tickets for Seahawks games are assigned to a specific section. For example, if your ticket is labeled Section 311, Row SR, you will be assigned a space to stand in the walkway of section 311. Standing room tickets are a popular choice among fans looking to save a few dollars. Although you do not have a seat to sit on, you will enjoy a decent view from a semi-reserved area.
How many rows in each section at Lumen Field?
Each section has a varying amount of rows and seats. Find a section to see row and/or seat numbers.
Is seat number 1 on the left or right side of sections?
As you look towards the field from your seats, lower number seats are on your right.