Frequently Asked Questions

When and where?

August 17th, 2013 at Seattle Center’s International Fountain & Fisher Plaza. 305 Harrison St. Seattle, WA

How much are tickets?

The cost is $25/person. Be a kid for a day, help a kid for life… yeah, it’s a fundraiser.

Where can I park?

There are multiple options. Right in front of Memorial Stadium is a large paid parking lot; there are also multiple parking garages for Seattle Center. For complete list and pricing, click here. Since we are also an eco-friendly centric city we also recommend: taking the King County Metro, biking, walking… heck, run there if you want!

What are the rules?

1. All participants must be 14 years or older and show photo identification for entry.
2. Do not bring your own water balloons or lawn furniture.
3. No head shots. If you have bad aim, aim lower.
4. Make at least one new best friend.
5. Be safe and have fun! Counselors will be on patrol.

How can I stay up to date?

Please follow us on twitter (@SetaRecord) and like us on Facebook for updates leading up to the event

How can I help?

We need volunteers to help fill more than 300,000 water balloons! All volunteers will receive free admission to the event, and those that qualify will also receive a Party Camp shirt! Please sign up here.

What is the current world record?

According to Guinness World Records, the University of Kentucky set the record in 2011 with 8,957 participants, and 175,141 water balloons. However, they broke their own record last year with 11,622 participants. This summer the competition has heated up as Water Wars-Atlanta and the University of Kentucky are also attempting to break the world record. Come on Seattle, we can do this!

Can I bring a water balloon launcher? Catapult? Sling shot? Cannon?

For the safety of all participants, water balloon launchers of any kind are strictly prohibited from the event. Throwing water balloons is what true warriors do.

Will there be food and beverages at the event?

There will be a beer garden inside the venue and a cornucopia of food trucks will be on hand just outside of the venue. Additionally, the Center House located next door has a multitude of bars and restaurants.

What if I want to donate more to Camp Korey?

Awesome! You can give online, here.

I'm coming in from out of town, where can I stay?

Hotel Max has generously offered discouned rates for all those attending party camp. To take advantage of this offer, you can book online here.

How do I download a film release and liability waiver?

Right here! All participants ages 14-17 must bring a release/waiver signed by a Parent or Guardian. Please bring the release/waiver to Party Camp registration at the Seattle Center.

Any transportation suggestions?

Ride the Seattle Center Monorail to Seattle Center! Train departs approximately every 10 minutes from downtown's Westlake Center Platform (5th Avenue and Pine Street). Open from 8:30am-11pm on Saturday, August 17th. Adult (ages 13-64) one-way ticket is $2.25, roundtrip ticket is $4.50. The Monorail is CASH only. For more information, please visit:”

Should I go?

Of course!