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The Space Needle Wraps-up an Iconic Year with a First-Ever New Year's Eve Light Show

In addition to the 25th anniversary of the Space Needle's fireworks display, the evening also includes a musically-choreographed light show in celebration of the Seattle landmark's recent historic renovation

SEATTLE , Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the Space Needle's history, the landmark's 25 th annual New Year's Eve celebration— T-Mobile New Year's at the Needle —will include a 30-minute musically-choreographed light show that begins at 10 p.m. on Monday, December 31 . Over $1 million of cutting edge lighting equipment installed throughout the structure will emit brilliant colors and moving beams of light across the tower and the Seattle night sky, creating a dramatically enhanced New Year's Eve spectacle.


The Space Needle, renowned for producing one of the best structure-launched fireworks displays in the world, is enhancing the New Year's Eve experience to celebrate a marquee year for the tower. The 56-year-old landmark recently added more than 176 tons of glass to its structure, including The Loupe —the world's first and only revolving glass floor.

Produced in collaboration with Pyro Spectaculars and Illuminate Production Services Inc., the Space Needle's iconic fireworks show will begin at 11:59 p.m. on Monday , December 31, and will also include special lighting effects. As part of the show, the tower will launch several thousand pyrotechnics effects from the 605-foot structure.

The soundtrack for the light show features music by some of 2018's hottest artists including The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar , Imagine Dragons, Marshmello, Panic! At The Disco, One Republic and other popular stars.

This year's music selection for the fireworks includes a list of influential female artists who have inspired and empowered people around the world.  The soundtrack includes hits by Beyoncé, Brandi Carlile , Lady Gaga, Heart, Montserrat Caball é and Vangelis, Keala Settle and concludes with "Respect" by the iconic and legendary Aretha Franklin .  Both soundtracks will be broadcast on iHeartRadio's KISS 106.1 FM.

Dave Mandapat , Space Needle:
Email: davem@spaceneedle.com
Desk: 206-905-2164
Cell: 206-605-8637

Danielle Winslow , Space Needle:
Email: daniellew@spaceneedle.com
Desk: 206-905-2139
Cell: 206-498-3560

About Space Needle
Built as the centerpiece and inspiration for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, the Space Needle has since become a part of the Seattle experience and the globally-recognized icon for the city. The Space Needle's recent renovation added more than 176 tons of glass to the structure, offering unparalleled views of Seattle . The historic transformation now houses The Loupe—the world's first revolving glass floor. Open year-round, the Space Needle hosts more than a million visitors per year. For more information visit: www.spaceneedle.com/press .

About T-Mobile
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. ( TMUS ) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to more than 69.4 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington , T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com .

About iHeartMedia Seattle
iHeartMedia Seattle owns and operates KBKS-FM, KUBE-FM, KJR-FM, KZOK-FM, KJR-AM, KJAQ-FM, KFNQ-AM, KHHO-AM, KBKS-HD2, KJAQ-HD2, KJAQ-HD3, KJR-HD2, KUBE-HD2, KZOK-HD2, and is part of iHeartMedia.

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States , reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company's leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. ( IHRTQ ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.


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