Fireworks Show And Earth Hour
Fireworks erupted over the Seattle skyline on Saturday night celebrating the centennial of General Construction Company. The show was a surprise for some but attracted a crowd along Alki Beach in West Seattle. The private firework show was launched from Pier 66 along Seattle's waterfront.
The fireworks started about 8:30 p.m., coincidentally the same time that lights went out at Seattle landmarks for Earth Hour. The Space Needle was among landmarks darkened during the call for action on climate change.
The two events created a unique skyline as seen from Alki Beach. During the show, the scene became even more spectacular when a grey whale surfaced in front of Jack Block Park where people were watching the fireworks.