Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, June 17 – Sunday, June 21

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the weekend that will add to area traffic. The USGA will have a golf expo at South Lake Union Park Wednesday through the weekend. The Fremont Solstice Parade and Morgan Junction Community Festival are on Saturday. The Mariners play throughout the weekend at Safeco. Seattle Sounders FC plays San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday afternoon.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 – SUNDAY, JUNE 21:

USGA US OPEN For ALL: Golf expo and viewing of the USGA tournament in South Lake Union Park from 9 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day.  About 325 people are expected each day.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19:

Honkfest! West: Music festival featuring the Drum Battle in Georgetown will have12thAvenue S closed from S Bailey Street to Airport Way S from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  About 1,800 people are expected to attend. http://honkfestwest.com/2015/05/11/2015-honk-fest-west-locations/

Fremont Solstice Fair Staging and Float Move:  Production staging for the Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade events.  N 35th Street will be closed from Fremont Avenue N to Phinney Avenue N from 6 a.m. Friday through the event ending at 11p.m. on Sunday. N 34thStreet will be closed from Fremont Avenue N to Phinney Avenue N from 3 p.m. Friday through event close.  N Canal Street and N 35th Street are closed from 1:00 p.m. Friday from Phinney Avenue N to 2ndAvenue NW through 11 p.m. on Sunday. Floats move from N 39thStreet and Fremont Avenue N starting at 10 p.m. Seattle Police will escort floats along N 36thStreet to the staging area at 3rdAvenue NW and Leary Way. http://www.fremontfair.com/

SATURDAY, JUNE 20:

Fremont Solstice Fair and Parade:  The celebration begins at 10 a.m. with crafts, music and entertainment.  The Solstice Cyclist lead the parade starting at 3 p.m. at 3rd  Ave NW and NW Leary Way heading east on NW 36th Street, south on Fremont Ave, east on N 34th to N Northlake Way into Gas Works Park where the Fremont Solstice Celebration featuring local street bands runs from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  About 25,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.fremontfair.com/parade.html

Morgan Junction Community Festival:  The 10th anniversary celebration of West Seattle’s Morgan Junction neighborhood in Morgan Junction Park at the intersection of California Avenue SW and SW Eddy Street from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. About 750 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, JUNE 21:

Fremont Solstice Fair:  The fair continues from 10 a.m. through close at 6 p.m. with more music, art and entertainment.  About 10,000 people are expected to attend.

MARINERS AT SAFECO FIELD:

  • Wednesday, June 17, Mariners vs. San Francisco, 7:10 p.m. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Thursday, June 18, Mariners vs. San Francisco, 7:10 p.m. About 37,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Friday, June 19, Mariners vs. Houston, 7:10 pm. About 26,000 people are expected to attend
  • Saturday, June 20, Mariners vs. Houston, 7:10 p.m. About 33,000 people are expected to attend
  • Sunday, June 21, Mariners vs. Houston, 1:10 p.m. About 29,000 people are expected to attend

SOUNDERS FC AT CENTURYLINK FIELD:

Seattle Sounders FC plays San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, June 20, at 1 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

 

 

Norm Mah, SDOT