Special activities will significantly impact traffic this weekend, June 26-28

Pride Parade, Greenwood Car Show, Seafair Pirates and Century Link Field Concert

Pride events will take place throughout the weekend on Capitol Hill, and the Seattle Pride Parade will close downtown streets on Sunday, so travelers in Seattle should plan ahead to avoid delay.  Greenwood Avenue North will close for the Greenwood Car Show on Saturday with up to 40,000 attendees. The Seafair Pirates will land at Alki Beach with activities throughout Saturday, and the Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean concert at CenturyLink Field on Saturday afternoon will also draw up to 40,000 fans.


Wildrose Pride 2015: Three days of celebration begin Friday at 6 p.m. running through Sunday at 2 a.m.  The event will enliven East Pike Street from 10th to 11th Avenues, and on 11th Avenue from East Pike to East Union Streets.  About 3,000 people are expected each day. http://www.thewildrosebar.com/


Trans*Pride Seattle, 2015: There will be a celebration in Cal Anderson Park from 4:30 to 11:30 p.m. with a parade starting from Seattle Central College at 6 p.m.  The parade will head southbound on Broadway, eastbound on Pike then northbound on 11th Avenue to return to the park.  About 972 people are expected. http://www.transprideseattle.org/


Greenwood Car Show: There will be a mile and a half of classic cars along Greenwood Avenue North from North 67th to North 90th Streets.  The show will run from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.greenwoodcarshow.com/the-car-show/

Pride Fest Capitol Hill: There will be a celebration in Cal Anderson Park and a street festival on 11th Avenue between Pine and Olive streets from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m.  About 2,500 people are expected to attend. http://www.seattlepridefest.org/caphill/

Capitol Hill Pride Festival and March: A street festival with food, vendors and entertainment will line Broadway from East Roy to East John streets from 10 a.m. through 11 p.m.  The Capitol Hill Pride March starts at 10 a.m. at Seattle Central College north on Broadway to East Harrison.  About 25,025 people expected to attend. http://www.capitolhillpridefestival.info/

Purr Pride Block Party: You will find a party on 11th Avenue between East Pike and East Pine streets from noon through 2 a.m. About 1,040 people expected to attend. http://www.purrseattle.com/

Seafair Pirate Landing at Alki Beach: The “aye-aye” activities start at 10 a.m. with food, vendors and music near the Alki Bathhouse.  The pirates land on the beach around 2:15 p.m. and the event continues through 6 p.m.  About 7,750 people are expected to attend. http://www.seafairpirates.org/

Kenny Chesney & Jason Aldean: The concert will rock the CenturyLink Field from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.  About 40,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.centurylinkfield.com/event-calendar/


Seattle Pride Parade: The parade will sashay down Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way, then west on Denny to Second Avenue North ending at the Seattle Center. The Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Fourth and Union; streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. http://seattlepride.org/events/parade/

Cuff Pride Day Celebration: Pride Day celebration will take place on 13th Avenue between East Pine and East Pike Streets from noon though 10 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.cuffcomplex.com/calendar.php

Seattle PrideFest: The Fest will bubble at the Seattle Center from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m.  About 30,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.seattlepridefest.org/schedule/