SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city this week that will affect area traffic. The Greenwood Seafair Parade is tonight at 6 p.m. The Seafair Torchlight Parade in downtown Seattle is Saturday night. Pista Sa Nayon Filipino festival is Sunday at Seward Park.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27th:
Greenwood Seafair Parade: The Greenwood Community celebrates the 66th Annual Seafair Parade with bands, drill teams, pirates and more. The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Greenwood Ave N and N 95th St, heads south on Greenwood Ave N and turns west on N 85th Street to 6th Ave NW. Streets will close at 4 p.m. and re-open at 8:30 p.m. About 4,500 people are expected to attend.
FRIDAY, JULY 29th:
Clips Beer and Film Tour: A celebration of craft brewing and creative short films at 6 p.m. in Gas Works Park. About 2,500 people are expected to attend.
SATURDAY, JULY 30th:
Seafair Torchlight Parade: The parade begins at 7:30 p.m. on 4th Ave N and Broad St with more 100 entries. The route travels south on 4th Ave to S Washington St. About 250,000 people are expected to attend.
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival: The 13th annual festival with competitive dragon boat racing, live music and kids’ activities in South Lake Union Park. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 900 people expected to attend.
SUNDAY, JULY 31st:
Pista Sa Nayon: The 26th annual community festival in Seward Park celebrates Filipino American culture with local food booths and traditional entertainment and displays. About 10,000 people are expected to attend.
SOUNDERS SCHEDULE AT CENTURYLINK FIELD:
Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy, 1 p.m. About 45,000 people are expected to attend.