Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, Aug 31 – Monday, Sept 5

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city this week that will affect area traffic. Bumbershoot starts Friday through Sunday at Seattle Center. PAX West also starts Friday and runs through Monday. The Washington Huskies’ homeopener is Saturday at Husky Stadium. The Mariners play Friday through Monday at Safeco Field.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4:

Bumbershoot: 46th annual music festival at Seattle Center also includes comedy, theater, film, art and dance performances. Festival gates open at 1:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. About 35,000 people are expected to attend each day.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5:

PAX West: At the Washington State Convention Center. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. 9th Ave will be closed between Pine St and Pike St. About 25,000 people are expected to attend each day.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3:

University of Washington Huskies vs. Rutgers, 11 a.m. at Husky Stadium. About 70,000 people are expected to attend.

SEATTLE MARINERS SCHEDULE AT SAFECO FIELD:

Friday, September 2, Mariners vs. LA Angels, 7:10 p.m. About 32,000 people are expected to attend.

Saturday, September 3, Mariners vs. LA Angels, 6:10 p.m. About 34,000 people are expected to attend.

Sunday, September 4, Mariners vs. LA Angels, 1:10 p.m. About 31,000 people are expected to attend.

Monday, September 5, Mariners vs. Texas Rangers 1:10 p.m. About 22,000 people are expected to attend.