Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, Sept 14 – Sunday, Sept 18

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city this week that will affect area traffic. PARK(ing) Day Plus+ is Friday and Saturday in neighborhoods across the city. The Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk starts on Friday. Multiple events are happening on Saturday: the South Park Parade, Seattle Sounders FC play at CenturyLink Field, Huskies play at Husky Stadium, the Blink-182 concert is at KeyArena and the Mariners play at Safeco Field.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18:

Seattle Boats Afloat Show: The 38th annual Boats Afloat Show on South Lake Union will include ski boats, sailboats, cruisers and mega yachts on display. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. About 6,400  people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16:

2016 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions: At KeyArena at 7:30 p.m. About 6,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17:

PARK(ing) Day Plus+:  PARK(ing) Day Plus+ has been expanded to two days and gives people the opportunity to temporarily turn on-street parking spots into public spaces or pop-up parks. The program is intended to encourage creative spaces while raising awareness about the importance of walkable, livable, and healthy communities. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in more than a dozen neighborhoods across the city.

The Great Wallingford Wurst Festival: An end-of-summer Oktoberfest-style celebration at St. Benedict Catholic School featuring a variety of food, rides, games, crafts, plus live entertainment. Festival hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday. About 4,800 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18:

Susan G. Komen 3-Day: Annual fundraising walk starts and finishes at Memorial Stadium at Seattle Center.  Opening Ceremony at 7 a.m. at Seattle Center North Fountain Lawn. Walk begins Friday morning, participants return throughout the day on Sunday. About 750 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17:

Fiestas Patrias Parade: South Park Parade & Community Festival also featuring a health fair, live entertainment, food, door prizes and kids’ activities. Parade on 14th Ave starts at 11 a.m. About 500 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver White Caps, 1 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 50,000 people are expected to attend.

Washington Huskies vs. Portland State, 5 p.m. at Husky Stadium. About 70,000 people are expected to attend. Go Dawgs!

Blink-182 Concert: With special guests A Day To Remember and All American Rejects at KeyArena at 7 p.m. About 11,000 people are expected to attend.

SEATTLE MARINERS AT SAFECO FIELD:

Friday, September 16, Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros, 7:10 p.m. About 34,000 people are expected to attend.

Saturday, September 17, Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros, 6:10 p.m. About 34,000 people are expected to attend.

Sunday, September 18, Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros, 1:10 p.m. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.