Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, July 18 – Sunday, July 23

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening in the city that may affect traffic. The Seattle Sounders play Wednesday night and Sunday night at CenturyLink Field. The Bite of Seattle runs Friday through Sunday at Seattle Center. The Chinatown Seafair Parade is Sunday evening. The Seattle Mariners play the NY Yankees Thursday through Sunday at Safeco Field.

FRIDAY, JULY 21 – SUNDAY, JULY 23:

Capitol Hill Block Party: 3-day music and arts festival on E Pike St. Event hours are 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. About 9,000 people a day are expected to attend.

Bite of Seattle: Annual food & beverage festival at Seattle Center. Event hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. About 45,000 people a day are expected to attend daily.

SATURDAY, JULY 22:

Float Dodger 5K: Participants run on California Ave SW between SW Lander St and SW Edmunds St. Kids Dash at 8:45 a.m. Race starts at 9:30 a.m. Floats released at 10:30 a.m. About 600 people are expected to attend.

West Seattle Grand Parade: At 11 a.m. on California Ave SW between SW Lander St and SW Edmunds St. About 2,000  people are expected to attend.

WNBA All -Star Game at KeyArena at 12:30 p.m. About 8,000 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, JULY 22 – SUNDAY, JULY 23:

Alki Art Fair: 20th annual art fair on the promenade of Alki Beach. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. About 4,150 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, JULY 23:

Swedish Seafair Triathlon & Kid’s Triathlon: Event starts and finishes in Seward Park. Course consists of a half-mile swim in Lake Washington, a 12-mile bike ride along Lake Washington Blvd, and a 5K run in Seward Park. Event starts at 6:30 a.m. About 1,500 people are expected to attend.

St. James Cathedral Parish Picnic: Event will close Terry Ave between Columbia St and Marion St from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. About 500 people are expected to attend.

Chinatown Seafair Parade begins 7 p.m. at 8th Ave S and S King St, heads west on King St to 5th Ave S, goes south on 5th Ave S to S Weller St and east on Weller St to 8th Ave S. About              9,000 people are expected to attend.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS AT CENTURYLINK FIELD:

Wednesday, July 19, Seattle Sounders vs. D.C. United at 7:30 p.m. About 40,000  people are expected to attend.

Sunday, July 23, Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose at 7:30 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

MARINERS SCHEDULE AT SAFECO FIELD:

Thursday, July 20, Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees at 7:10 p.m. About 35,000 people are expected to attend.

Friday, July 21, Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees at 7:10 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

Saturday, July 22, Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees at 6:10 p.m. About 41,000 people are expected to attend.

Sunday, July 23, Seattle Mariners vs. NY Yankees at 1:10 p.m. About 39,000 people are expected to attend.