Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, August 15 – Sunday, August 20

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening in the city that may affect traffic. The Mariners play tonight and have a 12:40pm day game on Wednesday. The Seahawks host a pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Friday night. Hempfest is at Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks Friday through Sunday. The Sounders FC play at CenturyLink Field Sunday night. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is closing the Montlake Bridge (SR 513) from Friday night to Monday morning.

SEATTLE MARINERS SCHEDULE AT SAFECO FIELD:

Tuesday, August 15, Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore at 7:10 p.m. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

Wednesday, August 16, Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore at 12:40 p.m. About 40,000 people are expected to attend. The southbound SR99 exit to S Atlantic St will be closed for approximately one hour following the Mariners game.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 19:

Madame Butterfly continues at McCaw Hall. Show at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16; Friday, August 18; Saturday, August 19. About 2,900 people are expected to attend each show.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17:

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Night at 6.p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 20,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18:

Sunset Supper at the Market: Annual fundraiser for the Pike Place Market Foundation at 7 p.m. will close Pike Place. About 1,400 people are expected to attend.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 65,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 20:

Seattle Hempfest at Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks. Events hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. About 20,000 people are expected to attend each day.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19:

Ballard Burrito Fest at 11 a.m. at Ballard Commons Park. About 100 people are expected to attend.

Belltown Block Party from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Event will close 2nd Ave between Blanchard St and Lenora St. About 500 people are expected to attend.

Mercer x Summit Block Party: Free all-ages music festival at 7 p.m. on Summit Ave between E Roy St and E Republic St. About 800 people are expected to attend. 

Tom Petty concert at 7:30 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20:

Big3 Basketball Presents: Seattle: 3-on-3 half court basketball tournament at 2 p.m. at KeyArena.

Seattle Sounders vs. Minnesota United FC at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.