Events in Seattle: Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 11

Flowers, Swan Lake and the Year of the Dog

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) advises travelers of the following events and construction projects that may affect getting around the City this week.


February 7 – 11 The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is at the Washington State Convention Center, Wednesday through Sunday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. About 25,000 people are expected to attend each day.

February 8 – 11 The Seattle RV Show is at CenturyLink Field Event Center Thursday through Sunday. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sunday. About 4,000 are expected to attend each day.

February 8 – 11 Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Swan Lake at McCaw Hall. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. About 3,000 people are expected at each performance.

February 11 Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring a traditional lion dance, martial arts demonstrations, and cultural dances. S King St will be closed between 6th and 7th Ave S, and Maynard Ave S will be closed between S Weller and S Jackson St from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. About 5,000 people are expected.


February 6 – 8 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews will reduce southbound I-5 to one lane between Boylston Ave E and Mercer St from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly. The southbound I-5 off-ramp to Mercer St will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

February 6 – 11 Seattle City Light crews working on the Denny Substation Project will close the right lane of eastbound Denny Way between Fairview Ave and Minor Ave weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

February 9 through May: Lane closures on 1st Ave S south of Railroad Way S. Seattle City Light crews will install a new electrical duct bank along 1st Avenue S between S Royal Brougham Way and Railroad Way S. One lane in each direction will be maintained during work hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.

February 9 – February 11 Stewart St will be down to one lane at 7th Ave from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for work on the 7th Ave Mobility Improvements Project.

February 10 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews will close the Mercer St on-ramp to southbound I-5 from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. for installation of ramp metering equipment.