Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, May 2 – Sunday, May 6

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that may affect area traffic. The Mariners play tonight through Sunday at Safeco Field. WE Day is Thursday at KeyArena. Sounders play 1 p.m. Saturday at CenturyLink. There is a March of Dimes Walk at Seattle Center and the Fiesta Run in Capitol Hill, both are on Saturday. The Nordic Museum Opening is Saturday. Opening Day for Boat season is Saturday. A food truck competition is Sunday in Fremont.

EVENTS

WEDNEDAY, MAY 2:

Mariners vs. Oakland A’s: Seattle Mariners host the Athletics at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.

THURSDAY, MAY 3:

WE Day

Mariners vs. Oakland A’s: Seattle Mariners host the Athletics at 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.

Khalid concert: WaMu Theater from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. About 7,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, MAY 4:

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels

SATURDAY, MAY 5:

Opening Day of Boating Season Parade: Windermere Cup Crew Races on Montlake Cut run 10:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. The Parade of Boats runs 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will close the Montlake Bridge from approximately 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to attend.

March of Dimes March for Babies: Seattle Center to downtown and back. The Walk starts at 9 a.m.  Route: from 2nd Ave. N. & Mercer St, east on Mercer, south on 5th Ave. N, south on Cedar St, south on 4th Ave. to University St, U-turn, north on 4th Ave, west on Denny Way, north on 2nd Ave. N. onto the Seattle Center campus. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Fiesta 5K Ole and Taco Truck Challenge: The 5K run on Capitol Hill streets starts at 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by Taco Truck Challenge in Volunteer Park 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Nordic Museum Grand Opening: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and community at 2655 NW Market St.  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., followed by musical performances from 1p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Grand Opening Concert runs 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. About 5,000 people are expected to participate.

Sounders vs. Columbus CrewCannabis Freedom March: Rally at Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. SPD will escort a short march on downtown streets at 1 p.m. About 400 people are expected to participate.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: Seattle Mariners host the Angels at 6:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, MAY 6:

Taco Libre Truck Showdown: 40 food trucks will compete for the best taco-inspired dishes in Fremont along N Canal St between Phinney Ave N and 1st Ave NW. Event hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 10,000 people are expected to attend.

WWII Immortal Regiment Memorial Walk: March to commemorate the veterans and celebrate Allied Victory in World War II. 12:30 p.m. rally in Occidental Park followed by a 1:30 p.m. march to Seattle Center along 4th Ave. Festival will follow at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheater from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. About 540 people are expected to attend.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: Seattle Mariners host the Angels at 1:10 p.m. at Safeco Field. About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

CONSTRUCTION

Weekend Southbound Lane closures of Lake City Way:

Crews working on behalf of SDOT will be closing both southbound lanes of Lake City Way NE, just south of the intersection of NE 125th St, from 7 p.m. Friday, May 4 until 6 a.m. Monday, May 7. During this closure, motorists and pedestrians will be detoured around the construction zone, with the assistance of uniformed police officers.