Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, Oct. 3 – Monday, Oct. 9

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events in the city that may affect traffic. The Washington State Department of Transportation will close the Alaskan Way Viaduct SR99 for its semi-annual inspection. NB 99 will close Friday night to Monday morning, SB 99 will close all day Saturday and Sunday. Imagine Dragons are in concert at KeyArena Friday night. The Seattle Home Show runs Friday through Sunday at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The UW Huskies play at Husky Stadium on Saturday night.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8:

The Seattle Home Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. About 7,000 people per day are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6:

Imagine Dragons Concert at KeyArena at 7:30 p.m. About 12,500 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7:

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos starts at Tilikum Park at 11 a.m. Route goes on 5th Ave to Westlake Park. About 150 are expected to participate.

UW Huskies vs California at Husky Stadium at 7:45 p.m. About 70,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8:

Double Tenth Flag Raising & Parade in Hing Hay Park from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and a parade from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The parade starts at the park, heads east on King St, south on 8th Ave S, west on S Weller St, and north on 5th Ave S into the park. About 350 people are expected to attend.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9:

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration March: Rally at 9:15 a.m. at Westlake Park followed by a march at 10:25 a.m. to City Hall via 5th Ave. About 200 people are expected to participate.

Events Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Sunday, Sept. 10

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening in the city that may affect area traffic. The Mariners play tonight and Wednesday, then through the weekend at Safeco Field. The UW Huskies have a football game at Husky Stadium Saturday evening. Both the Mariners and the Sounders FC have games in SODO on Sunday afternoon. The Washington State Department of Transportation will reduce northbound I-5 to two lanes near Interurban Avenue in Tukwila from Friday night to Monday morning.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10:

San Gennaro Festival of Seattle: 5th annual Italian street fair in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Festival hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. About 700 people a day are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9:

SODO Flea: Flea market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Occidental Ave S and 1st Ave S between Hanford St and S Forest St. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

Van Haven 3: Annual van festival in the Georgetown neighborhood. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on 12th Ave S between S Vale St and S Baily St. About 560 people are expected to attend.

South Lake Union Saturday Market: 9th Ave N is closed for the street market between Denny Way and John St from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. About 1,075 people are expected to attend.

Sustainable Ballard: 14th annual festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ballard Commons Park. About 4,100 people are expected to attend.

Leschi Art Walk from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Lakeside Ave S. About 300 people are expected to attend.

St.Therese School & Parish 90th Anniversary Kick Off Celebration: From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood on 35th Ave between E Marion St and E Spring St. About 300 people are expected to attend.

Chinatown-ID Night Market: Event hours are 4 p.m. to midnight. S King St will be closed between 5th Ave S and 7th Ave S. Maynard Ave S and 6th Ave S will also be closed between S Jackson St and S Weller St. Streets closures are from 6 a.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday. About 10,000 people are expected to attend.

University of Washington Huskies vs. Montana Grizzlies at 5 p.m. at Husky Stadium. About 60,000+ people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10:

Seattle Design Festival Block Party: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Occidental Park and on Occidental Mall in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10:

Women of Wonder 5K & 10K: Annual run/walk and festival from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on trails around Green Lake. About 1,200 people are expected to participate.

Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy at 6 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 40,000 people are expected to attend.

SEATTLE MARINERS SCHEDULE AT SAFECO FIELD:

  • Tuesday, September 5 at 7:10 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros. About 16,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Wednesday, September 6 at 7:10 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros. About 17,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Friday, September 8 at 7:10 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels. About 23,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Saturday, September 9 at 6:10 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels. About 25,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Sunday, September 10 at 1:10 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels. About 23,000 people are expected to attend.

Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, August 23 –  Sunday, August 27

SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of the following events happening in the city that may affect traffic. The Seahawks host their third pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Friday night. The Sounders FC play at CenturyLink Field Sunday night. Bumbershoot staging begins Friday for several days in preparation for the festival September 1 through September 3.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24th: 

KeyArena Event: Shuttle transport and staging in South Lake Union and streets surrounding Seattle Center between 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. About 3,000 people are expected to attend.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25th:

Bumbershoot Staging: Production vehicle staging for the festival on and around Seattle Center begins Friday at 5 a.m. and continues through Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 p.m.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City at 5 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 65,000 people are expected to attend. Go Hawks!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26th:

South Lake Union Saturday Market will close 9th Ave N between Denny Way and John St runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. About 1,000 people are expected to attend.

SODO Summer Session goes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Living Computers Museum and on Utah Ave S between S Stacy St and S Walker St. About 900 people are expected to attend.

TMBC Community Picnic will close 28th Ave S between S Jackson and S King Streets from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 200 people are expected to attend.

Belltown Crush Block Party will close Bell St between 2nd and 4thavenues from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.  2nd, 3rd and 4th avenues remain open to vehicle traffic. About 400 people are expected to attend.

Hai, Japantown The Japantown neighborhood summer celebration happens at multiple venues in the International District, including an alley closure between 6th Ave S and Maynard Ave S. The festival runs from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. About 600 people are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th:

Cosmo 7K  Run will close one lane of Alki Ave SW from 63rd Ave SW to Don Armeni Park between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. About 1,200 people are expected to participate.

Celebrate Little Saigon The Banh Mi festival takes place on S King St between 10th Ave S and 12th Ave S runs between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. About 300 people are expected to atten

Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers at 6:30 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. About 45,000 people are expected to attend. Go Sounders!

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.

Events Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, July 12 – Sunday, July 16

SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening in the city that may affect traffic. Bicyclists in the Seattle to Portland Bike Ride leave the University District early Saturday morning. The Seattle Street Food Festival in South Lake Union is Saturday and Sunday. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will close the westbound SR 520 bridge between Bellevue and Montlake Blvd Friday night to Monday morning.

FRIDAY, JULY 14 – SUNDAY, JULY 16:

West Seattle Summer Fest: Event will close California Ave SW in West Seattle. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. About 5,000 to 12,000 people a day are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, JULY 15:

Seattle to Portland Bike Ride: Riders will leave University of Washington’s E-1 parking lot between 4:45 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. About 10,000 people are expected to participate.

Crown of Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m. at 8th Ave W and W McGraw St and finishes in front of Coe School on 7th Ave W and W Wheeler St. About 810           people are expected to participate.

Seafair Milk Carton Derby at Green Lake from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. About 5,400 people are expected to attend.

Refuse to Abuse 5K Fun Run/Walk at Safeco Field from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. About 2,200 people are expected to participate.

Extraordinary Playscapes: Family Fun Day: Post Alley between Spring St and Madison St will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 200 people are expected to attend.

SATURDAY, JULY 15 – SUNDAY, JULY 16:

DragonFest: Event in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District will close S King St between 5th Ave S and 7th Ave S. Festival hours are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. About 7,600 people a day are expected to attend.

Seattle Street Food Festival on 9th Ave N between Thomas St and Mercer St. Festival hours are 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. About 15,000 people a day are expected to attend.

Bon Odori Festival: An official Seafair event held at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple in Seattle’s Central District that closes S Main St between 14th Ave S and 16th Ave S. Festival hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. About 3,000 people a day are expected to attend.

SUNDAY, JULY 16:

Swedish SummeRun & Walk: Fundraiser for ovarian cancer research on streets on First Hill and Capitol Hill neighborhoods from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. About 2,800 people are expected to participate.