Traffic Alerts from SDOT and King Count Metro for Seafair Weekend, August 5-7.
From King County Metro:
Bus reroutes & Mercer Island Shuttles
Free Hydro Shuttle
For information about transit service or to plan your trip, visit Metro Online or Metro’s online Trip Planner. After planning your trip, check Metro’s Service Advisories page to find out about any planned revisions to your routes.
For information about Seafair events, visit the Seafair website.
From Seattle DOT
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 7:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 7:
I-90 floating bridge closures:
Seattle Art Fair: Festival highlighting Pacific Northwest art at CenturyLink Field Event Center, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Umoja Fest and Parade: Festival celebrating African American culture in Judkins Park. The festival runs Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. About 4,500 people are expected throughout the weekend. The parade on Saturday starts at 1 p.m. at 23rd Ave and E Union St. The route heads south on 23rd Ave, east on E Cherry St, south on MLK Jr Way, west on S Jackson St and south on 23rd Ave into Judkins Park. About 975 people are expected to attend the parade.
Magnolia Summerfest and Seafair Parade: Festival featuring art, crafts and activities at Magnolia Community Center. Festival runs Friday 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The parade on Saturday starts at 10:30 a.m. at W Raye St and 34th Ave W, heads south on 34th, east on W McGraw St, and north on 32nd Ave W returning to the festival grounds. About 6,800 people are expected for Summerfest and about 4,800 people are expected for the parade.
Salmonfest: Three-day festival with a salmon bake, car show and parade in the Lake City neighborhood. Festival runs Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 28th Avenue NE will be closed from NE 125th to NE 127th and 30th Avenue NE will be closed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. About 9,600 people are expected to attend.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 6:
MARINERS SCHEDULE AT SAFECO FIELD:
Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles, Friday, August 5 at 7:10 p.m. About 38,000 people expected to attend.
Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles, Saturday, August 6 at 6:10 p.m. Sold out, 45,000 people expected to attend.
Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles, Sunday, August 7 at 1:10 p.m. About 43,000 people expected to attend.
Traffic alerts for Seafair Weekend, Aug. 5-7
August 5, 2016 by Leave a Comment