What’s moving Seattle | Weekender

Here’s a wrap of what’s moving Seattle this weekend!

Get ready, Seattle! The Capitol Hill Block Party and Bite of Seattle are happening this weekend. Add daily Mariner and Sounders games, a festival, a parade, and 5k runs and that number blows up to 100k people having fun outside. As you guessed it – this could cause some challenges on how you get around. So know before you go. Scan this!

 

Friday, July 20

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Bite of Seattle: Annual food festival at Seattle Center.  11 AM to 9 PM.  About 40k attending.

Capitol Hill Block Party: Annual, 3-day music festival and block party held each July in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  The event will close E Pike St between Broadway and 12th avenues, and 10th and 11th avenues between E Union St and E Pine St. 3 PM to 11:59 PM. About 9k attending.

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox: 7:10 to 10 PM at Safeco Field. About 36k attending.

UPDATED: Nighttime WB I-90 bridge closures planned for this weekend are now canceled. There are still WB I-90 closures planned for next weekend between Island Crest Way and I-5:

  • 11 PM Saturday, July 28 until 7 AM Sunday, July 29.
  • 10:30 PM Sunday, July 29 until 4:30 AM Monday, July 30.

 

Saturday, July 21

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Zero Hour Seattle Youth Climate March: 9 AM rally at Garfield Community Center Playfield followed by 10:30 AM march to Judkins Park. About 2k attending.

Refuse to Abuse 5K: Fundraiser to benefit the Washington Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 5K will start on sidewalks outside Safeco Field and finish inside the ball field. 9 to 11 AM.  About 2k attending.

Dog Days of Summer 5K: 5K fun run in Magnuson Park to benefit Emerald City Pet Rescue. 9:30 to 11 AM. About 250 attending.

West Seattle Grand Parade: Annual Seafair sponsored parade on California Ave SW between SW Lander and SW Edmunds streets. 11 AM to 2 PM.  About 2.5k attending.

Bite of Seattle: Annual food festival at Seattle Center. 11 AM to 9 PM. About 40k attending.

Capitol Hill Block Party: Annual, 3-day music festival and block party held each July in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  The event will close E Pike St between Broadway and 12th avenues, and 10th and 11th avenues between E Union and E Pine streets. 1 to 11:59 PM. About 9k attending.

Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps: At CenturyLink Field.  1 to 3 PM.  About 40k attending.

Bon Odori Festival: Annual summer festival at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple (1427 S. Main St). 4 to 10 PM. About 2.5k attending.

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox: At Safeco Field. 7:10 to 10 PM. About 36k attending.

Construction: Crews will close 4th Ave from University to Union streets for crane work. 11 PM – 5 AM.

ConstructionCrews will close Republican St between Fairview and Minor aveenues N for duct bank installation. 9 AM – 7 PM.

 

Sunday, July 22

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Seafair Triathlon: Seattle’s only triathlon, taking place on the shores of Lake Washington at Seward Park. 6:30 AM to 1 PM. About 1.6k attending.

Bite of Seattle: Annual food festival at Seattle Center. 11 AM to 8 PM. About 40k attending.

St. James Cathedral Parish Picnic: Annual parish picnic will close Terry Ave between Columbia and Marion streets. 11:30 AM to 3 PM.  About 500 attending.

Wekfest: Car show at CenturyLink Field Event Center featuring over 350 pre-screened European, Japanese, and Domestic aftermarket builds. 1 to 6 PM. About 2k attending.

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox: At Safeco Field. 1:10 to 4 PM. About 35k attending.

Capitol Hill Block Party: Annual 3-day music festival and block party held each July in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  The event will close E Pike St between Broadway and 12th avenues, and 10th and 11th avenues between E Union and E Pine streets. 3 to 11 PM. About 9k attending.

Bon Odori Festival: Annual summer festival at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple (1427 S. Main St). 3 to 8 PM. About 1.5k attending.

Chinatown Seafair Parade: Annual community parade hosted by The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Route will use S King and S. Weller streets between 8th and 5th avenues S. 7 to 9 PM. About 9k attending.

Admiral Way Ramp Closure: We’re closing the W Seattle Admiral Way ramp for vegetation maintenance. 7 AM to 4 PM. Follow posted detour signs. Buses will use lower Spokane Bridge for W Seattle routes.

Construction: Crews will close 4th Ave from University to Union streets for crane work. 11 PM – 5 AM.

Construction: Crews will close Republican St between Fairview and Minor avenues N for duct bank installation. 9 AM – 7 PM.

Construction: Crews will close Yesler Way between 4th and 6th avenues for crane work. 9 AM – 5 PM.

UPDATED: Nighttime WB I-90 bridge closures planned for this weekend are now canceled. There are still WB I-90 closures planned for next weekend between Island Crest Way and I-5:

  • 11 PM Saturday, July 28 until 7 AM Sunday, July 29.
  • 10:30 PM Sunday, July 29 until 4:30 AM Monday, July 30.

 

Next week preview.

July 24 – 25: Seattle Mariners vs San Francisco Giants at Safeco Field.
July 28: Seafair Torchlight Parade, Seattle Center to SODO via 4th Ave. 7:30 – 11 PM.
July 28 – 29: WB I-90 will be fully closed from Island Crest Way in Mercer Island to I-5 in Seattle. 11 PM – 7 AM.
July 29 – 30: WB I-90 will be fully closed from Island Crest Way in Mercer Island to I-5 in Seattle. 10:30 PM – 4:30 AM.

 

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