See what’s moving Seattle this week! March 11-17, 2019

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Here’s a snapshot of this week’s events moving Seattle that may affect how you get around. See our trip planning tools section of this post to help plan ahead.

 

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Link Up Student Concerts: At Benaroya Hall. Buses will stage on streets around the venue. Expect congestion in the area. Event hours: 9 AM – 2 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per day.

 

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Link Up Student Concerts: At Benaroya Hall. Buses will stage on streets around the venue. Expect congestion in the area. Event hours: 9 AM – 2 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per day.

 

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Link Up Student Concerts: At Benaroya Hall. Buses will stage on streets around the venue. Expect congestion in the area. Event hours: 9 AM – 2 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k per day.

 

Emerald City Comic Con: The Pacific Northwest’s comic and pop culture show. At the Washington State Convention Center. 8th Ave, Pike to Seneca, and 7th Ave, Pike to Union, will be closed from approximately 7 AM to 3 PM for queuing. Show hours: 10 AM – 8 PM/Thursday – Saturday, and 10 AM – 5 PM/Sunday. Estimated attendance: 20k per day.

 

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Emerald City Comic Con: The Pacific Northwest’s comic and pop culture show. At the Washington State Convention Center. 8th Ave, Pike to Seneca, and 7th Ave, Pike to Union, will be closed from approximately 7 AM to 3 PM for queuing. Show hours: 10 AM – 8 PM/Thursday – Saturday, and 10 AM – 5 PM/Sunday. Estimated attendance: 20k per day.

 

Green Stripe Laying on 4th Avenue: This is a mini-parade to mark the route of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade down the center of 4th Ave, starting from 4th Ave & Jefferson St at 7 PM. Event hours: 7 – 8 PM. Estimated attendance: 70.

 

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Emerald City Comic Con: The Pacific Northwest’s comic and pop culture show. At the Washington State Convention Center. 8th Ave, Pike to Seneca, and 7th Ave, Pike to Union, will be closed from approximately 7 AM to 3 PM for queuing. Show hours: 10 AM – 8 PM/Thursday – Saturday, and 10 AM – 5 PM/Sunday. Estimated attendance: 20k per day.

 

Irish Festival: The weekend Festival is held at the Seattle Center’s Armory, with booths selling Irish and Celtic products, Irish food and libations, Irish music, singing, dancing, the Irish Reels Film Festival, workshops, lectures, cultural displays, an Irish art exhibit, children’s contest, and activities. Festival hours: 12 – 6PM Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM Sunday. Estimated attendance: 3k per day.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: 48th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 12:30 PM at 4th & James. The parade will travel north on 4th to Westlake Park. Event hours: 12:30 – 3PM. Estimated attendance: 3,500.

 

Monster Jam: At CenturyLink Field. Pits open 1:30PM – 5:30PM. Main event 7PM – 11PM. Estimated attendance: 35,000.

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Dash: 35th annual run starts and finishes at the Seattle Center. 1K dash for kids starts at 8AM. First of 3 waves for the 5K starts at 8:30AM. The route will use streets in South Lake Union, Belltown, and Downtown. Event hours: 8AM – 12PM. Estimated attendance: 6.000.

 

Irish Festival: The weekend Festival is held at the Seattle Center’s Armory, with booths selling Irish and Celtic products, Irish food and libations, Irish music, singing, dancing, the Irish Reels Film Festival, workshops, lectures, cultural displays, an Irish art exhibit, children’s contests, and activities. Festival hours: 12PM – 6PM Saturday, 10AM – 6PM Sunday. Estimated attendance: 3,000 per day.

 

Emerald City Comic Con: The Pacific Northwest’s comic and pop culture show. At the Washington State Convention Center. 8th Ave, Pike to Seneca, and 7th Ave, Pike to Union, will be closed from approximately 7AM to 3PM for queuing. Show hours: 10AM – 8PM Thursday – Saturday, and 10AM – 5PM Sunday. Estimated attendance: 20,000 per day. https://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/

 

 

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