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See what’s moving in Seattle this week: April 30 – May 5, 2019

view of Downtown Seattle from Seacrest Park, West Seattle
Looking at Downtown Seattle from Seacrest Park, West Seattle

Looking across Elliott Bay to Downtown Seattle from Seacrest Park, West Seattle


Here’s a look at Seattle’s upcoming large-scale events and construction happening around the City this week, April 29 – May 5, 2019. These events may impact how you get around town, so be sure to see our trip planning tools at the end of this post and plan ahead! Also, don’t forget to look at our Citywide Events Calendar for more things to do. Have fun!



T U E S.  A P R  30


Mariners vs. Chicago Cubs at T-Mobile Park: 7:10PM. Estimated attendance: 35k.    



W E D.  M A Y  1


Annual May 1st Immigrant and Workers Rights March and Rally: begins at 1 PM, route goes from St. Mary’s Church (611 20th Ave. S) to U.S. District Court (7th & Stewart). Rally at the U.S. District Court from approximately 3 to 7 PM. Estimated attendance: 650.


Mariners vs. Chicago Cubs at T-Mobile Park: First Pitch at 3:40 PM. Estimated attendance: 35k


F R I .  M A Y  3



Seattle Symphony Friday Matinees at Benaroya Hall: Student buses will stage on streets around the venue. 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 300.


An Evening with the Clintons at WaMu Theater: 7:30 AM – 10 PM (doors at 6:30 PM). Estimated attendance: 7k.



S A T.  M A Y  4



March of Dimes March for Babies annual fundraising walk, Seattle Center Campus and 4th Ave to Downtown: 9 AM – 11 AM. Estimated attendance: 2.5k.


Fiesta 5K Ole Run/Walk at Volunteer Park and surrounding streets on Capitol Hill: 9 AM – 11 AM. Estimated attendance: 4k.


Opening Day of Boating Season Parade: The Montlake Bridge will be closed from approximately 10AM to 4PM. Crew races on the Montlake Cut at 10:30 AM and the Seattle Yacht Club’s annual boat parade at 12 PM. Estimated attendance: 5k.


Cannabis Freedom March and Rally at Westlake Park: 10 AM – 7 PM, including a short march on streets around the park at 1 PM. Estimated attendance: 300.


SLU Saturday Market Opening Day on 9th Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St.: 11 AM – 4 PM. Estimated attendance: 2.5k.


Margarita Mayhem 5K Fun run at Magnuson Park: 4:30 – 6 PM. Estimated attendance: 540.


Seattle Opera presents Carmen at McCaw Hall: 7:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.


S U N.  M A Y  5


Seattle Opera presents Carmen at McCaw Hall: 2 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.


Seattle Bike-N-Brews Bicycle Ride, a 27-mile urban ride along the Duwamish and Green River Trails from Georgetown to Tukwila and back: 9 AM – 3 PM. Estimated attendance: 725.


5 De Mayo annual Cinco de Mayo event will close 2nd Ave. NE between E. Green Lake Way N. and Woodlawn Ave. NE.: 10:30 AM – 11:00 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.


WWII Immortal Regiment Memorial Walk from Occidental Park in Pioneer Square to the Garden of Remembrance at 2nd & University via 4th Ave; returning to Pioneer Square via 2nd Ave: 1 – 2:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 500.


Trip planning tools:


For an expanded list of upcoming constructions and events, visit our website!

Traveler’s Map

Our map has real-time traffic and travel times, including construction, events, and incidents.


Project & Construction Coordination Map

See up-to-date information on current and future construction projects in the right of way, as well as other events that may impact traffic.


WSDOT mobile app

The WSDOT mobile app has Seattle traffic and travel information for the state of WA.

For other trip planning and transit, bike and car share, carpooling, parking, and ride-hailing tools, visit our Seattle Traffic website!