See what’s moving in Seattle this week: May 8 – 12, 2019

view of Downtown Seattle from Alki Beach

view of Downtown Seattle from Alki Beach

 

Here’s a look at Seattle’s upcoming large-scale events and construction happening around the City this week, May 8 – 12, 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!

 

 

W E D.  M A Y  8

 

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

 

T H U R S.  M A Y  9

 

A Conversation with Melinda Gates at McCaw Hall: 7:30 – 10 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.

 

S A T.  M A Y  11

 

Madrona annual MayFair Parade on 34th Ave. from Al Larkin Park to Madrona Playground: 9 AM – 1 PM. Estimated attendance: 400.

 

South Lake Union Saturday Market on 9th Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St: 11 AM – 4 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.

 

Sounders vs. Houston Dynamo at CenturyLink Field: Kickoff at 7 PM. Estimated attendance: 30k.

 

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

 

S U N.  M A Y  12

 

The Annual Color Run Fun Run will start and finish on Mercer St. adjacent to the Seattle Center (route will use 4th Ave to and from Downtown): Event hours: 8 – 11 AM.  Estimated attendance: 9k.

 

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

 

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!  

 

 

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