What’s Moving in Seattle This Week? August 19 – 25

 

Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash

Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash

 

From the arts to sports, markets and block parties, this weekend has got it goin’ on. We advise travelers to be aware of the following events in the city that may affect area traffic.

 

 

TUES. AUG20

 

Private Event: At T-Mobile Park.  Event hours: 5PM – 10:30PM.  Estimated attendance: 40,000.

 

 

THURS. AUG22

 

Swedish Informational Picket: On Broadway between E. Cherry St. and E. Columbia St.  Event hours: 3PM – 7PM.  Estimated attendance: 1,000.

 

 

FRI. AUG23

 

Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: At T-Mobile Park.  First Pitch: 7:10PM.  Estimated attendance: 30,000.

 

Seattle Opera presents Verdi’s Rigoletto: At McCaw Hall. Event hours: 7:30PM – 10PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000.

 

 

SAT. AUG24

 

Seattle Marathon Summer 5K/10K Race and Kid’s Fun Run: At Seward Park.  Event hours: 5K starts at 8:30AM, 10K at 9:30AM, and kid’s fun run at 10:30AM.  Estimated attendance: 800.

 

Seattle Design Festival Block Party: Two-day street fair celebrating the powerful ways design affects our lives.  At Lake Union Park.  Event hours: 10AM – 7PM.  Estimated attendance: 5,000.

 

South Lake Union Saturday Market: Weekly Market closes 9th Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St.  Market hours are 11AM – 4PM Saturday.  Estimated attendance: 2,500.

 

Belltown Crush Block Party: Beer and wine festival at Bell St. Park, and on Bell St. between 4th Ave. and 2nd Ave.  Event hours: 3PM to 7PM.  Estimated attendance: 700.

 

Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: At T-Mobile Park.  First Pitch: 6:10PM.  Estimated attendance: 30,000.

 

Seattle Opera presents Verdi’s Rigoletto: At McCaw Hall.  Event hours: 7:30PM – 10PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000.

 

 

SUN, AUG25

 

Seattle Design Festival Block Party: Two-day street fair celebrating the powerful ways design affects our lives.  At Lake Union Park.  Event hours: 10AM – 7PM.  Estimated attendance: 5,000.

 

Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays: At T-Mobile Park.  First Pitch: 1:10PM.  Estimated attendance: 30,000.

 

Seattle Opera presents Verdi’s Rigoletto: At McCaw Hall. Event hours: 2PM – 4:30PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000.

 

Head and the Heart Free Concert: At Pike Place Market. Event hours: 7PM. Estimated attendance: 9,500.