What’s moving in Seattle this week: Feb 25 – March 1

Here’s a look at large-scale events happening around the city this week that may impact how you choose to get around. If you’re headed to one of these big events, consider taking public transportation.

🚧 See our Upcoming Construction & Events page for more info on construction that could impact how you get around town.

🚧 Also, don’t forget to look at our Citywide Events Calendar for more things to do. Have fun!

WEDNESDAY FEB 26

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival: At Washington State Convention Center.  Festival hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 9AM to 8PM. Estimated attendance: 5,000 per day. 

Seattle Opera presents Charlie Parker’s Yardbird: At McCaw Hall.  Performance: 7:30PM – 9PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000. 

THURSDAY FEB 27

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival: At Washington State Convention Center.  Festival hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 9AM to 8PM. Estimated attendance: 5,000 per day. 

Seattle Sounders vs. Olimpia: Leg Two of the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16.  At CenturyLink Field.  Kickoff: 7PM.  Estimated attendance: 25,000.

FRIDAY FEB 28

Seattle Symphony Friday Matinees: At Benaroya Hall.  Student buses will stage on streets adjacent to the venue.  Event hours: 9AM – 2:30PM.  Estimated attendance: 300.

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival: At Washington State Convention Center.  Festival hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 9AM to 8PM.  Estimated attendance: 5,000 per day. 

Girl Scouts of Western Washington Lemon Cookie Parade: Help celebrate The Girl Scouts release the first new cookie since 2012.  Seattle Police Department will escort a parade from Westlake Park to Victor Steinbrueck Park via Pine St, 1st Ave, and Virginia St.  Event hours: 12PM – 1PM.  Estimated attendance: 1,000.

SATURDAY FEB 29

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival: At Washington State Convention Center.  Festival hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 9AM to 8PM.  Estimated attendance: 5,000 per day. 

Seattle Opera presents Charlie Parker’s Yardbird: At McCaw Hall.  Performance: 7:30PM – 9PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000. 

SUNDAY MAR 1

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K: Runs start and finish at Seattle Center.  Routes will use the northbound lanes of SR99 between South Lake Union and Green Lake.  Event hours: 6:45AM – 12PM.  Estimated attendance: 12,000.  

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival: At Washington State Convention Center.  Festival hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 9AM to 8PM; Sunday: 9AM – 6PM.  Estimated attendance: 5,000 per day. 

Seattle Sounders vs. Chicago Fire FC: At CenturyLink Field.  Kickoff: 12PM.  Estimated attendance: 30,000.

Seattle Opera presents Charlie Parker’s Yardbird: At McCaw Hall.  Performance: 2PM – 3:30PM.  Estimated attendance: 3,000.