Here’s a look at Seattle’s upcoming large-scale events and construction happening around the City this week, May 20 -26, 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!
TUES. M A Y 21
NG Live! Matinee for Students at Benaroya Hall: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Estimated attendance: 1k. Student buses will stage on streets around the venue.
T H U R S. M A Y 23
Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour at McCaw Hall: 6:30 – 9 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.
F R I. M A Y 24
Northwest Folklife Festival: 48th annual Music, Arts, and Heritage festival at Seattle Center: Festival programming begins at 11 AM and concludes at 10 PM from Friday until Sunday. On Monday, the Festival runs from 11 AM until 9 PM.
Eritrean for Human Right Movement Day: SPD will escort march from Eritrean Community Center (2402 E. Spruce St) to Federal Building at 2nd & Madison. Event hours: 10 AM – 1 PM. Estimated attendance: 120.
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Northwest Folklife Festival: 48th annual Music, Arts, and Heritage festival at Seattle Center: Festival programming begins at 11 AM and concludes at 10 PM from Friday until Sunday. On Monday, the Festival runs from 11 AM until 9 PM. https://www.nwfolklife.org/
South Lake Union Saturday Market Weekly neighborhood market on 9th Ave. N. between Denny Way and John St: 11 AM – 4 PM Estimated attendance: 2,500.
Eritrean Independence Day at Volunteer Park: 12 PM – 7 PM. Estimated attendance: 450.
Eritrean Independence Day Celebration at Seward Park Amphitheater: 12 – 8 PM. Estimated attendance: 1,400.
S U N. M A Y 26
Emerald City 12-mile Bike Ride: Begins and ends in SODO. 7 to 11 AM.
M O N. M A Y 2 7
Trip planning tools:
For an expanded list of upcoming constructions and events, visit our website!
Our map has real-time traffic and travel times, including construction, events, and incidents.
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.
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!