SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events happening around the city that will affect area traffic. The annual Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition will be at Westlake Park on Friday evening. The Seahawks host the Carolina Panthers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday evening.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2:
Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition: The 30th annual caroling competition at Westlake Park and surrounding streets starts at 6 p.m. 5th Ave will be closed between Olive Way and Pike St from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pine St will close between 4th Ave and 7th Ave from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. About 9,000 people are expected to attend.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4:
Pacific Northwest Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at McCaw Hall. Show times vary. About 3,000 people are expected to attend each performance.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3:
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas Celebration Procession: The procession starts at St. Mary’s at 20th Ave and S Weller St at 10:30 a.m., heads north on 20th, west on E Jackson St, north on 12th Ave, west on Cherry St, north on 9th Ave to Columbia St and ends at St. James Cathedral. About 1,000 people are expected to attend.
Seattle Women March Against Hate: March begins at 1 p.m. from Volunteer Park to Cal Anderson Park via Broadway Ave E on Capitol Hill. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.
West Seattle Hometown Holidays: Holiday Tree Lighting event at Junction Plaza Park with an evening craft market. SW Alaska Way will close between 42nd Ave SW and California Ave SW from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. About 800 people are expected to attend.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4:
Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers at 5:30 p.m. at CenturyLink Field. Go Hawks! About 65,000 people are expected to attend.