Events happening over the next few days range from The Flower and Garden Show at the Convention Center and Seattle RV Show at CenturyLink Field to Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Bike Swap, and Seattle University’s Men’s Basketball at the Seattle Center. If you really want to get your heart pumping, there’s the Annual Love ‘em and Leave ‘em Valentine’s Day Dash at Green Lake. Drivers should anticipate normal congestion associated with these events and keep in mind some significant roadway closures taking place that could create some travel delays. For more information, please see the schedule below.
Friday, February 7
Pacific Northwest Ballet Eyes on Dance School: 11: a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
McCaw Hall, Seattle Center
Expect congestion before and after event on Mercer Street.
Saturday, February 8
Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine’s Day Dash 5K: 9:30 a.m.
Clockwise around Green Lake
Staging area: W Green Lake Way N between E Green Lake Way N and N 63rd Street near the Aqua Theater, Closure begins at 8:30 a.m.
Run course: Start adjacent to the Aqua Theater; heads west on W Green Lake Way N to Aurora Ave N and onto the Green Lake trail; moves off trail and onto W Green Lake Drive N; then goes east on W Green Lake Drive N to E Green Lake Dr N; east to E Green Lake Way N; south on E Green Lake Way N to approximately Kenwood Place N; then west onto Green Lake trail and finishes at Aqua Theater. More info available at: http://promotionevents.com/valentines/SEA_Home.htm
Seattle University vs. New Mexico State University Men’s Basketball: 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Expect congestion on the west side of Seattle Center
Sunday, February 9
Seattle Bike Swap: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Exhibition Hall, Seattle Center
Anticipate heavier traffic on Broad Street.
The Seattle RV Show: Thursday – Sunday, February 6 –9
For hours and details, please visit: http://theseattlervshow.com/
NW Flower and Garden Show: Wednesday – Sunday, February 5 – 9
Washington State Convention Center
For hours and details please visit: http://www.gardenshow.com/
Pacific Northwest Ballet performances of The Sleeping Beauty: Friday – Sunday, February 7 – 9
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.; 1 – 4 p.m. and 7:30 – 10:30 p.m ; 1 – 4 p.m. respectively
2,900 each show
Expect congestion particularly on Mercer Street before and after each performance.
Friday – Monday, February 7 – 10
SR520 Floating Bridge fully closed Friday night to Monday morning.
Saturday – Sunday, February 8 – 9
Full closure of the Broadway and E Jefferson Street intersection from Saturday morning to Sunday night.
Saturday – Monday, February 8 – 10
Eastbound Mercer Street closed between Fifth Avenue N and Dexter Avenue N from Saturday morning to Monday morning.
Contact: Peg Nielsen, 206.684.8114