SDOT is advising travelers to be aware of events happening around the city through the weekend that will add to area traffic. The Mariners continue their opening series against the Angels on Tuesday and Wednesday at Safeco Field. The Specialty Coffee Association of America Expo runs Thursday through Sunday at the Convention Center. There are KeyArena events Friday and Saturday night, and Swan Lake ballet performances at McCaw Hall Friday through the weekend that will add to area traffic.
Game two of the Mariners vs. LA Angels opener series is on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:10 p.m. with about 21,000 people expected. The Mariners wrap up their three game series with the LA Angels on Wednesday, April 8 at 7:10 p.m. with about 20,000 people expected. Go M’s!
WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER:
The Specialty Coffee Association of America Expo and Symposium starts Thursday, April 9 and runs through Sunday, April 12. There is a Thursday, April 9 Block Party event will close Melrose and Minor avenues between Pine and Pike streets from 7 p.m. to 10 pm. About 2500 people are expected each day. http://www.scaaevent.org/?p=specialevents
- 2015 Stars on Ice “Dancing for Joy” Tour is Friday, April 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. About 6,000 people are expected to attend. http://www.keyarena.com/events/detail/2015-stars-on-ice-dancing-for-joy-tour
- Chris Tomlin concert on Saturday, April 11 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. there are about 10,000 people expected to attend. http://www.keyarena.com/events/detail/chris-tomlin-1
McCAW HALL EVENTS:
Swan Lake performances by the Pacific Northwest Ballet are Friday, April 10, 7:30p.m. and Saturday, April 11with shows at 1p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 1p.m. show. There are about 3,000 people expected at each show. http://www.pnb.org/Season/14-15/SwanLake/
Norm Mah, SDOT