Step 1: Explore event activities

Saturday, February 2

North Hub activities North Hub

North Hub (PDF 213 KB) (No ticket required)

Located on Sixth Avenue North between John and Mercer streets.

  • Open Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Access to Portal A: tunnel walk / turnaround option (free tickets)
  • STEM activities, including:
    • Excavation Station (learn about the tunnel boring machine)
    • Interactive Lego model
  • Life-size Bertha cutterhead mural
  • Food trucks
  • Start of Saturday's 8K fun run (register separately)
  • Start of Sunday's tunnel bike ride (register separately)
  • Access to Portal B: Battery Street Tunnel entrance to the community celebration on the viaduct (free tickets)
Portal A activities Portal A

Portal A (PDF 213 KB) (Tunnel ticket)

Located at the North Hub on Sixth Avenue North between Harrison and Mercer streets.

  • Opens at 12:30 p.m. (last ticketed time slot is 6:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. for viaduct/tunnel ticket)
  • 2-mile tunnel walk or turnaround option*
  • Beneath the Streets will host stops along the way explaining where you are under the city. Signage for each stop is available here (PDF 54 MB)

*Tunnel walk will exit at the South Hub, with the option to take a shuttle back to the North Hub. Turnaround option will exit back at the North Hub.

Portal B activities Portal B

Portal B (PDF 213 KB) (Viaduct ticket)

Located at the North Hub at the Aurora Avenue North and Harrison Street intersection.

Portal C activities Portal C

Portal C (Viaduct ticket)

Located at First Avenue and Seneca Street.

South Hub activities South Hub

South Hub (PDF 263 KB) (No ticket required)

Located at Pyramid Brewery, with entrances on South Royal Brougham Way and South Atlantic streets.

  • Open Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • STEM activities, including:
    • Geology layers exhibit
    • Earthquake safety technology
  • Enjoy music and food trucks
  • Shuttles to the North Hub (note: shuttles are one way only from south to north, there are no return shuttles from the North Hub to the South Hub)
Official ribbon cutting Ribbon cutting

Ribbon Cutting (PDF 263 KB) (No ticket required)

Located at the south end of the tunnel, with access from South Royal Brougham Way.

  • Saturday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Official ribbon cutting
  • Recognition of program partners and elected officials

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Event map

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Event overview

Saturday, February 2

7:30 a.m.

Tunnel to Viaduct 8K

11:00 a.m.

North Hub and South Hub open

11:30 a.m.

Official ribbon cutting ceremony

12:30 p.m.

Tunnel and viaduct tours begin

Sunday, February 3

8:00 a.m.

Tunnel bike ride