Dont get stuck: take a shuttle, walk, bike share or take transit

Don't get stuck

There are many entry and exit points to this event. For the best experience, we recommend that you take this survey to plan your day. This event will be taking place during the 99 Closure, which means that both the viaduct and new tunnel will be closed. Please visit the 99 Closure website for the latest travel information.

We are anticipating thousands of people at this event and encourage you to use alternative modes of transportation and plan ahead. Select your preferred access point for more information:

North Hub

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Located on Sixth Avenue North between John and Mercer streets and on Thomas and Harrison streets between Taylor Avenue North and 6th Avenue North.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

  • Nearby bus stops include: 5th Ave N & Broad St, 5th Ave N & Republican St, and Dexter Ave N & Harrison St, and Aurora Ave. & Denny Way.

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

You can also take the Seattle Monorail from Westlake Center to the Seattle Center and walk over to the North Hub. Another option for getting to the North Hub from downtown Seattle is the free waterfront shuttle.

Biking
The North Hub bike corral and bike share parking are located on Taylor Avenue between Thomas and Harrison streets.

Please note that the bike lane on Dexter Avenue between Roy and Republic streets will be closed. You can use this city bike map to plan your route.

Driving
Keep in mind that the streets near the festival will be very congested. Use this pin to have your GPS guide you to the area. There is on-street parking and many parking garages in the area.

Event related street closures will include:

  • Aurora Avenue North between Roy and Mercer streets
  • Sixth Avenue North and Taylor Avenue North between John and Mercer streets
  • Thomas and Harrison streets between Taylor Avenue North and 6th Avenue North
  • Curb lane on Dexter Avenue North between Roy Street and Republican
  • Curb lane on Roy Street between Aurora Avenue North and Dexter Avenue North

South Hub

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

Note: The ribbon cutting will take place at the south end of the SR 99 tunnel. There will be signs to direct you to the ribbon cutting from the South Hub via South Royal Brougham Way.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

  • Nearby Light Rail stations: Stadium Station, International District/Chinatown Station, and Pioneer Square Station
  • Nearby bus stops: 1st Ave S & S Atlantic St and Edgar Martinez Dr S & Occidental Ave S

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

Biking
The South Hub bike corral and bike share parking are located off of Royal Brougham on your left-hand side after entering the gate to the Pyramid parking lot. You can use this city bike map to plan your route.

Driving
Visit DowntownSeattleParking.com to find available parking in the area.

Event related street closures will include:

  • Frontage Road South between South Atlantic Street and Royal Brougham Way
  • Royal Brougham Way between First Avenue South and Frontage Road South
  • Westbound lanes of South Atlantic Street between Frontage Road South and First Avenue South
  • Curb lane on First Avenue South between South Atlantic Street and Royal Brougham Way

Seneca Street

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Located at First Avenue and Seneca Street.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

  • Nearby Light Rail stations: University Station, Pioneer Square Station
  • Nearby bus stops: 2nd Ave & Seneca St and Seneca St & 3rd Ave

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

Another option for getting to the Seneca Street entrance from downtown Seattle is the free waterfront shuttle.

Biking
There is a protected bike lane running along Second Avenue through downtown Seattle. Use this city bike map to plan your full route. There will not be a dedicated bike parking area at this entrance.

Driving
Visit DowntownSeattleParking.com to find available parking in the area.

There will not be street closures associated with the event at this access point.