Step Forward SR 99 Grand Opening
February 2, 2019 7am – 6:30pm
Only Seattle could throw a party for a tunnel!
Get ready for the Grand Opening of the new SR 99 by attending the Step Forward Event! On February 2nd and 3rd a grand opening will take place on SR 99 to celebrate the new tunnel! The grand opening will celebrate the past, present and future of Seattle’s waterfront. With this theme in mind, the festival and programming will likely include the following elements:
-A reflection on the past, including an art festival on the viaduct
-A celebration of the present, represented by the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, highlighting STEM and the people who contributed to the program
-A look ahead to the future, featuring highlights of the City’s plans for the waterfront
Here’s what’s happening:
Saturday, February 2nd
-7:30am-Noon: Fun Run
-11:30am-12:30pm: Ribbon cutting ceremony
-11am-6:30pm: Public Festival
-12:30pm-6:30pm: Public tunnel walk/access
12:30pm-6:30pm: Goodbye to the Viaduct/hello to the waterfront
Sunday, February 3rd
-Sunrise-11am: Bike ride
Avoid the Squeeze, Park and Dine with Ease, at Anthony’s Pier 66! Enjoy Seattle waterfront dining at its finest during the tunnel hookup. Come to the downtown waterfront for three great Northwest dining experiences: Sophisticated dining at Anthony’s Pier 66, casual lunch or dinner downstairs at Anthony’s Bell Street Diner and Anthony’s Fish Bar for quick–‐dining seafood selections. During the squeeze, enjoy a complimentary cup of chowder when you dine at Anthony’s Pier 66 or Bell Street Diner through February 4. Visit Anthonysdotcom to learn more.
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