Alki Car Free Day will feature a 5k Run/Walk booths, a parade and a skidding party put on by the Alki Beach Creeps. The event will begin at 9:20AM with the Run/Walk and the party will get underway at 11AM.
Alki Car Free Day will feature Run/Walk, parade and party
Alki Beach Creeps have added a 'Skidding Party"
As part of the City of Seattle's "Seattle Summer Streets" the annual Alki Car Free Day is set for May 18 from 11 AM – 5 PM. No parking starts at 8AM.
Alki Ave S.W. (from California Ave SW to 63rd Ave SW) will be closed to cars but open to pedestrians, bikes and much more.
You can participate in the West Seattle 5K Run/Walk in the morning, sponsored by the West Seattle High School PTSA. The race starts at 9:20 AM. Pre-registration is suggested. Stay for the street party starting at 11 AM.
For the second year the Alki Beach Creeps a local bike group will staging a costume bike parade and party celebrating freedom in the streets. The parade will start at 1:00pm, on the corner of 63rd and Alki Ave. All ages are welcome.
The parade will travel to the Don Armeni boat launch on Harbor Ave, then loop back around to the 2600 block of Alki Ave for the street party. The party will feature a skidding competition. Complete with 1st and 2nd prizes from El Chupacabra for longest skid marks (on the concrete). On will be two DJs, spinning actual records and later a live hip hop show will be part of the party. For the kids the group will supply buckets of sidewalk chalk.
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