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Hello | Goodbye: Viaduct Arts Festival

Saturday, February 2, 2019
12:30-6 PM

an image of a fish with text overlay: Hello WaterfrontIn celebration of the future waterfront and tunnel, the Office of the Waterfront and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture will activate the top deck of Alaskan Way Viaduct with a once in a lifetime arts festival featuring unique performances, activities, and site-specific art installations from over 100 regional artists and organizations.

12:30 p.m.: Musical and Performance Procession:

Hello | Goodbye will begin with a processional featuring music and performances from Orkestar Zirkonium, Sara Lovett’s Giant Puppets, The Cabiri and more. The public is invited to join the procession which begins at Seneca St.

All Day: Activities, Installations and Performances:

Engage youth and family with a variety of activities, performances and unique site specific installations from regional artists and organizations including Au Collective, Cedric Bomford, Minh Carrico, Scott Trimble, April Soetarman, Sutton Beres Culler, Aubrey DeRush, Dewa Dorje, Roger Fernandes, Naomi Haverland, LelaVision, Ulises Mariscal, Tia Matthies, Emmett Montgomery, Akira Ohiso, DK Pan, Shawn Parks, The Cabiri, The Fabulous Downey Brothers, SANCA, and more!

overlay of waterfront on viaductGetting there
The festival will be accessible via Seneca Street and the Battery Street Tunnel during the time period corresponding with your ticket.

Check Seattle Traffic website for the best way to get to the get around town.

Heading north: I-5 to Seneca St exit (#165), west on Seneca St to 1st Ave, and turn right (north) on 1st Ave.

Heading south: I-5 to Union St exit (#165B), west (toward Puget Sound) on Union St to 1st Ave.

From I-90: Heading west, merge onto I-5 North; take Madison St exit (#2C). Turn left on Madison and right on 1st Ave.

Visit the Metro website for a complete guide to Seattle’s transit system and a map of nearby bus stops.

Sound Transit Link Light Rail University Street Station exits onto 2nd Ave.

See the SDOT interactive bike map for all levels of riders. Multiple bike racks are available on-street and public racks can be accessed by ramp or elevator on Union between 1st and 2nd Avenue on the first parking level of the Russell Investment Center Garage.

Boats from West Seattle, Bremerton, and Bainbridge, Blake, Vashon, and Vancouver Islands disembark within walking distance

Image credits:

Fish by Akira Ohiso

3D chalk by Naomi Haverland