Seahawks Parade page (was, Super Bowl 2014 in West Seattle)

Keeping this page archived – but also adding the full details on Wednesday’s celebration and related notes:

WEDNESDAY: Parade coverage (it is wrapping up as of 2:09 pm)

**UPDATED TUESDAY MORNING, WATER TAXI WILL HAVE EXTRA RUNS TO GET YOU TO AND FROM THE PARADE – DETAILS HERE**

UPDATED TUESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING: WILL SCHOOLS EXCUSE ABSENCES?

UPDATED TUESDAY EVENING: METRO/OTHER TRANSIT INFO

UPDATED TUESDAY EVENING: City info

SPILLOVER EVENT AT SAFECO FIELD – newest info

Now, the latest update on the parade itself:

A welcome home Victory Celebration Parade is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 5.

The parade will begin just south of Seattle Center at Denny Way and travel south down 4th Avenue past Westlake Park and finish at the north entrance of CenturyLink Field, see a map of the route below.

Participants include Seahawks Players, Head Coach Pete Carroll, Coaching Staff, Seahawks Executives, Sea Gals, Blitz and the Blue Thunder drumline. In addition, Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will join the parade.

Seattle Police Department will close 4th Avenue at 10:30 a.m. and will reopen 4th Avenue as soon as possible. Fans are encouraged to gather early as big crowds are expected downtown and transportation delays are likely. There will be limited parking availability at CenturyLink Field. Fans should also try to carpool and utilize public transportation and dress warmly as the forecast calls for cold temperatures.

The City is deploying additional resources to ensure public safety and continuity of City services. Additional information about transportation options will be available mid day on Tuesday, February 4.

Residents are encouraged to carpool or take transit to the victory parade. Parking will be limited and traffic is likely to be slow.

We’ve been asked repeatedly if there is any chance of extra West Seattle Water Taxi runs to get West Seattleites to the parade. UPDATE: Yes!

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PARKING IF YOU’RE TAKING THE WATER TAXI OVER: Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) says WT users are welcome to park in its lot for free, as noted here Monday night.

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(below is outdated info from and before Game Day, saving for the archives
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Anything to add last-minute? Please let us know – editor@westseattleblog.com – thanks!

(12′s everywhere! Thanks to Barry White for the video)
*WHERE TO WATCH THE GAME
-Not an all-encompassing list, but if we hear from you, as we’ve heard from those below, we’ll add you to the list! – e-mail us (editor@westseattleblog.com) to add your venue

All ages:
Highland Park Improvement Club (12th/Holden):

Come to HPIC and watch the game with your neighbors, AKA The 12th Man! We will have potluck, including a “Chili Cook-Off” . The winner will receive a trophy, a Highland Park Hoodie and (of course) bragging rights. If you would like to participate, please bring a dish: Chili, to compete, or any dish to share.

Please bring your own refreshments. There is no cover charge. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends and neighbors!

2:00 – Doors Open

2:30 – Chili Cook-Off begins

3:30 – Kick-off

Redline WS (35th/Avalon)
Skylark Café and Club (3803 Delridge Way SW)
Zippy’s Giant Burgers (9614 14th SW) “will have two televisions set up for watching the action. No matter who you’re rooting for, we know you’ll enjoy the super special burger we’re making for the evening. The Super Big Hawkster has two patties topped with grilled onions, a hot link, cream cheese spiked with Frank’s red hot sauce, garlic mayo, lettuce, and a tomato.
Mars Hill Church (7551 35th SW): “Showing the Super Bowl on our 18′ foot and three 12′ foot screens through our 27,000-watt sound system! We’ll be providing free food (burgers, hot dogs, hot wings, etc…), tailgating games (corn hole, football ring toss), video games, and of course Skittles. We’ll be starting at 2:30 pm with the food and games before kickoff at 3:30 pm.”

21+
Beveridge Place Pub (6413 California SW): “We’re breaking our own rules and setting up a projection screen in the front room to ensure maximum viewing capability! BYOF (that means Food). Open at noon, with Happiest Hours from noon till 6pm, including $1 off select Washington micros and awesome wines!”
Feedback Lounge (6451 California SW; WSB sponsor):

-”We’re open at 11:30 AM and will be serving Super Nachos and 1/2 off Top Shelf Half-Time food/drink specials.”
Mission (2325 California SW) opening at 2 pm – details here

*CLOSING FOR THE DAY, OR CLOSING EARLY AND NOT ALREADY MENTIONED ABOVE*

-Hotwire Online Coffeehouse (4410 California SW; WSB sponsor) open 7 am-3 pm Sunday for your pre-game coffee
-Firefly Café and Creperie will be CLOSED Sunday
-Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor) is closing at 3 pm (open at 8 am as usual)
-Click! Design That Fits (WSB sponsor)is having a sale through 3 pm Sunday, when they’ll close early for the game
-The Wash Dog (WSB sponsor) will be open only from 9 am to 3 pm on Super Bowl Sunday.
-Alki Juice and Java (across Harbor Ave. from Seacrest) will be closed Sunday
-Eats Market Café (Westwood Village) closing at 2 pm, per sign spotted by customers
-Luna Park Café closing at 3 pm
-Cycle U closing at 3 pm
-Easy Street Records says it’s closing at 4 pm Sunday

CONTESTS
-Check out West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) – they’re doing trivia in the store – schedule is in a comment on this Facebook post
-Food drive challenge: Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) sends this:

Super Bowl Food Drive Challenge – Seattle vs Denver – United in Blue

The Seattle-area United Methodist Churches have challenged the Denver area UMC churches to a food drive contest.
Whoever has the most donations of dry goods midnight on Super Bowl Sunday will be declared the winner.
All food will then be donated to local food banks – Tibbetts UMC is a drop-off site and food will go to the West Seattle and White Center Food Banks. We will have barrels in the church entryways to receive donations. We’ll beat Denver in football AND in food!

Website: www.unitedinblue.org Facebook Event: facebook.com/events/634213273306644/
If you prefer to donate money, there is a way to do this via credit card or PayPal. Go to the website for instructions.

(Thanks to Sandra for sharing the photo of what we might call the 12th Vehicle, spotted at Jefferson Square)
SEAHAWKS GEAR/DECORATIONS

PB&J Textiles (3805 Delridge Way SW, WSB sponsor) has 2 x 3 12th-man banners at the shop (photo above), $12, “in stock now and will be until Saturday 4 pm” – larger sizes available – call 206-243-3053

(PNTA crew shared this photo on Blue Friday)
PNTA (2414 SW Andover, #C100): “PNTA can help with lighting your home or business in Seahawks colors, or projecting logos onto walls. We also have large video monitors, speakers, confetti cannons, etc available to rent for Super Bowl parties.” M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-2 or 206-622-7850
Second Gear Sports (6529 California SW) “has Seahawks socks for sale (while supplies last) and will be closing early on Sunday.”
-Cindy reports a roadside stand in the Burien area, Ambaum/128th; we noticed one at 35th/Fauntleroy on Friday

(Thanks to Hominee for the photo – Alki Elementary showing its spirit on Thursday)
*SPECIAL TAKEOUT/DELIVERY FOOD:

-Harry’s Chicken Joint (WSB sponsor) will be open noon-3 pm Sunday and is suggesting pre-orders
-Marination ma kai (Seacrest Boathouse; WSB sponsor) has special taco/slider packs, pickup only:

We are closing for business at 3 pm Super Bowl Sunday; however, we are doing a 12 for $25 taco or slider packs starting at 11 am. Pick up only, and each pack must be the same type of taco or slider. Please call 206-678-7274 or e-mail eat@marinationmobile.com to pre-order!

-Proletariat Pizza (9622A 16th SW; WSB sponsor) is open 11 am-4 pm Super Bowl Sunday
-West 5 will be open 9 am-2 pm Sunday and suggests: “Give us a call today (WE5-1966) to pre-order Mac N Cheese for your house party and we’ll have it ready for you to pick up and put in the oven Sunday morning.”
-Mashiko has listed specials that, if you order in advance, will be ready for pickup 1-2 pm Sunday (otherwise, they’ll be closed that day)
-Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky is offering a Super Bowl Fried Chicken Party To Go, ready @ 1 pm Sunday if ordered by 8 the night before
-Giannoni’s Pizza (south side of Westwood Village): “Giannoni’s will stay open on Sunday until 5 pm. Pre-paid, pre-orders for Sunday will get you a FREE SLICE so come in (before then) and then again on Sunday!”

MISCELLANY:

(WSB photo)
GIANT 12TH MAN FLAG: See it at Delridge/Andover (here’s our coverage of the event during which it was raised)
SPECIAL 747: It flew around on Thursday – did you see it?


*Thursday midday update – the plane landed at Boeing Field this morning!

(Photo by Scott Nelson)
*Behind-the-scenes with the Russell building’s 12 – how they made it happen (PSBJ story)

Still adding to this – anything Super Bowl/West Seattle/vicinity-relevant welcome! editor@westseattleblog.com

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