CID Block Party’s main stage will be at the King St. Colonades / InterIm Parking Lot (under i5) located at 900 S. King St., Seattle, WA.

This year’s CID Block Party will take place August 26th, 2023.

Festivities will begin at 3pm and conclude at 9pm.

CID Block Party is a FREE event.  There is NO cover.

CID Block Party is an all-ages event. All are welcome. We recommend ear protection for the young.

The Health and Safety of CIDBP and our community will always be a top priority. We are in close contact with local and state officials, working together to create the safest possible environment. According to the CDC, older adults and people of all ages with serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19. All attendees should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend the festival.

By entering the festival, attendees voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and confirm that they will adhere to local quarantine mandates and the CDC quarantine requirements.

For more information visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

  • Yourself
  • Friends
  • Water bottle
  • Food 

  • Bicycles are a great form of transportation to get here, but please park them outside the venue
  • Drones 
  • Firearms or weapons of any kind



We do not recommend arriving via car due to the limited number of parking spots available in the neighborhood.

We encourage the use of public transportation, bicycles, or car rideshare to arrive at CIDBP. See our Biking tab for bicycle info!


Public Transportation 


1. Link Light Rail

CIDBP is an 8 minute walk from the Chinatown-International District Link Light Rail Station. Find a Link station near you here


Take the 1 Line to the Chinatown-International District Link Light Rail Station


2. Local Transit Routes


550, 554 (get off at 4th and Jackson)


7, 14, 36, 106, (get off at 8th and Jackson)
From Capitol Hill, take First Hill Streetcar (get off at 7th and Jackson)


3. Taxi/Rideshare

We recommend being dropped off at 8th and S King Street, near the Wing Luke Museum

  • The CID Block Party takes place on King Street under the I-5 Overpass – between 8th Ave S and 10th Ave S.
  • Our entrance opens at 3 PM! Please enter at the main entrance: east side of 8th and King
  • Exit on King Street
  • Please refrain from attending if you have a fever or are experiencing flu-like symptoms. Although masks are not required, we highly recommend every individual attending CIDBP to wear masks whenever possible, when not eating or drinking. 
  • We encourage attendees to sign up for WA Notify as an extra layer of protection for themselves and the community; you’ll be able to receive exposure notifications if you have been in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. 
  • Please get vaccinated and boosted!

  • An ADA bathroom is available on the east side of the venue, adjacent next to three other portable toilets
  • A limited amount of bleacher seating is available for seniors over the age of 65 or people with disabilities and one guest. Please email [email protected] in advance and we can do our best to accommodate you!

  • Check out this map to find bike racks and bike parking locations (blue dots) around the neighborhood.

Credit: Seattle Open Data Portal: Bike Racks


  • Outside the CID Link Station, there is a bike storage area near the intersection of 5th Ave S and King St. 
  • 4 on-demand bike lockers at 300 S King Street ($.15/hour)