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City leaders share preparation details for MLB All-Star Game and All-Star Week
City leaders share preparation details for MLB All-Star Game and All-Star Week

City of Seattle leaders provide information and answer questions from the press related to the City’s preparation for the MLB All-Star Game and All-Star Week. Leaders knowledgeable about the City’s efforts to create a welcoming event highlighting Seattle and its vibrant downtown will comment on items including public safety, cleaning, transportation, accessibility, civic partnership, and future events.

The city has been collaborating with the Seattle Sports Commission, the Mariners, Major League Baseball, T-Mobile Park, Lumen Field, and others for nearly two years to ensure residents and visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience throughout All Star Week.

MLB All-Star Week will provide a significant boost for our local economy. Visit Seattle has forecasted that the event will generate upwards of $50 million from more than 100,000 fans attending games and events hosted in the stadium district and other Seattle neighborhoods. In addition to residents, fans from across the country and world will provide a significant increase in foot traffic that will be especially beneficial for our local businesses and hotels in downtown neighborhoods.

Speakers and attendees include:
Greg Wong, Deputy Mayor, City of Seattle
Adrian Diaz, Seattle Police Chief 
Harold Scoggins, Seattle Fire Chief 
Greg Spotts, Director, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)
AP Diaz, Superintendent, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR)
Lee Momon, Clean City Division Director, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)


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