Streets bordering the Civic Center and Bicentennial Park will be closed starting April 8 for the setup for the annual Festival of the Arts. The closures include:
- Walker Avenue – Northbound from Main Street to Couch Drive and southbound from Robert S. Kerr Avenue to Main Street. The Arts District Garage will be accessible from Walker Avenue to Latting Circle.
- Lee Avenue – Northbound from Main Street to Couch Drive with alley access. Northbound and southbound from Colcord Drive to Couch Drive.
- Colcord Drive – Eastbound from Lee Avenue to Walker Avenue.
- Couch Drive – Westbound from Walker Avenue to Lee Avenue.
All parking lots (including the VIP donor lot) will remain open, but access to entrances and exits will be available only from the “outer loop”, since Colcord and Couch will be closed.
On-street parking bordering Bicentennial Park will not be accessible while the streets are closed. Additional on-street parking will remain open on other surrounding streets. Additional parking may be found at the Arts District Parking Garage.
Pedestrian access to Bicentennial Park and Civic Center Music Hall will be maintained.
Patrons should allow extra time downtown during the closures.