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Events

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

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LOCATION: Fayetteville Street from 100-400 - 100 Fayetteville St

Wide Open Bluegrass is a celebration of all things bluegrass. Over 40 bands scheduled on 4 stages throughout Fayetteville Street. Over 75 vendors touting NC products, artisan village based on music, beer garden, kids activities, and the North Carolina Pork Council Whole Hog BBQ State Championship.

For FREE Street Fest band schedule, click here.

 


Associated Street Closures:
Date and Time: Friday, September 27 from noon until 11 pm and Saturday, September 28 from 10 am until 10 pm

Set Up and Break Down: Thursday, September 26 at 6 pm until Sunday, September 29 at 7 am.

Closures:

The 100 through 500 blocks of Fayetteville St. will be closed at 6 pm on Thursday, September 26 until Sunday, September 29 at 7 am. Access to the Marriott from Lenoir St. will be manned allowing guests to the hotel.

The 00 blocks of W. Hargett St. from Salisbury to Fayetteville St. will be closed, Martin St. and Davie St. between S. Salisbury St. and S. Wilmington St. will also be closed beginning at 6 pm on September 26. The 00 block of E. Hargett St. closure is included in the Raleigh Times event closure. All of the above streets will be open by 7 am on Sunday, September 29.

Lenoir St. between Dawson St. and S. Wilmington St. will be impacted by heavy pedestrian traffic from Friday, September 27 at 9 am until Saturday, September 28 at 11:59 pm.

Cabarrus St. between McDowell St. and S. Salisbury St. will be closed from Thursday, September 26 at 6 pm until Sunday, September 29 at 7 am.

The following parking will be encumbered.

All parking spaces on the 00 block of Martin St. from 6 pm on September 26 until 7 am on September 29.

Parking lots A1 and A2, in the 600 block of Fayetteville St. will be utilized for parking. They will be closed from Thursday, September 26 at 6 pm until Sunday, September 29 at 7 am.

Parking spaces on McDowell St. (east curbline next to the Convention Center) will be reserved for tour bus parking from 9 am on Thursday, September 26 until Sunday, September 29 at noon.

All parking spaces within the requested street closures during the times listed above as well as the east side parking spaces on the 500 block of Fayetteville St. from the south end of the plaza to Lenoir St. from 6 pm on September 26 until 7 am on September 29.

Selected parking spaces on the west side of the 100 through 400 blocks of S. Wilmington St. from 6 pm on September 27 until 9 am on September 29.

Selected parking spaces on the east side of the 100 through 400 blocks of S. Salisbury St. from 6 pm on September 27 until 9 am on September 29.