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Get Around

Upcoming Street Closings

We are committed to providing street closure and event notifications that may affect you or your business.

NOTE: Closure information reflects the City of Raleigh Special Events Office website and will be updated accordingly.

Hargett Street Closure

The following street is closed until further notice for construction:

Hargett Street between West and Harrington Streets

Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

Date:  Every Wednesday from Wednesday, April 19 - Wednesday, October 11

Street closures:

The following streets are closed on market days from 6 am until 4 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Davie and Lenoir Streets

Note: The 500 block will remain accessible for local traffic only.

The Morning Times Market

Date: First Fridays

Associated Road Closures: 

The following streets will be closed from 6 pm - 11:59 pm on event days

Hargett Street between Fayetteville and Wilmington Streets

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

Dates: Sunday, May 7; Sunday, June 11; Sunday, August 6; Sunday, October 8

The following streets are closed on event days from 6 am until 11:59 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Lenoir Streets

Hargett, Martin and Davie Streets between S. Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street

 

Note: The 500 block of Fayetteville Street will remain open for local traffic only.

 

CaribMask Parade and Festival Village

The following roads will be closed and the Astroturf will be utilized from 6:00am until 11:59pm on Saturday, August 26 to facilitate the festival:

Fayetteville Street between Davie Street and Lenoir Street
Davie Street between S. Salisbury Street and S. Wilmington Street

NOTE: Local vehicular traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street.

 

The following roads will be closed from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 26 to facilitate parade staging:

Salisbury Street between W. Edenton Street and Hillsborough Street
Hillsborough Street between McDowell Street and Salisbury Street

E. Morgan Street between McDowell Street and Salisbury Street



Streets will be closed from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 26 to facilitate the parade route. Note that all roads one block in each direction will be detoured, and see below for turn by turn details:

Start at intersection of Hillsborough Street and Salisbury Street and head south
Left onto E. Morgan Street
Right onto Fayetteville Street
Right onto W. Davie Street to conclude the parade
Parade vehicles will continue left onto S. Salisbury Street to finish

NOTE: Local traffic will have access to the 300 block of Fayetteville Street after the parade clears at 2:00pm.

Lincoln Theatre Concert Series

The following streets will be closed from 7 am on Saturday, August 26 until 2 am on Sunday, August 27:

E. Cabarrus Street between S. Wilmington Street and S. Blount Street 

International Block Party

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, August 27 from 12:01 am until 11 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Davie Street and the south end of City Plaza 


The following streets will be closed on Sunday, August 27 from 12 noon until 11 pm:

Fayetteville Street between the south end of City Plaza and Lenoir Street

Note that local vehicular traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street via Lenoir Street from 12:01am until 11:59am, and access to the Marriott hotel will be maintained via Cabarrus Plaza from 12:00pm until 11:00pm.