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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.

Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

Date:  Every Wednesday from 5/4/16 - 9/28/16

Associated Road Closures: 

The following streets will be closed from 6 am - 4 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Davie and Lenoir Streets

Note: The 400 block will remain open for local traffic on all permitted dates except Wednesdays, May 4, June 29, August 10, and September 28, during which the 400 block will be entirely closed off to all vehicular access.

The 500 block will remain accessible for local traffic only.

Oak City 7 and Pickin' in the Plaza Summer Concert Series

Date:  Every Thursday from Thursday, June 2 - September 1

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed from 1 pm on Thursday - 1 am on Friday morning

Fayetteville Street from Davie to Lenoir Streets

Note: Access to Marriott will remain open throughout the closure.

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

Associated Street Closures:

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

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Lenoir Streets

Hargett Street between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets

Martin Street between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets

Davie Street between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets

Note:  

The 500 block of Fayetteville Street will remain open during this closure for local traffic only.

Raleigh Times Third Sunday Children's Carnival

Dates:  Every third Sunday

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed from 7 am until 4 pm on event days:

Hargett Street between Fayetteville and Wilmington Streets

 

Name: Lizi Labelle

Email: lizi@raleightimesbar.com

Phone: 919-833-0999

CaribMask Parade and Festival Village

Date:  Saturday, August 27

Associated Street Closures:

 

The following streets will be closed from 6 am until 11:59 pm on Saturday, August 27:

Fayetteville Street between Lenoir and Davie Streets

Davie Street between Wilmington and Salisbury Streets

 

The following street will be closed from 12 pm until 11:59 pm on Saturday, August 27:

Fayetteville Street between Davie and Martin Street

African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh & Wake County

Date:  Saturday, September 3 - Sunday, September 4

Associated Road Closures:

The following street will be closed from 6 pm on Friday, September 2 until 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 4:

Fayetteville Street between Lenoir and Davie Streets

 

The following streets will be closed from be closed from 4 am on Saturday, September 3 until 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 4:

Fayetteville Street between Davie and Hargett Streets

Davie Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

Martin Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

 

 

Hopscotch Music Festival

Date:  Thursday, September 8 - Sunday, September 11:

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed from 6 pm on Wednesday, September 7 until - 12 pm on Sunday, September 11:

Fayetteville Street between Martin and Davie Streets

 

The following streets will be closed from 5 am - 8 pm on Friday, September 10:

Davie Street between S. Salisbury and S. Wilmington Streets

Oak City Mile

Date:  Sunday, September 11

Associated street closures:

The following roads will be closed from 10:30 am until 4:30 pm:

Hillsborough Street between West Street and Glenwood Avenue 

W. Edenton Street between West and Hillsborough Streets

 

The following roads will be closed from 2 pm until 3 pm for the race:

Start at the intersection of Hillsborough and Edenton Streets

West on Hilsborough Street

Take third exit off the roundabout onto Hillsborough Street

Finish at intersection of Hillsborough and Edenton Streets

Emergency Davie Street Road Repairs

Date: Saturday, August 13 through Sunday, August 14

The following streets are closed for emergency gas line repairs:

The 100 block of Davie Street between Wilmington and Blount Streets

SPARKcon

Date:  Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18

Associated Road Closures:

 

The following streets will be closed on Friday, September 16 at 6 am until Sunday, September 18 at 11 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Hargett Streets

Fayetteville Street between Hargett and Martin Streets

Fayetteville Street between Martin and Davie Streets

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

 

The following streets will be closed on Friday, September 16 at 6 pm until Sunday, September 18 at 11 pm:

Hargett, Martin, and Davie Streets between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

 

Note: Marriott traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street via Lenoir Street

BugFest 2016

Date:  Saturday, September 17

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed on Friday, September 16 at 6 pm until Saturday, September 17 at 11:59 pm:

Edenton and Jones Streets between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

Tentative: Joel Lane's Block Party

Date:  Sunday, September 18

Associated road closures:

The following street will be closed from 3:30 pm until 8:30 pm on Sunday, September 18:

S. St. Mary's Street between Parkham Lane and W. Hargett Street

Tentative: Lincoln Theatre Concert Series

Date:  Thursday, September 22 - Saturday, September 24

Associated road closures:

The following streets will be closed from 7 pm on Thursday, September 22 until 2 am on Sunday, September 24:

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

Capital City Bikefest

Date:  Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25

 

Associated Street closures:

The following roads will be closed from 6 pm on Thursday, September 22 until 5 pm on Sunday, September 25:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Lenoir Street

Hargett between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

Martin Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

Davie Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

NOTE: Marriott traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street via Lenoir Street

 

The following road will be closed from 11 am on Friday, September 23 until 5 pm on Sunday, September 25:

Lenoir Street between Fayetteville and Willmington Streets

 

The following roads will be closed from 8 am on Saturday, September 24 until 7 pm on Sunday, September 25:

W. Cabarrus Street between S. Salisbury and S. McDowell Streets 

W. Lenoir Street between S. McDowell and S. Dawson Streets

 

 

 

 

 

Tentative: Pride Celebration

Date:  Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25

Associated road closures:

The following streets will be closed at 8 pm on Friday, September 23 until 2 am on Saturday, September 24 and again at 8 pm on Friday, September 24 until 2 am on Sunday, September 25

S. Harrington Street between W. Morgan and W. Hargett Street

 

Down & Derby

Date:  Saturday, September 24

Associated road closures:

The following Streets will be closed from 7 am until 8 pm on Saturday, September 24:

Glenwood Avenue between W. Johnston and W. Jones Street

Tucker Street, Anwood Place, W. North and W. West Lane Streets between N. Boylan Avenue and N. West Street.

La Fiesta del Pueblo 2016

Associated Street Closures:

Date:  Sunday, September 25

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets wil be closed at 4 am on Sunday, September 25 until 12 am on Monday, September 26:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Lenoir Streets

Hargett, Martin, and Davie Streets between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets 

Downtown Raleigh Farmers Market - Bluegrass Breakdown

Date:  Wednesday, September 28

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed from 6 am - 4 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Davie and Lenoir Streets

Note: Local traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street via W Lenoir Street.

IBMA Wide Open World of Blue Grass

Date:  Thursday, Semptember 29 - Sunday, October 2

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets will be closed from 6 pm on Friday, September 29 until 7 am on Sunday, October 2:

Fayetteville Street between Martin and Lenoir Streets

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

Tentative: Triangle Run/Walk for Autism

Date:  Saturday, October 8

Associated road closures:

The following streets will be closed from 8 am until 10:45 am to facilitate the following route:

Start at N. Wilmington Street and North Street and head south on N. Wilmington Street

- Left on E. Jones Street

- Left on N. Person Street and remain on N. Person Street until it becomes Mordecai Drive

- Left on Courtland Drive

- Right on Mulberry Street

- Left onto N. Blount Street

- Right on Polk Street to finish at Polk Street and N. Wilmington Street

Tentative: Triangle Vegfest

Date:  Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16

Associated road closures:

The following streets will be closed from 8 am until 7 pm on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday October 16:

W. Martin Street between McDowell and Dawson Streets