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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.

The Morning Times Market
Event Date(s): 4/3/2015 - 12/4/2015

Associated road closures: Friday from 6 pm-1 am the following morning.

Street Closure: Hargett St between Wilmington St and Fayetteville St

Third Sunday Children's Carnival
Event Date(s): 4/19/2015 - 10/18/2015

Date and Time: Sunday, April 19, May 17, June 21, August 16, September 20, and October 18 from 6 am-4 pm

Street Closure: 00 block of Hargett St between Wilmington St and Fayetteville St

City Market First Friday
Event Date(s): 5/1/2015 - 10/2/2015

Date and Time: Fridays, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2 from 3 pm–10:30 pm

Street Closure: Wolfe St between Parham St and Blake St

Note: Grantee may use sidewalks adjacent to closure between 12 noon and 11 pm on all permitted dates listed below

Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
Event Date(s): 5/6/2015 - 9/30/2015

Event Date and Time: Every Wednesday, May 6-September 30, 2015 from 10 am-2 pm

Closure Date and Time: Every Wednesday between May 6-September 30, 2015 from 6 am-4 pm

Street Closures: 400 block of Fayetteville St between Davie St and Lenoir St

Oak City 7 Concert Series
Event Date(s): 5/28/2015 - 8/20/2015

Event Time: Thursdays, May 28, June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20 from 5 pm-10:30 pm

Closure Date and Time: Thursdays, May 28, June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20 from 1pm until 1am

Street Closure: Fayetteville St from Davie St to Lenoir St from 1 pm until 1 am the following morning.

The 'Works
Event Date(s): 7/3/2015 - 7/5/2015

City of Raleigh Fourth of July Celebration Event: 11am - 11pm on Saturday, July 4th Associated road closures: 100-500 blocks Fayetteville & 00 blocks of Davie, Martin and Hargett from 6p Fri 7/3 until 7a Sun 7/5. There will also be brief closures downtown by the Red Hat Amphitheater and the Performing Arts Center between 9pm - 10:15pm on Saturday July 4 to accommodate the fireworks display. Contact: Doug Grissom, Raleigh Convention Center, doug.grissom@raleighconvention.com.

Red Hat private event
Event Date(s): 7/16/2015

Location: Lincoln Theater Associated road closure: E. Cabarrus Street between Wilmington and Blount from 9am until 7pm. Contact: Madison McMahan Email: mmcmahan@redhat.com

Lincoln Theatre Outdoor Concerts
Event Date(s): 7/18/2015

100 E. Cabarrus Street Event time: 6pm - 11pm Associated road closure: 100 block of East Cabarrus, between Wilmington and Blount from 7am on 6/27 until 2am on 6/28. Contact: Pat Dickenson, pat@lincolntheatre.com, 919-828-4444.

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo
Event Date(s): 8/9/2015 - 10/11/2015

Date and Time: Sundays, May 3, June 14, August 9, and October 10 from 6 am-11:59 am

Street Closure: Fayetteville St between Morgan St and City Plaza, Hargett St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St, Martin St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St, and W Davie St, and E Davie St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St.

Parking Ecumbrance:

- Fayetteville St between W Morgan St and E Lenoir St from 6 am-11:59 am

- Hargett St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St from 6 am-11:59 pm on all permitted dates

- Martin St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St from 6 am-11:59 pm

- Davie St between S Salisbury St and S Wilmington St from 6 am-11:59 pm

- Spots 312, 313, 314, and 315 on the east side of W Salisbury St between W Hargett St and W Martin St on all permitted dates.

BugFest
Event Date(s): 9/19/2015

Date and Time: September 18 from 6 pm until 11:59 pm on September 19

Street Closure: Jones St between N Wilmington St and N Salisbury St and Edenton St between N Wilmington St and N Salisbury St

Parking Encumbrance:
- Jones St between N Wilmington St and N Salisbury
- Edenton St between N Wilmington St and N Salisbury St