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Old 08-30-2012, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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Road Closings for Matthews Alive! Festival

Matthews Alive Begins Friday **Important Information and Street Closings**



Road Closings for Matthews Alive! Festival

The Matthews Alive! festival begins tomorrow (Friday Aug. 31st.) and runs until Monday evening (Sept. 3rd). The festival is a large scale downtown event that requires road closures and adds a significant number of people to Matthews for Labor Day weekend. If you are driving to the event, or around the downtown area, please be aware of temporary no parking zones and detours. Those driving through Matthews should choose alternate routes to avoid congestion and travel delays. Please be aware of the following dates and times for road closings:

Friday, Aug. 31st- - S. Trade St. from Main St. to John St. closing between 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM.

Saturday, Sept 1st- - S. Trade St. from Main St. to John St. and N. Trade St. from John St. to Matthews St. closing at 8:30 AM for the Parade. Additional street closings of Matthews-Mint Hill Rd. from Independence Point Parkway. to N. Trade St. will begin at 9:00 AM. East and West John St. near Trade St. will close at approximately 10:00 AM. S. Trade St. from Fullwood Ln. towards downtown will also close around 10:00 AM. Immediately following the parade, at approximately 12:00 PM, streets will reopen except for S. Trade St. between Main St. and John St. for the festival.

Sunday, Sept. 2nd- - S. Trade St. from Main St. to John St. closing at 11:00 AM.

Monday, Sept. 3rd- - S. Trade St. from Main St. to John St. will remain closed and reopening after 9:00 PM. Several other downtown roads will be closed periodically between 8:00 AM and 10 AM for the 5K Foot Race.

For a complete list of weekend events, please visit Matthews Alive Festival Labor Day Weekend Celebration. We invite you to join us for this exciting festival!
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:20 AM
 
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Good to know. Thanks!
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