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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Here are the Winter Park holiday event road closures this week

Posted By on Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 12:57 PM

click image Take the detour, buddy - PHOTO COURTESY WINTER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE/FACEBOOK
  • Photo courtesy Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Facebook
  • Take the detour, buddy
It's that jolly time of year again … when Winter Park denizens are going to have to take to the side-roads and detours in their sleighs to avoid holiday events over the next few days.

Thursday, Dec. 3: Memories of Christmas in the Park
  • Garfield Avenue will be closed from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4: Winter on the Avenue
These roads will close to traffic at 2 p.m. Friday and stay closed until Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.:
  • Park Avenue from West Canton to Fairbanks avenues
  • Morse Boulevard from South Knowles to South New York avenues
  • Lincoln and East Welbourne avenues from Center Street to South Park Avenue
  • New England Avenue from South Virginia to South Pennsylvania avenues (this stretch of New England will only be closed from 4 p.m.-midnight, on both Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-5)
Saturday, Dec. 5: 68th annual “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade
The following roads will also close at 6 a.m. for the duration of the parade:
  • Park Avenue between Webster and Comstock avenues
  • Side streets at the Park Avenue intersections along the parade route
  • New York Avenue between Canton and Webster avenues
  • New England Avenue will reopen for a few hours after the parade is over
Reminder that face masks and social distancing are required at all of this weekend's events.



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