Travel Tips for Weekend Festivals: Columbus Arts Festival, Park Street Festival and more:
With spring’s warm weather come several central Ohio festivals. A number of festivals and special events are scheduled for this weekend. The Columbus Arts Festival will be held on the riverfront in Downtown Columbus from Friday June 7 to Sunday, June 9. Within walking distance of the Arts festival is the Park Street Festival which will be held Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8. Also planned are the Columbus 10 K and other events around central Ohio.
Festival Travel Tips:
Columbus Arts Festival Downtown Riverfront Street Closures (in place from Wednesday, June 5 at 9 p.m. through Monday, June 10 at 7 a.m.)
For more information about the Columbus Arts Festival, visit: https://columbusartsfestival.org/
Park Street Festival Street Closures (in place from 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6 to 6 a.m. Sunday, June 9):
For more information about the Park Street Festival, visit http://www.parkstreetfest.com/
The run forms Sunday, June 9 at 8:15 a.m. and starts at 9:00 a.m. Expect closures near the staging area and rolling closures as the run progresses. Law enforcement officers will work to direct traffic across the course as gaps permit. Expect more delays early in the race.
• The run starts on Washington Ave, east of COSI.
• North on Washington Ave.
• West on W. Broad St.
• South on Belle St
• West on Rush Alley
• North on Starling St.
• East on W. Broad St
• North on Front St to Park St.
• West on First Ave.
• North on Perry St.
• West on W. Third Ave
• Before Olentangy River Rd, south onto the Olentangy Trail
• Cross over US 33 (W. Spring St./W. Long St.), still on Olentangy Trail
• West on Rickenbacker Dr.
• South on Souder Ave
• After crossing over the Scioto River, East on the Lower Scioto Greenway.
• Continue on Lower Scioto Greenway to finish at riverfront.
For more information about the Columbus 10K, visit http://columbus10k.com/Home/RaceInfo
Again, please watch for pedestrians and drive, bike and walk safely. (Paving the Way/Columbus)
Paving the Way reminds you to Share the Road. Be alert for cyclists, pedestrians and construction workers in construction zones.