Shanty Days 2019 Street Closure Information

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With each Shanty Days festival there are lots of people around and with that, traffic delays and street closures. We want to help you plan your trip through town so we can all have a fun and safe festival weekend, so here is information regarding parking, street closures, and traffic delays.  In addition to the regular street closures for the event, the 2nd St./County S bridge is out for reconstruction. Detour information for the bridge reconstruction can be found on our website here.

Pedestrians, please cross the street at marked crosswalks and cooperate with law enforcement at the intersections where they will be directing traffic.

Drivers, please honor no parking areas marked by yellow curbs, and temporary or permanent no parking signs. Please do not block business or residential driveways. Allow extra time to get through town and take it slow.

Consult the maps below for more information about the 5K route, parade route, and the locations of all the Shanty Days venues. Scroll below for the specifics regarding road closures.

Thank you for helping make our Celebration of the Lake fun and safe for everyone!

Click on the maps for larger view.

2019 Shanty Days General/Detour Map

2019 Shanty Days Car Cruise Map

Shanty Days Car Cruise Map


Saturday, August 10, 2019

Shanty Day 5K Race closures
The 5K route will experience very brief closures/delays during the event on Saturday morning. The race begins at 8 a.m. and ends at approximately
10 a.m. The 4th St./Route 42 bridge will remain open during the 5K.    While the race does not cross the bridge, there will be periodic, law enforcement-controlled stops while the racers cross over the intersection.  Please allow yourself some extra time if you need to use that route during the 5K.  Thank you for your patience.

Please honor the NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS on the Northbound HWY 42/Lake St. between Feld St. and 2nd St. This is the RACE ROUTE (marked in yellow on the map) and we want to ensure the safety of our runners/walkers.

Parade Route Closures
There is no parking along the parade route (marked in green in the map) beginning Saturday morning through the conclusion of the parade. The Car Cruise will take to the parade route around 11:30 a.m. with the parade starting at noon and going until approximately 2 p.m. (end time will depend on length and speed of parade and could vary).

Please do not block the entrances to businesses along the parade route that are open during the parade.

The following streets will be closed during the parade:

Fremont St. from Parker Ave going east to 2nd St.
4th St. from Fremont to Steele St.
Steele St. from 4th St. to 2nd St.
2nd St. from Steele to Fremont.
If you must get through town during the parade, the suggested detour (marked in red on the map) is, from the south, take Route 54 west to Sunset Ave. Turn right (north) on Sunset to Navarino St, then turn right (east) on Navarino.

Suggested detour from the north, go west on Navarino St. to Sunset Ave. Turn left (south) on Sunset to Route 54. Turn left (east) on 54 until you get back to 42.

You can still expect slowdowns but by taking the detour, you will avoid most of the crowded neighborhood streets.

Arts & Crats Fair and Street Vendor Fair
The following blocks of Fremont St. will be closed during the Arts and Crafts Fair and the Street Vendor Fair on Saturday, August 10 from after the parade until 5 p.m. and Sunday August 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m.

From 6th St. – 4th St. (Route 42)
From 4th St. to 2nd St. (County S)
See the blue sections 2 and 3 on the Shanty Days map.

4th St. and 2nd St. will be re-open when the parade is over with law enforcement directing traffic during peak hours.

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