List of road closures for the 24th annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade

List of road closures for the 24th annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade
Road closures for the 24th annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 7, 2019. (Source: Sarasota Police)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Heads up! The 24th annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade is this Saturday, December 7, and that means road closures.

The parade begins at 7pm at Main Street and U.S. 301 in downtown Sarasota and ends at J.D. Hamel Park at Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue.

Sarasota Police say there will be several vehicle tow away zones and street closure notices in effect for the following times:

  • 9 a.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Main Street closed from Osprey to US 301
  • 9 a.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Main Street closed from Orange Avenue to Osprey Avenue
  • 11 a.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Main Street closed from US 41 to Orange Avenue
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Main Street closed from U.S. 301 to School Avenue
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Fletcher Avenue closed from Main Street to Fruitville
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Wallace closed from Main Street to Fruitville
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: East Avenue closed from Fruitville to Ringling Boulevard
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: School Avenue closed from Main Street to Fruitville
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Audubon closed from Main Street to Fruitville
  • 12 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: First Street closed from Audubon to East Avenue
  • 2:30 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Lemon Avenue closed from First Street to Main Street
  • 3 p.m. Saturday – 12:30 a.m. Sunday: Gulfstream Avenue closed from US 41 to McAnsh
  • 7 p.m.: Sarasota Holiday Parade begins

If your vehicle is not removed by the posted time, it will be towed at your expense. For information on towed vehicles, contact Upman’s Towing at 941-365-7084.

The roads will begin to re-open after the end of the parade reaches a two-block distance from each road closure.

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