HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Interim Chief of Police
Communications Relations Officer
HPD Announces Downtown
for Panoply Arts Festival 2011
Huntsville Alabama (April 21, 2011) In preparations for the annual Panoply of the Arts Festival, the Huntsville Police Department will be closing several streets around Big Springs Park in Downtown Huntsville. The following road closing and opening schedule will be followed for the Panoply Festival to be held between Friday April 29th - Sunday May 1st, 2011.
Signs announcing the road closings will be placed days in advance at the intersections of closed streets and will remain in place until Monday May 2nd at 5 PM.
Monday April 25th,
Close Lowe Avenue (except for Holiday Inn traffic) from Church Street to the northern rear entrance to the Holiday Inn. Access to the Holiday Inn will be maintained from both Lowe Avenue and from Monroe Street.
Close Monroe Street from south of the intersection at Williams Avenue, and before the entrance to the Holiday Inn, north to the south side of the exit from the circular drive of the VBC Ticket Office. Access to the VBC Ticket Office and VBC Parking Garage will be maintained from Monroe Street throughout the festival.
Close Williams Avenue from Church Street to Monroe Street.
Handicap parking for the event will be provided at all city parking garages and parking lots.
Bicycle Parking will be allowed at designated bicycle racks at Monroe Street Gateway entrance and the Church Street Gateway entrance at Williams Avenue.
Monday May 2nd,
All roads will be open no later than 5 PM.
Schedule of Events:
ü Fifth Grade Days will be open inside the park on Thursday April 28th, and Friday April 29th, from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
ü Panoply will be open to the general public ON:
Friday April 29th 5 PM to 9 PM
Saturday April 30th 10 AM to 9 PM
1st 12 PM to 8 PM