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Parking, road closure information for Lilac Festival

Created: 05/06/2014 12:22 PM WHEC.com

The 2014 Lilac Festival kicks off this weekend at Highland Park and we have the parking and traffic information you need to know to navigate the area.

Public parking is available in three lots. If you park in one of these lots before 3 p.m. on opening day or on weekdays, you will be able to park for free. All other times it will cost you $5. If you are heading to the festival over the weekend, you can park at MCC on East Henrietta Road and take a shuttle.

The festival runs from Friday, May 9 until Sunday, May 18.

Traffic Pattern Changes:

  • Highland Avenue is one-way Eastbound from Goodman Street to South Avenue
  • Pinetum Drive, One way Westbound, from South Goodman Street to Doctors Drive
  • Reservoir Avenue, One way Westbound, from Pinetum Drive/ Doctors Drive to Mt. Hope Avenue
  • Doctors Drive Closed to Through Traffic
  • Robinson Drive, One Way Eastbound, from Mt. Hope Avenue to South Avenue  

Road Closures (the following roads will be closed -- local traffic only):

  • Meadowbrook Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Azalea Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Laney Road between Elmwood Avenue and Highland Avenue
  • Gregory Hill Road between Meigs Street and South Goodman Street
  • Furman Cres between Highland Aveune and Mt Hope Avenue
  • Pavilion Street between South Avenue to West Dead End
  • Linden Street between Mt. Hope Avenue to South Avenue




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