Street Closures for the Downtown Area

Event:  Riverfront Farmers Market  
Event Organizer:  Riverfront Famers Market, Inc.

Event Description: Annual, open air, curbside, farmers market featuring local farmers, producers and artisans with music.  Open to the public.

Contact: R.T. Jones – City liaison

Dates: Saturdays, March 23 – Nov. 23, 2019 (excludes April 16th – Azalea Festival & Oct. 5th – Riverfest)

Location of Event: Dock St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St. (maps in attached application)

Event Time:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Set Up Time:  6:30 am – 8:00 am

Break Down Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Street to be closed: Dock St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St.

Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan:   City supported & Event Organizers

Number of Barricades needed:  None – event organizers have their own barricades

Additional Information:

  • 16th year of the market

  • 1500/weekly attendance

  • The farmers’ market had to relocate from Riverfront Park due to USCG Bulkhead repair work

  • Have received conditional approval from businesses in this block.

  • Will not block storefronts or patios of businesses on Dock St.

  • 3’ space requirement between vendor booths


 

Event: 2019 Historic Downtown Marketplace
Event Organizer: City of Wilmington Parks & Recreation Division

Event Description: Annual, open air, arts and crafts market featuring handmade items from local artisans and craftspeople with music.  Open to the public.

Contacts:  Kim Adams  910.254.0907  kim.adams@wilmingtonnc.gov

                  June Duchenas 910.431.2108june@victorianmagpie.com (volunteer coordinator)

 

Dates: Sundays, April 22 – October 28, 2018 (excluding Oct. 5 – Riverfest and will coordinate for Sunday races permitted downtown)

Event Time:  10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Set Up Time:  8:00 am – 10:00 am

Break Down Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan: City sponsored event, volunteers and organizers to clean event area.  Vendor generated trash to be hauled out by vendors.
Location of Event: N Water St. between Market St. & Princess St. adjacent to Riverfront Park
Street to be closed:  N Water St. between Market St. & Princess St. adjacent to Riverfront Park
Number of Barricades needed: 4
Location of barricades to be dropped off

  •  2 – N Water St. & Market St.

  •  2 – N Water St. & Princess St.

Additional Information:

  • 7th year of the marketplace

  • 1000-1500 weekly attendance

  • No use of Riverfront Park


Event: 2019 Port City Jerry Day for United Way

Event Description: Official City sponsored charity concert and pre-concert street fair event with 100% of proceeds to be donated to the City employee United Way Campaign.  Concert on private property at Brooklyn Arts Center & pre-concert event on N 4th St. with clothing, music, art  and food vendors.

Event Organizer: City of Wilmington

Contact: Tony McEwen

Phone: 910-341-4655

Email: tony.mcewen@wilmingtonnc.gov

Event Details

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019

Rain Date: N/A

Event Time: 4:00pm – 11:00pm

Set Up Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Break Down Time: 11:00pm – 12:00am

Location of Event: Brooklyn Arts Center (516 N 4th St) & N 4th St. between Campbell St. & Red Cross St.

Street Closures:  N 4th St. between Campbell St. & Red Cross St.

Number of Barricades needed: 4

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 2 – N 4th St. Red Cross St.
  • 2 – N 4th St. & Campbell St.

Clean-up Plan: Applicant responsible for cleaning event area of any event generated trash/debris

Other Information:

  • 2nd Annual charity concert event to benefit United Way
  • Expected attendance of 750 people
  • City Supported
  • Partnering with Brooklyn Arts Center & Edward Teach Brewery
  • Hiring 8 private security officers

Event: 2019 Wilmington Boat Show
Event Description: 4th annual Wilmington Boat Show to feature boat displays, booth displays, food, seminars, demos and activities

Event Organizer: JBM & Associates, LLC

Contact: Debbie Taylor

PH:  864-250-9713

Email: debbie@jbmshows.com

Event Details

Dates:

  • Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Sunday, September 8, 2019

Event Times: Boat Show:

  • Friday, September 6:  12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, September 7:  10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday, September 8:  10:00am - 5:00pm

Set-up/Load in Dates & Times: 

  • Tuesday, September 3:  8:00am – 9:00pm
  • Wednesday, September 4:  8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday, September 5:  9:00am -  6:00pm
  • Friday, September 6:  8:00am - 12:00pm

Break Down Dates & Times:

  • Sunday, September 8:  5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Monday, September 9:  8:00am - 3:00pm

 

Rain Date: N/A

Location of Event: Wilmington Convention Center – 515 Nutt St. / Port City Marina – 10 Harnett St. / USS Battleship NC Park & Riverwalk Easement

Street to be closed:

  • Hanover St. between N Front St. & Nutt St.:
    • Wednesday, September 4, 8:00am – 6:00pm
    • Thursday, September 5, 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sunday, September 8, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Eastbound lane of Convention Center Dr. at Nutt St.
    • Thursday, September, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Number of Barricades needed: 3

Pick up/Drop off:

  • 1 – barricade at N Front St. & Hanover St.
  • 2 – barricades at Nutt St. & Hanover St.

Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan:  Event organizer and volunteers will remove all event generated trash and dispose of off-site

Other Info:

  • 4th Annual event
  • 10,000-15,000 expected attendance
  • Alcohol on private property (Wilmington Convention Center & Port City Marina
  • Use of electrical outlets on light poles along Riverwalk
  • Private Security
  • Event staff to service City trash cans/recycling cans through event and dispose in dumpster on marina property.  Trash at Marina , Convention Center

Event: 3rd Annual Community Day

Event Description: Annual Community Day event marking 22 years of service.  Free Admission to the museum with children’s activities, food trucks, police car, fire truck, ambulance, mail truck, sports cars, local mascots and area partners.

Organization: The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

Contact: Gabriela Lopez

Phone: 910-254-3534 X 101 / 704-577-6589

Email:8glopez@playwilmington.org

Event Details

Dates: Sunday, September 8, 2019     

Rain Date: N/A

Event Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Set Up Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm  

Break Down Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Location of Event: Wilmington Children’s Museum- 116 Orange St. and Orange St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St. (see map in attached application)

Street Closures (see map in attached application):

  • Orange St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St.

Number of Barricades needed: 2

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 1 - Orange St. & S. Front St.
  • 1 - Orange St. & s 2nd St.

Additional Info:

  • 3rd Annual event
  • Event organizer responsible for clean-up, trash collection/removal
  • Event organizer responsible for notifying residents/businesses effected by the street closure
  • No parking signs on meters 48 hrs. in advance
  • Portable Restrooms

Event: 2019 American Craft Walk  

Event Description: American Craft Week is a nationally established effort to build awareness of the Arts, Craft and Culture in America with public display and sales of artwork, exhibits, demonstrations and educational sessions.  Expected Audience: 5,000.

Event Organizer: Downtown Business Alliance

Contact: Joan Loch    

PH: 732-691-7834

Email: joanmarketresource1@gmail.com

Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Rain Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Event Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Set Up Time: 6:00am – 10:00am

Break Down Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan: City Solid Waste Division - City Supported Event & event volunteers

Location of Event: Front St. between Grace St. & Orange St. (see attached map)

Street Closures: (see attached map)

  • North and South Front St from Walnut St. to Orange St.
  • All cross  streets (Princess, Market, Dock, Orange)will remain open to east/west traffic

Number of Barricades needed: 28

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 2 – N Front St. & Walnut St.
  • 4 – N. Front St & Grace St.
  • 4 – N. Front St. & Chestnut St.
  • 4 – N. Front St. & Princess St
  • 4 - N. Front St. & Market St.
  • 4 – S. Front St. & Dock St.
  • 2 – S. Front St. & Muters Alley
  • 2 – S. Front St. & Orange St.
  • 2 - S Front St. & Church Alley