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 Alt-Zalea Fest Lighted Bike Ride
Event Description: A lighted bike ride as part of “Alt-Zalea Fest,” the small local music event held at various businesses along the N. Fourth corridor on the Saturday of Azalea Festival weekend. The ride will give local bicycling and art enthusiasts an opportunity to gather and ride together in a safe and festive manner, providing a fun way for the community to celebrate bicycling, bike safety, and human-scale community development
Event Organizer: Hope Sutton (Alt-Zalea Fest) & Bike for Every Child
Contact: Hope Sutton   
Email: hopesutton@gmail.com
Event Details
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Set Up Time: 7:00pm- 8:00pm
Break Down Time: 9:00pm – 9:15pm
Location of Event: Riders meet/assemble at empty lots at 712 & 714 N 4th St. – Riders start northbound on N 4th St., eastbound on Swann St., southbound on N 5th St., westbound on Grace St., northbound on N 4th St. to return to starting point (description and map attached)
Street Closures: No
Number of Barricades needed: 0
Location of barricades to be dropped off:  N/A

Event: 2019 North Carolina Azalea Festival Street Fair
Event Description: Azalea Festival street fair celebrating spring and area history and culture with vendors selling arts, crafts, commercial goods, food and beverages.  Street fair stage with live music and beer garden in Ligon Flynn/2nd St. Parking lot at S 2nd St. & Market St..  The Multicultural stage with musical and dance performances will be located in Riverfront Park.  Children’s area w/ free activities for kids located in the Cotton Exchange parking lot on N. Water St.  Controlled and managed, Chalk Art (Chalk Fest) on sidewalks on Friday April 5th, 2018 (Street Fair closures will be in effect) 2pm-5pmwith home base in front of Going Local at 208 N Front St. with areas area to be chalked:  East side of Front St. between Chestnut St. and Grace St., west side of Front St. between Chestnut St. and Grace St. and on each corner at the intersections of Princess and Front St, Chestnut and Front St., and Grace and Front St. 
Event Organizer: North Carolina Azalea Festival 
Contact: Meghan Tadlock    
Phone: 910-794-3103 / 910-297-1405
Email:  megtadlock@gmail.com
Event Details
Dates: Friday April 5  – Sunday, April 7, 2019
Event Times:
  • Friday, 4/5 - 6:00pm to 10:30pm 
  • Saturday, 4/6 - 10:00pm to 10:30pm
  • Sunday, 4/7 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Set Up Date/Time:   Friday, 4/5- 7:00 am-5:00 pm
Break Down Date/Time:  Sunday, 4/7 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location of Event: (see map in attached application)
  • N. Water St. between Market St. & US Coast Guard Diligence mooring.  
  • Front St. between Orange St. & Red Cross St.
  • Market St. between 2nd St. & Water St.
  • Princess St. between N Front St. & Water St.
  • Riverfront Park
  • Ligon Flynn parking lot at corner of S. 2nd St. & Market St.
  • Cotton Exchange Parking Lot
Clean-Up Plan:  City supported.
Street Closures (see map in attached application):
  • Water St. between Market St. & Coast Guard Diligence mooring/Chestnut St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Front St. between Red Cross St. & Orange St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Chestnut St. between Front St.  & almost mid-block on Chestnut St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Walnut St. between Front St. & Water St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Princess St. between Front St. & Water St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Eastbound parking lanes of Market St. between Front St. & 2nd St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Market St. between Front St. & Water St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • N 2nd Street between Market St. & Dock St. (access to Village market maintained) - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Muters Alley between S Front St. & Water St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
  • Dock St. between Front St. & Water St. - 4/5 @ 7am - 4/7 @9pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Number of Barricades needed: 48
Location of barricades to be dropped off:  see in attached application plus 5 barricades at 2nd St. & Market St.
Additional Information:
  • Ingress/Egress to Market St. parking deck via westbound Market St. and 2nd St.
  • Businesses and residents requiring access through street closures with Barricade Passes provided by and distributed through the Azalea Festival office and WDI office
  • Barricades to be manned by festival staff and volunteers
  • Private security/WPD & NH Co. Sheriff’s Dept. for safety/security at Street fair stage concerts and beer garden
  • Applicant responsible for notifying residents/businesses
  • Access to Hotel Ballast (formerly Hilton) via Red Cross St.to Water St. northbound (no pass required during street fair)
  • Hotel Ballast (formerly Hilton) will use their main entrance between Grace St. & Walnut St. as well as their exit between Chestnut St. & Grace St.  for ingress/egress. With traffic coming and going from the North of street Fair on Water St.
  • Controlled and managed, Chalk Art (Chalk Fest) on sidewalks on Friday 4/5 (Street Fair closures will be in effect) Parking meters to be signed no parking with meter signs to go up 48hrs in advance
  • Portable restrooms throughout the street fair

Event: 2019 North Carolina Azalea Festival Parade
Event Description: Azalea Festival parade celebrating spring, area history and culture.  Approximately 150 units.
Event Organizer: North Carolina Azalea Festival
Contact: Meghan Tadlock    
Phone: 910-794-3103 / 910-297-1405
Email:  megtadlock@gmail.com
Event Details
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event Times: 9:30am - 11:30pm
Set Up Time: 6:30am - 9:30am 
Break Down Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm(or until streets cleaned and bleachers removed)
Location of Event: Parade Route - 3rd St. between Market St. & Bladen St. (see maps attached)
                                Parade staging – S 3rd St. between Dock St. & Castle St. & cross streets of S 3rd St. from S Front St. to S 4th St. between Market St. &   / Legion Stadium / N 3rd St. between Bladen & Swann St.
Clean-Up Plan: City supported – WPD to hold barricades until street sweepers and solid waste crews have cleaned the route and parks staff has removed bleachers
Street Closures: (see street closure list and maps attached)
Police Support: WPD to man barricades along perimeter of the Parade Route and Staging areas beginning at 6:30am (see map attached for locations/placement)
Number of Barricades needed: 90
Location of barricades to be dropped off:  see in attached application
Additional Information:
  • Traffic Control Plan, parade map and all festival map attached
  • Access to City parking decks on N 2nd St. & Market St. via Princess St. until 9:00am
  • Access to County Deck on N. 2nd St. via Princess St. until 9:00am
  • Businesses and residents requiring access through street closures with Barricade Passes (until 9:00am) provided by and distributed through the Azalea Festival office and WDI office
  • Barricades to be manned by WPD, festival staff and volunteers
  • Applicant responsible for notifying residents/businesses
  • Parking meters to be signed no parking with meter signs to go up 48hrs in advance
  • Portable restrooms throughout the parade route
  • Parade reviewing stand to start erection on Tuesday April 2nd 9-6p, Wednesday April 3rd 8-5pm &  Friday April 5  10am-8pm.  Reviewing stand tear down will begin immediately after parade Saturday 1pm – 8pm & Sun April 7th 8-2pm. Traffic control in place for Wed. 4/3 & Saturday 4/5 when vendor will be in the parking lane.
  • Bleachers to go up at 6:30am closure of 3rd St.

Event: 2019 North Carolina Azalea Festival Main Stage Concerts
Event Description: Azalea Festival Concerts with food, beverage alcohol and merchandise sales
Event Organizer: North Carolina Azalea Festival
Contact: Lynn Sylvia    
Phone: 910-362-7279/910-443-0156
Email:  lsylvia@cfcc.edu
Event Details
Dates: Thursday April 4 – Saturday, April 6, 2019
Rain Date: N/A
Event Times: 5:00pm – 12:00am
Set Up Dates/Times:  8:00am,Saturday, March 30, - 5:00pm, Monday, April 8, 2019,
Break Down Dates/Times: 12:00am, Saturday, April 7  –  6:00pm, Monday, April 8, 2018
 
Location of Event: Cape Fear Community College Student Lot 2 - 701 N Front St. & N Front St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St. (see map in attached application)
 
Clean-Up Plan: Contracting waste management company w/ non-profit, “Honor Our Marines”  assisting with clean-up.  City supported.
 
Street Closures Using type 3 barricades supplemented by City type 1 barricades (see map in attached application):
  • N Front St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St. - 8:00am, 3/30 - 6:00pm, 4/8
  • Brunswick St. between N 2nd St. & N Front St. - 7:00am, 4/1 - 6:00pm, 4/8
  • N 2nd St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St. - 7:00am, 4/1 - 6:00pm, 4/8
  • Hanover St. between N 2nd St. & N Front St. - 7:00am, 4/1 – 6:00pm, 4/8
  • N 2nd St. between Hanover St. & N Front St. - 7:00am, 4/9 – 6:00pm, 4/16
  • Hanover St. between N 3rd St. & N 2nd St. - 3:00pm - 1:00am, 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • Brunswick St. between N 3rd St. & N 2nd St. - 3:00pm - 1:00am, 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • N. Front St. between N 3rd St. & N 2nd St. - 3:00pm – 1:00am 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • N Front St. between Red Cross St. & Hanover St. - 3:00pm – 1:00am, 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • Brunswick St. between N Front St. & Nutt St. -  3:00pm – 11:00pm, 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • Nutt St. at Brunswick St. - 3:00pm – 1:00am, 4/4 through 4/7 (during concerts)
  • Harnett St. at N. 3rd St. - 3:00pm - 1:00am, 4/4 – 4/6 (during concerts)
Number of City Type 1 Barricades needed:13
Location of barricades to be dropped off: 
  • 2 - N 3rd St. & Front St.
  • 2 - N 3rd St. & Harnett St.
  • 2 - N 3rd St. & Brunswick St.
  • 2 - N 3rd St. & Hanover St.
  • 1 – Hanover St. & Nutt St.
  • 2 – N 2nd St. & N Front St.      
  • 2 – N Front St. & Red Cross St.
  • 13 Total Barricades
Additional Information:
  • Temporary fencing will be erected on center line occupying half of roadways of the following streets at 7am, Saturday, 3/30 through 5pm, on Monday, 4/8
    • Hanover St.,  between 2nd St. & Front St.
    • Brunswick St. & between 2nd St. & Front St.
    • Front St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St.
    • & N 2nd St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St.
  • Set-up starting Saturday, 3/30 through 4/5
  • Concerts on Thursday 4/4, Friday 4/6, & Saturday 4/7
  • Azalea Festival to provide their own Type III barricades for permanent closures
  • Private security/WPD & NH Co. Sheriff’s Dept. for safety/security
  • Azalea Festival EAP and WPD/WFD/EMS IAP’s in place and on file
  • Applicant responsible for notifying residents/businesses
  • Parking meters to be signed no parking on Thursday, 3/28  & 4/2. No parking meter signs to go up 48hrs in advance
  • Residents and businesses that need access will be given barricade passes for ingress/egress
  • Portable restrooms

Name of the event: MGC Parade Mile
Date of the event: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Event organizer (sponsor): MGC / Go Time
Non-Profit Organization: X No
Pre-Event Contact Person:  Walter Rapp
Phone 1: 910-512-5459   Phone 2: 910-726-1124

Email address: walt.rapp@mgclaw.com
Day of Event Contact Person: same
Event Description: 1 mile road race to take place ahead of and along the Azalea Festival Parade route
EVENT DETAILS
Setup Date: 04/06/2019                Start Time: 5:00am            End Time: 8:45am
Event Date: 04/06/2019                Start Time: 8:45am            End Time: 9:30am – Parade starts at 9:30am
Estimated Number of Participants: 150
Estimated Number of Spectators: Thousands – Parade Spectators  
Estimated Number of Volunteers: 20    
Location of Parking: On street, parking decks, surface lots downtown
 Road Closure: X Yes – The 1 mile course takes place along the Azalea Festival Parade route.  3rd Street closed already for the Azalea Festival Parade
 Police Safety/Traffic Control  X Yes –WPD officers in place along route in advance of parade already.
 Portable Restrooms: X Yes – In place for Azalea Festival throughout downtown
 Additional Info:
  • 4th annual. Simple 1 mile, two laps along N. 3rd St./Azalea Festival Parade Route before parade starts – streets closed, and manned already. 
  • Azalea Festival associated event 
  • Course map in attached application 
  • 100% of proceeds go to charity 
  • The race starts at Princess St./ N. 3rd Street Course map in attached application with turnaround point on N. 3rd St. at Burch Alley.  Participants do 2 laps and finish where they started. 
  • Volunteers at all intersections for direction & safety.  Organizer will be required to notify residents/businesses along course a minimum of one week prior to the event. 
  • Clean-up plan – Organizers and volunteers will clean the route and event area of any race generated debris 
  • Clean-up after parade 
  • Danny/Jay - No barricades required

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 Front St. between Red Cross St. &  Walnut St. (map in attached application)

Street to be closed:  N Front St. between Red Cross St. &  Walnut St.

Number of Barricades needed: 4

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 2 – N Front St. & Red Cross St.
  • 2 – N Front St. & Walnut St.

Additional Information:

  • 7th year of the marketplace
  • 1000-1500 weekly attendance