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

                  June Duchenas (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

Name of the event: 2019 YMCA Tri-Span 5K/10K

Date of the event: Saturday, July 13, 2019

Event organizer (sponsor): YMCA of Southeastern NC

Non-Profit Organization:  X Yes  

Pre-Event Contact Person: Mary Toffolon

Phone 1: 910-620-6405     Phone 2:

Mailing address: 2710 Market Street, Wilmington NC 28403

Email address:

Day of Event Contact Person: Aileen Sutton

Phone 1: 713-702-7669

Email address:

Event Description: 5K/10K race supporting the LIVESTRONG program


Setup Date: 07/13/2019        Start Time: 5:00am         End Time: 7:00am

Event Date: 07/13/2019        Start Time: 7:00am         End Time: 9:00am

Estimated Number of Participants: 500 

Estimated Number of Spectators: 100  

Estimated Number of Volunteers: 60   

Location of Parking: Public decks, surface lots and on-street

Road/Lane Closures: X Yes - Secure Traffic Control contracted

  • Northbound N Front St. between Hanover St. & Front St.
  • Southbound N Front St. between Hanover St. & Front St.
  • Hanover St. between Nutt St. & N Front St.
  • Westbound Hanover St. between N Front St. & N 2nd St.
  • Westbound on ramp to 17/74/76 from S. Front Street.
  • Right hand lane closure of Eastbound 17/74/76 over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
  • Right hand lane closure of Northbound 421 to 133/Isabella Holmes Bridge
  • Right hand lane closure of Westbound 133/Isabella Holmes Bridge
  • Southbound exit ramp into downtown off 133/Isabella Holmes open to vehicular traffic

Barricades Required: 4

  • 2 – Hanover St. & N 2nd St.
  • 3 – Hanover St. & Front St.
  • 1 – Hanover St. & Nutt St.
  • 1 Brunswick St. & N Front St.

Police Safety/Traffic Control: X Yes - Contracting with WPD/NH County for 6 officers/deputies for traffic control/safety at the following key intersections (locations noted on Map/TCP): 

  1. 1 officer at Front St. & Market St.
  2. 2 officers at S. Front St. & Queen St. - on-ramp to 17/74/76
  3. 1 deputy at 421 USS NC Rd. (road to Battleship)
  4. 1 deputy at 421 & Isabel Holmes Bridge
  5. 1 officer at Isabel Holmes Bridge & MLK Parkway exit ramp

Portable Restrooms: X Yes- City right of way by CFCC Parking Lot - N. Front St. between Hanover St. & Brunswick St.