TRAFFIC ALERT: 2016 Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade

Published on February 08, 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade will take place on February 9th, 2016 The parade start time is 7pm this year, causing closures to effect rush hour a little more this year.  The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures to accommodate these events:

  • Wilson Blvd. from Veitch St. to Barton St. will be closed from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Adams St and Wayne St., between Clarendon Blvd. and Wilson Blvd., will be closed from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

  • Wilson Blvd. from Barton St. to Irving St. will be closed from 6:45 PM to 9:30 PM


Attendees are encouraged to use Metro as parking in the area is limited.

In addition to the closures, street parking in the area will be restricted. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary "No Parking" signs. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-558-2222.