TRAFFIC ALERT: 2017 Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade

Published on February 20, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade will take place on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017.  The parade start time is 7:00 PM this year and closures are anticipated to impact rush hour traffic.  The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures to accommodate this event:

  • 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 will be limited.

In addition to the closures, there will be restrictions on street parking in the area. 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.

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