TRAFFIC ALERT: 2024 Arlington Festival of the Arts

Published on April 19, 2024

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ARLINGTON, Va. – The 2024 Arlington Festival of the Arts will take place from Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28, 2024. Set-up for the event will begin at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, and the event will be open both Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The following roads will be closed from approximately 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 through 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28:

  • Westbound Washington Boulevard, from 10th Street N. to Clarendon Boulevard
  • The left lane of eastbound Washington Boulevard, from Clarendon Boulevard to N. Garfield Street (The right lane will be open to motor vehicle traffic)
  • N. Highland Street, from Clarendon Boulevard to Washington Boulevard (local traffic will be able to access the parking garage for 3100 Clarendon Boulevard from 11th Street N.)

Attendees are encouraged to use the Metro (Clarendon station, Orange, and Silver lines) or other multimodal transportation options to reduce vehicular traffic in the area. Community members should expect to see an increased police presence in the area, and motorists are urged to follow law enforcement direction, be mindful of closures, and remain alert for increased pedestrian traffic. Additional closures not mentioned above may be implemented at police discretion in the interest of public safety.

Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No parking” signs, as street parking in the area will be restricted. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call the Emergency Communications Center at 703-558-2222.

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