Traffic and Access Alert: Tucson Folk Festival

Downtown Tucson will host the 34th Annual Tucson Folk Festival this weekend from Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019. Below is a list of road closures that will be in place for the event. Please note due to current ADA ramp and sidewalk improvement work that is ongoing, restrictions for pedestrian and bicycle access at Northwest Alameda and Stone as well as Northeast Alameda and Church will be in place.

Friday, April 5, 2019 – Beginning at 7 a.m. Church Avenue between Alameda Street and Pennington Street will be closed through Sunday night.

Beginning at 5 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 the following road closures will be in effect and remain in effect through Sunday, April 7.
Church Avenue between Congress Street and Council Street
Alameda Street between Stone Avenue and Court Avenue
Washington Street between Church and Meyer Avenue
Court between Washington Street and Telles Street
Church Avenue between Congress Street and Alameda Street

Businesses, parking garages and parking lots are open and accessible during the road closures. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson.
The Tucson Folk Festival hours are: Saturday, noon to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information about the Tucson Folk Festival visit:

Motorists traveling in the downtown area may experience traffic delays during these closures, so please plan accordingly. The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling or walking in these areas. Please watch for event participants, obey all traffic control, and watch for detour signs.