Apple Harvest Festival parking restrictions announced

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The Southington Police Department announced the following parking restrictions for the 2015 Apple Harvest Festival:

From Friday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 4 and Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11, there will be no parking on either side of the following streets:

  • Traffic 2Merrell Avenue
  • Oak Street
  • Academy Lane
  • Academy Street
  • North Liberty Street
  • Vermont Avenue
  • Vermont Terrace
  • High Street
  • Hobart Street
  • Center Street
  • Center Place
  • Center Court
  • Columbus Avenue
  • Eden Avenue
  • Liberty Street
  • Chestnut Street

There will be no parking on portions of the following streets:

  • Mill Street (to Water Street)
  • Berlin Avenue (from Main Street to Highwood Avenue)
  • North Main Street (from Center Street to Mill Street)
  • West Center Street (from Summer Street to Howard Avenue)
  • Woodruff Street (from Berlin Avenue to Pleasant Street)

Parade Parking

There will be special parking restrictions along the parade route from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the day of the parade, Sunday, Oct. 4 (with a rain date of Oct. 11). All violators will be subject to a $35 fine and/or towing of the vehicle.

There will be no parking on the following streets due to the Apple Harvest Festival parade:

  • Police Dept (web)Summer Street
  • Cowles Avenue
  • Elm Street
  • Church Street
  • Beecher Street
  • Matthews Street
  • Eden Place
  • West Main Street
  • Bristol Street
  • Knowles Avenue
  • Chestnut Street
  • South Center Street
  • Water Street
  • Main Street
  • Speechley Avenue
  • Prospect Street (from West Street to Summer Street)

At 11 a.m., the following streets will have no access to traffic as a result of the parade:

  • Cowles Avenue
  • Prospect Street
  • Summer Street
  • Elm Street.

Fireworks Panorama 1Fireworks

The fireworks display will be set off from the dog park, located on Mill Street, on Saturday, Oct. 3 (with a rain date of Saturday, Oct. 10). The section of Mill Street between North Main Street (Rte. 10) and Water Street will be blocked off starting at noon. The roads will reopen at 11 p.m.

This will create a safety zone, and traffic will be detoured around the Mill Street closure. The dog park will be closed to the public at noon on Saturday, Oct. 3. The park will reopen at noon on Sunday, Oct. 4.

These closures will be in effect on Saturday, Oct. 10 if the rain date is implemented.

For current information regarding the 2015 Apple Harvest Festival, including festival hours, parking restrictions and detour information please call the Southington Police Department Apple Harvest Information Line at (860) 378-1677. The Information Line will be active starting beginning Monday, Sept. 28.


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