Street Closures

There will be scheduled street closures through out the festival. Changes may occur so please check back before you head down. 

Street Closures (as of January 26, 2015)

2015 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

  • Main Street from 2nd Street to 3rd Street;
  • Main Street from 5th Street to 9th Street;
  • 9th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street;
  • 8th Street from Houston Street to Main Street - One curb lane on the south side of the street and parking curb cut;
  • Houston Street north bound lane from 11th Street to 9th Street closed to all but local traffic due to closure of 9th Street to Commerce from Houston

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

  • Main Street from Weatherford Street to 2nd Street, Regions Bank drive-through to be accommodated for exit onto Weatherford Street, with PD assisting with vehicle movement during the open hours of the Festival, Thursday through Friday;
  • 1st Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street;
  • 2nd Street from Houston to Throckmorton, north loading lane;
  • 9th Street from Commerce to Calhoun Street;
  • 4th Street from Houston to Commerce to be closed at 9:00AM Tuesday. Due to the narrow street, 4th will remain closed for the duration of the event. Access to garage will be maintained.
  • 4th Street from Throckmorton Street to Houston Street – south curb and traffic lanes. Two north lanes remain open.
  • 5th Street from Houston Street to Throckmorton Street - Close north traffic and parking lanes and bag parking meters for truck parking. South lanes remain open;
  • 6th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - south traffic and curb lanes.  Access to Ashton Hotel, Central parking Garage, Blackstone Hotel and Embassy Suites Hotel parking to be maintained;
  • 7th Street from Throckmorton to Houston Street north traffic and curb lanes.  Two south lanes remain open;
  • 7th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street north curb and traffic lanes.  Two south lanes remain open;

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 p.m. through Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

  • 3rd Street between Houston Street and Commerce Street - Jewelry store access remains open.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

  • Weatherford Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - south side of street, close parking lane and bag parking meters for golf cart lane and load/unload area;
  • 1st Street from Commerce Street to Calhoun Street - South and north parking lanes closed and parking meters bagged for truck parking;
  • 2nd Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street  - Access to Renaissance Worthington Hotel will be maintained from the Houston Street entrance and east-west access to be maintained from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday;
  • 5th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street – North and South curb lanes closed. Two center lanes will be open Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10 only during morning traffic hours, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. When all lanes are closed, valet parking for Embassy Suites Hotel will be moved from Commerce to 5th Street adjacent to the hotel.  All lanes on 5th Street will close for the weekend event on Friday, April 10, 9:00 a.m. and remain closed until Monday, April 13, 6 a.m.;
  • 6th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Two north lanes will be open all day Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 9, and then close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The lanes will re-open Friday, April 10 at 6 a.m. and then close again at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event;
  • 7th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Two south lanes will be open all day Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 9, and then close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The street will re-open Friday, April 10 at 6 a.m. and then close again at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event;
  • 8th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Access to Hilton Hotel will be maintained and restaurant valet parking service will maintained;
  • 8th Street from Commerce Street to Calhoun Street - Close north parking lane to accommodate truck parking;
  • Commerce Street (west parking/loading lane) from Weatherford Street to 9th Street - Close west parking/loading/traffic lane and bag parking meters so it can be used as a golf cart lane;
  • Commerce Street from 2nd Street to 4th Street, - close additional full west traffic lane out to lane markings to facilitate loading/unloading. This closure will be in effect as necessary when load/unload and golf cart traffic is heaviest to avoid carts driving into traffic;
  • Commerce Street (east parking lane) from 8th Street to 9th Street to accommodate truck parking;
  • Commerce Street (east and west curb lanes) from 9th Street to 200 feet south to accommodate access to Lot 1 of the Convention Center by golf carts;
  • Houston Street (east curb lane and recessed areas) from Weatherford Street to 9th Street - Close curb lane and bag meters so these spaces can be used as a golf cart lane.

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:01 a.m. through Friday, April 10, 2015, 6 p.m.

  • 5th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Two center lanes will be open during peak traffic hours, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.;
  • 6th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Two north lanes will be open until end of evening peak hours at 6 p.m. Street will re-open at 6 a.m. Friday, April 10 and then close at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event;
  • 7th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street - Two south lanes will be open until end of evening peak hours at 6 p.m. Street will re-open at 6 a.m. Friday, April 10 and then close at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event

Friday, April 10, 2015, 6 p.m. through Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

All street closures in effect

  • Main Street from Weatherford Street to 9th Street;
  • 1st Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 2nd Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 3rd Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 4th Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 5th Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 6th Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 7th Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 8th Street from Commerce Street to Houston Street;
  • 9th Street from Houston Street to Calhoun Street;
  • Houston Street from 12th Street to 9th Street (local traffic only);
  • Parking lanes on Weatherford Street, Commerce Street, Houston Street, 1st Street, 4th Street, and 8th Street as mentioned above.