Street Closures

There will be scheduled street closures throughout the festival. Changes may occur, so please check back before making your way to MAIN ST. 

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, April 11 – 14, 2019

Street Closure, as of January 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:00 a.m.

  • Main Street from 2nd Street to 3rd Street;
  • Main Street from 5th Street to 9th Street;
  • 5th Street from Houston Street to Main Street – North curb lane to be closed. Traffic to be maintained on one lane Monday, April 8; Tuesday, April 9, Wednesday, April 10, Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 during morning traffic hours, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and afternoon traffic hours 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.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 12, 6:00 p.m. and remain closed until Monday, April 15, 6 a.m.;
  • 8th Street from Houston to Main close south parking lane and bag meters;
  • 9th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street;
  • 9th Street Commerce to Calhoun;
  • 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.
  • Commerce Street, bike lanes west side and sidewalk areas (pedestrian access open) to facilitate grounds clean-up operations.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:00 a.m.

  • Main Street from Weatherford Street to 2nd Street;
  • 1st Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street;
  • 2nd Street from Houston to Throckmorton, north loading lane;
  • 4th Street from Throckmorton Street to Houston Street – Close south curb and traffic lanes and bag meters. 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 curb and north 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 and south curb lanes tapered to funnel traffic into center lanes. Two center lanes remain open;
  • 7th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street- north curb and south curb lanes. Two center traffic lanes remain open;
  • 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;

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 p.m. through Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:00 a.m.

  • 3rd Street between Houston Street and Commerce Street – Jewelry store access remains open.
  • 4th Street from Houston to Commerce. Access to garage will be maintained.
  • 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;
  • 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.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:01 a.m. through Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:00 a.m.

  • Weatherford Street from Main Street to Commerce Street – south side of Street, close parking lane and bag parking meters for golf cart lane and load/un load 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;
  • 6th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street – Two center lanes will be open all day Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11, and then close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. The lanes will re-open Friday, April 12 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 center lanes will be open all day Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11, and then close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. The Street will re-open Friday, April 12 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 be maintained;
  • 8th Street from Commerce Street to Calhoun Street – Close south parking lane to accommodate truck parking;
  • Commerce Street from 2nd Street to 4th Street, – close additional full west traffic lane out to lane markings to facilitate loading/un loading. 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 from 9th Street 200 ft south close west curb lane;
  • Calhoun Street from 8th Street to 9th Street west curb lane to facilitate golf cart traffic to and from 9th

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:01 a.m. through Friday, April 12, 2019, 6:00 p.m.

  • 5th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street – Two north lanes will be open during peak traffic hours, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.;
  • 6th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street – Two center lanes will be open until end of evening peak hours at 6 p.m. Street will re-open at 6 a.m. Friday, April 12 and then close at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event;
  • 7th Street from Houston Street to Commerce Street – Two center lanes will be open until end of evening peak hours at 6 p.m. Street will re-open at 6 a.m. Friday, April 12 and then close at 6 p.m. for the duration of the event

Friday, April 12, 2019, 6 p.m. through Monday, April 15, 2019, 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.