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Bockfest Closes Some Downtown Streets This Weekend

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Bockfest celebrates its 27th year in 2019.

The Bockfest parade and 5K take place this weekend, and as a result, many Downtown streets will be closed starting Friday, March 1. 

Friday Closures

In order to accommodate Friday's parade, the following streets will close March 1 and remain that way until approximately 7 p.m.: 

Beginning at 4 p.m.: 

  • Moore Street between Liberty and Walnut streets
  • Eighth Street between Broadway and Main Street

Beginning at 6 p.m.: 

  • Sycamore Street closed between Twelfth Street and Seventh Street 
  • Main Street between Twelfth Street and Schiller Street 
  • Ninth Street between Broadway and Main Street 
  • Court Street between Main Street and Sycamore Street 
  • Central Parkway between Main Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Short Reading Road between Eggleston Avenue and Main Street 
  • Twelfth Street between Clay Street and Sycamore Street 
  • Thirteenth Street between Sycamore Street and Clay Street 
  • Fourteenth Street between Clay Street and Sycamore Street 
  • Orchard Street between Sycamore Street and Main Street 
  • Liberty Street between Sycamore Street and Walnut Street 
  • Walnut Street between McMicken Street and Liberty Street 
  • McMicken Street between Vine Street and Main Street 

Saturday Closures

Bockfest activities also include the Bockfest 5K, which will be run on Saturday, March 2. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. the following streets will close and remain closed until approximately 12 p.m. 

  • McMicken Street between Lang Street and Main Street (closes at 7 a.m.) 
  • Moore Street closed between Liberty Street and Walnut Street 
  • Walnut Street closed between McMicken Street and Liberty Street 
  • Main Street closed between Clifton Avenue and Liberty Street 
  • Liberty Street eastbound between Walnut Street and Reading Road 
  • Hughes Street closed between Schiller Street and Liberty Street 
  • Reading Road northbound closed between Eggleston Avenue and Elsinore Place 
  • Reading Road southbound closed between Liberty Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Central Parkway eastbound between Sycamore Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Elsinore Street eastbound between Reading Road and Gilbert Avenue 
  • Gilbert Avenue southbound between Elsinore Place and Court Street 
  • Gilbert Avenue exit ramp from southbound I-71 
  • Court Street westbound closed between Gilbert Avenue and Reedy Street 
  • Reedy Street southbound between Court Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Reedy Street between Broadway and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Eggleston Avenue southbound between Central Parkway and Third Street 
  • Third Street westbound between Eggleston Avenue and Butler Street 
  • Culver Street between Third Street and Reedy Street 
  • Sentinel Street between Fifth Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • New Street between Broadway and Culvert Street 
  • Seventh Street between Broadway and Culvert Street 
  • Broadway between Ninth Street and Eggleston Avenue 
  • Short Reading Road between Reading Road and Main Street 
  • Sycamore Street northbound between Central Parkway and Twelfth Street 
  • Twelfth Street between Main Street and Sycamore Street 
  • Thirteenth Street between Sycamore Street and Main Street 
  • Fourteenth Street between Sycamore Street and Main Street 
  • Orchard Street between Sycamore Street and Main Street 

Cincinnati Department of Transportation and Engineering notes that there may be intersections where motorists and race runners will cross paths, and this crossing will be permitted with the assistance of Cincinnati Police.