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Celebrate Takoma Festival Road Closures Saturday, May 18

The Celebrate Takoma Festival features the culinary tastes, festive performances, visual and performing arts, crafts and games that originate from nations around the world. The event will take place this Saturday, on Maple Ave from 4pm-7pm.

Maple Avenue is transformed into a world of fun and learning; the venue for this family festival that features a large stage of free live entertainment, food vendors, exhibit areas and game area (nominal fees charged for food vendors). Incorporated into the festival again this year will be the Takoma Foundation’s Azalea Awards. Don’t miss the fun!

The following road closures and no parking areas will be in effect for Sat. May 18, due to the Celebrate Takoma Festival.

  • Maple Ave (from Philadelphia Ave to Lee Ave) will be closed from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Grant Ave will be closed at Hancock Ave from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Detours will be set in place including bus routes to ensure smooth traffic flow. Please check with Metro or Ride-On for specific detour routes and times.
  • Parking at Piney Branch Elementary School and in festival area during this time is unauthorized as well.
  • The entrance to the Edinburgh House Apartments will be closed from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

For more information regarding street closures, please contact Takoma Park Police at 301-270-1100.