Road closures for East Lansing Art Fest

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) - The 55th annual East Lansing Art Festival will be kicking off Saturday.

To accommodate the festival, there will be a number of street, and parking lot closures in the downtown area from Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20.

Parking Lot & Plaza Closures
Closing at 2 a.m. on Friday, May 18 and re-opening on Sunday, May 20 at 10 p.m.:

· City Hall West Lot, 415 Abbot Road

· Bailey Parking Lot, 139 Bailey Street

Closing at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 18 and re-opening on Sunday, May 20 at 10 p.m.:

· Ann Street Plaza (northwest corner of Albert & M.A.C. avenues)

· Fountain Square (northeast corner of Albert & M.A.C. avenues)

· East Plaza @ University Place (northwest corner of Albert Avenue & Charles Street)

Street Closures
Closing at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 18 and re-opening on Sunday, May 20 at 10 p.m.:

· Albert Avenue, from Grove Street to Bailey Street

· M.A.C. Avenue, from Grand River Avenue to the driveway entrance of the East Lansing Marriott at University Place

Please also note that Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and Grove Street, will be closed throughout the weekend due to ongoing Center City District infrastructure work. All businesses will remain open and accessible to pedestrians in the area and the Grove Street Garage, 330 Grove Street, can still be accessed by taking Abbot Road to Linden Street to Grove Street.

If traveling to the festival by vehicle, there will be $5 flat rate parking available in the Charles Street Garage, 121 Charles St., and Division Street Garage, 181 Division St. Both of these garages will only be accessible from Grand River Avenue. The Grove Street Garage, 330 Grove Street, can be accessed by taking Abbot Road to Linden Street to Grove Street.