For Immediate Release For More Information:
September 28, 2012 Communications Dept.: 485-3110
Downtown Streets will be Closed for Bootfest Beginning on Oct. 4th
(Victoria, Texas) - The City of Victoria will block several streets in downtown Victoria the evening of Thursday, Oct. 4 in preparation for Bootfest. Beginning at 10 pm that evening, City crews will place barricades at the following streets:
- Main St. (From Goodwin to Santa Rosa) *parking garage entrance will remain open and left (east) turn-only permitted onto Goodwin*
- Bridge St. (From Goodwin to Santa Rosa)
- Glass St. (From Goodwin to Constitution)
- Goodwin ( From Glass to Liberty)
- Forrest St. (From Moody to Liberty)
- Constitution (From Moody to Liberty)
The streets will remain blocked throughout the day on Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6.
Individuals who work at businesses in downtown Victoria are asked to park outside of the barricaded areas immediately before and during Bootfest (Thursday, Oct. 4 -Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012). Employees who work at One O’Connor Plaza and at First Victoria Bank will be able to park “as usual” in the parking garages. Downtown businesses will have limited accessibility via side streets surrounding the blocked areas.
Any downtown business expecting scheduled deliveries during the daytime on Friday, October 5 should contact the City of Victoria Communications Office at 485-3110 no later than Wednesday, Oct. 3 to ensure that deliveries can be planned for and accommodated during this period.
Due to limited parking downtown during the festival, two Park & Ride locations will offer a free shuttle service from 9:45 am to midnight on Saturday, Oct. 5. Those locations are the Patti Dodson Health Center parking lot (2805 N. Navarro) and the Children’s Park in Riverside Park, located on McCright Drive near the Rose Garden.