This weekend, the city will host several events around the city that will make getting around town difficult for motorists. Make a note of these street closures so they don’t mess with your plans.
There will be several cultural events, festivals, parades and walks throughout the city on Saturday and Sunday.
On Sunday, celebrate Persian culture at the Persian Day Parade. The parade will take place in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan from noon to 3 p.m. It will begin at 38th Street and will travel down Madison Avenue to 27th Street.
The annual March of Dimes-March for Babies walk will also take place on Sunday starting at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The three-mile was created to raise money and awareness for children’s health issues. The walk begins at 65th Street between Broadway and Lexington Avenue down to 26th Street and Lexington.
According to the Department of Transportation and the New York City Police Department, the following streets will be closed for events this weekend:
Chelsea Visiting Neighbors Festival
Eighth Avenue between 14th and 23rd streets will be closed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
19th Precinct Community Council Lexington Avenue Festival
Lexington Avenue between 60th and 66th streets will be closed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NYPD Brooklyn North, Run Walk Wheel
The following streets in Brooklyn will be closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
Cadman Park Plaza
Cadman Plaza West between Tillary and Hicks streets
Old Fulton Street between Hicks and Furman streets
Furman Street between Old Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue
Columbus Street between Atlantic Avenue and Kane Street
Kane Street between Columbia and Hicks streets
Hicks Street between Kane Street and Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic Avenue between Hicks and Court streets
Court Street between Atlantic Avenue and Montague Street
Cadman Plaza West between Montague and Middagh streets
Castle Hill League Opening Day Parade
The following streets will be closed in the Bronx from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.:
Castle Hill Avenue (Northside) between Turnbull and Newbold avenues
Newbold Avenue between Castle Hill and Havemeyer avenues
Havemeyer Avenue between Newbold and Gleason avenues.
Gleason Avenue between Havemeyer and Zegera avenues
Persian Day Parade
The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday from 12 noon to 3 p.m.:
38th Street between 5th and Park avenues
Madison Avenue between 38th and 27th streets
27th Street between Park and Fifth avenues
26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South
March of Dimes – March for Babies
The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
65th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway
65th Street between Broadway and Lexington Avenue (including 65th Street Transverse)
Lexington Avenue between 65th and 26th streets
Lexington Avenue between 25th and 26th streets
FDNY Holy Name Society Communion Mass and Breakfast
The following streets will be closed in Manhattan from 11 a.m. to noon:
51st Street between Fifth and Madison avenues
51st Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues