Apple Blossom Festival Street Closures and Parking

86th Apple Blossom Festival

The Apple Blossom Festival will be in full effect for the weekend of May 2nd through the 5th. As such, parking and street closures will be a little different this year.

The Winchester Parking Authority is selling reserved autopark tickets for Saturday, May 5th for the Court Square, Loudoun, and George Washington autoparks. The tickets are available for $15 at the George Washington autopark main office located at 128 N. Cameron Street. Click here for more info.

For reserved tickets in the Braddock autopark, contact the SABF Headquarters at (540) 662-3863.

The Old Town Midway, which has in the past been held on the Pedestrian Mall, will be taking place on Piccadilly Street and the area just North of Piccadilly. Streets will also be closed for the Firefighters’ Parade on Friday, May 3rd at 5:30pm and the Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, May 4th at 1pm. The Winchester Police Department issued some details of street closure times.

Thursday, May 2nd
Street closures for vendors to set up on the Midway start at 5:30pm. Piccadilly Street and Fairfax Lane from Braddock Street to Cameron Street will be closed. Loudoun Street from Piccadilly Street to Baker Street will also be closed. Indian Alley will be closed from Boscawen Street to Fairfax Lane.

Friday, May 3rd
Street closures start as early as noon on Friday (mainly Cameron Street) for the parade line up. The full detour goes into effect at 4pm. From 4:30pm through the conclusion of the Fireman’s Parade NO VEHICLES will be allowed through the traffic control points. There won’t be any exceptions.

Saturday, May 4th
The detour route starts at 8:00am and stays in effect until the conclusion of the Grand Feature Parade. From 12:30pm through the conclusion of the Grand Feature Parade NO VEHICLES will be allowed through the traffic control points. There won’t be any exceptions.

For a full list of street closures and detour routes, visit the Winchester Government’s Apple Blossom page or thebloom.com.

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