Corn Fest will be held in downtown DeKalb this Friday Aug. 26th beginning at 3pm until Sunday, Aug. 28th at 6pm. The following list the road closures that will take place for setting up the festival.
The carnival will be located in the city lots of Ellwood, and Haish which are located between Oak and Locust Street off of 2nd and 3rd Street. The carnival will also be in the parking lots of Finch Funeral Home, DeKalb Public Library, and Frontier Communications. These parking lots will close Tuesday, August 23th at 6pm and will remain closed until Monday, Aug. 29th at 7am for carnival set up and take down.
Closures for Thursday, August 25th at 4pm are as follows:
– Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th Street
-2nd Street from the railroad tracks north to Oak Street
-3rd Street from the railroad tracks north to Oak Street *with the exception of traffic from First State Bank that will exit on to 3rd Street to Locust Street to proceed to 4th Street until Saturday August 27tht at noon.
-The city parking lot behind the DeKalb Chamber, Embrey Lot will close at 5pm on August 25th. A limited number of parking spaces will be open for customers of Barb City Bagel throughout the fest.
Locust Street between 2nd and 4th Street will remain open for Farmers Market until Thursday, August 25th at 4pm (First State Bank to 1st Street). The street parking on Locust St. between First and 4th St. will close at 9pm.
Please Note: Locust Street will remain partially open to First State Bank customers only. This is to accommodate the drive-thru area which is open until noon on Saturday. Locust Street (drive-thru area to 4th Street) will be closed Saturday, August 27th at noon until Sunday, August 28th at 9 pm.
There will be signs posted by the City of DeKalb in advance as a reminder. Any vehicles in violation will be towed at the owner’s expense.
The city lots at 4th and Grove and 2nd and Grove will remain open throughout the festival. There will also be street parking on Locust Street on the east side of 4th Street available for use.
We would like to thank everyone in advance for your patience and understanding! We look forward to a great Corn Fest in downtown DeKalb!
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