Some streets in downtown Asheville will be closed starting at 7 am
on Saturday, November 19, 2011 for the 65th Asheville Holiday Parade.
The parade starts on Biltmore Avenue at Charlotte Street, heading north,
then turns west onto Patton Avenue, ending at French Broad Avenue.
Charlotte Street will be closed at 7 am for participants to line up
before the parade. Biltmore and Patton will be closed to traffic beginning at 9 am.
All intersecting roads along the route will be closed to all through traffic. Only drivers needing
to enter buildings on the closed portion will be allowed past the barriers.
Asheville's city buses will continue to depart and arrive from the terminal
at 49 Coxe Ave on the regular Saturday schedule.
Some stops in downtown will not be serviced 7 am to 2 pm.
Riders are encouraged to meet their bus at the terminal on Coxe Avenue.