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King Street to Close this Weekend for Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival

September 11, 2014 2:40 PM | News


The city's Chinese community came together on Saturday, August 6, 2011 for the Chinatown Festival at the corner of Alexander Avenue and King Street. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The Chinatown Festival at the corner of Alexander Avenue and King Street in 2011. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

King Street in the Exchange District will close for a cultural festival this weekend.

The City of Winnipeg says they’re closing the street from James Avenue to Alexander Avenue from 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, until 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 14 for the Winnipeg Chinatown Street festival.

Drivers are advised to find alternate routes and allow for a little extra travel time.

— Staff