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ManyFest Street Closures in Effect This Weekend

September 11, 2015 7:55 AM | Entertainment

ManyFest - Soap Box Derby

Competitors in the ManyFest Soap Box Derby race up Broadway on Sunday, September 7, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Downtown Winnipeg’s largest street festival will close some roadways this weekend all in the name of fun.

ManyFest begins tonight, bringing an expected 60,000 people downtown over the span of three days.

The following street closures will be in place this weekend:

  • Memorial Boulevard from Broadway to York Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. Friday, September 11 until 11 p.m. Sunday, September 13.
  • Broadway from Osborne Street to Edmonton Street will be closed from 5:30 p.m. Friday, September 11 until 10 p.m. Sunday, September 13.
  • Kennedy Street from York Avenue to Broadway will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday, September 12 until 9 p.m. Sunday, September 13.

Motorists are reminded to allow additional travel time and to use alternative routes in the area to get to their destinations.

The complete event schedule is available at ManyFest.ca.