SARASOTA, Fla. – December 3, 2015 – 9:30 a.m.
The 20th Annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 5th beginning at 7 p.m. at Main Street and US 301 in downtown Sarasota. The parade will end at J.D. Hamel Park which is located at Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue. There will be several vehicle tow away zones and street closure notices in effect for the following times:
12 p.m. – Main Street closed from US 301 to School Avenue
2 p.m. - Main Street closed from Orange Avenue to US 41 & Osprey to US 301
5 p.m. – Gulfstream Avenue closed from US 41 to Church of the Redeemer (222 South Palm Avenue)
5:30 p.m. – Main Street closed from US 301 to US 41 & US 301 closed between Fruitville Road and Ringling Boulevard
6 p.m. – Hollywood 20 Garage will close. Main Street will be completely shut down
7 p.m. – Parade begins
Roads will re-open once the end of the parade reaches a two block distance from each road closure.
**Note** Towing will begin at 5:30 p.m. Vehicles not removed by the posted time will be towed at the owner’s expense. For information on towed vehicles, please contact Upman’s Towing at 941-365-7084.