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ArtBeat 2014 Road Closure Information

The City’s of Somerville's annual ArtBeat Festival will take place this Friday evening and Saturday in Davis Square. The festival will begin Friday evening, July 18, from 6 to 10 p.m. with live music in Seven Hills Park. All roads will remain open on Friday. On Saturday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., craft vendors, live music on several stages, and local artists will set up throughout Davis Square. The events are free, though a small donation is suggested. For Saturday’s festival, several road closures and detours will apply as follows:
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Davis Square will be closed to all vehicle traffic.

  • Westbound traffic from Highland Ave. will be diverted right onto College Ave., left onto Winter Street and back onto Holland Street.
  • Eastbound traffic from College Ave. will be diverted right onto Winter Street, left onto Cameron Ave. and onto Mass Ave.
  • Eastbound traffic from Holland Street will be diverted onto Cameron Ave. and Mass Ave.

Closures will remain in effect until 8 p.m., and MBTA buses through Davis Square will be rerouted.
If you have any questions, please visit www.somervilleartscouncil.org. or contact 311.