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
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Davis Square will be closed to all
- Westbound traffic from Highland Ave. will be diverted right
onto College Ave., left onto Winter Street and back onto Holland
- 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.