Main Street road closure for airdrieFEST 2018

Aug. 20, 2018 / For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – On Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. a portion of Main Street will be closed (between Airdrie Mainstreet Square and just south of ATB Financial) to host the airdrieFEST street festival outside of City Hall. Access to the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Urgent Care Centre at 604 Main St. SE will not be affected.

More than 160 non-profit and business vendor booths will be set up during the street festival along with children’s activities, food trucks and live entertainment. New and exciting this year is Music on Main, a kick-off event to the annual outdoor street festival that will be held on Friday, Sept. 7 from 6 – 10 p.m. featuring headlining band Aaron Pritchett.

airdrieFEST, which is now in its ninth year, is organized by a committee of community partners including: Airdrie Public Library, Boys and Girls Club, SLAM in Airdrie, Airdrie Chamber of Commerce, Airdrie Mainstreet Square, Volunteer Airdrie, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the City of Airdrie. This year's Presenting Sponsor is Davis Chev Airdrie.

For event information please visit www.airdriefest.ca. 

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Media contact:
Kim Harris
Community Developer
City of Airdrie
403.948.8800 ext. 8772

 

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