The Annual Doylestown Arts Festival and the Thompson Bucks County Classic Bike Race will be held this weekend on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. Often described as “Bucks County’s Biggest Weekend” these events will result in road closures and detours in Doylestown Borough.
On Saturday, between 7am and 7pm, the Arts Festival will result in the following road closures:
-Main Street between Oakland Avenue and Court Street
-State Street between Pine Street and Clinton Street
-Hamilton Street, between State Street and West Oakland Avenue
-West Oakland Avenue between Main and Clinton Streets*
*West Oakland between Main and Hamilton will remain closed overnight Saturday into Sunday with emergency vehicle access only
There will be little to no access to all vehicles on these streets during this time. Local detours will be in effect. A festival map can be found here: http://doylestownartsfestival.com/festival_map.html
On Sunday, in addition to day two of the Arts Festival, Doylestown will host the Thompson Bucks County Classic international men’s professional 50-mile cycling race, along with a women’s professional race, a recreational ride, an amateur race, and children’s races. The approved course will use the following streets which will be closed in addition to the closures already in place for the Arts Festival:
-East and West Court Streets
-East and West Oakland Avenues
-South Main Street
-West Ashland Street
-Hamilton Street, between Court and Ashland Streets
Racing will begin at 8:30am and continue until approximately 3pm. Access to areas within the race route, which encircles the town center, will be controlled and limited during this time.
Further information and a course map can be found here.
Doylestown DART will be providing FREE shuttle service on both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. The shuttle will run from the free Court House Parking Garage at Broad, Union and Doyle Streets, to the intersection of Clinton & W Court Streets. Visitors are encouraged to make use of this service. Further information about parking and the shuttle service can be found here.