ANNUAL ARTS FEST AND BIKE RACE WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 9 AND 10
The Annual Doylestown Arts Festival and the Thompson Bucks County Classic Bike Race will be held on Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10, 2017. Often described as “Bucks County’s Biggest Weekend” these events will result in road closures and detours in Doylestown Borough.
On Saturday, between 7 am and 7 pm, 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* *Hamilton Street between State and Oakland, and 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.
Further information about the Arts Fest, including a festival map, can be found here: http://dtownartsfestival.com/
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 Street -Pine Street -East and West Oakland Avenue -South Main Street -West Ashland Street -Lafayette Street -Hamilton Street, between Court Street and Ashland Street
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.
Doylestown DART will be providing FREE shuttle service on both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Shuttles will run from the free Court Bucks County Parking Garage at Broad, Union and Doyle Streets, to the intersection of Clinton & W Court Streets, and from the Fanny Chapman Pool and Farm office complex Parking Lots to the intersection of Green & Ashland Streets. Visitors are encouraged to make use of this service.