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Palm Coast Friday, Jul. 3, 2015 3 years ago

Flagler Beach festivities: schedule and parking plan

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The following is a news release from the city of Flagler Beach:

This year’s Fabulous Fourth Festivities in the city of Flagler Beach are scheduled to occur on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th.

Friday, July 3 events will be held at Veterans’ Park from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday, July 4 events will begin with a 5K run starting at Betty Steflick Park at 7 a.m., followed by a parade at 10 a.m. and a day of vendors, music and contests, followed by a fireworks show over the pier at 9:15 p.m.

WHERE TO PARK FOR THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY

The following is an adapted news release from the Flagler Beach Police Department:

The Flagler Beach Police Department suggests visitors attending this year’s July 4 event park in relation to where they want to travel after the fireworks are over. Eastbound traffic on S.R.100 will experience minor delays after the fireworks between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.

From the north: Visitors coming from Beverly Beach, northern Palm Coast and areas north of the Flagler Beach who want to return home after the fireworks are asked to park north of State Road 100.

From the south: Visitors from Ormond Beach, Ormond by the Sea and areas south of Flagler Beach who want to return home after the fireworks are encouraged to park south of S.R. 100.

From the west: Traffic on Oceanshore Boulevard at S.R. 100 will be restricted after the fireworks and law enforcement personnel will be assigned to the intersection.

The following traffic pattern will be in effect after the fireworks conclude:

Oceahshore Boulevard: Traffic southbound on Oceanshore Boulevard at S.R. 100 will be forced west on SR100 and will continue west over the SR100 Bridge. Traffic northbound on Oceanshore Boulevard at S.R. 100 will have the following options: Traffic that wants to continue northbound on Oceanshore Boulevard will continue in the designated travel lane. Traffic that wants to turn west on S.R. 100 will be allowed to do so via the left turn lane. For a diagram of this pattern, click HERE.

Flagler Avenue: After the fireworks, traffic on North and South Flagler Avenue will be as follows:
North Flagler Avenue will be restricted between North Second Street and S.R. 100.
Traffic heading for S.R. 100 can: Travel north on North Flagler Avenue and then east to Oceanshore Boulevard on any side street; Travel east on South Second Street to North Daytona Avenue and then south to S.R. 100.
South Flagler Avenue will be two lanes northbound to S.R. 100. Upon arrival at S.R. 100, traffic northbound on South Flagler Avenue will turn west on SR100 and will travel across the S.R.100 bridge.

Wadsworth Park: Parking will be available for the event at Wadsworth Park. Traffic departing the park after the fireworks will be directed west onto S.R. 100.

John Anderson Highway: Visitors leaving the event westbound on S.R. 100 will not be restricted from turning left onto John Anderson Highway.

Roberts Road: Visitors leaving the event westbound on S.R.100 will not be restricted for turning right onto Roberts Road.

Colbert Lane: Visitors leaving the event westbound on S.R. 100 will not be restricted for turning right onto Roberts Road.

Old Kings Road: Visitors leaving the event westbound on S.R. 100 will not be restricted for turning left or right onto Old Kings Road.

Interstate 95: Visitors leaving the event westbound on S.R. 100 will not be restricted from accessing I-95 north or I-95 south.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to carpool to the event to help reduce traffic.

CITY: PLEASE DON'T PARK ON THE SEA DUNES

The Flagler Beach Police Department has asked July 4 visitors to not park on the city’s sea dunes. The dunes are protected and parking on them is illegal.

Parking is not allowed on the east side of Oceanshore Boulevard from South Seventh Street to South 28th Street. Police officers will monitor the area to prevent illegal parking.

Parking is allowed on the east side of Oceanshore Boulevard in areas north of State Road 100. Drivers should park as shown in this sample photo circulated by the Police Department.


 

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