Miami 2016 Calle Ocho Street Festival


News Release

The Annual Calle Ocho Street Festival will take place on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

The festival officially starts at 11:00 a.m. EST and ends at 7:00 p.m. EST. This year, the Calle Ocho Festival will take place on S.W. 8 Street from S.W. 27 Avenue to S.W. 8 Avenue.

Streets closures are as follows:

–Beginning on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 11:30 p.m. EST, eastbound traffic on S.W. 8 Street from S.W. 27 Avenue to S.W. 7 Avenue will be closed. Traffic traveling eastbound on S.W. 8 Street will be detoured north or southbound on S.W. 27 Avenue.

–Miami-Dade Transit buses, which normally travel along S.W. 8 Street, will be detoured. Please check with Miami-Dade Transit Agency for further information.

–S.W. 7 Street will remain open westbound until S.W. 8 Ave, then detoured north.

–Residents who live in the area will be allowed access via “local traffic only” basis to S.W. 7 Street on the north side or on the south side of S.W. 9 Street.

Motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes if they need to travel in the vicinity. City of Miami Police officers will be placed along the closure areas to provide assistance.

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