Street Closures for Saturday, October 12

The City of Natchitoches would like to advise the public that on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 beginning at 6:00am the following streets will be closed:

Front Street from Touline Street to Church Street
This section of Front Street will open upon the conclusion of Farmers Market at 1:00pm.

Front Street from Church Street to St. Denis Street
This section of Front Street will open upon the conclusion of Tappedtober Craft Beer & Wine Festival at approximately 10:30pm.

The following streets will be closed beginning at 8:00pm on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 in preparation for an 8:30pm fireworks display on the South end of the Riverbank:

Church Street bridge
Williams Ave from Whitfield Ave. to Henry Ave.
This section of Williams Avenue will open upon conclusion of the fireworks display once the Fire Marshal has given the all clear.

In preparation for these events, the Downtown riverbank will be closed to all vehicular traffic beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 10th, 2019.

9 thoughts on “Street Closures for Saturday, October 12

  1. Fireworks and weekend shows is what supports Natchitoches. Mondays and January are down time. Duds enjoy yourselves on those quiet days

  2. I would like to know where the money for the fireworks comes from. I’m sure that it’s either a budget item, or they found the money somewhere else in the budget, but I have questions. Is the city pulling money from another budget item to pay for these extra occasions for fireworks display? How much money does the city actually spend on fireworks, including crew to set them off? How much money is recouped from charges to the public, as in tickets to the Christmas Festival? How much is the city spending that could be better spent elsewhere?

    • I honestly believe that the money comes from “entry fees” ALONG With Nat. Citizens taxes, utility bills, & tourist spending their money on EXTREMELY HIGH PRICED” Items sold on FRONT STREET…..

  3. You have GOT to be FREAKIN’ kidding me !!!!
    Can anybody, I mean anybody, find another way to celebrate something?

    Fireworks???? Again????

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