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Temporary road closures announced for 2 Great Falls events

Downtown Night Market and Luminaria Walk
Posted at 7:37 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 21:37:22-04

The City of Great Falls on Wednesday announced the following road closures for Friday and Saturday:

The 300 and 400 Blocks of Central Avenue will be closed to traffic on Friday, August 23, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the Downtown Great Falls Association "Downtown Night Market."

River Drive from 9th Street North to Central Avenue West will be closed from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, for the River's Edge Trail's Luminaria Walk.

For more information about street closures, call the City Of Great Falls Street Division at 406-771-1401.

The Downtown Night Market on Friday, August 23rd, features a variety of vendors, artists, and creations in a street market-style venue along the 300-400 blocks of Central Avenue. Live music by Joe Ryan, and food and drinks will be available. Bring the family and enjoy an evening of shopping and socializing in Downtown Great Falls. The event begins at 5 p.m.

The River's Edge Trail Luminaria Walk is Saturday, August 24th. The Luminaria Walk features more than 1,500 hand-decorated paper bags filled with sand and tea lights lining the trail on the one-mile stretch from Gibson Park to West Bank Park, over the 1st Avenue North Bridge. From 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., people can stroll the trail listening to music, enjoying food, and supporting vendors. This is a free, family-friendly event for the community.