Downtown Street Alert

Several Downtown streets will be impacted this Wednesday and Thursday by the Hungry Turkey 5K Run and the Thanksgiving Day Parade (11/26).  See the street closure information below.  Plan ahead for an alternative route or added travel time.

Hungry Turkey 5K Run
Thursday at 7:30 am
16th Street and Market

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Run Route: Runners begin at 16th Street and Market, head east on Market, north on 4th Street, east on Washington Avenue, where runners will cross the Eads Bridge, make a U-turn and head west on the Eads Bridge, continue west on Washington Avenue, south on 4th Street, west on Market, and finish at 16th Street and Market.

Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday at 8:45 am
7th Street and Market

parade route thanksgiving

Parade Route: Parade begins at 7th Street and Market and heads west to conclude at 20th Street and Market.

Schedule of Events and Street Closures for the Hungry Turkey 5K Run and Thanksgiving Day Parade: 

Wednesday, November 25th

  • 9:00 am
    • Parking will not be allowed around Aloe Plaza, across from Union Station
    • Parking will not be allowed around Memorial Park from 18th Street to 20th Street
  • 6:00 pm
    • Walnut will close from Broadway to 7th Street

Thursday, November 26th
Please note: The best streets to get around the street closures are Washington Avenue to the north, Jefferson to the west, and Chouteau to the south.

  • 12:00 am
    • Market will close from 17th Street to 20th Street
  • 6:00 am
    • Market will close from 4th Street to 20th Street
    • Chestnut will close from Broadway to 9th Street
    • 4th Street will close from Market to Washington Avenue
    • Broadway will close from Market to Washington Avenue
    • 6th Street will close from Pine to Chestnut
    • 7th Street will close from Pine to Walnut
    • 8th Street will close from Pine to Clark
    • 9th Street will close from Clark to Chestnut
    • 10th Street will close from Pine to Clark
    • One block north and one block south of Market will be closed from 11th Street to 20th Street
  • 7:30 am
    • 5K run begins
  • 8:30 am
    • Run concludes
    • 4th Street will reopen from Pine to Washington Avenue
  • 8:45 am
    • Parade begins
  • 11:00 pm
    • Parade concludes
  • 12:00 pm
    • All streets impacted by the Run and Parade will be reopened