Downtown Street Alert

Downtown streets will be impacted on this extended weekend by the Big Muddy Blues Festival (9/3-9/4) and Labor Day Parade (9/5).  See the street closure information below.  Plan ahead for an alternative route or added travel time.

These events have been permitted to close the following streets at the times below; reopenings are subject to change at the discretion of the police.

Big Muddy Blues Festival
Saturday and Sunday, September 3rd & 4th
Laclede’s Landing
(Click on the map for a larger view)

big muddy map

Schedule of Street Impacts for the Big Muddy Blues Festival
Thursday, September 1st  

8:00am

  • 1st Street will close between Laclede’s Landing Boulevard and the Eads Bridge
  • 2nd Street will close between Laclede’s Landing Boulevard and the Eads Bridge
  • Morgan Street will close between Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard and 3rd Street
  • Lucas Avenue will close between Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard and 2nd Street

Saturday, September 3rd

3:00pm

  • Festival begins

11:55pm

  • Festival closes

Sunday, September 4th

3:00pm

  • Festival resumes

11:55pm

  • Festival concludes

Monday, September 5th

5:00pm

  • 1st Street will reopen between Laclede’s Landing Boulevard and the Eads Bridge
  • 2nd Street will reopen between Laclede’s Landing Boulevard and the Eads Bridge
  • Morgan Street will reopen between Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard and 3rd Street
  • Lucas Avenue will reopen between Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard and 2nd Street

Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 5th
15th Street and Olive Street
(Click on the map for a larger view)

labor day parade map

Parade Route: The parade begins at 15th Street and Olive Street, heads east on Olive Street, south on Tucker Boulevard, west on Market Street, and concludes at 15th Street and Market Street.

Schedule of Street Impacts for the Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 5th

7:00am

  • Olive Street will close between Tucker Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue

9:00am

  • Parade begins at 15th Street and Olive Street
  • Streets along the parade route will close and reopen on a rolling basis once all participants have cleared the area

12:00pm

  • Parade concludes
  • Olive Street will reopen between Tucker Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue