Published:

- A reminder that LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN is tomorrow night, Dec. 1 in downtown Canton, and several road closures will be in effect beginning this afternoon.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Location: The main stage will be on Market Avenue in front of Market Square. Venues on Market Avenue from 7th Street South to 6th Street North are being invited to participate.
Hours: 5:30 to 8:30 PM
Fireworks: Launched approximately 6:30 PM from the Bliss Tower Parking Deck (new location this year)

Streets closed to vehicular traffic:

Wednesday, November 30th:

  • Beginning at 3:30 PM (till conclusion of event): Market Avenue from 3rd to 4th Streets North

Thursday, December 1st:

Beginning at 2:00 PM (till conclusion of event): 

  • Market Avenue from Tuscarawas Street to 6th Street North
  • 3rd, 4th and 5th Streets from Court to Piedmont

Beginning at 4:00 PM (till conclusion of event):

  • Market Avenue from Tuscarawas to 6th Street South
  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Streets South from Court to Piedmont

Beginning at 5:00 PM (till conclusion of event):

  • Tuscarawas Street from Piedmont to McKinley Avenue

Beginning at 5:30 PM (until after fireworks, and clearance is given by Canton Fire Department – approximately 7:30 PM):

  • Cleveland Avenue from Tuscarawas Street to 4th Street North

Parking: Parking is available on-street and in the following parking lots and decks (for a nominal fee):  

  • Former Timken High School parking lot
  • Stark County District Library lot
  • City Centre Parking Deck at 120 Cleveland Avenue South; enter off of West Tuscarawas
  • NewMarket Parking Deck at 233 Market Avenue South; enter on 3rd St. SW
  • Millennium Center Parking Deck; enter off of Walnut and 2nd Street NE

Please direct event-related questions to Chris Gumpp, Director of Community Events and Sponsorships, at 330.458.2055.