Travel to be impacted by Downtown Events

NMF and Lions Club Carnival occurring April 25-27, 2024

During the week of April 22nd, various street closures will occur in Downtown Norman to accommodate for the Norman Music Festival and the Lions Club Carnival. Major festival closures will begin as early as noon on April 25. Community partner agencies host and coordinate these annual events slated to take place April 25-27 this year, with certain assistance from the City of Norman.

Primary road closures will be between S. Santa Fe Avenue and Porter Street, and between E. Gray Street and E. Comanche Street. Travelers should adhere to all signage placed in the area.

  • The public parking lot on Gray Street, between Peters and Crawford Avenues, will close at 8 am on Friday, April 26. Forty parking spaces will be reserved for annual parking permit holders until 6 pm on Friday, April 26.

  • All streets will reopen by Sunday, April 28 at 6 am, with the exception of the South 100 block of James Garner Blvd. This section of James Garner will reopen by 5 pm on Sunday, April 28 to allow for the carnival operators to dismantle equipment. 

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