CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte’s 2016 Thanksgiving parade has been deemed an "extraordinary event" by interim city manager Ron Kimble and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
The city defines an extraordinary event as “a large-scale event or an event of national or international significance which might attract a significant number of people to a certain geographic area of the city.”
The parade, sponsored by Novant Health, will be held on Thanksgiving Day.
Parade prep will close part of uptown starting on Nov. 22:
- Levine Avenue of the Arts between Tryon and Church streets: 10 a.m. Nov. 22 through 8 p.m. Nov. 24.
- South Tryon Street between MLK and Stonewall Street: 6 p.m. Nov. 22 through 8 p.m. Nov. 24.
- Tryon Street Bridge between Morehead and Stonewall: 6 p.m. Nov. 23 through 2 p.m. Nov. 24.
- Tryon Street from 3rd to 9th Street: 8 a.m. Nov. 24 through 2 p.m. Nov 24.
- Hill, Stonewall streets: 6 a.m. Nov. 24 through 2 p.m. Nov. 24.
- Phifer Street: 6 a.m. Nov. 24 through 6 p.m. Nov. 24.
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