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Veterans Day Parade: What to know about parking restrictions, traffic on Friday

Baltimore Sun - 11/9/2022

This year’s Veterans Day Parade is happening Friday in Baltimore, rain or shine, and transportation officials are advising motorists to plan ahead.

The parade will begin at noon at the intersection of Charles and Centre streets. Participants will proceed south on Charles Street, east on Lexington Street and continue east toward Gay Street before disbanding onto War Memorial Plaza.

As the parade proceeds through its route, road closures will open up in tandem, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation said in a news release.

A parade map is available online.

Citizens attending the parade are encouraged to arrive early and use public parking facilities in the surrounding areas. All posted parking restrictions will be strictly enforced, and vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed and towed, the department said.

Street closures

The following streets will be closed Friday to traffic, and parking is prohibited:

Parking restrictions

The following parking restrictions will be in place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:


The following detours will be implemented:

The following detours will also be implemented for the Charm City Circulator’s Purple Route at the same time:

“Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be advised that temporary traffic stops will be implemented during the event for the safety of parade participants,” the release says. “Transportation Enforcement Officers will be working in the area to facilitate the movement of traffic. Commuters should expect delays and are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes.”

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