DONATOS FREEDOM BLAST ROAD CLOSURES
From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the Downtown Donatos Freedom Blast will be taking place at the Indiana War Memorial Grounds.
The event will consist of Donatos selling pizza and soft drinks, local bands and military stage performances and Emmis Communications providing games and activities for the community. Adult beverages will also be sold.
Spectators have a chance to win tickets to the VIP party.
Zambelli Fireworks will be shot from Regions Bank tower at approximately 9:45 p.m. If it rains the event will move to the fifth of July.
Street closures for Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast:
- North Street between Penn and Meridian St 8 a.m.-12 a.m.
- Michigan between Penn and Meridian -2 lanes 8 a.m.-12 a.m.
- New York between Penn and Delaware 9:30 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
- Ohio between Penn and Delavware 9:30 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
- Penn between New York and Ohio 9:30 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
- Delaware between New York and Ohio 9:30 p.m.-10:15 p.m.
Other Downtown traffic restrictions
North Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania streets will be closed from 10 a.m. - midnight July 4. Streets surrounding the Regions Bank Tower will be closed approximately 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.:
- Ohio Street between Meridian and Alabama streets
- Delaware Street between Market and New York streets
- New York Street between Meridian and Alabama streets
- Pennsylvania Street between Market and Vermont streets
Downtown Parking and Traveling Tips:
Everyone can find parking, arrive at their destination on time and enjoy all the excitement if a few simple tips are followed.
- Plan your driving and walking route into and through Downtown ahead of time.
- Use interstates to travel to and from Downtown.
- Enter Downtown from the side you plan to park on.
- Allow plenty of extra travel time to Downtown.
- Travel through Downtown will be limited to streets away from the core area.
- Relax during peak exit times.
- Wear comfortable shoes, park and enjoy the walk.
- Carpool or use IndyGo if possible.
- Downtown parking is abundant. There are more than 72,500 parking spaces Downtown.
- Check out Downtown maps with attraction and parking information. Print out the map and bring it with you.
- Select a couple of parking alternatives before you leave home.
- Plan to use a garage or lot. Most meters near event sites are restricted during this time.
- Many Downtown parking meters accept cash and credit cards.
- Some parking facilities and lots may not be open to the public.
- Due to the July 4 holiday, parking meters will be FREE Wednesday, July 4. Parking meters are always FREE after 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday and all day Sunday. Otherwise, meter rates are $1.50/hour with a two-hour limit on weekdays before 5 p.m. and four-hour limit weekdays after 5 p.m. and all day Saturday. Meter hours are 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.