TRAFFIC ALERT: 6th annual Richmond Bacon Festival kicks off Saturday

TRAFFIC ALERT: 6th annual Richmond Bacon Festival kicks off Saturday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The 6th annual Richmond Bacon Festival is here this weekend, and that means great food - but also a lot of traffic!

Approximately 5,000 people are expected to show up for the event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 23.

Get the details on the festival at 12 About Town:

Richmond Police will set up "No Parking" zones starting at 3 p.m. on Friday and running through 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Here is the list of street closures:

  • 100 block of North 17th Street between East Franklin and Grace Streets
  • 1700 block of East Franklin Street between North 18th and Ambler Streets
  • 100 block of Ambler Street between East Franklin and Grace Streets
  • 1600 block of East Grace Street between North 17th and Ambler Streets
  • 200 block of Crane Street between East Broad and Grace Streets

Street closures are available for view on Google Maps:

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