New Year’s Eve street closures in Downtown Harrisonburg


harrisonburgGenerations Crossing’s Annual 5K and the First Night Harrisonburg New Year’s Eve Celebration will take place on Thursday in Downtown Harrisonburg.

To ensure the public’s safety during these events, the following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:


Generations Crossing’s Glow Run 5K, 4:30pm to 7:00pm

  • Chesapeake Avenue from Bruce Street to Grace Street.
  • Grace Street from South High to South Main.  There will be access to the Grace Street Apartments and to Greenberries.


First Night Harrisonburg, 5:00pm to 2:00am

  • South Main Street, from Franklin to Elizabeth Street.
  • Court Square


All parking decks will be accessible for downtown parking and the municipal lot.

All streets will re-open at approximately 1:30am on January 1, 2016.

Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead for an alternative travel route to avoid street closures during these times.

For more information and a schedule of events, visit

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