SomerStreets: Strike up the Bands!
Save the date for SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands on Sunday, September 17th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland Ave. between Central St to Lowell St. A free and family friendly event!
This street festival includes local craft vendors, community tabling groups and many interative activities for kids and adults! Don't miss Esh Circus Arts, Parkour Generations, Somerville Recreation activities, and Event Them bringing all the yard games.
Expect to try an array of food at SomerStreets:
Dean's Concession returns with Fried Dough and Cotton Candy
The two music stages will feature:
Any questions, contact Events Coordinator: iaritza menjivar, email@example.com.
SomerStreets is the City of Somerville’s take on the internationally-renowned Open Streets concept, closing busy city streets to vehicles, and opening them up for cycling, walking, dancing, running, and other modes of activity. Through SomerStreets, the City and its community partners aim to promote and encourage easy access to physical activity, and reconnecting with neighborhoods and businesses and their unique cultural elements in a thriving urban environment.
SomerStreets builds on the Shape Up Somerville healthy living initiative. Similar open streets events take place all around the world, providing space normally taken up by automobile traffic for people to be more active.
SomerStreets is an annual series that takes places on Sundays during the summer and fall.