Issued August 21st, 2023
In preparation for the African American Festival at T.R. Gallo Park, and in the interest of assuring the
safety of all residents and visitors to this area, certain traffic restrictions will be in effect.
Therefore, I, Steven T. Noble, Mayor of the City of Kingston, by the power vested in me by the Charter
of the City of Kingston declare:
On Friday, August 25th, 2023, beginning at 7:00am, there will be No Parking in a portion of the
Dock Street parking lot so that the City Stage can be delivered to T.R. Gallo Park. See attached
On Saturday, August 26th, 2023, Broadway, from W O’Reilly Street to W Strand will be closed
to vehicular traffic from 11:20 a.m. until such time as the last parade participant has passed or
until such time as Kingston Police Department personnel has deemed it safe.
On Saturday, August 26th, 2023, there will be “Parade Parking” only on Andrew Street, from
Broadway to Levan Street. The Parade will step-off at 11:30am and proceed down Broadway to
the festival on East Strand.
From 8:00am to 6:00pm on August 26th, 2023, Dock St. and West Strand Street will be closed to
Also during this time, there will also be No Parking in the DOT lot under the 9W Bridge on the
river side, and No Parking in the Dock Street Lot.
Also during this time, there will also be No Parking at Meters #30, #31, #32, #33 on East Strand
and Meters #22, #23, #24 on West Strand.
Steven T. Noble