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stART on the Street Closes Park Ave. on Sunday

By Tom Marino | September 14, 2023
Last Updated: September 14, 2023

WORCESTER – stART on the Street, the largest art, music & performance festival in Central Massachusetts, returns to Worcester on Sunday, Sept. 17, from 11 AM to 6 PM. The festival takes place on Park Avenue between Pleasant Street and Highland Street and includes includes over 250 artists and crafters, food vendors, live music & dance, hands-on activities for all ages, and local nonprofits. You’ll also find live music, fencing, belly dancing, capoiera, interactive features for all ages, street performers and more throughout the street.

See the list of participants on the event website.


  • Parking is limited and attendees are encouraged to carpool and arrive early.
  • Plenty of area street parking is available within 5 mins walking distance of the festival. **Pay attention to driveways, ramps, Resident Only/No Parking signs, and fire hydrants.
  • Handicap parking is located in the 255 Park Avenue parking lot. Vehicles are required to have a handicap plate or a tag visible at entry. To access 255 Park Ave, take Hudson Street and turn on to Townsend Street. Townsend Street will operate as a two-way road while Park Ave is closed to access designated handicapped parking.
  • TD Bank (295 Park Avenue) is open on Sundays and may tow if their parking spaces are blocked.

See additional parking tips for the event below.


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