RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) – To make way for the 10th Annual Reno River Festival there will be some street closures and bike lane restrictions Wednesday through Sunday.
The festival will be held at Wingfield Park and will kick-off on Friday May 10th. The event will be filled with paddling, food and free entertainment in the heart of downtown Reno.
Starting on Wednesday the north and southbound Arlington Avenue between First Street and Island Drive will be reduced to eight feet.
On Friday May 10th, Arlington Avenue from First to Court Street will be closed to both vehicle and bike traffic. Bikes are allowed to be walked through the Festival area.
As in past years, attendees are encouraged to park in downtown parking garages, on streets surrounding Wingfield Park or avoid parking issues altogether by riding bicycles, walking or utilizing public transportation.
The best way to get to Wingfield Park would be to use Sierra Street and Keystone Avenue via California Avenue and Second Street
Per City of Reno ordinance No. 1207, pets of any kind are not allowed in Wingfield Park during the event with the exception of guide dogs or other medically necessary animals with proper documentation.