Annual Fat Cat Children’s Festival this weekend

The 29th annual Fat Cat Children’s Festival is taking place from Friday, June 7 until Saturday, June 8. Visit for more information about the event.

To accommodate the event activities, Waterfront Park will experience disruptions on Friday, June 7 beginning at 7 a.m. and the park will be open to ticket holders only at 4:30 p.m. until Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m.

The walking parade will take place on Saturday, June 8 at 12:45 p.m. The parade will muster out of Rhapsody Plaza and travel through Waterfront Park to the boat lock.

Starting Friday, June 7 from 7 a.m. until Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m. the Dolphins Parking Lot will be closed. Additionally, there will be on-street parking restrictions on Water Street, south of the crosswalk at Rhapsody Plaza on Friday and Saturday.

Residents can reduce traffic and parking congestion by choosing various modes of Active Transportation, such as biking, walking and carpooling. Visit to learn more about how the City supports and promotes Active Transportation through events, programs, and education.

For up-to-date road work, road closures and potential delays, visit