Rutland May Days this weekend

Rutland May Days will run from Friday, May 17 to Sunday, May 19 at Roxby Parking Lot, Rutland Centennial Hall and a portion of Roxby Road. Event hours are 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday. For event details, visit rutlandmaydays.com.

Hartman Road from the YMCA parking lot access to Hemlock Road will be closed from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 to accommodate the mustering area for parade participants. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and rolling road closures will commence. Rutland Road North between McCurdy Road and Highway 33 will be closed from approximately 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic control personnel will be visible along the affected residential streets and a detour route will be marked. Motorists may experience minor disruptions in the area and are asked to plan ahead to avoid delays.

Roxby Parking Lot will be closed for the May Days midway beginning on Tuesday, May 14 at 12 p.m. until Monday, May 20, 3 p.m. Roxby Road will be closed from Shepherd Road to Highway 33 on Friday, May 17 beginning at 7 a.m. Access to the Berezan parking lot will be open to local traffic only. Roxby Parking Lot and Roxby Road will reopen on Monday, May 20 at 3 p.m.

Shepherd Road Transit Exchange will be closed on Saturday, May 19 starting at 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. to accommodate the dispersal of the parade floats. Bus stops along Rutland Road North between Highway 33 and McCurdy Road will be out of service. There will also be detours in place for #14 Black Mountain, #10 North Rutland, #8 University and #11 South Rutland. Watch for alerts and find more information at bctransit.com/kelowna.

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

For the most up to date road work, road closures and potential delays, visit kelowna.ca/roadreport.

 

For more information about the event, visit rutlandmaydays.com