Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge closed for 'Beer on the Bridge' tomorrow afternoon

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The City of Fredericton says the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge will be temporarily closed tomorrow afternoon for the Rotary Club's "Beer on the Bridge" event.

The bridge will be closed from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

In the event of rain, the city says the rain date for the event is the next day, Sunday July 7, and the bridge will be closed for the same scheduled timeframe of 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The city is asking pedestrians and cyclists to plan their routes to use alternate bridge crossings during the closure and thanks the public for their patience and cooperation in this matter.

According to the Beer on the Bridge Facebook page, this year's event will have 33 vendors and 6 musical acts on the bridge, as well as food trucks at the Roundhouse.

Tickets are available here, or on the bridge the day of the event.