The most up-to-date lists for upcoming special events and traffic closures are shown below. Special Events are coordinated and executed through the Columbia Police Department Special Events Unit for local festivals, parades and races (run/walk). The traffic closures detailed below may include obstruction to the regular flow of traffic with one or more lane being temporarily closed or barricaded and an alternative route.


Main Street Latin Festival
Saturday, August 27, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
1300 and 1400 blocks of Main Street

At 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022, set-up begins for the Main Street Latin Festival. The 1300 and 1400 blocks of Main Street along with the mid-block of 1100 Washington Street will be temporarily closed.

The roads will remain closed for the duration of the festival and will reopen once the breakdown of the stage and clean-up has been completed.

Road Closure Timeline:
– Friday, August 26, 2022: 6:00 p.m. Road Closures – 1300 & 1400 blocks of Main St. and the 1100 block of Washington St.
– Saturday, August 27, 2022: 11:00 a.m. Festival begins
– Saturday, August 27, 2022: 10:00 p.m. Festival ends (Breakdown & clean-up begins)

** Parking meters will be bagged along the festival area and at the 100 block of Washington Street **