Lincoln Arts Festival moves downtown for the first time

The annual Lincoln Arts Festival will begin setting up shop Friday, with streets closing downtown for the event.

This is the first time the festival will be held downtown in its now 19 year history.

The festival runs Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 22 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More than 100 local, regional and national artists will be featured in Tower Square, on “P” Street from 13th Street to Centennial Mall, and on 13th and 14th streets between “P” and “Q.”

Streets will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, September 20.  At that time, the following streets will be closed until 9 p.m. Sunday, September 22 :

  • “P” Street between 13th and 16th streets
  • 13th Street between “P” and “Q” streets
  • 14th Street between “O” and “Q” streets
  • Centennial Mall between “O” and “P” streets

“P” Street access to University Square Parking Garage, 14th and “P” streets, will be maintained. 

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