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NYC Village Halloween Parade traffic guide: Street closures

Motorists will face various street closures on Wednesday as ghosts and goblins take over Manhattan for the Village Halloween Parade.

The parade attracts about 2 million spectators each year. Floats, characters and plenty of large puppets will make their way up Sixth Avenue between Spring and 16th streets, causing road closures and gridlock from roughly 7 until 11 p.m.

Get ahead of the traffic nightmare with this list of road closures from the NYPD.

Formation

  • Sixth Avenue between Spring and Canal streets
  • Dominick Street between Varick Street and Sixth Avenue
  • Sullivan Street between Broome and Spring streets
  • Broome Street between Sullivan and Varick streets
  • Spring Street between Sullivan and Varick streets

Route

  • Sixth Avenue between Spring and West 16th streets

Dispersal

  • West 16th Street between Fifth and Seventh avenues 
  • West 17th Street between Fifth and Seventh avenues
  • West 18th Street between Fifth and Seventh avenues

Miscellaneous

  • West 10th Street between Sixth and Greenwich avenues
  • Van Dam Street between Varick Street and Sixth Avenue

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