Annual Mystic Outdoor Festival

A temporary no parking order will be in effect.

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, Mystic will be the place to be. The city is holding its 54th Annual Outdoor Art Festival.

More than 250 artists will be in downtown Mystic to show off their oils, watercolors, photography and sculptures. Dozens of crafters will also be there to show off their creative works.

The event runs Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Police have issued a temporary no parking order for downtown Mystic, starting at 4 a.m. on Saturday through 8 p.m. on Sunday on:

West Main Street: from the Drawbridge to Bank streets
Water Street: from West Main Street to New London Road
High Street: Between New London Road and West Main Street
New London Road: Between West Main and Latham streets
Cliff Street, west of Pearl Street
Edgecomb Street, extending a portion of the road west from Burrows Street

In addition, the following traffic restrictions will be in effect during the show.

Water Street will be closed to cars from West Main Street to the Steamboat Wharf parking lot.

Pearl Street will open to northbound traffic only.
Gravel Street will be open to southbound traffic only.

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