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York City announces Bike Night street closings

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
Harley-Davidson Motor Co. and The City of York will present the 25th annual York Bike Night on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 4 to 10 p.m. in and around Continental Square in downtown York. The street party features a motorcycle parade, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment, informational exhibits, and more. For more details about Bike Night and important street closings and parking information, or to download this yearÕs event brochure, please visit www.yorkcity.org/bikenight or call 717-849-2217. You can also receive updates at www.facebook.com/YorkCitySpecialEvents or by following @YorkCityEvents on Twitter. submitted

A variety of street closings and parking restrictions will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, because of the city's Bike Night.

Motorcycles will take over the city from 4 to 10 p.m. The annual parade begins at 5 p.m. and will leave the York Fairgrounds and travel south on North Richland Avenue to West Market Street and then back to the downtown area, according to a city news release on Friday.

The following closures are scheduled:

  • From 3 p.m.  to 11 p.m.: West Market Street from the Pershing Avenue intersection to the Queen Street intersection.  Beaver Street from the West King Street intersection to the West Philadelphia Street intersection will also be closed.
  • From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.: George Street from the King Street intersection to the Philadelphia Street intersection.

There will also be the following parking restrictions, as only motorcycles will be able to park in certain areas:

  • From 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.: First blocks of North and South George streets.
  • From 1 p.m.  to 11 p.m.: West Market Street from the Pershing Avenue intersection to the Queen Street intersection. Also,  Beaver Street from the Philadelphia Street intersection to the King Street intersection.

Parking will be available at the Philadelphia Street and King Street garages. The Market Street garage will be closed.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.