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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Several Downtown streets to close for Holiday Under The Stars

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Closures will happen over two weekends

The Downtown Events Division of the City of Killeen will implement road closures for the Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

East Avenue D between 4th Street and N Gray Street will be closed Dec. 1 for the annual tree lighting starting at 10 a.m. Roads will be accessible at 9:30 p.m. after the festivities.  
 
On Dec. 9, sections of several downtown streets from Root Avenue to 8th Street and Sprott Avenue to Santa Fe Plaza Drive will be blocked for the annual Christmas Parade and Festival of the Holidays beginning at 9 a.m. 

A series of barricades will be placed to indicate the closures. Motorists are advised to be cautious, adhere to traffic control devices, and seek alternate routes during the event. Closures are subject to change based on workload and weather conditions.

Please note that the safety of citizens and employees is paramount, and all schedules are subject to change based on weather. If you have any inquiries, please contact the Downtown Events office at 254-501-7758 or email ldhamilton@killeentexas.gov. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation.            

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