Downtown will be the host of the annual All Souls Procession this Sunday, November 3, 2013. The Procession will stage in the historic Warehouse District at 6th Avenue and 7th Street beginning Sunday at 4 p.m. The procession will begin moving through downtown at approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Procession begins at Sixth Avenue and Alameda Street , proceeds west on Alameda Street to the end and turns south to Congress Street. At Congress Street the procession turns west, passes under Interstate 10 and ends at grand finale site at Congress Street and Linda Avenue near the Mercado San Agustin. It is anticipated that large crowds will attend the procession this year, so please to arrive early in order to not miss the festivities. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson. For more information on the All Souls Procession please visit: www.allsoulsprocession.org Below are the vehicular travel restrictions associated with this event:
All Souls Procession - Beginning Sunday November 3, 2013, from 3 p.m. until approximately 7 p.m., Sixth and Seventh Avenues between Sixth Street and Toole Avenue will be closed. Additionally, Seventh Street between Fifth and Seventh Avenues will be closed for the staging of the Procession.
Additionally, beginning at approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2013, Church Avenue between Pennington Street and Franklin Street; Granada Avenue between Broadway Boulevard and Paseo Redondo, and Sixth Avenue between Pennington Street and Toole Avenue will be closed. And westbound Congress Street will be closed at Grande Avenue.
There will also be a short term closure of both eastbound and westbound I-10 Frontage roads between St Mary’s Road and 22nd Street, as well as the Congress Street off ramps while the procession is passing underneath I-10.
Motorists driving in the downtown area may experience traffic delays associated with this event and several road improvement projects, so please plan accordingly. The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling or walking in this area. Please watch for event participants, obey all traffic control, and watch for detour signs and personnel providing traffic control.