From the Manchester Police Department, as submitted to Girard at Large.
The City Of Manchester will be very busy during the weekend of October 2, 2014 through October 5, 2014 – particularly on October 5, 2014.  

Please try to spread the word regarding the multitude of events on Sunday, October 5, 2014 and request that motorists avoid the downtown area due to the expectation of large crowds as well as the street closures mentioned on the attached information sheet.
This information will also be added to the Manchester Police Blog and sent out via Nixle at a later date.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Verizon Wireless Arena

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 1900 Hrs

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 1900 Hrs

Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1100 Hrs / 1500 Hrs / 1900 Hrs

Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1200 Hrs / 1600 Hrs

Foot Race for the Fallen

Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1000 Hrs

Closure for Start Line on Valley St (Lincoln St to Maple St) at 0830 Hrs

Closure for Entire Route at 0955 Hrs


Start on Valley St @ DPW Building, West on Valley St to Willow St, South on Willow St to Hayward St, West on Hayward to Elm St, North on Elm St to Bridge St, East on Bridge St to Chestnut St, South on Chestnut to Auburn St, East on Auburn St to Maple St, South on Maple St to rear entrance of Gill Stadium, Finish in Stadium.

YMCA Block Party

Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1100 Hrs


YMCA is hosting a “Block Party” on Mechanic St outside their facility and will be closing down Mechanic St from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM from Plaza Dr to Elm St.

ALS Walk-a-thon

Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1100 Hrs

The ALS Walk-a-thon is at Livingston Park on Hooksett Rd.  There are no road closures associated with this event.

Fire Prevention Parade

Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1200 Hrs

Route Closure at 1155 Hrs


Start on Elm St in area of Webster St, South on Elm St to Merrimack St, East on Merrimack St to Chestnut St, Finishes on Merrimack St @ Central Fire.