WESTFIELD- The Westfield 350th Birthday Celebration is coming up fast, and with it will come the climactic parade on Sunday, May 19th. During that weekend traffic will be impacted as certain roads are closed at various times. The entire parade route will be closed to normal traffic on the day of the parade itself. This includes all of Western Avenue East of Stanley Park, Court Street, and the portion of Elm Street from Park Square to Franklin Street. That same portion of Elm Street will be closed for the entire weekend.
Western Avenue will close at 12:30 on Sunday, May 19th. Buses shuttling parade participants will run from Westfield Middle School to Stanley Park from 10 a.m. to noon on that day.