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Hurricane Harvey causes postponement of Austin Pride celebrations

Parade and parties tentatively rescheduled for September and October

Photo of a woman blowing a soap bubble with Pride flag
Austin Pride Parade 2016
Austin Community College/Flickr

This story was originally published Tuesday, Aug. 22 and has been updated.

Update, Saturday, Aug. 26: Austin Pride 2017 has been rescheduled. The parade is now tentatively scheduled for Sept. 16 and the festival on Oct. 21. Pride Party on the Roof at the Contemporary Austin—Jones Center has also been rescheduled for Sept. 16.

Austin’s Pride Week has already begun (more about that later), and it culminates Saturday in a downtown festival and parade. Along with that comes a few street closures, which, courtesy of the Downtown Austin Alliance, are detailed and mapped below.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Austin Pride Parade 2017

5:00 p.m. to midnight

SAN JACINTO BOULEVARD

Between East 15th Street and East 11th Street

This closure will go into effect at 1:00 p.m.

EAST 11TH STREET

Between Brazos Street and Colorado Street

This closure will go into effect at 5:00 p.m.

CONGRESS AVENUE

(Partial Closure)

Between 11th Street and 4th Street

Cross streets will remain open until the parade begins at 8:00 p.m.

EAST 11TH STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between Brazos Street and Trinity Street

Eastbound lanes will remain open.

WEST 11TH STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between Lavaca Street and Colorado Street

Westbound lanes will remain open.

COLORADO ST

Between 11th St and 11th St

Westbound lanes will remain open.

EAST 4TH STREET

Between Brazos St and Congress Ave

Eastbound lanes remain open.

4TH STREET

Between Congress Ave and San Antonio St

APD will control intersections and allow cross traffic as conditions permit.

5TH STREET, 6TH STREET, 7TH STREET, 8TH STREET, 9TH STREET, 10TH STREET

Between Brazos Street and Colorado Street

5th Street and 6th Street will remain open until the parade begins at 8:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure areas.

12TH STREET, 13TH STREET, 14TH STREET

(Partial Closure)

Between Trinity Street and San Jacinto Boulevard

These closures will go into effect at 1:00 pm.

Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure area.

COLORADO STREET

Between West 6th Street and West 4th Street

This closure will go into effect at 7:00 pm. Local traffic will be allowed to access destinations within the closure area.