Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that the sixth annual Streets Alive! event has been scheduled for Sunday, September 25. From 1 to 5 p.m., more than two miles of Lincoln streets will be open for activities in the Clinton, Hartley and East Campus neighborhoods. Streets Alive! is an outdoor movement festival that is organized by Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness and fitness of all those in our community.
"This is the one day every year that we invite everyone in the community to play in the streets," said Mayor Chris Beutler. "When the cars are gone, the space opens up for families to walk, bike, skate and enjoy the great outdoors with their neighbors. We hope everyone will mark Streets Alive! on their calendars now and get ready to enjoy this fun, free festival."
The Streets Alive! route will incorporate parks, trails and businesses in addition to City streets.
Activities and exhibits along the route will include entertainment areas featuring local musicians and other performers. Over 100 exhibitors will offer interactive health, wellness and fitness experiences. Last year's festival drew over 4,000 participants.
More details about the 2016 Streets Alive! event will be available at HealthyLincoln.org.