Road Closures and Designated Parking Areas for Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival, May 28 & 29

Expect heavy traffic and delays along Princess Anne, West Neck and Indian River roads

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The 33rd Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival will take place Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-29, in fields surrounding 1776 Princess Anne Road. This community event is expected to draw more than 120,000 guests to the southern end of the city.  

During this weekend event, the following roads will be closed at the times listed below:

Princess Anne Road – The northbound lane of Princess Anne Road from Indian River Road to Seaboard Road will be closed to traffic and is a designated pedestrian walkway.

  • Saturday - May 28 – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday - May 29 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Princess Anne Road from Indian River Road to North Muddy Creek Road

(Northbound and southbound lanes closed to all traffic)

Friday - May 27

  • 5 to 8 p.m. Road closed (except for vendors)
  • 8 to 11 p.m. Road closed to all traffic

Saturday - May 28

  • 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Road closed to all traffic

Sunday - May 29

  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Road closed to all traffic

To alleviate anticipated traffic back-ups and delays, Virginia Beach Police will provide traffic control and direct vehicles to designated parking areas. Citizens are reminded that the event is free, but the parking fee is $10 (CASH ONLY).   

Heavy traffic is expected and delays are possible along the following roadways:

  • Indian River Road from West Neck Road to New Bridge Road 
  • New Bridge Road from Indian River Road to Sandbridge Road
  • Princess Anne Road from Sandbridge Road to Indian River Road 
  • Princess Anne Road from West Neck Road to Muddy Creek Road 

For information on designated parking areas visit: https://youtu.be/8bgNwVG0iFg.

For up-to-date traffic conditions during the event visit: https://www.facebook.com/CityofVaBeach/ or https://twitter.com/CityofVaBeach  

For information regarding the Pungo Strawberry Festival, visit: http://pungostrawberryfestival.info  or call (757) 721-6001.

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