In order to pull off the Grand Cereal Parade and Cereal Festival, a number of streets in the downtown Battle Creek area will be closed.

The City of Battle Creek says that closures will be put in place around 5pm Friday, and will be lifted by around 2pm Saturday.

FRIDAY EVENING CLOSURES (Parade Starts at 6pm)

  • Access to Michigan Ave. parking ramp will be from McCamly St.
  • Van Buren St. from Washington Ave. to United Way (including Gould St. and parking lots on the route)
  • Michigan Ave. from Washington to Divison St. (overnight, closures will be Washington to McCamly)
  • McCamly St. at Wave Park area and at State St.
  • Capital Ave. at State and Jackson St.
  • Carlyle St.
  • Jackson St. Extension
  • Michigan Ave. Parking Lot accross from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

SATURDAY CLOSURES (Cereal Festival from 8am to noon)

  • Access to Michigan Ave. parking ramp will be from McCamly St.
  • Michigan Ave. from Washington Ave. to McCamly
  • Gould St; Kool Family Community Center; Math & Science Center parking lot and other parking lots nearby
  • Carlyle St.
  • Jackson St. Parking Lot