EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring 186 artists and tens of thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing on the weekend of May 21-22.
To accommodate the festival, there will be a number of street and parking lot closures in the downtown:
- Albert Avenue, from Charles Street to Evergreen Avenue; Abbot Road, from Grand River Avenue to Elizabeth Street; and M.A.C. Avenue from Grand River Avenue to Albert Avenue will be closed from 9 a.m. on Friday, May 20 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Access to the Grove Street parking structure will be open to artist and patrons, with access from Elizabeth Street to Park Lane, Linden Street and Grove Street.
- The Albert Avenue surface lot, 230 Albert Ave., and the Abbot/Albert surface lot, 311 Abbot Road, will be closed from 3 a.m. on Friday, May 20 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 22.
- The City Hall West surface lot, 415 Abbot Road; the City Hall North surface lot, 410 Abbot Road; and the Evergreen Avenue surface lot, 275 Evergreen Ave. (behind Peoples Church), will be closed from 7 a.m. on Friday May 20 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 22.