Main Street to close for CityCenter’s Danbury Street Festival

DANBURY — CityCenter’s Danbury Road Competition will be back again Saturday, bringing stay songs, food stuff, shopping and routines for households to the coronary heart of downtown.

The free party on Key Road, amongst White Avenue and West Avenue will operate from noon to 6 p.m., followed straight away by a concert on the CityCenter Inexperienced, which goes right up until 10 p.m.

“Danbury is a hidden gem, and it is time for our metropolis to shine vivid. The Danbury Street Competition is the fantastic event for folks who dwell in our city, and surrounding areas, to come across out what our city has to supply,” CityCenter Danbury Supervisor Lazaro Chavez mentioned.

Chavez is leading the yearly festival to deliver extra lifetime into downtown. With extra than 50 artists and sellers lining the streets Saturday, it is the best way for individuals to investigate the arts, tunes, crafters and nearby enterprises the town has to offer, he said.

Coming from Dominican and Cuban households, Chavez has claimed he needs to bridge with each other cultures and emphasize the Hispanic and Latino corporations downtown that might have long gone unrecognized.


Chavez turned supervisor of CityCenter previous September and sees the long term of CityCenter as getting much more than just hosting gatherings. He said he is a “community liaison” between the restaurants, the metropolis and the general public and aims to serve as a “hub to link everybody with each other.”

Chavez has explained Danbury has the probable to develop like Norwalk and White Plains, N.Y. did, but the town demands to acquire an identification and coordinate better among its various organizations.

Events like the Danbury Avenue Pageant are just a single of the priorities that CityCenter leaders are focused on. Other folks consist of basic safety and protection, cleanliness, beautification, and business progress.

“We are really privileged to have a committed workforce of volunteers to aid in putting this with each other, even though assisting the restoration of Downtown Danbury,” Chavez stated. “Events like the Danbury Road Pageant showcase our metropolis and show the benefit of owning a cultural hub in the heart of Danbury.”