Main Street to close for CityCenter’s Danbury Street Festival

DANBURY — CityCenter’s Danbury Road Competition will be back again Saturday, bringing stay audio, food stuff, buying and activities for people to the heart of downtown.

The cost-free function on Key Road, between White Road and West Avenue will run from noon to 6 p.m., adopted immediately by a live performance 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 glow shiny. The Danbury Road Pageant is the great function for folks who reside in our city, and encompassing locations, to obtain out what our town has to present,” CityCenter Danbury Supervisor Lazaro Chavez explained.

Chavez is major the annual festival to provide extra lifetime into downtown. With more than 50 artists and suppliers lining the streets Saturday, it’s the ideal way for people to check out the arts, music, crafters and area organizations the metropolis has to offer you, he claimed.

Coming from Dominican and Cuban people, Chavez has claimed he needs to bridge collectively cultures and emphasize the Hispanic and Latino organizations downtown that may well have gone unrecognized.

Chavez became manager of CityCenter last September and sees the long term of CityCenter as being much more than just internet hosting occasions. He stated he is a “community liaison” between the restaurants, the metropolis and the community and aims to provide as a “hub to hook up anyone with each other.”

Chavez has mentioned Danbury has the likely to increase like Norwalk and White Plains, N.Y. did, but the town desires to produce an id and coordinate much better involving its various corporations.

Functions like the Danbury Avenue Pageant are just one of the priorities that CityCenter leaders are concentrated on. Other people incorporate basic safety and security, cleanliness, beautification, and company progress.

“We are extremely lucky to have a dedicated staff of volunteers to guide in putting this together, although encouraging the restoration of Downtown Danbury,” Chavez reported. “Events like the Danbury Street Competition showcase our metropolis and reveal the benefit of getting a cultural hub in the heart of Danbury.”