Traffic Advisory: Miami Beach Gay Pride & Tortuga Music Fest - NBC 6 South Florida

Traffic Advisory: Miami Beach Gay Pride & Tortuga Music Fest



    Road Closures for Miami Beach Gay Pride

    Expect several road closures on South Beach due to Miami Beach Gay Pride.

    (Published Saturday, April 7, 2018)

    It's a busy weekend in South Florida, as thousands will flock to Miami Beach for the 10th annual Miami Beach Gay Pride parade and music lovers will head to Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park for the Tortuga Music Festival.

    On South Beach, Ocean Drive will be closed from 5th Street to 15th Street from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. As a result, those traveling on Ocean Drive can expect heavy delays. 

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    In Ft. Lauderdale, drivers are urged to avoid the barrier island roadways - particularly A1A and Seabreeze Blvd. Officials say delays are also expected on Southeast 17th Street and Las Olas Blvd.

    There is a designated pick-up/drop-off location for anyone getting to the festival via Uber, Lyft or taxi cab services. That designated location is the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complez parking lot, located at 501 Seabreeze Boulevard. Ride share services are not permitted to pick-up or drop-off at any other location.

    There will be no official event parking. Instead, officials are advising festival-goers to use the Water Taxi shuttle service which runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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