The weather has warmed up just in time for Downtown Duluth's Annual Sidewalk Days Festival.  SHOPPING! It starts today, Wednesday, July 6, FOOD and runs through Friday, July 8.  Shopping (yea! shopping!!!!), food, and live music to enjoy.  Of course, that ENTERTAINMENT means traffic will be diverted....here's the details so you're in the know.

The Duluth Police Department says:

Superior Street from Lake Ave to 4th Ave W will be closed to all vehicle traffic Wednesday,July 6 th ru Friday July 8 from 8:00am – 6:00pm each day. The Avenues will be open at these times.

On Wednesday July 6, from 3:30pm-9:00pm the Superior Street closure will extend from 5th Ave W to 3rd Ave E for the Classic Car Show and Harley Review. During this time, all avenues will be closed for traffic EXCEPT 3rd Ave East, Lake Avenue, and 5th Ave West. Superior Street should be open to traffic by 9:00pm.

On Friday, July 8, from 6:30pm-12midnight, Roscoe’s Pioneer and Aces bars will host street dances in the 100 and 300 blocks of West 1st Street. 1st Street between 1st Ave W - 2nd Ave W, and 3rd Ave W - 4th Ave W will be barricaded to any traffic and posted no parking.

On Saturday, July 9, from 5:00pm-12midnight, Dubh Linn’s Irish Pub will host a street dance in the 100 block of West Superior Street. Superior Street between 1st Ave W – 2nd Ave W will be barricaded to any traffic and posted no parking.

DTA buses and the Port Town Trolley will be detoured to Michigan and First Street during Sidewalk Days street closures. Watch for posted NO PARKING signs for temporary bus stops.

The Downtown Transit Center and Holiday Center Bus Stop will not be serviced by buses during Sidewalk Days street closures. DTA customers are advised to transfer at the Library or Radisson bus stops for connections to other buses.

Please be alert to Police Officers directing traffic, pedestrians, barricaded roadways, and posted no parking areas during these events.

Have fun and enjoy the SHOPPING, FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT!!!!!!!!!!!