For your convenience, here is a map of all things Shanty Days along with parking and street closure information! Shanty Days 2017 in Algoma, WI runs from Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 2017.
Visit our Shanty Days section for a complete schedule of events!
Portions of Clark Street east of 2nd Street at the northern end of the Main Grounds will be closed.
The 5K and Super Hero kids run takes place Saturday morning beginning at 8 a.m. The 2nd and 4th street bridges are anticipated to close from 8-8:10 a.m. to allow participants to make the north loop of the race. The entire 5K route, highlighted in yellow, will not officially be closed but please be mindful of the 5K participants.
The parade route, highlighted in green, will close to non-parade traffic prior to the parade. This route and the neighborhood surrounding the parade set-up streets get very congested and non-parade participants are asked to avoid these neighborhoods – from north of Jefferson St. (Route 54) on Parker Ave, Washington St. etc. There is no parking along the parade route or parade staging areas on Saturday until the parade concludes.
Route 54 (Jefferson Street) will remain OPEN, but expect traffic delays heading into town throughout the afternoon. The parade runs from noon to approximately 2 – 2:30.
Lake Street from 2nd Street east down behind the Youth Club will be closed for the car show.
Drivers coming into Algoma on Route 42 from either direction or on County S from the north during the parade will need to take an alternate route around town during the parade.
Saturday – Sunday
After the parade on Saturday, Fremont Street from 6th Street east to 2nd Street will be closed to vehicular traffic for the Arts and Crafts and Street Fair. Law enforcement will be controlling traffic at Fremont and 4th and Fremont and 2nd during peak times.
Parking is free in Algoma but please be mindful of no parking zones marked either by signs or ‘yellow curbs’.
There is no parking along the parade route on Saturday prior to and during the parade.
Please be respectful of residents’ driveways and business parking areas.