1:00pm - 3:30pm, August 28th
featuring the live music of the Marshall Nelson Trio
1:00pm - 3:30pm, September 25th
featuring the live music of the Work Trucks
Open Streets Bath! brings together families and neighbors, tourists and locals, to mingle, recreate, and shop in historic downtown Bath in a safe, car-free environment. In addition to biking, walking, and skating, there are programmed recreational activities available for everyone--including live music, bike blenders (and sweet treats!), street games, and sidewalk art!
Businesses are welcome and encouraged to move their wares and activities on to the streets and sidewalks!
Parking is available in the municipal lots off of Water Street or on adjacent streets (Centre, Commercial, Summer, Elm)--but consider walking or riding your bike, instead of driving!
What is an "Open Street"?
Open Streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobiles so that people may use them for healthy and fun physical activities like walking, jogging, biking and dancing. Today, there are more than 90 Open Streets initiatives in the United States and Canada. Open Streets are increasingly common in towns and cities seeking innovative ways to achieve public health, environmental, social, and economic goals. These initiatives: