The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has announced traffic modifications ahead of this year’s AFRAM festival. Here’s a breakdown of road closures, parking areas and more.

Road closures

From 7 p.m. on Thursday to noon on Monday, the following roads will be closed:

More information about the event — such as parking details, Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations and more — can be found at AFRAM’s website.

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Event parking

Parking is allowed in the following areas when spaces are available, on a first-come, first-served basis:

ADA parking will be available on the East Drive parking lot accessible from the Sisson Street entrance to Druid Hill Park.

Shuttle service

The MDOT MTA Route will operate on a loop starting at Mondawmin Mall and will make the following stops:

The CCC Purple Route will be extended to include the following stops:


The Mondawmin MetroLink parking lot is closed due to construction. Event attendees are encouraged to use transit or ride share to Mondawmin, and take the free shuttles to the park.

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The closest MDOT MTA bus lines to the Mondawmin Station are LocalLinks 22, 26, 29, 79, 82, 85, 91, and CityLinks Navy, Yellow and Lime.

Patrons can take the Light RailLink to the Cultural Center station on Howard Street, then transfer to the CityLink Lime, or Yellow, Line Bus on North Eutaw Street.

You can visit the MTA website or call 410-539-5000 for more information on public transportation.

Ride share

Attendees using ride-share services should use the drop-off location at 3001 East Drive, and enter the park from the Sisson Street entrance of Druid Hill Park.


Scooters are not permitted within the festival grounds, however, scooter parking will be available in Druid Hill Park at the tennis courts.

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