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Reference: Market Square Day


On Saturday, June 11th, 2005, from 4:00 AM through 5:00PM, the Chief of Police will be invoking his emergency powers and prohibiting parking on specific streets in the downtown area of the City of Portsmouth for the Market Square Day celebration. This event will be produced by Pro Portsmouth.

Vehicles shall NOT be parked on the following streets or they will be towed at the owner's expense:

Pleasant Street from State Street to Market Square
Market Street from Bow Street to Market Square
Daniel Street from Chapel/Penhallow Streets to Market Square
Fleet Street from State Street to Hanover Street
Hanover Street from Market Street to Maplewood Avenue
Ladd Street for its entire length
Ceres Street from Bow Street to Private Way
High Street from Congress Street to Ladd Street

Vendors not licensed by Pro Portsmouth will not be allowed in the Market Square Day celebration area. Violators will be ticketed and towed.

The High/Hanover Parking Garage will have flat fees of five dollars for vehicles entering the garage between 6:00 AM-2:00 PM, and three dollars for vehicles entering the garage between 2:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Participants are urged to use the shuttle bus service that will run from the Air Terminal parking lots at the Pease International Tradeport. The shuttle will make a circular route from 9:30 AM through 5:00 PM. The shuttle will drop off riders at Russell Street in front of the Sheraton Hotel. The cost is fifty cents per ride (exact change is requested).

Due to the expected crowds, pets WILL NOT be allowed in the Festival area. The use of skateboards, roller blades, scooters and bicycles in the Festival area will not be permitted. return



 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500