Come one, come all to Switch Dartmouth

The route for Switch Open Streets 2016

By Kate Watson

This Sunday, June 5 from noon to 4 p.m. join your friends and neighbours in downtown Dartmouth for Switch Open Street Sundays when two kilometers of Portland Street and Prince Albert Road will be open for a giant street party.

Free, family-friendly activities will include:

Live statues and aerial demonstrations by Atlantic Cirque

Ongoing street performances and music shows on Portland Street

The unveiling of a 50-foot-long Dartmouth Letters Sculpture by local artist Christian Toth at Sullivan’s Pond

A culture and drumming demo by the Mik’maq Friendship Centre on Portland Street near Dundas Street

A fire truck display at the Halifax Fire Department Station 13 on King Street

The annual D-Day Parade by Somme Branch Legion #31 at 1:45 p.m.  (The procession begins near the corner of King and Portland St. then winds its way toward Peace Grove Park at the waterfront.)

Activities and specials from Downtown Dartmouth businesses

Be there or be square!