PARKING ADVISORY: Levine Center for the Arts parking deck to be closed August 25-26, 2012

Visitors should park in The Green’s garage due to special events this weekend

Due to special events taking place in uptown Charlotte this weekend, Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26, the parking garage for Levine Center for the Arts will be closed to museum visitors and non-monthly parkers on both days. Part of South Tryon Street will be closed, so visitors should park in The Green‘s parking deck, utilizing the entrance off College Street. (The address for The Green is 425 South Tryon Street, but guests should use the address of the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, to find The Green’s parking entrance facing the Convention Center).

Mint Museum Uptown will observe normal hours of operation, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is opening the new exhibition VantagePoint X / Vik Muniz: Garbage Matters on Saturday August 25. For more information, contact Guest Services at 704.337.2000.

Here is the information from the Charlotte Department of Transportation’s street closing advisory:

Pride Charlotte
The event is on Saturday, August 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, August 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tryon Street. Event organizers expect 25,000 attendees. Tryon Street between Fourth Street and Stonewall Street will be closed from Saturday, August 25 at 5:00 a.m. until Sunday, August 26 at 10:00 p.m. Levine Avenue of the Arts will also be closed. For more information call 704-333-0144 or email