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Street Closures For Swiss Wine Festival Parade

Posted On August 19, 2014

Press release from Indiana Department of Transportation

The Swiss Wine Festival Parade will close off State Road 56 and 156 in Vevay on Saturday, August 23. Swiss Wine Festival photo

The Swiss Wine Festival Parade will close off State Road 56 and 156 in Vevay on Saturday, August 23.
Swiss Wine Festival photo

(Vevay, Ind.) – The Indiana Department of Transportation has issued a permit to close the intersection of State Roads 56 and 156 this Saturday morning, August 23 for the Swiss Wine Festival Parade at Vevay that proceeds from Main Street to the fairgrounds. 

As many as 90 floats, antique cars and marching units will participate in this year’s parade which marks the 42nd year of wine fest events staged along the riverfront focusing on the rich cultural heritage of Switzerland County.  Local police will direct traffic around the 9:30-11:30 a.m. closure.

Vevay’s four-day festival features wine pavilion and beer garden, an array of food vendors, arts and crafts, polka dancers and children in Swiss costumes, games and concerts.

For other highway information, monitor social media sites: www.Facebook.com/INDOTSoutheast and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast.  Verify travel plans at TrafficWise:  http://www.trafficwise.in.gov.