Public Notice of a Special Event Streets Closure

Posted on November 10, 2021

PORT ORCHARD, WA – Notice is hereby given that a special event is to take place within the City limits of Port Orchard causing closures of streets due to the event. Please find alternative driving routes, as heavy traffic congestion may occur during the event.

This notice is required by POMC 5.94.050(3), to allow citizens to provide written comments regarding how allowing the special event will impact their property, business, and/or quality of life. Written comments will be accepted until November 24, 2021. Please submit written comments to [email protected] or by mail at 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366; Attention City Clerk.

EVENT:             Festival of Chimes and Lights

TYPE:                Drive Though Display and Lights Event

DATE:               Saturday, December 4, 2021

TIME:                Setup starts Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., open to public at 5:00 p.m. until 8 p.m.

LOCATION:     Downtown Port Orchard, SR166/Bay Street


  • Parking/Parking Lots: As this is a drive-thru event only, all Waterfront Parking Lots and associated drive isles are open. On-street parking shall be restricted along the north side of SR 166/Bay Street between Orchard Street and Sidney Avenue during the event.
  • Street Closure: Westbound SR 166/Bay Street from Kitsap to Sidney.
  • Detours: Kitsap to Rockwell, and the corresponding side street closures as follows; Cline (Kitsap to Lower City Hall Entrance), Geiger (Prospect to SR 166), Frederick (Prospect to Sidney Parkway) and restricting the left-turn movement from Orchard Street to SR 166/Bay Street.
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