Two events this week could impact downtown traffic : Turkey Trot and Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting 2023
On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, runners, walkers and racers in wheelchairs will burn off some pre-meal calories at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, benefiting Caritas of Austin.
From 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., expect closures on the following roads:
South First Street between Barton Springs Road and Cesar Chavez Street
Colorado Street south of Fifth Street
West 15th Street
Enfield Road east of MoPac
Newfield Lane south of Enfield Road
The ramp to Enfield Road and the MoPac eastbound ramp to Cesar Chavez Street
West Cesar Chavez Street
West Riverside Drive (from South Lamar Boulevard to Barton Springs Road)
Public transit is available to reach the starting area at Vic Mathias Shores — use the CapMetro Trip Planner to find your route. For those wishing to drive, free parking for the Turkey Trot is available — visit the event's website to find out the locations.