Celebrate movement, sustainable transportation at SLC’s Open Streets festival

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May is Bike Month and the capital city is kicking it off with an outdoor street festival meets health fair in downtown Salt Lake City.

Tara Olson, Salt Lake City Events Manager, talks more about the free community event called Open Streets.

On Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  a section of downtown will be closed to all non-essential vehicular traffic. This means that streets will be open for anything from walking to rollerblading. People are encouraged to bring family and friends for a day of movement and fun community activities including yoga classes, art exhibits, live music, local food and beverage, and more!

The route was designed for easy access to public transit and GREENbike stations to give people the opportunity to experience alternative, sustainable transportation in a safe environment.

Open Streets has a wide array of local businesses, nonprofits, fitness organizations, local artists, local musicians, local restaurants, and local breweries participating. There is something for everyone

Want more information? Visit www.slcopenstreets.com

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