Thursday, May 23: Temporary rolling road closures, starting at 7 pm, for the Legal RunAround 5K

2023 Memorial day weekend events and road closures

Posted on May 25, 2023

Tour of Somerville road closures map

Thursday, May 25

Expect temporary rolling road closures for the Legal Runaround 5K, starting at 7 pm. The affected areas are shown on the race course map. Join the Somerville Running Club in the 5K by entering “Somerville Recreation Running Club (SRRC)” under Team Name on the registration form. This event is rain or shine.

Friday, May 26

Check out classic and vintage cars at Cruise Nights, from 6 – 9 pm on Main Street.

Saturday, May 27

Enjoy an outdoor concert at Somerville’s Summer Stage, from 6 – 9 pm on Division Street.

Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day

  • 8 am Family Fun Ride: Register now to ride on the famous Tour of Somerville race course!
  • 9 am Gathering: The American Legion Post 12 and Somerset County Veteran Services will host a commemorative program at the World War I memorial, located at the intersection of East High Street and Culver Street. They will walk down Main and Bridge Streets to the Somerville New Cemetery. There will not be a parade this year.
  • 10 am Ceremony: A ceremony will be held at the Veterans Circle at the Somerville New Cemetery.

Borough Hall

All borough offices are closed in observance of the holiday.

Garbage Collection

Garbage pickup is suspended and will resume with extra pickup on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Historic sites

Learn about 20 historic sites along the Tour of Somerville course.

Road closures

Roads will be closed for the Family Fun Ride and Tour of Somerville race, from approximately 12 am (midnight) to 8 pm on Monday, May 29.

Please review the road closure notice.

  • Check the map to see the streets with limited (local) traffic and those with full closures (no traffic).The yellow section shows the streets with limited in/out access.
  • The red section is completely enclosed by the race course and there will be no vehicular access into or out of the enclosure. On street parking will not be permitted in this area. If you need access to your vehicle, please move it prior to 12 am on Monday, May 29.

Free parking

If you need to move your car, free parking will be available on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 at:

  • Lot 4 (located on South Street, between Union St & Division St). Enter and exit only from South Street
  • Lot 7 (located on East High St, between N. Bridge St & Grove St). Enter and exit only from East Cliff Street
  • Veterans Memorial Drive Parking Deck: Overnight parking until 6 am, Tuesday, May 30
  • Bernie Field Parking Deck (County Complex): All cars must exit by 6 pm on Monday, before the gate is locked.

Tour of Somerville schedule

  • 8 am – Family Fun Ride (Somerville Recreation)
  • 8:50 am – Women 3/4/Novice Race
  • 9:20 am – Jr Girls 15-18, 9-14, Boys 9-14
  • 9:50 am – Master’s 55+ Category 1-4
  • 10:30 am – Men Category 4/Novice
  • 11:05 am Master’s 40+ Category 1-4
  • 11:55 am – Jr. Boys 15-18 Category 1-4
  • 12:55 pm – Men Category 2/3
  • 2:15 pm – Mildred Kluger Women’s Pro 1/2/3
  • 3:45 pm – Kugler-Anderson Memorial Men’s Pro/1/2
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