“Rock for Rescues,” a one-day music festival to benefit metro Atlanta animal welfare groups, returns to Milton on April 27, 2019. CITY OF MILTON

Animal festival has some downtown Milton roads closed through Sunday

The “Rock For Rescues” festival has some roads in downtown Milton already closed until Sunday afternoon.

The free daylong festival Saturday raises money via donations for local animal welfare groups like AWARE Wildlife Center and Furkids Anumal Rescue and Shelters.

The city said Friday on Facebook that Itaska Walk is closed and will reopen Sunday at 3 p.m. The post said that Crabapple Road from Broadwell Road to the Heritage Walk roundabout will be closed Saturday from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m. 


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Courtesy of the city of Milton

Those driving to the festival can park at Crabapple First Baptist Church, Crabapple Crossing Elementary School, Northwestern Middle School and Milton High School.

A shuttle is set to pick up and drop off at Milton High School and Crabapple First Baptist Church. Handicap parking will be available at Alpharetta Court Services. 

The city warned against parking in the Crabapple Market and along neighborhood streets, adding that violators could get towed.

You can check out the acts here and learn more on the city’s Facebook event page here.


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