The annual Roswell Wine Festival will close Canton Street and Elizabeth Way in the downtown historic district Sunday, Oct. 7. ROSWELL WINE FESTIVAL

Roswell OKs street closures for wine festival

The Roswell City Council has approved closing two streets in the historic downtown district on a Sunday in October for the sixth edition of the annual Roswell Wine Festival.

The closure, scheduled for Oct. 7, differs from that of past wine festivals, staff said in a report to the council. Lower Canton Street will be closed from Norcross to Magnolia streets from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; upper Canton from Norcross to Woodstock Road, from noon to 5 p.m.; and Elizabeth Way, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The festival proper will start at 1 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 2 p.m. for general admission and goes to 5 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Children’s Development Academy, Roswell.


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