- The parade will exit Commerce Street, head East on Main Street (US Rt. 1), to Liberty Green.
- All participants are asked to arrive at the line-up area no later than 9:45 a.m.
- All participants must arrive via Grove Street where they will be guided to their line-up location.
- At the conclusion of the parade, all floats are to disperse and exit the parade route via Rt. 145.
Road ClosuresSaturday, August 31st
- Commerce Street will be closed at 10:30 a.m.
- Those residents living on Commerce and it’s off streets will still have access to their roads until 10:45 a.m.
- At 10:45 a.m., Main St. (US Rt. 1) will be closed from the intersection of Commerce and Main Street traveling east to Liberty Street.
- You will be able to access Route 1 (Main St.) via 145, Hull Street (traveling west). North High Street/Main St. (US Rt. 1) intersection will not be affected.
Trolley, Parking, Shuttle Busses, Directions & Road Closures
Commerce Street and Main Street will be CLOSED on August 31st from approximately 10:45 a.m-12:30 p.m. The Unilever lot will be available for parking. Parking will not be available behind Town Hall or Abraham Pierson School, please plan accordingly.
Parking & Shuttle Busses
For your convenience, please consider our satellite parking service. Bus shuttles will run from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday August 31—Bus A will run between Morgan High School and the Commuter Parking Lot to the corner of Commerce St. and Main Street. Bus B will be running between Jared Eliot Elementary School to the corner of Liberty Green and Main Street.The Morgan School—27 Killingworth Pike (Rte. 81)
Jared Eliot Middle School—69 Fairy Dell Rd
Commuter Lot on Rte. 81–near exit 63 off I-95
Unilever Building-1 John St.
To be certain all festival attendees visit the many activities along Main Street a complimentary trolley, sponsored by The Rotary Club of Clinton, will run Saturday, August 31st from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.along Main Street, making stops at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, Pierson School and Clinton Historical Society’s “Old Brick”.
Where is Main Street? Main Street is also Route 1.
How long will Main St/Rt. 1 be closed? This will be closed for approximately 1.5-2 hours on Saturday only. As soon as the parade is ended and pedestrian traffic is out of the roads and the police deem it safe for vehicular traffic.
Where will there be restrooms? A portable restroom trailer will be located on the east side of Town Hall. Porta Potties will be available at each of Heritage Days Venues: Historical Society, Pierson, Town Hall, 1630 House as well as along the parade line up route.
Where is handicap parking? There will be handicap spaces available to those with handicap tags near the Eliot House/Clinton Chamber of Commerce and at Pierson School. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee a spot for everyone, and space is on a first come first serve basis.
Where is the Main Stage? The Main Stage is located behind Andrews Memorial Town Hall.
Will there be seating? Seating will be available at the seminars on Pierson Lawn. Seating will also be available under a large tent adjacent to the Main Stage and Food Court behind Town Hall.
Where can I park? We encourage you to use our satellite parking service: Shuttle A will travel to and from The Morgan School and Commuter Park and Ride. Shuttle B will travel from Jared Eliot School to the corner of Liberty Green and Main Street.
Where can I get the trolley? The trolley will be able to pick up passengers at Post Office Square, Clinton Historical Society(corner of Liberty Green and Main Street), Pierson School and The 1630 House.
Participate in Heritage Days Contests – Great Family Fun!Saturday, August 31st
Kayak Races ($350 of cash prizes to the top three finishers)
Build A Boat Race (gift card prizes) Boat Building – Saturday; Boat Race – Sunday - More Details Found Here & Download Registration Form Here
Tug of War (gift card prizes)
Strong Man ($50 prize)
Hands Free Apple Eating (gift card prizes)
Click here for more information on Heritage Days Contests.
Live Entertainment – Behind Town Hall on Main StageSaturday, August 31st
Eight to the Bar – (1:00 – 2:30 p.m.)
Tom Callinan (3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
Caribbean Beach Bums (5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)
Rock Bottom (7:00 – 10:00 p.m.)
The Kenyon Grill Food Court FeaturesSaturday, August 31stChips Pub III
Buffalo Shrimp**BBQ Ribs **Clam Chowder
Malone’s Coffee House
Lobster Bisque**Chicken Caesar Wraps**Hot Dogs**Homemade Desserts
Artisan Wood Fired PizzaCaesus Grilled Cheese
Gourmet Grilled Cheese**Gazpacho**SaladHogwild Smokin’ Cue
Pulled Pork**Pulled Chicken**Beef BrisketCowabunga
Hamburgers**Steak Sandwiches**Fries**Ice CreamFryborgGarbo Lobster
Lobster Rolls**Lobster Mac&Cheese**Lobster SaladScoop To Nuts
Homemade Ice CreamFirst Church of Clinton
Homemade Lemonade, Water, SodaBartenders Express will be serving:
Goose Island Ales, Shock Top, Bud Light, Limaritas, Chardonnay and Merlot