Main street will be closed this weekend for two city events

Closed streets will cause changes in bus routes and taxi stands in downtown San José this weekend from Saturday until Monday for two different events sponsored by the Ministerio de Cultura y Juventud.

Alternate routes will go into affect Saturday at 4 a.m. until 5 a.m. Monday.

All buses that enter San José through Avenida 3 will have to use the alternate routes, as the avenue between calles 17 and 23 will be closed, said the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes. This is the street that runs south of the Estación al Atlántico and the Biblioteca Nacional and north of Parque Nacional.
The closure on Saturday is for the city’s cultural festival, Enamorate de Tu Ciudad. There will be dancing, theater, art, music, and workshops for children and adults.

The events will take place in Parque Nacional, Parque España and Parque Morazán. This is for families to enjoy, said a representative for the ministry of culture.

Sunday is Un Domingo de Febrero en la Estación where there will be music and art for the people and tourists of San José. The concerts will run from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. The ministry of culture expects approximately 5,000 visitors.

The events will take place around popular tourist spots such as the Asamblea Legislativa and Biblioteca Nacional.

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