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    Weekends on Walton

Walton Street in the Armory Square neighborhood of Downtown Syracuse will provide additional outdoor dining and retail opportunities for visitors on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as part of Weekends on Walton - a new pilot program created by the City of Syracuse.

To allow for this activity, the 100 & 200 blocks of Walton Street will close to vehicular traffic on Friday morning starting around 9:00 am, and reopen Monday morning by 8:00 am. 

Dining and Shopping: Walton Street restaurants including Blue Tusk, The Hops Spot, Kasai Ramen, Limerick Pub, Margarita's Mexican Cantina, Pita Dream and Sakana Ya will provide expanded tables for dining outdoors. Walton Street retailers Alamo's Grocery, Alamo's Wine & Liquor, Vagabond Clothing and Sweet on Chocolate are open also for shopping in the neighborhood, with takeout available from Starbucks.

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The City of Syracuse is also making limited space available for non-food vendors to have a presence on Walton Street. Participation will be limited to six vendors. In order to provide opportunities to businesses located in different parts of the City of Syracuse, half of the available spaces (three) will be reserved for vendors from neighborhoods outside of Downtown Syracuse. Interested businesses are encouraged to submit this form to the City of Syracuse. 

Parking: There is a variety of parking options available, including the Atrium Garage, Center Armory Garage and the Clinton Street Garage, Trolley Lot, Fayette-Clinton lot and a lot in between Walton and W. Fayette streets. For a full list of parking options in Downtown Syracuse, please click here to access our Parking Guide.

Weekends on Walton is led by the City of Syracuse's Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD), Parks Recreation & Youth Programs, Department of Public Works (DPW), and the Central Permit Office.