Several Roads, Garages Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

More than a dozen roads and two parking garages in Silver Spring will be closed on Nov. 20 due to the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade.

From 6 a.m. until about 1 p.m., the following roads will be closed:

  • North and Southbound Georgia Ave. between East-West Highway and Colesville Road
  • Cedar Avenue between Colesville Road and Wayne Avenue
  • Pershing Drive from Cedar Avenue to Veterans Place
  • Veterans Place from Pershing to Ellsworth Drive
  • Ellsworth Drive from Georgia to Cedar Avenues
  • Roeder Road from Fenton Street to Cedar Avenue
  • Fenton St. from Cameron St. to Wayne Avenue
  • Wayne Avenue from Georgia Ave. to Fenton Street
  • Bonifant St. from Georgia Ave. to Fenton Street
  • Thayer Ave. from Georgia Ave. to Fenton Street
  • Silver Spring Ave. from Georgia Ave. to Fenton Street

The Town Square Garage at Ellsworth Drive will close at 2 a.m. on Nov. 20 and reopen at about 2 p.m. The Wayne Avenue Garage will close at 8 a.m. and reopen at 2 p.m. as well.

The Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade will begin at 10 a.m. and feature a variety of floats, a marching band, gymnastic troupes, artists, sports teams, classic car clubs, clowns, beauty queens and other community groups.

The parade will start its trek at Ellsworth Drive and end at Silver Spring Avenue at noon.

Parade organizers are encouraging everyone to wear masks. Veterans Plaza will have hand sanitizer stations as well as portable restrooms.

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Collin Riviello

About Collin Riviello

Collin is a journalism intern with Montgomery County Media. He is currently pursuing a Master of Journalism in Broadcast from the University of Maryland College Park. In his free time he likes to run and take photos.


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