The Port Washington Fire Department is hosting the 2012 Nassau County Parade and Drill Friday and Saturday.
This multi-day event brings together more than 70 Nassau County fire departments. This year the parade and block party will take place in Port Washington with drill team events taking place in New Hyde Park.
Specifics to include times will be posted at a later date. Below is a tentative calendar of events.
Old Fashioned Drill Team Tournament
Friday 6 p.m. and Denton Ave Training Facility at Michael J. Tully Park
Motorized Drill Team Tournament
Saturday 8 a.m. at Denton Ave Training Facility at Michael J. Tully Park
Saturday 6 p.m. on Port Washington along Port Washington Boulevard and Main Street, beginning in the Salem area.
Saturday 6 p.m.-midnight at the LIRR parking lot opposite Flower Hill Hose Company #1
All events are open to everyone.
Road Closures in Port Washington
Expect Port Washington Boulevard to be closed from Stonytown Road to Main Street, and from Main Street to Mackey Avenue from about 5 p.m., with Main Street shortly after. These roads will be closed until at least 9 p.m.
The parking lots east and west of the Long Island Rail Road will not be accessible during the block party, so be sure to make alternative arrangements.