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SCMPD increasing patrols for anticipated Oktoberfest crowds

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are increasing patrols in Downtown in preparation of the large crowds for Oktoberfest this weekend.

The festival will take place on River Street from Friday until Sunday. River Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 p.m. Friday until 4 a.m. Saturday, and then again from 8 p.m. Saturday until 4 a.m. Sunday.

All parking lots will be closed on River Street during that time, exceptions are made for vender parking. No additional road closures are expected at this time.

SCMPD will increase patrols from City Market to River Street during the festival.

A mid-night curfew will be enforced for festival-goers younger than 17.  

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