Attached to the story are the documents containing all the information you need to know for FESTPAC.
Guam – The official start of FESTPAC is only 2 days away and starting sunday, opening ceremonies will begin and so will the crowds.
Here’s a quick rundown of the road closures, parking availability and a schedule for the 12th festival of pacific arts.
Road closures: the Paseo loop will be closed for the duration of festpac, only foot traffic is allowed. On Sunday, from 2 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Route 1 will be closed from the intersection of Aspinall avenue (in front of the Agana bay marina to the route 1 and route 8 intersection.
The end of route 4, leading to the Paseo loop will be closed as well.
There will also be designated parking areas during the festival: starting with the Hagatna pool, the department of Land management (adjacent to the Julale Shopping Center), government house overflow parking, Adelup and the Tiyan parkway (near cars plus intersection).
There will also be additional parking specific for the opening and closing ceremonies: those locations are the superior courts parking lot, academy parking lot, Julale Shopping Center, and Fort Apugan.
A FESTPAC flag will indicate shuttle services. The service will run between the festival grounds and parking areas every 20 to 30 minutes. Ada parking will be available in front of Chamorro village.
Now for the schedule for opening ceremonies:
The first event begins at 5 am where residents can welcome the traditional seafarers. 25 vessels representing Guam, Palau, Northern Mariana Islands, republic of Marshall islands, federated states of Micronesia and Australia. This event is expected to last approx. 3 hours.
Doors will open for the opening ceremony at 3pm, while the event starts at 5 pm. This event will include a special presentation by the Guam delegation and the parade of 25 nations. This event is expected to last 3-4 hours.
As a reminder, for the opening ceremonies: from 2 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Route 1 will be closed from the intersection of Aspinall avenue (in front of the Agana Bay Marina to the Route 1 and Route 8 intersection.
The end of route 4, leading to the Paseo Loop will be closed as well.