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Carnaval de Oruro Parade Set for Arlington: Schedule, Street Closures

Carnaval steps of Saturday.

Carnaval de Oruro in Arlington.
Carnaval de Oruro in Arlington.

The very colorful, very fun — and very loud — Carnaval de Oruro parade in Arlington is set to step off Sunday, March 30.  

Check out the video for a taste of the flavor this religious festival dating back more than 2000 years brings from Oruro, Bolivia to the streets of Arlington.

The Arlington County Police Department announced the following road closures to accommodate this event:

  • Right lane of southbound Walter Reed Drive near S. Four Mile Run Drive will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Westbound lanes of S. Four Mile Run Drive will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Westbound traffic will be directed onto the Four Mile Run Drive access road.
  • Right lane of northbound S. George Mason Drive near Four Mile Run Drive will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to the closures, street parking in the area will be restricted. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No Parking” signs, police say. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-558-2222.

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