The is reminding residents of upcoming street closures, parking restrictions, shuttle locations and accessibility plans that will be in effect throughout Last Fling, taking place Friday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3.
There will be several road closures and no parking zones in effect for the duration of the event, as well as additional closures and restrictions on Monday, September 3 to accommodate the Labor Day Parade and the Fling Mile. The details regarding dates, times and locations of these closures and parking restrictions can be found on color-coded maps located on the city’s website at www.naperville.il.us/lastfling.aspx.
Remote Parking and Shuttle Locations
Free public shuttles serving Last Fling will run to and from three remote parking locations near the downtown Naperville area, located at:
- Burlington commuter parking lot, southeast corner of 5th Avenue and Washington Street
- North Central College, corner of Brainard Street and Highland Avenue
- All Saints Catholic Academy, 1155 Aurora Ave.
Shuttles will drop off and pick up Last Fling attendees at the corner of Eagle Street and Aurora Avenue.
Parking is also available in parking lots and decks throughout downtown Naperville. For more information on parking in downtown Naperville, visit www.naperville.il.us/downtownparking.aspx.
Accessible Event Parking
Accessible parking on-site will be available throughout the event at the Rotary Hill parking lot located on Aurora Avenue and in the lower level of the Naperville Municipal Center, located at 400 S. Eagle St. Please note that for the duration of the event, the entrance to the Municipal Center parking lot will be off of Webster Street.
Accessible parking will also be available in the parking lot of the Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement, located off of Aurora Avenue and just west of Webster Street. Please note that this parking lot will not be available until after 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 2.
Off-site accessible parking is available at All Saints Academy, located at 1155 Aurora Ave. Accessible shuttle service is available at this location approximately every 30 minutes. There is one accessible space for wheelchairs per shuttle.
Accessible parking is available in all of the parking lots and parking decks located throughout downtown Naperville as well as on some of the streets. A color-coded downtown Naperville accessible parking map is available to view on the City’s website at www.naperville.il.us/lastfling.aspx.
Accessible Seating Areas, Assistance and Public Information
Accessible seating areas will be available at the Main Stage at Rotary Hill as well as for the Labor Day Parade. To view the accessible seating and parking locations, visit www.naperville.il.us/lastfling.aspx.
On-site assistance will be available at the Last Fling security trailer located at the Rotary Hill parking lot on Aurora Avenue. For more information on accessibility at Last Fling, visit www.lastfling.org.
Labor Day Parade
The 2012 Labor Day Parade will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 3 in downtown Naperville. The Fling Mile will take place starting at 9:30 a.m. along the parade route. For a map of the parade route and Fling Mile course, visit www.naperville.il.us/lastfling.aspx. More information about the parade and Fling Mile are available at www.lastfling.org.
Last Fling General Information
Sponsored by the Naperville Jaycees, the Last Fling includes a carnival, pre-parade run, food vendors, business expo and more. This year’s concert stage features Ides of March, Craig Morgan, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and more.
For a complete list of activities and an entertainment line-up, in addition to more information on accessibility at the event, visit www.lastfling.org or call 630-961-4143. Last Fling is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lastfling and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/JCsLastFling.
For more information on shuttle locations, street closures, parking restrictions and accessibility, in addition to color-coded maps, visit www.naperville.il.us/lastfling.aspx.
Submitted by the city of Naperville