Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces are reserved at the Decatur Civic Center lot (North and Jackson Streets) and Franklin Street Municipal lot (between Wood and Main Streets).  Parking is $6.00 at both locations. The entrance to the Franklin Street parking lot will be closed 9:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday, during the parade. Vehicles must have properly designated license plates or permit cards and person with disability must be in car.

Accessible parking will be managed at each location:

Friday, August 4                4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 5           8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 6              11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Accessible Stage Seating

The following stages have a roped off area in front reserved for the disabled and one guest each.

  • Show Stage
  • Funfest Stage
  • Christian Music Stage

Accessible Toilets

Accessible facilities available at the Civic Center and throughout the festival.

Accessible Transportation

Van and taxi service for people with disabilities offers rides during the Celebration for a fee.  Hours are:

Thursday, August 3           5:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.  (Note: no special service to hotels, motels on Thurs.)
Friday, August 4                5:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.
Saturday, August 5           6:15 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.
Sunday, August 6              11:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m.

Decatur residents registered for this service should call AOK Taxi at 217-330-7771.  Out of town visitors with disabilities please call DPTS at 217-424-2800 to arrange rides.