SAVANNAH, GA. (March 19, 2016): As St. Patrick’s Festival participants head downtown, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police urge motorists to utilize available parking on Hutchinson Island, as many Downtown parking decks are at or near capacity.

Space is available on Hutchinson Island for festivalgoers currently seeking parking.  Free shuttles and ferries are available to and from Hutchinson Island to Downtown Savannah.

Police also ask drivers to be cautious and courteous in congested areas as streets within and around the festival area have an increased volume of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

For the latest information on the 2016 St. Patrick’s Festival, logon to www.scmpd.org.