The annual Marian Days Celebration kicked off in Carthage on Saturday.
Carthage Police have closed several streets around the event.
The CPD says a larger crowd than last year is expected.
The roads around the Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer began to be blocked off Saturday morning and will remain closed through Saturday, August 6th.
Road closures include:
* Grand from Highland south to Fairview
* Fairview and Wynwood
* Highland and Clinton