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After Action Report - 2013 Food Lion Speed Street
2013 Food Lion SPEED STREET
Final After-Action Report

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Speed Street has provided local residents, race fans and families a fun festival environment in the heart of Charlotte for nearly 20 years. According to event organizers, an estimated 400,000 people attend the festival over the three day period.*

  • 26% on Thursday
  • 30% on Friday
  • 44% on Sunday
*2011 Survey data

The City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County operated a Joint Information Center (JIC)
Hours of operation were 5 p.m. to midnight Thursday and Friday, May 23 and May 24. JIC hours on Saturday, May 25. Were 3 p.m. until midnight. City departments represented
in the JIC were: Corporate Communications & Marketing, CATS, CDOT, CharMeck 311, Charlotte Fire Department, Shared Services, and Neighborhood & Business Services. The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and the Salvation Army also provided staff for a total of 30 people. CMPD Public Affairs was the liaison between the Command Center and the JIC.

View more detailed information about the JIC's operations during the three days of Speed Street​.