Auburn, AL – On Saturday, April 20, the Auburn community and alumni will join with Auburn University in celebrating a historic tradition with the final rolling of the Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner. Following the A-Day game at 1:00 PM, downtown Auburn will host the Auburn Oaks Celebration at the Toomer’s Corner Intersection.
City staff and University officials have coordinated the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for attendees. Downtown streets will close to accommodate the Auburn Oaks Celebration as follows:
11:00 AM – Magnolia Avenue between Gay Street and College Street will be closed to traffic to accommodate the event staging area.
1:00 PM – Magnolia Avenue between Gay Street and Wright Street, and College Street between Thach Avenue and Glenn Avenue, will be closed to traffic to accommodate stage setup and the main event.
Roads will re-open at 10:30 PM, or after stage setup and event cleanup is complete.
In conjunction with the Auburn Oaks Celebration, the City of Auburn’s Entertainment District downtown will be in effect from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Come join the celebration as a tradition evolves and a new era begins. The Auburn Oaks Celebration will include remarks by Auburn Mayor Bill Ham and Auburn University President Gogue, an unveiling of the University’s plan for a new Auburn Oaks Plaza, the story of the Auburn Oaks by David Housel, a Spirit Rally, live music featuring Kidd Blue, and “one last roll” of the Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner before the trees are removed.