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Palo Alto Police Department
Thursday May 2nd, 2024 :: 11:11 a.m. PDT


Weekend Traffic Advisory: May Fête Parade to Impact Downtown Traffic on Saturday, May 4

The 100th Annual May Fête Parade is this Saturday, and there will be several road closures as a result.  If you need to come downtown on Saturday morning, please plan accordingly.

Beginning at 7 a.m. and lasting until about 1 p.m. on May 4, University Avenue will be closed between High Street and Cowper Street, and Waverley Street will be closed between University Avenue and Channing Avenue.  The parade itself begins at 10 a.m.

Also, there will be road closures in the area of Heritage Park at 300 Homer Avenue until about 3 p.m.  At the park after the parade, there will be an array of free activities for kids, a performance stage with local groups, and tons of great food!

For more information about the parade, visit:

Palo Alto Police Department
275 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-329-2406

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