Elk Grove Holiday Parade This Saturday, Traffic Advisory Issued

November 25, 2015 |

The City of Elk Grove will kick-off the 2015 Holiday season this Saturday with its Holiday Lights Parade and Old Town Dickens Street Faire. 

The Dickens Street Faire is sponsored by the Old Town Foundation and will feature crafters, games, food, entertainment and an appearance by Santa Claus.  

To accommodate the event, road closures and alternative routes around the event have been set up between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.  Motorists are encouraged to plan accordingly.

Street Closures and Detours for Saturday, November 28:

·         Both directions of Elk Grove Blvd from 2nd Street to School Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Use Bond Road as an alternate route.
·         Both directions of Elk Grove Blvd from Elk Grove-Florin Road to Waterman Road will be closed from 6  to 10 p.m.  Use Bond Road as an alternate route.
·         Northbound Elk Grove Florin Road from Emerald Park Drive to Elk Grove Blvd. will be closed from 6 to 8 p.m.  Use East Stockton Blvd, or Waterman Road as an alternate route.

The Dickens Street Faire takes place from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Streets will remain closed to clear out event vendors and prepare for the Holiday Lights Parade that begins at 6:00 p.m. A new parade route is being introduced this year (see map above).

Nearly 20,000 guests attended this Old Town celebration in 2014. For event details, visit www.oldtowneelkgrove.com

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