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Los Altos Police Department
Sunday November 27th, 2016 :: 10:15 a.m. PST

ADVISORY: Road closures throughout downtown Los Altos for tonight's Festival of Lights Parade

The Annual Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade is scheduled to take place at 6:00 p.m. tonight, Sunday, November 27, in Downtown Los Altos. This fun, family-friendly event seems to draw a larger crowd each year, so please walk and drive safely if you plan to attend.

Traffic Impacts
- All North Parking Plazas between First and Third Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  
- Parking will be restricted on First Street from Shasta Street to Main Street beginning at noon.
- Main Street, State Street, First Street, Whitney Street, Plaza Central (from First to Fourth Streets) and Plaza South (between Second and Third Streets) will close at 4:00 p.m. 
- All streets and parking plazas are expected to re-open by 9:00 p.m.

Parade Route
The parade will begin at First and State Street and make its way through downtown via Main Street, First Street, Whitney Street and Third Street. The Parade will end at Plaza South, which runs parallel to San Antonio Road. See attached map for a graphic rendering of the event boundaries and other valuable information.

Parking will be very limited downtown, please be mindful of the red and white “No Parking” signs, road closure barricades and warning signs. Any unlawfully parked vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Handicapped Parking will be available behind Wells Fargo Bank located at 100 Main Street.

Rain Date
If there is a chance the parade may be cancelled due to rain, visit; the Festival of Lights Committee will post their decision by 3:00 p.m. today. If the parade gets rained out it will be rescheduled for the following Sunday, December 4, 2016.

Happy holidays from the Los Altos Police Department!

Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

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