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Fremont Police Department (CA)
Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 :: 09:00 a.m. PST


Niles Holiday Parade Event and Road Closure notification for this Friday, November 24, 2017

Special Event Information

A special event permit has been issued to the Niles Merchants Association for the Niles Annual Tree Lighting and Festival of Lights Parade on Friday, November 24, 2017. The event will begin with the tree lighting at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Festival of Lights Holiday Parade at 6:30 p.m. The large downtown parking lot will be closed for the majority of the day.

Road Closures:

The following roads and parking lots will be closed between 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.:

• Niles Blvd between J Street and Hillview Drive

• D St., E St. F St., G St., H St., and I St. between Niles Blvd. and Second Street.

• Iron Horse Lane between F Street and J Street.

• Sullivan Underpass

• The small parking lot on the north side of the Niles Town Plaza (the large lot will be closed the majority of the day).  If you park in this lot prior to the parade, you will not be allowed to leave until Niles Blvd. re-opens.

J Street between Niles Blvd and Second Street will close at the time of the tree lighting at approximately 6:00 p.m. and will remain closed until 9:00 p.m., or when the parade ends.

Vehicles will not be allowed to enter Niles on Niles Blvd. (off Mission Blvd.) after 5:30 p.m. and Niles will only be accessible via Nursery Ave. and Niles Blvd. from the north during the parade.

The following roads will remain open:

• Nursery Ave.

• Niles Blvd. on the north-side of Hillview Drive

• Hillview Drive

• Second Street

Please take extra precaution while driving in the area, as organizers anticipate approximately 15,000 people, many of whom will be children, in attendance. Detour signs, City staff and volunteers will be on site to help divert drivers around the road closures. Arriving early and carpools are highly recommended.

Event Communication:

During this parade and all other Fremont events, we ask that community members remain aware of their surroundings and report suspicious activity by calling our non-emergency number at 790-6800 and selecting option 3 or dialing 9-1-1, if you believe you are witnessing a crime in progress. "If you see something, say something“. You can also text-a-tip by texting: Tip FremontPD followed by your message to 888777. 

Fremont Police Department (CA)
2000 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-790-6800

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