The city of San Mateo is inviting residents to attend the Memorial Weekend festivities with the city's adopted troops, the 101st Airborne Division.
The weekend’s events include a parade on Sunday morning. San Mateo police will be positioned throughout the parade route to assist with pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
For more information about the entire weekend of events honoring the 101st Airborne, visit the city of San Mateo’s website: www.cityofsanmateo.org/101st
PARADE ROUTE AND STREET CLOSURES
Sunday’s parade will originate about 11 a.m. at San Mateo’s Downtown Transit Center (Caltrain Station and Lot) and proceed south on Ellsworth Avenue from Baldwin Avenue to Fourth Avenue.
The parade will then turn west onto Fourth Avenue and South on San Mateo Drive to Central Park. The parade will conclude at Central Park at about 12:30 p.m., where the city will be hosting a celebration open to the public. A map of the parade route is attached to this article as a PDF.
Traffic will be restricted to parking access only in areas adjacent to the route from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m..
FROM 11 A.M. UNTIL THE END OF THE PARADE, STREETS ADJACENT TO AND ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE WILL BE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC.
Variable Message Boards will be present directing peripheral traffic around the parade route.
Public parking will be available at most Downtown public parking garages, including the large lots at 2nd Avenue and El Camino Real and the Central Parking Structure which runs between 3rd and 4th Avenues from B Street to San Mateo Drive. The Downtown Transit Center and Laurel Street from 5th Avenue to 7th Avenue will be closed to public parking for the event.