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Road Closures, Reminders for Doo Dah Parade April 27

Road Closures, Reminders for Doo Dah Parade April 27


PASADENA, Calif.—The public is reminded about the following road closures and other event information for the 36th Occasional Doo Dah Parade on Saturday, April 27. 

The Doo Dah Parade, an irreverent alternative to Pasadena’s more traditional parades and special events, takes to the streets beginning at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013.  The two-hour parade will feature 75-plus eccentric, fun and very creative entries that definitely march to the beat of their own drums! 

About 5,000 spectators are anticipated along the parade route, primarily within the 2500 to 2700 blocks of East Colorado Boulevard, between Altadena Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard in East Pasadena. 

Motorists and residents are advised that the following City streets in East Pasadena will be closed, restricted or unavailable to vehicles. 

The following streets will be closed beginning at 6:00 a.m. April 27 until after the parade concludes:
            Nina Street, between Altadena Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard
            Vinedo Avenue, between Colorado Boulevard and Walnut Street

The following street will be closed beginning at 10:00 a.m. April 27 until the parade concludes:

            Colorado Boulevard between Altadena Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard 

The motoring public is urged to drive with extra caution; observe all temporary signs and parking restrictions and to obey the directions from public safety personnel on scene.  Bicyclists and pedestrians are also urged to be aware of their surroundings, obey restrictions and to follow instructions from public safety officials. 

The City of Pasadena wishes to thank everyone for their cooperation to ensure a safe and enjoyable 36th Occasional Doo Dah Parade. 

Pasadena’s Police and Fire Departments work closely with other city departments and event producers to develop a comprehensive action plan for large special events, including traffic and crowd control, emergency response and evacuation plans.  The public and all event spectators are encouraged to report any suspicious activity to the Police Department or nearby public safety officials at this or any other public event.  “If You See Something, Say Something” is the important motto to remember to help keep the Pasadena community safe, every day. 

For more information about the City of Pasadena, go to www.cityofpasadena.net. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2013, #036-13 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 



Posted: 4/23/2013 09:30:00 AM
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