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 | 2012 Event Information
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*Dates, Times & Activities *Parade Entries *Honored Service
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*Grand Marshal *Senior Ranking Officials *Concert Band
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*Honor Guard/Drill Team *Military Exhibits *Historic Warbird Flights
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*Special Noteworthy Items *Traffic Information
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Traffic Information

ROAD / STREET CLOSURES AND TIMES:

7:00 a.m. - Arlington Ave. between Marcelina Ave. and Post Ave., El Prado Ave. between Carson St. and Cravens Ave. and Cravens Ave. between Torrance Blvd. and Marcelina Ave.

9:00 a.m. - All entry ways into Civic Center complex off Torrance Blvd., Madrona Ave., Maple Ave. and Civic Center Drive.

10:00 a.m. - Fashion Way between Madrona Ave. and the four way stop on the west side of the Marriott Hotel.

11:00 a.m. - Torrance Blvd. between Western and Crenshaw Blvd. (including all North and South side streets between Van Ness and Crenshaw)

12:00 p.m. - Torrance Blvd. between Crenshaw Blvd. and Madrona Ave. (including all North and South side streets between Crenshaw and Madrona). S/B Madrona Ave. / Prairie Ave. between 190th St. and Carson St. N/B Madrona Ave. between Carson St. and Emerald Ave.

PARKING:

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Neighborhood parking is available for the Parade.

FREE BICYCLE PARKING

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Secure valet bicycle parking will be available in front of Torrance City Hall in the parking lot east of the water fountain for up to 200 bicycles.

BUS ROUTE DETOURS:

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 11:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

BUSES WILL SERVICE ALL BUS STOPS WHILE ON DETOURS.

Line #1
NORTHBOUND: Regular route to Carson St. (C) Carson St. to Normandie Ave.
SOUTHBOUND: Regular route to Carson St. and Normandie Ave. (C) Carson St. (L) Madrona.

Line #2
NORTHBOUND: Left on Carson St. (R) on Hawthorne Blvd. (L) on Torrance Blvd. Regular route.
SOUTHBOUND: Regular route to Torrance Blvd. and Hawthorne (R) on Hawthorne Blvd. Continue Hawthorne to Carson St. (L) On Carson St. (R) Madrona regular route to Layover.

Line #5
CLOCKWISE: Crenshaw Blvd. & Van Ness Ave.
SOUTHBOUND: on Van Ness (McDonalds Side). Regular route to Del Amo Blvd. (L) Del Amo Blvd. (R) Western Ave. (R) Carson St. (L) Arlington Ave.
NORTHBOUND: on Crenshaw, Regular route to Carson St. (R) Carson St. (L) Western Ave. (L) Del Amo Blvd. (R) Crenshaw Blvd.

COUNTER - CLOCKWISE: Crenshaw Blvd. & Van Ness Ave.
SOUTHBOUND: on Crenshaw (College Side). Regular route to Del Amo Blvd. (L) Del Amo Blvd. (R) Western Ave. (R) Carson St. (L) Crenshaw Blvd.
NORTHBOUND: on Van Ness. Regular route to Carson St. (R) Carson St. (L) Western Ave. (L) Del Amo Blvd. (R) Crenshaw Blvd.

Line #7
EASTBOUND: Regular route to Sepulveda Blvd. and Hawthorne Blvd. (L) Hawthorne Blvd. (R) Carson St. (R) Madrona Ave.
WESTBOUND: Regular route to Sepulveda Blvd. and Madrona Ave. (L) Carson St. (L) Hawthorne Blvd.

Line #8
NORTHBOUND: Regular route to Hawthorne Blvd. & Fashion Way (C) Hawthorne Blvd.
SOUTHBOUND: Regular route to Hawthorne Blvd. & Fashion Way (C) Hawthorne Blvd.

SUGGESTED ALTERNATE ROUTES 

Crenshaw Blvd alternate north and south routes use Hawthorne Blvd or Western Ave. Torrance Blvd alternate east and west routes use Artesia Blvd, 182nd St, 190th St, Sepulveda Blvd, or Carson St.

CONCERT LOCATION AND TIMES:

There are TWO (2) concerts performed by the the Air Force Band of the Goldenwest.  They will be performing at the James Armstrong Theater.  The two (2) shows are at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Please check back for ticket information.

DISPLAYS AT THE DAFC MALL:

Friday  5/18 - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 5/19 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (some equipment will be gone for the parade)
Sunday 5/20 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The displays are at the Del Amo Mall west of the parking structure for the Lifestyle Wing in the lower parking lot.