The City of San Fernando, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), will host a street festival on Saturday, March 31.
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the City’s inaugural open streets car-free event for pedestrians, bicyclists, roller skaters and others, will have three miles filled with a variety of activities and entertainment including La Sonora Dinamita and the Ford Theatre Bollywood Jam Session. There will be entertainment stages, food, vendors, games, and more.
Also taking place on Saturday is the Spring Jamboree at Lopez Adobe, located at 1100 Pico Street in San Fernando, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events include the Drum Circle JAM Session, arts and crafts, face painting and games. It will be the starting point of the street festival.
Maclay Avenue, San Fernando Road, San Fernando Mission Boulevard, and Brand Boulevard will be completely closed to vehicular traffic (with the exception of monitored car crossing points) to allow exploration of City businesses, neighborhoods and historic and cultural points of interest in San Fernando by walking, jogging, biking, skating, and strolling.
All forms of non-motorized transit are welcome, including scooters, bicycles, wheelchairs, skateboards, wagons, strollers, and rollerblades.
“The San Fernando Street Festival is an exciting opportunity to explore our great city with your friends and neighbors in a way that isn’t possible in a vehicle,” stated Mayor Sylvia Ballin. “The streets will be accessible for all the people. With free entertainment at the Lopez Adobe stage, the family fun zone, an art walk, pet zone, food trucks at the grub hub and a ‘Taste of Maclay,’ there is something for everyone.”