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MULTIPLE EVENTS IN ANAHEIM THIS WEEKEND; PLAN AHEAD FOR ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC IN DOWNTOWN, RESORT AND PLATINUM TRIANGLE AREAS
ANAHEIM, CA – (September 19, 2013) Multiple events will take place this weekend in Anaheim, and residents and commuters are advised to plan ahead when visiting or traveling through Downtown Anaheim, the Anaheim Resort and Platinum Triangle areas this weekend.
Center Street Promenade
Saturday will feature the second annual OC Fest of Ales and 5K Run, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please note temporary and partial road closures will take place that morning, from 8:30 -11:00 a.m., on selected streets near Center Street Promenade, as follows:
•Harbor Blvd. between Broadway and North St.: Only Northbound will be closed; Southbound traffic will be allowed.
•La Palma Ave. between Harbor Blvd. and Anaheim Blvd.: Only Eastbound will be closed; Westbound traffic will be allowed.
•Anaheim Blvd. between Sycamore and Lincoln: Only Southbound will be closed; Northbound traffic will be allowed.
•Lincoln Ave. between Harbor Blvd. and Anaheim Blvd.: Both directions will be closed; No traffic will be allowed.
Anaheim Convention Center
Two events (convention and trade show) take place over the course of the weekend
Halloween Time events traditionally draw additional guests to Disneyland Resort
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Games Friday – Sunday: Angels play the Seattle Mariners Friday at 7:05 p.m., Saturday at 6:05 p.m., and Sunday at 12:35 p.m.
Events Friday – Sunday: Concerts Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 4:45 p.m.; Anaheim Ducks play a preseason game Sunday at 5 p.m.
City National Grove of Anaheim
Saturday night concert begins at 8 p.m.
For more information on the City of Anaheim please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 346,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, and the Professional Arena Soccer League Anaheim Bolts. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.