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Open Streets car-free event to cause temporary road closures

On Saturday, April 2, 2022, a number of Garden Grove streets will be closed to motorists to make way for this year’s Re:Imagine Garden Grove Open Streets event. The 2.2-mile, car-free route spans from Brookhurst Street to Nelson Street on the Medal of Honor Bike and Pedestrian Trail, and from Nelson Street to 8th Street on Acacia Parkway. A number of activities and programming are being planned along the route for the free event.

For the safety of event-goers, the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Unit will close the following streets on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.:

  • Acacia Parkway: closed between Nelson Street and 9th Street.
  • Nelson Street: closed between Pearl Street and Stanford Avenue.
  • Main Street (closed from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.): closed between Garden Grove Boulevard and Stanford Avenue.
  • Euclid Street: northbound closed between Garden Grove Boulevard and Stanford Avenue.
  • Euclid Street: southbound closed between Garden Grove Boulevard and Lampson Avenue.
  • Civic Center Drive and 7th Street: closed between Garden Grove Boulevard and Acacia Parkway (residential access only).
  • 8th Street: closed between Garden Grove Boulevard and Acacia Parkway.

The following streets will be speed reduced zones on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.:

  • Stanford Avenue: speed reduced between Nutwood Street to Nelson Street.
  • Nutwood Street: speed reduced between Stanford Avenue and Lampson Avenue.
  • Lampson Avenue: speed reduced between Brookhurst Street and Nutwood Street.

The Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be onsite to direct traffic and suggest alternate routes.

The Open Streets event takes place from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with an after party at Historic Main Street, Garden Grove Festival Amphitheater, and SteelCraft Garden Grove. The event is part of the City’s continuing efforts to highlight Garden Grove’s Downtown, while promoting the Re:Imagine Garden Grove mission of bringing more art to the community, create more walkable areas of the city, and encourage people to live a healthier, more connected life.

For more information on street closures, please contact the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (714) 741-5252.
Visit ggcity.org/openstreets or @ggopenstreets on Facebook for event details and updates.

This article was released by the City of Garden Grove.