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Heavy traffic and road closures during Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

From Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30, 2022, the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival will take place at Village Green park, located at 12732 Main Street, where Euclid Street and Main Street intersect. During the 4-day festival, heavy traffic is anticipated in the immediate area. Motorists are asked to plan accordingly.

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, the following streets will be closed, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., for the Strawberry Festival Parade:

  • 9th Street, between Jerry Lane and Orangewood Avenue
  • Chapman Avenue, between West Street and Nelson Street
  • Euclid Street, between Orangewood Avenue and Garden Grove Boulevard

No vehicles will be allowed to drive or park on the closed streets until the parade has ended. Streets impacted by closures will be posted with “NO PARKING” signs and residents will be notified in advance.

Orange County Transit Authority bus routes will also be affected by road closures.

From Thursday, May 26 through Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Historic Main Street will be closed to through traffic.

Stanford Avenue and residential streets near Lampson Avenue and Euclid Street will be open to residents only. Identification will be required for vehicles traveling on those streets during festival hours.

Residential parking by permit only will be enforced on Pine Street and Walnut Street, south of Lampson Avenue, and College Avenue, between Euclid Street and Pine Street.
Garden Grove police officers will be onsite to provide directions for residents entering or leaving the area.

Suggested alternate routes during parade hours are Katella Avenue or Garden Grove Boulevard for east and west traffic. For north and south traffic, alternate routes are Brookhurst Street or West Street.

The Strawberry Festival Parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Chapman Avenue, from 9th Street to Euclid Street, then continue south towards Village Green park where it concludes at Acacia Parkway.

The award-winning Garden Grove TV3 will cablecast the Strawberry Festival Parade on Spectrum Cable Channel 3 and stream on YouTube at youtube.com/gardengrovetv3/live.

For more information on the 2022 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival, visit strawberryfestival.org.

For more information on street closures, call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704.

This article was released by the Garden Grove Police Department.