St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
On Saturday the St. Patrick’s Day parade and festival will be held on Market Street and in the Civic Center Plaza.
Starting at 10 a.m. the St. Patrick’s Day parade units will gather along 2nd Street between Market and Townsend streets. At 11:30 a.m., the parade will move west along Market Street to McAllister Street and proceed west to Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and south to Grove Street where the parade will disband.
Market Street between 1st Street and 8th Street will be closed to traffic beginning at 11 a.m. There will be no cross traffic along Market Street during the parade which should end by 1:30 p.m. Streets will reopen as the marchers pass and the streets are cleaned. The review stand will be on Carlton B. Goodlett Place.
The festival in Civic Center Plaza will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Grove Street between Larkin and Polk streets will be closed for the event from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Motorists should be advised that traffic in the area may be congested.
The following Muni routes and lines will be affected by the parade as early as 10 a.m.:
8X Bayshore Express
9 San Bruno
Muni customers wishing to see the parade or who otherwise want to go downtown are advised to take Muni Metro.
Little League Parade
On Saturday San Francisco Little League Baseball will open the 2010 season with a parade from the Presidio to Marina Middle School.
Beginning at 10 a.m. the parade will leave the Presidio Main Post through the Gorgas Gate, turn south on Lyon and proceed east on Union Street to Laguna Street, north to Chestnut Street, west to Divisadero, through the neighborhood and back to Bay Street to disband in the school parking lot.
San Francisco Police Officers will monitor the parade for necessary street closures.
The following Muni routes will be affected:
28 19th Avenue
Start of Daylight Saving Time
On Sunday daylight saving time will commence at 2 a.m., requiring clocks to be set forward one hour.
All Muni service will continue to operate on standard time through the end of Owl service. Muni schedules will adjust to daylight saving time with the start of regular service on Sunday.
The first of nine Sunday Streets events will be held this Sunday along the northbound Embarcadero from King Street to Fisherman’s Wharf. The 3.3-mile route will be available for recreational activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The headquarters for the event will be located at Harry Bridges Plaza in front of the Ferry Building, where participants can get details about activities along the event route and free bike rentals and maintenance. Other key locations are Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, Justin Herman Plaza, Rincon Park, South Beach Park, South Beach Marina and Piers 52-54 in China Basin.
For further event details, please visit www.sundaystreetssf.com
Detours from the Bay Bridge and Hwy 280 will be in place to assist travelers to the Fisherman’s Wharf area. Local access will be allowed to the piers via southbound Embarcadero or cross streets.
The following Muni lines and routes will be affected:
Powell-Hyde Cable Car
Powell-Mason Cable Car
8X Bayshore Express
9 San Bruno
47 Van Ness
76 Marin Headlands
Participants can take the following Muni routes and lines for easy access to Sunday Streets fun:
F Market **Note: will turn back at Pier 39**
Metro Lines (J, K, L, M, N, T)