THEME

Appreciation


DATE & TIME

Saturday, 01/25/2020

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM


PLACE

Bolsa Ave. (Tran Hung Dao Blvd.)

Westminster, California

Between Magnolia Street &

Bushard Street

Staging Instructions

Parade Times

Program will start at 8 a.m. or as soon as possible. Parade will start rolling at approximately 8:45 a.m. Parade must end by 11:30 am. Firecracker show sponsored by Asian Mall Garden (Phuoc Loc Tho) will start at 12 noon. 

Parade Routes

Parade will begin at Magnolia on Bolsa Ave. (Tran Hung Dao Blvd.) on north side lanes of the street. Route was on south side lanes in previous years. Route will turn right to southbound Bushard toward Bishop St. where it ends. All floats or trucks must continue on turn left onto eastbound Bishop and enter McGarvin Intermediate School Parking Lot for dissembling. Please do not stop on Bishop or Carrillo Elementary School which would block oncoming units in the parade 

Participant Parkings

KOREAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

8500 BOLSA AVENUE, WESTMINSTER, CA 92683 

 

HAYDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

14782 EDEN STREET, MIDWAY CITY, CA 92655


CARRILLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

15270 BUSHARD STREET, WESTMINSTER, CA 92683


ADDITIONAL PARKING: 

GILLESPIE PARK 

9801 Mc. FADDEN AVE., WESTMINSTER, CA 92683

RUSSELL PARIS PARK

8600 PALOS VERDES AVE., WESTMINSTER, CA 92683

Check-In Area

It is at parking lot on Bolsa Ave., at Magnolia near Bank of America. Representatives must check starting at 6:00 a.m. to pick up the assigned lineup number for display on left front position of the unit and locate the staging location per marker on the street. Check-in closes at 7:30 at which time no other vehicles will be allowed to enter the staging area. All units, including participants, floats, trucks, vehicles must be in staging location at 7:30 a.m. as the latest to start the parade. 

Staging Area

  1. All parade entries must enter on East Bound Bolsa Ave. at Newland after confirming location for staging.
  2. Floats, trucks or vehicles must stage in correct location as marked on the street or curbside along north side of Bolsa Ave.
  3. All participants must stage at correct location in the lineup as marked on the street in south side of lanes of Bolsa Ave.
  4. Equestrian units (horses) must stay in the back of Grand Garden Restaurant near the trash dump designated for horses before parade time.
  5. There’s always pathway passable by vehicles coming into their designated staging location.

Loading & Pick Up

 Buses carrying participants must drop off participants at the ABC Supermarket parking lot, coming in from northbound Magnolia, turn left into parking lot, stop in front of ABC Supermarket to drop off participants, and exit parking lot on southbound Magnolia, turn left to eastbound Bishop to Bushard St, turn left onto northbound and park buses along northbound Bushard south of Bolsa Ave. The parade will end on Bushard before reaching Bishop and participants can get on the busses on east side of Bushard. Make sure you do not block other coming parade units. 

Points of Interest Along Parade Route

1. Stage is located on north side of Bolsa Ave. across from Asian Mall Garden (Phuoc Loc Tho) and on the side of A Dong Supermarket.

2. Restrooms are located on both side of Bolsa Ave. along Parade route and near stage area.

3. Media Center is located at the left turn lanes in the median area across the stage 

4. Firecracker location is located in the middle of intersection of Bolsa Ave. and Saigon Street in front of Asian Garden Mall.

Float Inspection

All floats must be inspected and pass safety examination on Friday, Jan. 24, from 9 – 4 p.m. Please call to let us know what time you plan to come in for inspection. After inspection, floats can remain overnight at inspection location before moving into staging location on Saturday morning. There’ll be security guards posted overnight to watch floats remaining overnight.

Forward Motion

Once begins, all units must be in forward motion unless avoid colliding with units in front. All martial arts units can have up to two (2) minutes of performance in front of the stage. Any unit not in compliance of forward motion requirement will hear MCs reminding the units to move forward or keep moving, in both English and Vietnamese.

Street Closure

1. 6:00 a.m. –

   a. Bolsa between Newland Magnolia, and

   b. Bushard between Bolsa and Bishop

2. 7:30 a.m. – 

   a. Bolsa between Magnolia and Bushard;

   b. Magnolia between Greenville Ave. and Bolsa Ave;

   c. Magnolia between Bolsa Ave. and Gables Lane (still open for local residents only)

   d. Bishop Place between Bushard St. and Belgrade St. (still open for local residents only)

Livestream

You can watch live stream of the program at the stage at these web channels

   1. LittleSaigonTV.com or myLSTV.com

   2. N10 TV

 

Tet Parade 2020 Street Closure Notice (pdf)

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Tet Parade 2020 Staging Instruction (pdf)

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Float Inspection Area

ALL FLOATS MUST BE PARKED AT 7:30 AM

ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH, 2020

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