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Q: What is Beach Streets Midtown?

A: Beach Streets opens streets for walking, bicycling, and socializing by temporarily closing a major thoroughfare to automobile traffic.

Q: When is Beach Streets Midtown?

A: Saturday, November 12, 2016

Q: What are the event hours?

A: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Q: Where is Beach Streets?

A: Beach Streets will take place on Anaheim Street between Orange Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway. Please view route map

Q: Will I be able to get to businesses on Anaheim Street during the event?

A: Yes. Businesses are encouraged to be open the day of the event.

Q: What if I want to get to a certain business on Anaheim Street?

A: The best thing to do is to park on the nearest side street. We are allowing for vehicular traffic crossings on the following streets: Cherry Avenue, Junipero Avenue, Temple Avenue, Redondo Avenue and Ximeno Avenue.

Q: What if I only have access to my residence from Anaheim Street?

A: Please visit the link for resident information.

Q: How do I get to the event?

A: We encourage you to bike, skate, and stroll or use existing transportation such as the Long Beach Transit or Metro. Protected bike lanes will be made available on Anaheim St. from the Anaheim St. Metro Station.

Q: Where is parking for the event?

A: Parking is available on all side streets along Anaheim Street, but we encourage you to bike, skate, and stroll or use existing transportation such as the Long Beach Transit or Metro. Please check route information on our website.

Q: When will the Beach Streets route go into effect?

A: Please visit the link for street closure information.

Q: Are there bathrooms along the route?

A: Yes, restrooms will be available along the route as well as at the major hubs.

Q: Which direction does Beach Streets Flow?

A: Both directions, you will follow the regular flow of traffic. There is no right or wrong place to join the route, enter at any point between Orange Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway!

Q: Will there be entertainment?

A: Of course! Festivals will be held at MacArthur Park on the west end & Recreation Park on the east end. There will also be entertainment along the route. Please view the Entertainment Info page for the full list of things to do!