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Italian Heritage Parade: Sunday, October 8, 2023

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Event Summary

The Italian Heritage Parade will take place in the North Beach and Russian Hill neighborhoods. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. SFPD will will close streets as early as 8 a.m. and Muni will reroute around the formation areas and the parade route. Service will return to normal after the streets are clear. Read below for more information.

Street Closures

Parade Formation Areas

These streets will be closed for parade formation, starting around 8 a.m.:

  • Powell, between Chestnut and Beach
  • Stockton, between Bay and Beach
  • Beach, between Mason and Grant
  • North Point, between Mason and Embarcadero
  • Francisco, between Stockton and Mason

Parade Route

These streets define the parade route and will have a rolling closure, starting around 12 noon:

From Jefferson & Powell,

  • West on Jefferson
  • South on Leavenworth
  • South on Columbus
  • South on Stockton
  • East on Vallejo
  • North on Columbus
  • North on Stockton
  • West on Filbert
  • North on Powell to disbanding area in Washington Square

Muni Service Changes

Muni buses and cable cars will be rerouted at different times, as early as 8 a.m. Some reroutes will switchback--changing directions before the end of the line--and others will use alternate roads. Service will return to normal once streets are clear. The information below provides more detail.

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Muni Service Changes for Italian Heritage Parade 2023
Route & Direction Duration Summary Missed Stops Alternate Stop Locations
F Market & Wharves

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Streetcar and bus switchback will be at Pier 39.

Outbound to The Castro:
Regular route from The Embarcadero & Bay St

8 Bayshore
(Morning)
8 to 11:30 a.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Before the parade starts, the reroute will be along Powell, Chestnut, Mason and Bay to Kearny & North Point.terminal

Outbound to City College:
Before the parade starts, the reroute will be from the Kearny & North Point terminal along The Embarcadero, Bay, Mason, Chestnut, and Powell

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8 Bayshore
(Afternoon)
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
After the parade starts, the northbound reroute will be along Kearny, Broadway, Sansome, The Embarcadero and Bay to Kearny & North Point

Outbound to City College:
The southbound reroute will be along The Embarcadero, Broadway and Stockton to the regular route

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28 19th Avenue 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Route will be shortened with a temporary layover on Polk, just north of Bay

  • Note: Stops along North Point will be missed

Outbound to Daly City BART:
Regular outbound route starting from Polk St & Bay St temporary terminal

  • Note: Stops along North Point will be missed

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  • No alternate stops along North Point

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30 Stockton
(Long Route from Sports Basement Parking Lot)
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Inbound to Caltrain:
Reroute will be from Chestnut & Van Ness via Van Ness, Broadway, Stockton to regular route

  • Note: Stops on Columbus and North Point will be missed

Outbound to The Presidio:
Reroute will be from Stockton & Broadway via Broadway, Van Ness, and Chestnut

  • Note: Stops on Columbus and North Point will be missed

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30 Stockton
(Short Route from North Point St & Van Ness Ave)
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Inbound to Caltrain:
Reroute will be from North Point & Van Ness terminal via North Point, Polk, Francisco, Van Ness, Broadway, and Stockton to regular route

  • Note: Stops on Columbus and North Point will be missed

Outbound to Van Ness & North Point:
Reroute will be from Stockton & Broadway via Broadway, Van Ness, North Point to the terminal

  • Note: Stops on Columbus and North Point will be missed

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39 Coit 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Inbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
Regular route to Stockton & Lombard via Stockton, Bay, Mason, North Point to temporary terminal at existing 49 Van Ness/Mission stop at North Point & Mason

  • Temporary layover at North Point & Mason with a loop around Bay, Mason, North Point and Taylor
  • Note: Stops along Union, Stockton, and Powell will be missed

Outbound to Coit Tower:
From temporary terminal on North Point & Mason via North Point, Taylor, Bay, Stockton, Lombard to regular route

  • Note: Stops along Union and Stockton will be missed

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Inbound & Outbound:

  • No alternate stops along Union, Stockton and Powell
45 Union/Stockton 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Inbound to Caltrain:
Reroute will be from Union & Powell via Powell, Broadway, Stockton to regular route

Outbound to Lyon & Greenwich:
Reroute will be from Stockton & Pacific via Pacific, Powell, Union to regular route

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Powell/Mason Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)
11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Inbound to Powell & Market:
No service on Mason. Use the Powell/Hyde Line

Outbound to Fisherman's Wharf:
No service on Mason. Use the Powell/Hyde Line

  • Note: Regular cable car service from 6 to 11 a.m.

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Event Service Map

Italian Heritage Parade Event Map

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