The Barrio Hollywood and Menlo Park neighborhoods will be the site of the 30th annual All Souls Procession on Sunday, November 3, 2019. The 2019 route parallels the Santa Cruz River. The procession begins at 6 p.m. on Grande Avenue south of Speedway Boulevard, turns left on St. Mary’s Road, then right onto Bonita Avenue. It flows around the Garden of Gethsemane toward the Finale Site, situated between the river and the Mercado San Agustin.
Pedestrians can continue on the Riverwalk south of Congress Street and take the stairs at Cushing Street up to the Finale Site or turn right at Congress Street to access the Finale Site. The walk is a little over one mile. For more information on the All Souls Procession and parking locations, please visit: www.allsoulsprocession.org
For the safety of the traveling public and pedestrians, the following streets will be closed from 3 p.m. to approximately midnight:
Grande Avenue, between Speedway Boulevard and St. Mary’s Road
St. Mary’s Road, between Grande Avenue and Riverside Drive
Bonita Avenue, between St. Mary’s Road and Congress Street
Congress Street, between the Frontage Road and Grande Avenue
Cushing Street, between Avenida del Palo Fierro and the Frontage Road
Motorists driving in the area may experience traffic delays associated with this event, so please plan accordingly. The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling or walking in this area. Please watch for event participants, obey all traffic control, and watch for detour signs and personnel providing traffic control.