Traffic Advisory: Western Festival Parade this Saturday

Traffic Advisory: Western Festival Parade

Posted: 04/30/2018

The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls in east Elk Grove on Saturday, May 5 for the 61st annual Elk Grove Western Festival Parade.

Traffic Delays & Detours: A traffic plan has been created and road closures and detours will be in effect for parade staging beginning at 7:00 a.m. Roads used for the parade route will be closed from approximately 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the parade has reached its end point at Elk Grove Regional Park.

Residential streets used for parade staging along Emerald Oak Drive between Elk Grove Boulevard and Valley Oak Lane will be impacted from 7:00 am to approximately 10:30 am. Residents will be allowed to drive through only. Streets used for parade staging will include:

  • Santa Ridge Circle
  • Sapphire Court
  • Gemstone Court
  • Elk Ridge Way
  • Jadestone Court
  • O’Connell Court
  • Rubystone Court
  • Cabra Court
  • Aquarius Avenue
  • Lodestone Court
  • Leo Virgo Court
  • Kilkenny Court

Closures for the parade will be in effect from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as follows:

  • Eastbound (E/B) and Westbound (W/B) Elk Grove Boulevard will be closed from Emerald Oak Drive to Elk Grove Florin Road.
  • Northbound and Southbound Elk Grove Florin Road will be closed from Elk Grove Boulevard to Park Meadows Drive.
  • Valley Oak Drive will be closed at Elk Grove-Florin Rd.
Alternative Routes: Motorists travelling north or southbound are encouraged to use East Stockton Boulevard or Waterman Road during the closure. Bond Road or Grant Line Road are recommended for motorists travelling east or west bound during the event.

For details about the parade and the Elk Grove Western Festival, visit For questions or concerns before or during the parade, please contact Parade Director, Lynden King at 916-208-8095.

2018 Western Festival Parade Route and Detours
Parade Route Map Image

Street Use Permit #18-01749

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