Car-Free Active Streets: Mission-to-Mission!

Are you ready to reclaim the streets and dive into a world of excitement and community spirit? Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 28th, from 9 AM to 3 PM, because the cities of South Pasadena, Alhambra, and San Gabriel are transforming into a vibrant playground for the much-anticipated Active Streets: Mission-to-Mission event.

This isn't just any Sunday stroll. Imagine five miles of streets without a single car in sight! From Mission Street in South Pasadena, down Marengo Avenue and along Alhambra Road, Main Street, and Las Tunas Drive toward Mission Drive in San Gabriel, the streets are yours to explore. Whether you love to walk, run, skate, or bike, this car-free day promises freedom and fun for everyone.

Why Attend Active Streets: Mission-to-Mission?

1. Community Connection: Engage with local groups, vendors, and artists at our diverse Activity Hubs. Each hub—located in South Pasadena, Alhambra, and San Gabriel—features performances, visual arts, free games, and interactive activities. It’s a fantastic way to connect with your community and enjoy the day with family and friends.

2. Healthy Living: Embrace the opportunity to get active. With no cars around, it’s the perfect setting to safely enjoy your favorite physical activities. Plus, exploring the event by foot, bike, or skates is a great way to add some extra steps to your day!

3. Environmental Impact: Experience the streets in a new way and consider the benefits of reduced car traffic. This event highlights the positive impact of car-free environments—reduced pollution, less noise, and a safer, more inviting space for everyone.

Event Hubs and Locations:

  • South Pasadena Hub: Mission Street between Meridian Avenue and Fremont Avenue
  • Alhambra Hub: Main Street between 3rd Street and Garfield Avenue
  • San Gabriel Hub: Mission Drive between Broadway and Mission Road

As the Metro rail lines evolve, so do our community events. With the transition from the "Gold" Line to the "L" and then the "A" line, our beloved 626 Golden Streets event is also getting a fresh update. In 2024, it's all about Active Streets, and we're excited to kick off this new era with you!

Bring your friends, your family, and your pets, and join us for a day of exploration, fun, and unforgettable memories. See you at Active Streets: Mission-to-Mission—where every step counts towards building a closer, more connected community!

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