Chinese New Year Parade with Muni

February 7, 2017


    • The parade starts at 6:00 pm and continues until about 8 pm.
    • There will be extra service between Embarcadero and West Portal before and after.
    • Most reroutes begin at 3:00 pm. Some begin as early as 10:00 am and as late as just before the parade starts.
    • All reroutes continue until their full regular route is clear, as late as 11:00 pm.
    • Buses may not wait for their time at the downtown end due to traffic conditions, so be at your stop ahead of the schedule.
    • The 1, 30 and 45 routes use motor coaches in place of trolley buses.
    • Expect major traffic delays. Please allow extra time to reach your destination.
    • The parade starts on Market at 2nd, turns onto Kearny, then Post, Powell, back on Sutter, and north on Kearny to Columbus between Pacific and Washington.
    • The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) suggests that you use the Muni Metro to enter or leave the downtown area. The subway will remain open until nearly 1:00 am as usual.

    Please check “alerts” for details on lines and street closures.