San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2012
It’s the countdown to the celebration of the year as the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy—in cooperation with the National Park Service, the Presidio Trust, and the City and County of San Francisco—bring the world together for the Golden Gate Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2012.
Marking the official 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, tens of thousands of participants are expected at the historic celebration along the San Francisco waterfront. Although crowds will be dependent on weather conditions, organizers are planning for heavy traffic delays and congestion throughout the City.
Below please find information and resources for the public to keep in hand surrounding the Bridge’s spectacular 75th birthday party.
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012
Hours: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Locations: Fort Point, Crissy Field, The Presidio and Marina Green. (Anniversary activities will also be held at Fort Mason Center, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco Maritime Historical National Park, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Pier 39.)
Event Parking: None
Access Options: Public transit, walk, bike (see more below)
For complete Golden Gate Festival public information, including transit options, entertainment schedules and additional event recommendations, please visit http://www.goldengatebridge75.org.
About the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary:
The 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge is a project of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in collaboration with the National Park Service, The Presidio Trust and the City and County of San Francisco. The year-long celebration and May 27th Golden Gate Festival are funded by private contributions, with major underwriting provided by Wells Fargo, Genentech, HP, and Kaiser Permanente. In addition to the Golden Gate Festival, the anniversary includes visitor improvement projects at the Bridge Plaza and adjacent national parklands, as well as 75 Tributes to the Bridge, a year-long series of public programs presented throughout the Bay Area in 2012. For additional information and all public inquiries, please visit http://www.goldengatebridge75.org.
David Shaw, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Mary Currie, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District