May Fete Parade to roll through Palo Alto Saturday Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on May 1, 2012 at 4:06 pm
The 90th annual May Fete Parade will be celebrated in Palo Alto Saturday, May 5, with the frivolous theme of "Palo Alto at Play." The parade -- featuring an array of group floats, musicians, martial-arts demonstrations and costumed characters -- will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of University Avenue and Emerson Street.
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Posted by Jordan Band Parent, a member of the Jordan Middle School community, on May 3, 2012 at 9:10 am
It's very misleading to say that the parade goes down "University Ave" when the majority of the distance is on Waverly Drive. Also, how sad for the residents of Channing House who regularly sit on their patios to enjoy the bands marching by. While change can be good, I'm not sure this was thought through.
Posted by liberty, a resident of the University South neighborhood, on May 3, 2012 at 2:40 pm
They still could have made it go down University to Webster (like it used to), then turn down Homer to Heritage park. That would be the same length as before and would still go by Channing house (sort of).
With the entire parade compressed into 5 blocks, i'm afraid it will be hard to find sidewalk space to watch it.