Parade, rally Saturday to celebrate state football title

Parade route/Menlo Park

A parade and rally for the Menlo-Atherton High state football championship team will take place on Saturday.

The parade begins at about 10 a.m. in downtown Menlo Park from the Cal Train parking lot near Santa Cruz Ave. and Merrill St. and proceeds west along Santa Cruz, with a stopover at Chestnut Ave. for a performance by the M-A Cheer and Dance teams.

The route continues west until turning south at Crane Ave. and east at Menlo Ave. and then continues to Burgess Park. A stage will be set up near the baseball field.

Travel delays are expected on Saturday, and additional road closures may be necessary during the event to maintain public safety. Motorists are advised to avoid the area by using alternate routes, and allow for extra driving time when traveling near downtown or in the vicinity of Burgess Park between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

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