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Dates: 7/4/2019 - 7/4/2019
City / State: San Jose, CA
Event Name: Rose, White & Blue 4th of July Parade
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113915 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 1A
Description: Join the parade in San Jose'e Rose Garden area walking on sidewalks and city streets. We will walk together to San Jose's beautiful Municipal Rose Garden, the staging area where 5k walkers begin and we all join the parade. This hometown 4th of July event includes over 130 entries of marching bands, floats, classic cars and numerous walking and biking groups. At parade's end, view the parade, enjoy food, booths and games for adults and children. Return to the start at your leisure.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times: 8:30 - 9:15 am
Location: O'Connor Hospital
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2105 Forest Ave, San Jose CA 95128. Driving south on 880, take Bascom Ave exit, 1D. Turn Left on No. Bascom and go over the freeway. After about 1/2 mile, turn Right onto Naglee Ave. Naglee becomes Forest Ave. Turn Right into the O'Connor Hospital driveway at the light at DiSalvo, then an immediate Left to pass in front of the hospital and ER. Turn Right just before the brick parking structure and continue to parking lot's back wall. Driving North or South on 101, take 880 into San Jose and follow the above directions.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This event is a great way to celebrate the 4th for the whole family and leashed pets. Sunscreen is recommended. Restrooms are located at the 10k start, the Rose Garden, the parade staging area and end. Easy walk for strollers and wheelchairs.
Host Club: South Bay Striders
Contact: Suzi Glass (408) 592-3935
Website: www.SBStriders.org
E-Mail Contact: glass2walk@gmail.com