These guidelines were developed by the Los Altos Police and the Los Altos City Attorney.
PLEASE HELP US WITH THE PARADE
To promote an environment of enjoyment for all of you that want to view the parade the Festival of Lights Committee is requesting that you please adhere to the following guidelines for selecting your viewing spot prior to the parade.
Thank you so much for your cooperation.
Festival of Lights Parade Viewing Guidelines
a. No person shall place on any public property any furniture, stakes, rope, ribbon, signs or any other item used to reserve areas for parade viewing before 12:00 noon on the day of the parade.
b. No materials used to reserve areas of public property shall block or interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or block those portions of sidewalks and streets used for same.
c. Adhesive material, including adhesive tape, is prohibited for use in reserving space for parade viewing; including, but not limited to, the use of tape or other adhesives on trees, poles and signs.
d. No person shall sell, lease, or rent any seat or space on public property for use in viewing the parade.
e. No person may use any area of public property so as to interfere with any person’s viewing of the parade from a City authorized and approved grandstand.
f. All materials used to designate a private viewing area as described in this section shall be removed by 10:00 p.m. on the day of the parade.
g. Any materials not removed by 10:00 p.m. on the day of the parade will be deemed to be discarded trash and disposed of by municipal crews during cleanup after the parade.
THESE GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE LOS ALTOS POLICE DEPARTMENT