WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Getting around parts of West Hollywood will be a little more difficult beginning Thursday night as street closures begin for this weekend’s LA Pride Celebration.
The 3-day event begins Friday and runs through Sunday, featuring musical headliner Carly Rae Jepsen and parade grand marshal Jewel Thais-Williams, a longtime activist who founded one of the area’s first clubs for black LGBT residents.READ MORE: Kings Edge Islanders 3-2 For Second Win In Three Games
The city of West Hollywood and Christopher Street West are hosting the event.
West Hollywood Park and the West Hollywood Pool have been closed since Monday. The park will remain off-limits until 6 p.m. June 15. The pool won’t reopen until 8 a.m. June 20.READ MORE: OC Spanish-Speakers Left Broke, Without Their Cars By Get Rich Quick Scheme Advertised On Facebook Marketplace
The West Hollywood Library will close at 7 p.m. Thursday and will reopen at 11 a.m. Monday.
The following street restrictions will be in place:
- San Vicente Boulevard will be closed between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue from 7 p.m. Thursday through 10 a.m. Monday
- Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday
- Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed from Fairfax Avenue to Doheny Drive from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
- Streets one block north and south of Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed from Fairfax Avenue to La Peer Drive from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
- Crescent Heights Boulevard will be closed from Romaine Street to Fountain Avenue from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
- Norton Avenue will be closed between Havenhurst Drive and Laurel Avenue from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
- The city of West Hollywood will suspend enforcement of permit parking restrictions from 4 p.m. Friday to 11:59 a.m. Monday
Metered parking will be enforced on Friday and Saturday, but not Sunday for the parade, which begins at 10:45 a.m.MORE NEWS: Report: California Most Targeted State For Ransomware Attacks
More information about the festival is available on lapride.org.