Traffic and parking in downtown Stockton will be impacted by an event for presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders, A Future to Believe in Stockton Rally, at Weber Point Event Center, 221 N. Center Street, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
Weber Point Event Center – Gates Open at 7:00 a.m.
The gates to Weber Point Event Center will open at 7:00 a.m. Those attending the event are encouraged to use public transportation and arrive early. Everyone entering the event will go through security screening. No bags or signs are allowed. Attendees should plan to bring a minimum of personal items. Do not leave valuables or personal items in your vehicle; please leave these items at home.
Directions, Traffic and Street Closure
Traveling to the event from the south, from east- or west-bound Hwy 4, use the El Dorado exit and continue north to Fremont Street. Turn left (west) on Fremont Street and follow the event parking signs.
Traveling to the event from the north use I-5 south, take the Oak Street exit, turn left (east) onto Fremont Street at the base of the ramp, and follow the event parking signs.
Fremont Street will be open. Center Street between Weber Avenue (south) and Fremont Street (north) will be closed from 5:00a – Noon. Civic Court, the small street on the north side of City Hall, will be open to parking for City Hall and the Permit Center; Lindsay Street, on the south side of City Hall, will also be open. Both Civic Court and Lindsay Street will be accessible from El Dorado Street.
Stockton Police Department will reopen the street and return traffic to normal operations, as soon as possible, after the conclusion of the event.
Those working or conducting business at City Hall and the Permit Center must approach from the east on the El Dorado Street side of the buildings.
Use of public transportation and carpooling is strongly encouraged. Please contact San Joaquin Regional Transit District (SJRTD) for bus schedule and route information at (209) 943-1111 or www.sanjoaquinrtd.com.
Limited on-street parking is available in the surrounding area. All parking regulations and posted signage will be enforced. Parking will be available in the Stockton Arena Garage (248 W. Fremont Street) and surface/street-level lots on Fremont Street between Madison and Van Buren Streets. In addition, the Ballpark lots and Edison Street lot, at Edison and Fremont Streets, will be available. Limited parking will be available at the Civic lot located at Oak and Center Streets. Event parking at all lots is $10 per vehicle.
Information about the event is available at www.berniesanders.com.