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March for our Lives Update

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Date and Time: March 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Event Location: Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End Boulevard, Parkland

Parking and Shuttle Services
Free shuttle service will be provided to and from the event from the four locations listed below.
Shuttles will begin at 7:00 a.m.
The last shuttles to the event will depart from the below locations at 10:00 a.m.
Post-event shuttles can be picked-up at pre-event drop-off locations.

Four Park-and-Shuttle Locations
Lockhart Stadium, 1350 Northwest 55th Street, Fort Lauderdale
CLICK HERE to view Lockhart Stadium.

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Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
Parking Lots: 1, 2, 4, 5, 27, and 28
Parking Garages: 1, 2, and 3
CLICK HERE to view the FAU Parking Lot Map

Coral Springs City Hall, 9500 West Sample Road, Coral Springs.

Limited parking for Parkland residents only at the Parkland Equestrian Center.

Out-of-Town Bus Drop-Off Area
Exit Sawgrass Expressway on Coral Ridge Drive (Exit 14)
North on Coral Ridge Drive (turns into Nob Hill Road)
Turn east (right) on Trails End Boulevard to drop-off area
or Proceed to Heron Heights Elementary School



Parent Drop-Off (Uber and Lyft)
Trails End Boulevard east of Pine Trails Park Entrance (MUST ENTER FROM THE EAST)

Need to Know
No bags or backpacks
Food trucks will be on-site
Absolutely no golf carts permitted on public streets, sidewalks, swales, parks, etc.
Stay hydrated
Be prepared for a 2-mile march
If you cannot walk two miles, do not attempt
Use sunblock
Wear comfortable shoes

The March Route
The march route is approximately 2 miles.

Road Closures
Road closures are expected to begin at 6 a.m. on March 24, 2018.
 

  • Pine Island Road from Westview Drive to Nob Hill Road
  • Trails End Boulevard from Pine Island Road to just east of Pine Trails Park
  • Holmberg Road from the Westglades Middle School roundabout to just east of Pine Island Road
  • North Community Park in Coral Springs will be open to recreational activities only. Event parking will not be permitted. The Coral Springs Drive entrance to the park will be closed. The park can be accessed from the Westview Drive entrance.

    Garbage Collection Suspended March 24th
    Due to the unusually heavy traffic conditions expected on Saturday, March 24th, Waste Management is suspending its garbage collection on that day. Garbage collection will be on your next regularly-scheduled day.

    Event Information Desk
    An information desk will be located at the west end of the great lawn of the Amphitheatre adjacent to Pine Island Road. This area will also house lost and found and can be used as a centralized meeting point.

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