Sad to report, but believe the right decision was made in the best interest of all participants. Thank to the organizers and volunteers who all in many hours working to build this event.
We hope that a new date will be announced in the coming weeks.
626 Golden Streets Postponed Due to San Gabriel Complex Fire
Due to active wildfires affecting air quality in the San Gabriel Valley region, public safety officials and city staff, who have been monitoring the situation closely, have officially moved to postpone the 626 Golden Streets event to a future date.
The participating cities of South Pasadena, Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Azusa, San Marino, Irwindale, County of Los Angeles, Metro, Bike San Gabriel Valley and event organizers would like to inform the public at this time that the 18+ mile open streets event and all associated activities scheduled for June 26th 2016 will no longer be held this Sunday. The event is being postponed; a future date is not available at this time.
#626GoldenStreets has been postponed due to #SanGabrielComplex fire @metrolosangeles @BikeMetro #OpenStreets #bikeLA pic.twitter.com/g7smOwNNi8
— BikeSGV (@BikeSGV) June 23, 2016
Event organizers would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to all those who worked so hard to make 626 Golden Streets a reality on 6/26 Day, especially event sponsors: Metro Los Angeles, MSRC, SoCalGas, Kaiser Permanente, KPCC, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority and many others. We would also like to thank the dozens of city staff, safety officials, artists, vendors and others who have invested time and energy into creating a truly special event for the San Gabriel Valley. We thank you for your commitment and continued support!
626 Golden Streets will be back. Until then, we encourage you to walk, bike, and explore our beautiful region by Metro. And stay tuned for updates at: www.626goldenstreets.com
626 Golden Streets has been postponed due to the San Gabriel Complex fire. Please stay tuned for updates.
Information about the San Gabriel Complex fire: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/