Dancers on First Street during the 2015 Nisei Week Ondo. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)
Dancers on First Street in Little Tokyo during the 2015 Nisei Week Ondo. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)

The Nisei Week Foundation announced the following temporary street closures in Little Tokyo:

Sunday, Aug. 14, between 2 and 9 p.m. for the Nisei Week Parade:

• San Pedro Street between First and Second streets

• First Street between Alameda and San Pedro streets

•. Second Street between Alameda and San Pedro streets

• Central Avenue between First and Fourth streets

• Third Street between Alameda and midway between San Pedro and Los Angeles streets

• Note that similar to last year, Los Angeles Street is not on the parade route.

Sunday, Aug. 21, between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. for the Closing Ceremonies and Ondo:

• First Street between Central and San Pedro streets

The Nisei Week Foundation regrets any inconvenience these street closures may cause you or your customers, and will try to allow limited access to some parking facilities as safety allows. However, it must be remembered that people setting up the events in the streets do not expect to have traffic on closed streets, so maximum caution is advised when driving. People will be at the closures to keep through traffic out of the closed area.

For Little Tokyo merchants who expect to take deliveries or need special traffic use of this area during the indicated periods, contact the Nisei Week Office at (213) 687-7193 on or before Friday at 4 p.m. prior to the date of the closure.

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