Extra heavy traffic expected in Anaheim due to Disney’s All-Nighter on Friday


Anaheim City Seal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contact: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 cell

ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC IN THE ANAHEIM RESORT THURSDAY NIGHT – SATURDAY MORNING

ANAHEIM, CA – (May 22, 2013) The City of Anaheim is informing its residents, businesses and visitors of the potential for additional traffic in The Anaheim Resort beginning Thursday evening through Saturday morning, and is encouraging anyone traveling through that area to plan accordingly. Disneyland Resort’s Monstrous Summer! All-Nighter special event begins Friday, May 24 at 6 a.m., for a continuous 24 hours.

As with any major sporting event, concert, convention or combination thereof in Anaheim, the City is committed to providing its residents, businesses and guests information for an enjoyable experience and a minimal interruption for all.

In addition to Anaheim City News, the City will utilize its Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/CityofAnaheim) and Anaheim Alert should urgent and timely information need to be disseminated quickly. Anaheim Alert is the City’s alert notification system used to immediately send useful information via text messages to email accounts or wireless devices). Anaheim Alert is free, though standard text message rates may apply. In addition, traffic flow will be monitored throughout the entire event to assist in getting people to their destinations as efficiently as possible.

Disneyland Resort has created a webpage specific to this event, with details on regular parking, overflow parking, traffic flow instructions, early arrivals, additional shuttle service and more. Those planning to attend the special event are encouraged to plan in advance by reviewing the information (click here).

Disneyland Resort also encourages their guests to stay connected via the following links:

· Follow @Disneyland, @DisneylandToday and @DCAToday on Twitter to stay connected and receive the latest updates during your visit to the Disneyland Resort. Disney will also have live updates throughout the day on the Disney Parks Blog.

· More information on the Monstrous Summer All-Nighter can be found here.

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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 343,000 residents and more than 2,950 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.5 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, and the Professional Arena Soccer League Anaheim Bolts. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit http://www.anaheim.net.

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