PARKING: Parking in all city parking lots will be free after 8:00pm. Meters will operate as normal until 6:00pm. Some meters in the plaza area will be bagged for police and fire use, and public parking in those spots is not permitted. Please keep ADA clear for those with valid placards and loading zones clear for delivery vehicles.
ROAD CLOSURES: San Francisco, Palace, Lincoln and Old Santa Fe Trail will all be closed around the Plaza. Drivers are encouraged to avoid West Palace from Grant to Lincoln due to event activity. Water Street will be closed between Don Gaspar and Old Santa Fe Trail.
TRANSIT: The City is encouraging as many people as possible not to drive, especially if they will be drinking at any point in the evening. A FREE express shuttle will be available from 8:45pm – 12:15am from Santa Fe Place Mall to the transit center on Sheridan Street. The shuttle will run continuously throughout the evening, and will stop at the El Rey Motel on the way into downtown and at the Marriott Courtyard on the way out of downtown. Normal bus service will continue throughout the city until 10:45pm, but will also be FREE after 8:45pm.
ON THE PLAZA: Attendees are advised to dress warm and remember that no alcohol consumption is permitted on the Plaza. For comfort, there will be 20 space heaters, 12 luminarias (bonfires), and a warming tent for families with small children, the elderly, or emergency use. Hot chocolate, coffee, and hot tea will be available for a small donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region, and food trucks will be able to park in the designated spaces on Palace/Lincoln.
GET HOME SAFE: Santa Fe County will be providing affordable taxi rides home between 5:30pm and 2:30am; $5 for 1-2 riders, $10 for 3 or more.