San Francisco to ring out the New Year
with free fireworks show
Bay City News Service
December 31, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - San Francisco will ring in the new
year with a free fireworks display on the Embarcadero, just south
of the Ferry Building.
The fireworks are set to go off at midnight, according to a news
release from the San Francisco Police Department.
No public consumption of alcohol is permitted and bottles or
cans are not allowed in the area, according to police.
In order to arrive in time for the fireworks, party goers are
asked to enter the venue using streets other than Market of Mission,
which will be congested. The fireworks will not be visible from
Market Street, according to police.
Embarcadero between Washington and Harrison streets will be closed
from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Market, Mission and Howard streets east
of Spear Street will also be closed.
The San Francisco Municipal Railway will be free after 8 p.m.
on New Year's Eve until 6 a.m. Jan. 1. Bay Area Rapid Transit
will offer special fares and add trains to all Bay Area destinations
starting New Year's Eve until 3 a.m. Jan. 1.
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