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The AbilityFirst Stroll & Roll fundraising event is a fabulous day of fun, exercise, and community involvement that brings people together from all walks of life. We anticipate more than 2,000 people including participants from our programs and their families as well as individuals from dozens of Southern California businesses and community members to join us as we walk through The Los Angeles State Historic Park. Stroll & Roll is AbilityFirst's largest fundraising event! This year, we hope to raise $800,000 to provide programs and services to children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities! 

Event Location:

The Los Angeles State Historic Park - 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Event Schedule:

6:30 am   - Check-in and walker registration open
6:30 am   - Continental Breakfast available

8:00 am   - Open Ceremony
                - Festival Opens
                - Food Trucks Opens

                - Beer Garden Opens
8:15-8:30 am   - Walk begins
10:00 am - Stage Performances begin
1:30 pm   - Festival closes and event ends

Registration Information:

Registration is required. General registration is $35 per person and includes an event t-shirt, breakfast, and access to the festival. General Registration after May 15th and day of event registration increases to $50 per person. Child Registration (5 years and younger) is free and does not include an event t-shirt. 

Directions: 

Directions from the East (Pasadena/Claremont/etc.):  Take the I-10 W freeway towards Los Angeles. Use the middle two lanes to keep left at the fork to continue on the San Bernardino Freeway, and then follow signs for U.S. 101 towards Los Angeles. Use the right two lanes to take exit 18A to merge onto I-5 N towards Sacramento. Then use the right two lanes to take exit 136B for Broadway. Use the left two lanes to turn left onto N Broadway. Continue straight onto N Spring Street, and the destination will be on the right.

Directions from the West (Encino/Woodland Hills/etc.):  Take the U.S. 101 E towards Los Angeles. Keep left at the fork to continue on CA-134 E, signs for Burbank/Pasadena. Then use the right two lanes to take exit 5B to merge onto I-5 S towards Los Angeles. Use the right lane to take exit 137A towards CA-110 N, signs for Pasadena. Then keep right at the fork, follow signs for Broadway and merge onto W Ave 21. Turn right onto N Broadway, and then continue onto N Spring Street. Destination will be on the right.

Directions from the South (Los Angeles/Orange County):  Take the I-5 N towards Los Angeles. Keep left at the fork to continue on US-101 N, following signs for Los Angeles N/Civic Center. Take exit 2A towards Vignes Street and then keep left, following signs for Vignes Street. Continue onto Alpine Street, and then turn right onto N Alameda Street. Continue straight onto N Spring Street, and the destination will be on the left.

Metro:  There is a Metro Station only a short distance from the park. Take the Gold line train and get off at the Chinatown Metro Station. Exit the station at the Northeast Entrance and head north onto N Spring Street. Walk for about three minutes, and the destination will be on the left.
 
Uber/Lyft drop-off:  Follow directions to the LA State Historic Park above and enter through the park’s main entrance (Sotello Street across from park entrance). There will be Uber/Lyft signage present. There is only one entry and exit point. Uber/Lyft sign must be visible on the vehicle. Uber/Lyft driver may not park in any of the parking spaces. They must drop off and exit the parking lot immediately - parking spaces are accounted for.


Parking:
General parking is on a wood chip area adjacent to the park. Please follow directions from our traffic control personnel. It will be “stacked” parking, meaning that depending on where your car is parked, you may be asked to leave your keys with our traffic control company, so they can allow cars out if your vehicle is blocking. Street parking is also available.
The Los Angeles State Historic Park closes as sundown and all cars must exit before then.


Group Meet-ups
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Exhibitor and Activity Area
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Ticket Purchase/Pickup
Tickets will be available for purchase or for pickup at all AbilityFirst Info booths. Activities to be announced.

Stroll & Roll Passport
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Food/Drinks/Restrooms
  • AbilityFirst will be providing complimentary coffee and catered breakfast items 
  • Food trucks will be available for anyone interested in purchasing breakfast/lunch items. Ranging from $5-$10. All food trucks will provide AbilityFirst a 15% give back of their sales for the day!
  • Golden Road sponsored Beer Garden 
  • There will be 2 rest/water stations on the course.
  • Restrooms will be located near the entrance, and by beer garden. 

Course Route
The course route will start and end near the stage. Stay Tuned!
 
Social Media
#StrollandRoll #AbilityFirst and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn! @abilityfirstla
 

Do Not Bring
The following items are not allowed: Pets (unless they are licensed service animals), electric bikes, hover board Segway, beer/alcohol, weapons, or anything that may cause harm to others.