Press ReleasePress ReleaseCity of Laguna Beach
John Pietig, City Manager

505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0704
Fax: (949) 497-0771

6/10/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 06102020
 
Subject :Laguna Beach Promenade on Forest to Open Monday, June 15 with Ribbon Cutting
Contact :John Pietig    (949) 497-0704
    

Laguna Beach, CA – The City of Laguna Beach is pleased to announce The Promenade on Forest will open to the public on Monday, June 15, 2020.  The project will be dedicated by the Laguna Beach City Council with a ribbon cutting held on Monday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m.  The public can view a broadcast of the ribbon cutting LIVE on the City’s Facebook page at       https://www.facebook.com/lagunabeachgov or attend in person.  

The Promenade on ForestShopping, Dining, Art, and You! is an outdoor dining, display and art performance area that will create a safe and exciting pedestrian-only experience on Forest Avenue from Coast Highway to Glenneyre Street throughout the Summer of 2020.  The Promenade design supports local businesses by expanding customer seating and merchandise display areas on Lower Forest Avenue.

Key Features of The Promenade on Forest:

  • Operating hours from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  June 15 through September 7;
  • Dining decks, retail display decks, and a performance art deck for virtual and live performances and temporary art installations;
  • Layout to promote safe physical distancing between parties and hand sanitizing stations and maintenance staff to regularly disinfect the furniture;
  • String lighting to illuminate The Promenade and provide evening ambiance and security; umbrellas, potted trees and plants to provide daytime shade and ambiance.

For more information contact Jeremy Frimond, Promenade on Forest Project Manager, at (949) 464-6673 or jfrimond@lagunabeachcity.net.

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