SEASONAL SHOW CHANGES AT THE GATEWAY FANFARE FOUNTAIN


SEASONAL SHOW CHANGES AT THE GATEWAY FANFARE FOUNTAIN

Evening Show and Closing Times Move Back an Hour and
Holiday Season Songs Premiere on December 5

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — November 6, 2008 — Ushering in the change of the season, San Pedro’s landmark Gateway Fanfare Fountain at the Port of Los Angeles will be changing show time hours for the Fall/Winter. Beginning December 1, the evening one-hour show will move back one hour from 8 p.m. to 7 p.m. and closing of the fountain will also move back one hour from 10 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To make the Holidays even more festive, new Holiday songs are being programmed into the Fountain shows. The new songs will be premiered on Friday, December 5 at a community celebration at the Fountain. Details will be announced soon.

To prepare for the Holiday Season, the daytime shows at the Fountain may be interrupted as the new songs are programmed. In addition, daytime shows on Sunday November 2 & 9 may also be interrupted for programming. Evening shows at the Fountain will not be impacted by programming.

The Gateway Fanfare Fountain is part of the Los Angeles Waterfront, a reinvention of the waterfront in San Pedro and Wilmington at the Port of Los Angeles. Other waterfront improvements are ongoing in San Pedro and construction on the Wilmington Buffer is scheduled to begin by the end of the year. For more information on the Port’s waterfront projects, please see the website at www.portoflosangeles.org.

The Port of Los Angeles, also known as “America’s Port,” has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy and the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. A recipient of numerous environmental awards, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2007 Clean Air Excellence Award, the Port of Los Angeles is committed to innovating cleaner, greener ways of doing business. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates 919,000 regional jobs and $39.1 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. A proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port is self-supporting and does not receive taxpayer dollars. The Port of Los Angeles - A cleaner port. A brighter future.