The 47th annual South High Marathon Dance will be held on Friday March 1 and  Saturday March 2 at the South Glens Falls Senior High School, 42 Merritt Road. Due to the size of the event, the following parking and traffic flow procedures have been implemented.

  • To facilitate the flow of shuttle buses and traffic, we ask there to be NO PARKING on either side of Merritt Road or Elmwood Drive starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1 until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. 

  • Parking at the Senior High School BACK PARKING LOT will be limited to current Marathon Dance recipients, handicap, and those with special permits.  FRONT LOT will be open on a first come first serve basis. 

    • Several 15-minute parking spots will be in place in the back lot for pick-up or drop-off. 

    • Dancer drop-off Friday night will be via the backlot; enter off Merritt Road only, same as 2023. 

  • A bus shuttle will run from designated parking areas to the Senior High School, cycling continuously, during the following times:

    • Friday, March 1: 5 – 11 p.m.

    • Saturday, March 2: 8 a.m. – Dance Finale. 

  • Parking for volunteers and spectators, with bus shuttles, will be available at Tanglewood Elementary School, Mr. Bill’s Side Lot, Kingpin’s Alley, United Methodist Church, and the First Baptist Church. 

    • When parking at a satellite parking area, please be sure to get out of your vehicle and wave to the bus when it cycles through the parking lot.

    • During times when the bus shuttle is not running (1 p.m. Friday, through 8 a.m. Saturday), the parking lot at the Senior High School will be open. 

  • All people visiting the Senior High School must enter through a security checkpoint at the back of the building. 

 This parking plan is being implemented due to the limited parking at the high school and the need to keep roads leading to the school open for traffic flow. During the event, the Marathon Dance can be viewed live, online, at Please visit, Facebook, or Twitter @shmdnow for additional information. Specific questions regarding parking at the South Glens Falls High School, designated parking areas, and bus shuttles should be directed to the Marathon Dance Parking Supervisors at 

We thank the community members, patrons, and volunteers for their patience, anticipated cooperation, and continued support to the South High Marathon Dance and students of South Glens Falls.