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California 4th of July Events

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ALAMEDA: 4th of July Parade 

ALBANY: 4th of July Celebration 

ALHAMBRA: Fireworks Show 

ALISO VIEJO: 4th of July Fireworks Show 

ALTURAS: Fandango Days   alturaschamber.org Downtown Alturas and the Alturas Chamber of Commerce parade on Main Street
The Fandango Day's Parade down Main Street is followed by a full day of family fun and entertainment at Veteran's Memorial Park. Theme: Hats Off to America

AMERICAN CANYON: 4th of July 

ANAHEIM HILLS: 4th of July Celebration Parade Festivities include a 5K/10K Firecracker Run | Pancake Breakfast 7:30-9:30 a.m. Canyon HS | Yankee Doodle Dog Show 9:30 a.m. | 4th of July Parade 1 p.m. Route: Approx. 1.3 miles, travels Canyon High School to Santa Ana Canyon Rd & Quintana Rd.| live music and food booths 5-8:45 p.m. Peralta Park | Fireworks at 9 p.m. AnaheimHillsCommunityCouncil.org

ANDERSON: Anderson Explodes July 3rd at Shasta District Fairgrounds posted at ci.anderson.ca.us

ANTIOCH: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

APPLE VALLEY: Freedom Festival July 4th

APTOS: 4th of July Parade July 4th

ARCATA: 4th of July Jubilee July 4th, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Bubbles Parade, music with bands Midazwail | Madi Simmons & Friends| Location: Arcata Plaza Ninth and G streets, Arcata, CA. Free, arcatachamber.com

ARNOLD: Ebbetts Pass Independence Day Parade  Route: Parade begins at the lower Arnold Byway through town, ending at Cedar Center. Distance = 1 mile, all downhill  cometoarnold.com

ARROYO GRANDE: Patriotic Concert & Social July 4th

ATASCADERO: 4th of July Bluegrass Freedom Festival, 4-8:30 p.m. Atascadero Lake Park 9100 Morro Rd. Atascadero, CA Free Family-fun amusements | BBQ | Kayak and Paddleboat Relay Race. Line up: Snap Jackson & the Knock On Wood Players | Little Black Train | The Blue Js | BanjerDan Dan Mazer | Toro Creek Ramblers. atascaderofourthofjuly.com

ATWATER: 4th of July Celebration includes Parade "Saluting Our First Responders" at 9 a.m. beginning at Foster Freeze | Run for Independence 7:30 a.m. | Festival at Ralston Park 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Concert with Danny Castro plus Mike Hammer & the Nails,  Fireworks 6 p.m. at Castle Air Base $10 approx.  parking for Concert, Fireworks at Castle Air Base - no walk ins. atwater4thofjuly.com

AUBURN: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th. Parade begins on Harrison Street at 7 p.m and marches to fairgrounds where gates open for Fireworks show begins after dark. In the past the gates opened at 4 p.m. Free admission, free parking. auburnchamber.net

AVALON: 4th of July Parades, Fireworks, Concerts July 4th

AVILA BEACH: Avila Beach Pancake Breakfast 8-11 a.m. & Doggie Parade at 11 a.m. on July 4th avilabeachcc.com

BAKERSFIELD: Fireworks Show July 4th

BALDWIN PARK: 4th of July Spectacular July 4th baldwinpark.com.

BEAUMONT: Concerts and Fireworks Spectacular July 4th

BENICIA: July 3rd Torchlight Parade July 3

BERKELEY: 4th of July Fireworks July 4th

BIG BEAR LAKE: Festival, Cookout, Carnival and Fireworks July 4th

BISHOP: Big Day & Fireworks Show July 4th

BLYTHE: Blythe Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks Show July 4th, 6 p.m. at Colorado River Fairgrounds  Free.  coloradoriverfair.com | blythefire.com

BRENTWOOD: 4th of July Parade  July 4th

BUENA PARK: Knott's Berry Farm Fireworks July 4th

BURBANK: An American Celebration - A Fireworks spectacular and concert with High Street Band and Precious Byrd, July 4th, 5:30 p.m. $15-up, starlightbowl.com

CALISTOGA: Napa County Fair & Fireworks July 4th

CAMBRIA: 4th Of July Picnic In The Park and Fireworks July 4th

CARLSBAD: Legoland California Red, White & Boom July 4th

CARMICHAEL: 4th of July Parade and Fireworks July 4th

CHESTER: 4th of July Parade and Fireworks July 4th

CHINO: Carnival and concert by Time Bomb band.  Ayala Park, 14225 Central Ave. Free, cityofchino.org

CLAREMONT: 4th of July Festival & Parade, Fireworks & Concert July 4th claremont4th.org

CLAYTON: 4th of July Parade and Kiddie Parade July 4th, 10 a.m. Parade begins at  Center and Oak Streets. Pancake Breakfast at Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street at 7 a.m. Clayton Valley Sunrise Rotary. Kiddie Parade- There is no limitation on the number of kids who may march, no registration required for Kiddie Parade (children, bicycles, roller skates, non-motorized scooters, wagons, strollers, and small kids battery motorized play vehicles). Kids just line up along Oak Street. ci.clayton.ca.us

COLUMBIA: 4th of July Parade, Celebration July 4th

COLUSA: Colusa County Fireworks Show. Fairgrounds  Gates to the Grandstands open at 7 p.m. Free admission! Show starts at dark. colusafairgrounds.com

COMMERCE: 4th of July  Carnival July 4th, Rosewood Park. #1. Tiny Freedom Runners Ages: 2-5. Free event - run 350 yards begins at 8 a.m. sharp at 2535 Commerce Way Commerce, CA. Call (323) 887-4434. #2. 5K Freedom Run/Walk 8:10 a.m.  from  corner of Commerce Way and Harbor Street, run, jog or stroll through the Rosewood Park area. #3. Independence Day Celebration with Miss Fourth of July, Mayra Olivas, 2-10:30 p.m. Rosewood Park day of fun featuring live entertainment, food, games, rides.  ci.commerce.ca.us

CONCORD: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 10 a.m.
concordjuly4th.com
Route: Mt. Diablo High School on Grant to Willow Pass Rd. turning right to wrap around Todos Santos Park, then right on Mt. Diablo Street, returning to the rear of Mt. Diablo High School on Galindo Street. At 12 p.m. following the Parade  the Statue of Don Salvio Pachaeco in Todos Santos Plaza is unveiled, celebrating Concord's 150th Anniversary.
Festival 4-10 p.m. at Mt. Diablo High School.
Fireworks at 9 p.m. Free admission.

CORONA: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

CORONADO: 4th of July Celebration with Fireworks, Parade, Run, Swim, Art Show, Concert July 4th

CORTE MADERA: Fourth of July Parade and Celebration July 4th, 9 a.m.-5 pm.
Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Redwood High School, Larkspur. Ends at Corte Madera Town Center. Festival at Corte Madera Town Park features food, artisan crafts, kids games, concerts and family fun. Free, cortemadera.org

COVINA: Patriotic Concert & Pancake Breakfast July 4th

CRESCENT CITY: 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Show July 4th, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.  Huge town celebration begins with a parade through downtown starting at 10 a.m. There will be live music, food, merchandise, and game booths at Beachfront Park all day following the parade. One of the biggest Fireworks show on the north coast starts after 9 p.m. Fireworks are shot off over the beautiful Battery Point Lighthouse for an amazing display. Beachfront Park, 901 Front Street, Crescent City, CA delnorte.org

CUPERTINO: Independence Day Children's Parade July 4th

DANA POINT: 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Doheny State Beach 9 p.m. Dana Point Harbor, 24650 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA Free shuttle and viewing, danapoint.org

DANVILLE: 4th of July Parade July 4th

DINUBA: Independence Day Celebration Fireworks  Centennial Park, 1591 W. Sierra Way, Dinuba, CA. Enjoy food, music and Fireworks show which concludes at 10 p.m. approx. Free, dinuba.org

EL DORADO HILLS: Celebrate Independence Day at the Community Pool, 12-4pm Fee: Regular Admission. eldoradohillscsd.org

EL SEGUNDO: 4th of July Celebration July 4th, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
401 Sheldon St., El Segundo, CA
Hula Hoop Contest - Water Balloon Toss - Sack Races & more Pie Eating Contest,  Watermelon Eating Contest, Food Booths   FEE: Special Centennial Celebration 5-10 p.m. Finale, $5 approx. wristband required. Live music, food booths and other activities: Stevenson Field: 5-8:45 p.m. Fireworks 9 p.m. El Segundo Recreation & Parks, Free, elsegundo.org

ESCONDIDO: 4th of July Concert and Fireworks July 4th

EUREKA: 4th of July Festival Downtown 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with Fireworks over the bay at 10 p.m.

EXETER: 4th of July Fireworks Celebration July 4th, 5-10 p.m. Show starts at dusk. Youth groups will sell snacks.
Exeter High School, Lions Stadium Dobson Field, 505 Rocky Hill Drive, Exeter, CA. Free, exeterlions.org
The Exeter Lions Club has presented this show for over 60 years -- cost is approx. $15,000. Donations sought.

FAIRFIELD: Independence Day Parade July 4th, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Downtown Fairfield Texas Street. A Star Spangled Salute to America's Heroes. Pancake Breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. $6 at Fairfield Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St. fairfieldmainstreet.com

FERNDALE: 4th of July Parade July 4th

FOSTER CITY: Fourth of July Celebration Parade & Fireworks  July 4th, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. All-day event with games, food, entertainment, family and dog parade at 11:05 a.m. Parade ends at the Amphitheater where the opening ceremonies begin at 11:15 a.m. Prizes will be given for Most Patriotic, Most Unique, Best Group, and Best Overall, so come dressed to impress. The grand Fireworks display in Leo Ryan Park begins at 9:30 p.m. fostercity.org

FREMONT: 4th of July Parade July 4th

FULLERTON: 4th of July Festival July 4th,
5-9:30 p.m. cityoffullerton.com | Fullerton High School Stadium Softball Field, Berkeley & Lemon St. Fireworks show at 9 p.m. lasts 20 minutes approx. Admission: Free. Parking: Wilshire parking structure downtown east of Harbor; Plummer Structure at Chapman & Lemon

GALT: Independence Day Celebration 
Veterans Field, 900 Caroline Ave., Galt Fireworks Celebration. 1. Officer Tonn Memorial 5K Run/Walk City Hall, 380 Civic Drive ci.galt.ca.us.
2. Independence Day Parade 9:30 a.m. Route: Proceed on Civic Drive (at Caroline Ave.) | - west on C Street | south onto 4th Street | east on E Street / Caroline Ave. | south on Chabolla Ave. to finish at Galt Market. Distance = 1.2 miles
3. Kid Zone 
4. Fireworks

GILROY: 4th of July Fireworks July 4th, 9:30 p.m. approx. at Gilroy High School Sports Field, 750 W. 10th St. Free, cityofgilroy.org

GOLETA: 4th of July Fireworks Festival July 4th

GRAEAGLE: Independence Day Celebration 

GRANITEVILLE: 4th of July Parade

GRASS VALLEY: 4th of July Parade free downtown 11 a.m. Fireworks Show at Nevada County Fairgrounds. 11228 McCourtney Rd. Grass Valley, CA. Time: 3-10 p.m. $10-20, grassvalleychamber.com

HALF MOON BAY: Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade July 4th

HANFORD: Big Bad Boom July 4th, 5-10 p.m.
Kings County Fairgrounds
Hanford Chamber of Commerce along with 99.7 produce this Fireworks show. Watch the works to classic rock music! Get ready for 99.7 Classic Rock to Light Up The Sky for the 4th of July! 1st Annual BIG BAD BOOM at the Kings County Fairgrounds in Hanford introduces the biggest, baddest, boomin'est Fireworks in the Valley, all synchronized to your favorite Classic Rock that Rocks!  Gates open at 5 p.m. 

HAWAIIAN GARDENS: Independence Day Fireworks 

HERCULES: Celebrate Hercules 4th of July Festival July 4th, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Refugio Park. Parade 10:45 a.m. at Sequoia and Redwood Roads. hercules4thofjuly.com

  • 8:30 a.m. Celebrate your 4th of July 5K Run/Walk at Refugio Valley Park.
  • 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Festival in Refugio Valley Park, awards, refreshments, entertainment, vendor booths
  • 10:45 a.m. 4th of July Parade. Route: Begins at Redwood & Sequoia Streets, left onto Sycamore Avenue, ending at Refugio Valley Park.

HIGHLAND: Independence Day Parade July 4th, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Route: West on Base Line from Palm; heads south on Central, ending at Highland Community Park. Community event follows with Booths & Food Trucks. highlandchamber.org

HILMAR: Hilmar Dairy And Farm Festival and Fireworks   Hilmar, CA hilmarchamber.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH: 4th of July Parade and Fireworks July 4th

IRVINE: Fireworks Celebration July 4th

IRWINDALE: 4th of July Spectacular July 4th, 12-9 p.m. Fireworks Show at 9 p.m. Free  family friendly event held at Irwindale Park    irwindaleca.gov Fireworks Show at 9 p.m.  Music by JC & the Randoms, Las Mariposas and Suave, band. Food Booths | Recreational Swimming |Arts & Crafts Vendors 

JULIAN: 4th of July Parade July 4th

KENWOOD: 4th of July Hometown Parade July 4th, 10:30 a.m. Kenwood Plaza Park on Warm Springs Road. Other events include Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction Kenwood Community Church ​7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Kenwood Footrace 10K and 3K Empire Runners Club ​Kenwood Plaza Park 7:30 a.m. | Rotary Club BBQ and Family Fun Kenwood Plaza Park 11:30 a.m. KenwoodParade.com

LAGUNA BEACH: Independence Day Fireworks Show July 4th, 9 p.m
City fireworks  originate from Monument Point at Heisler Park. For this reason, the Monument Point area will be closed all day on the 4th of July. Beginning at approximately 12pm, the area of Heisler Park from the Rock Bench at Myrtle Street to the Rockpile Beach stairs at Jasmine Street will be closed to the public to allow for fireworks preparation. The City fireworks show will begin at approximately 9pm. Arrive early for parking and hop on the free trolley. Please note: the free trolley will have limited service, running 9:30am-7pm. Laguna Art-A-Fair and Sawdust Art & Craft Festival will also have limited hours until 6pm on this day. 

LAKE ALMANOR: Fireworks over the Lake July 4th

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Concerts and Fireworks July 4th

LAKE FOREST: 4th of July Parade July 4th

LAKEPORT: Fireworks & Street Fair July 4th

LANCASTER: Antelope Valley Fairground Professional Bull Riding and Fireworks July 4th

LA PUENTE: 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 

LA VERNE: 4th of July Parade & Firewoks July 4th

LINCOLN: 4th of July Celebration with Parade and Fireworks July 4th

LIVINGSTON: Independence Day Festival & Fireworks 

LOMPOC: 4th of July Fireworks Show July 4th, gates open at 5 p.m.

LONG BEACH: Queen Mary Celebration & Fireworks July 4th

LONG BEACH: Kids Bike Parade July 4th, 10 a.m. 1 Granada Ave. Belmont Shore, CATwo-mile parade route along bike path down Bay Shore Ave. Free. All Ages.  justinrudd.com

LOS ALAMITOS: Fireworks Show July 4th

LOS ANGELES: 4th of July Fireworks & more

LOS GATOS: 4th of July Symphony in the Park July 4th

MAMMOTH LAKES: Parade, Fireworks and Celebration 

MARINA DEL REY: Fireworks July 4th, 9 p.m. Free, beaches.lacounty.gov

MARTINEZ: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks on July 4th, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. downtownmartinez.org | Fireworks at Martinez Marina 9:30 p.m.

MENDOCINO: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 12-2 p.m. Theme is American Pie.  Location: Downtown Mendocino Village. mendocinocoast.com

MENLO PARK: 4th of July Parade & Celebration July 4th

MILPITAS: 4th of July Fireworks Celebration July 4th

MODESTO: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 9:30 a.m.
All American Festival 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: Tenth Street Plaza, 1010 10th Street. Activities for Kids, Live Music, Food and Craft Booths. modestojulyparade.com

MOKELUMNE HILL: Independence Day Parade July 4th, 11 a.m. Route: Main Street. Also: Pancake breakfast  7:30-10:30 a.m.  Street Fair, kids games in the park after the parade. Ice Cream, snow cones and cold drinks will be available for sale. Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood at the Hotel Leger after the parade. Music at Renegade Winery too. Shops will be open and vendors will be on Main Street 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  FREE admission |  Mokelumne Hill CA Historic Downtown Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245. Event is organized by Mokelumne Hill Lions Club. gocalaveras.com

MONTEREY: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 10 a.m. Old Monterey District Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade draws approximately 15,000 people seeking to see festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands. 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast $10, Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que & Entertainment Extravaganza at Colton Hall Lawn 11a.m.-4:30 p.m. Live music, carnival booths and games for children, and food. | Living History Day 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5, oldmonterey.org

MORAGA: 4th of July Celebration July 4th, 7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Dog Parade at 9 a.m. (register at bandshell), David Martin's House Party Celebration, Pancake Breakfast, family fun runs, , community booths, beer - wine - food booths, jump houses for the kids, a family magic show, concert at the bandshell and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Moraga Commons Park. Free, moraga.ca.us

MORGAN HILL: 4th of July Freedom Festival 

MORRO BAY: 4th of July Family Fun Day July 4th

NAPA: 4th of July Parade, Fireworks July 4th

NEVADA CITY: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

NEWPORT BEACH: Bike Parade, Boat Parde, Festivals, Fireworks July 4th

NORWALK: Fourth of July and Fireworks 

NOVATO: 4th of July Parade July 4th

OCEANSIDE: Independence Day Parade  Route: Coast Highway from Wisconsin to Civic Center Drive. mainstreetoceanside.com | Fireworks at Rancho del Oro Rd. ci.oceanside.ca.us

ONTARIO: Independence Day Parade July 4th, 9 a.m. Marching, walking or riding down Euclid Ave. 4th Street south to B Street. Blast at the Ontario Square 10:30 a.m. following parade. All states picnic 10:30 a.m. at Euclid & C Street. Family Festivities and Westwind Park, 2455 E. Riverside Drive, 5-9 p.m. Fireworks Spectacular at 9 p.m. Free, plus free shuttles and parking at Ontario PD, 2500 S. Archibald Ave., ontarioca.gov

ORANGE: 3rd of July Celebration   cityoforange.org

ORINDA: 4th of July Parade and Party in the Park July 4th

ORLAND: Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration July 4th at Vinsonhaler Park  featuring an antique vehicle show, decorated bike, hat and pet contest, food and games. cityoforland.com

OXNARD: Fourth of July Festival with Children's Parade & Fireworks by the Sea July 4th. 10K Race & 5K Fun Run, July Children's Parade 10:30-11:30 a.m., Electric Boat Parade Parade 6-7 p.m. Fireworks visible throughout the Harbor. channelislandsharbor.org

PACIFIC GROVE: 4th of July Celebration July 4th at Caledonia Park, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Chamber of Commerce celebrates the 4th with an old-fashioned reading of the Declaration of Independence, down-home BBQ with chicken of hot dog lunch $10, live entertainment, and a patriotic celebration. pacificgrove.org

PACIFICA: 4th of July at Frontier Park July 4th, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Start the day with Rocket Run at 8 a.m. at Crespi Park. Head over to Frontier Park to listen to live music and play games in the park such as tug of war and watermelon eating contest. Family fun, free for all, cityofpacifica.org

PACIFIC PALISADES: Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade July 4th, 1:45 p.m. Fireworks & 5-10K Run.    palisades4th.com

PALM DESERT: Fireworks Spectacular July 4th, 8-10 p.m. City of Palm Desert Independence Day Celebration

PALO ALTO: Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off July4

PALOS VERDES ESTATES: The Palos Verdes Independence Day Committee will hold its annual celebration at Malaga Cove School, 300 Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates. The free event starts at 9:30 a.m. July 4 and will feature an All-American pie contest, bike parade and guest speakers. Go to pvjuly4.org for more information.

PASADENA: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

PERRIS: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks July 4th, at Perris Speedway. perrisautospeedway.com

PICO RIVERA: Patriotic Parade 

PIEDMONT: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 11 a.m. Begins at  Highland Ave. and Park Way. Pancake Breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. at Veterans Hall.  ci.piedmont.ca.us

PISMO BEACH: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks at Pismo Beach Pier

RANCHO CORDOVA: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks 

REDDING: Freedom Festival July 4th, 5-10 p.m. Commemorates our nation's birthday with food vendors, games, live entertainment, and the largest Fireworks display in Northern California! Admission is free, but come early to secure a seat and enjoy the festivities. Food and beverage vendors will open at 5 p.m. The Fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. The access points to the Sacramento River Trail leading to the Sundial Bridge close around 5 p.m., and the Sundial Bridge also closes for safety of the Fireworks discharge.     cityofredding.org

REDONDO BEACH: Fireworks Show 

REDWOOD CITY: 4th of July Parade, Festival and Fireworks July 4th

RIALTO: 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Celebration July 4th, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
at Jerry Eaves Park, 1485 N. Ayala Dr., Rialto, CA. Live entertainment, carnival games, eating contests, food vendors, kids activities with $4-5 wrist band, $10 parking. yourrialto.com

RIVERSIDE: 4th of July Fireworks  July 4th, 5-10 p.m. Launched from two locations.

ROSEMEAD: 4th of July Parade, Dog Show & Parade, Band and Spectacular Fireworks

ROSEVILLE: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

SAN CLEMENTE: Fireworks and Concert at San Clemente Pier July 4th

SAN DIEGO: Old-fashioned 4th of July Old Town San Diego State Historic Park July 4th, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Independence Day as early San Diego residents did in the 1800s. Parade, free games, activities, music, and dance.

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Lake Murray Music Fest and Fireworks, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks seen throughout the Navajo community, from La Mesa to Del Cerro and beyond. Music line up: ​ Leianna Weaver | The Bayou Brothers| The Revival Band ( Allman Bros Tribute) | Freeze Frame | Sensation Showband, Location: Lake Murray Community Park, 7051 Murray Park Drive San Diego, CA Website: lakemurrayFireworks.org

SAN JOSE: Rose White and Blue Parade July 4th, 10 a.m. Stay for Festival after the Parade with Picnic on The Alameda, Antique & Classic Cars, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Booths. rosewhiteblueparade.com

SAN MARCOS: Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza July 4, 2019, 6 p.m. - Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Bradley Park, 587 Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos, California 92078
san-marcos.net
Join the City of San Marcos for this special annual event at Bradley Park. Entertainment by Liquid Blue dance party band.

SANTA ANA: 4th of July Celebration, 4-9:30 p.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs, picnic and enjoy live music and activities.  Location: Centennial Park, 3000 W. Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA. Free, santa-ana.org

SANTA BARBARA: 4th of July Celebration, Parade and Fireworks July 4th

SANTA CLARA: All City Picnic & Fireworks Celebration July 4th

SANTA CLARITA: Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks

SANTA FE SPRINGS: Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show 

SANTA MARIA: Independence Day Fireworks Show at Sierra Vista Park. Celebrate the 4th with a free concert by Molly Ringwald Project, a street festival and spectacular Fireworks. Time: 6-9 p.m. Free admission, cityofsantamaria.org

SANTA MONICA: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Route: Main Street at Pico to Marine Ave., right on Marine, then right on Barnard Way, ending before it becomes Ocean Ave.
Distance = 1.3 miles
santamonicaparade.com
 Produced by the Ocean Park Association,  Santa Monica's Independence Day Parade begins at Pico Boulevard on Main Street and ends at the southern-most beach parking lot.

SANTA ROSA:  Red, White & Boom! July 4th, 3-10 p.m.
Santa Rosa Fireworks Celebration
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. Carnival Area Lawn Admission: $10, parking $10, srboom.com
Food, Drinks, Live Music includes bands Wonderbread 5 | Dylan Black Project | Pat Jordan Band.  Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Past Fireworks displays have lasted approx. 20 minutes.

SANTEE: Golf Cart Parade July 4th, 3-5 p.m. Santee Lakes Campground Clubhouse. Location: Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee, CA. santeelakes.com

SAN JACINTO: San Jacinto 4th of July Parade

SARATOGA: Saratoga Independence Day Celebration Children's/Family Parade July 4th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Kevin Moran Park 12415 Scully Ave. saratogajuly4.com

SAUSALITO: Fourth of July Parade & Festivities July 4th, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A parade of floats, bands, classic cars starts at Second and Main Street at 10 a.m. Route:  Second & Main Street down Bridgeway to Caledonia and ends at Caledonia and Bee Street.  Following parade at 12 p.m. Dunphy Park Picnic with Food, dancing, family games, tug-of-war and the famous egg toss.  Fireworks Show 6-9 p.m. at Gabrielson Park. Fireworks 9 p.m. sausalito.gov

SCOTTS VALLEY: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 3 p.m.  Festival & Fireworks Show at Skypark. Gates open at 3 p.m. Petting zoo, pony rides, bounce house. Concerts by Ribsys Nickel and Joint Chiefs. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. $6-8 admission, scottsvalley.org

SEAL BEACH: Band on the Sand 4th of July   Fireworks, food trucks and more.  Free, bandonthesandsealbeach.com

SOLVANG: Solvang Independence Day Festival and Fireworks 2-10 p.m.   Gates open at 2 p.m. Cost: $10 Adults. Held at the Old Mission Santa Ines. Solvang Independence Day Festival features food & craft booths, wine & beer garden, kids  activities including bounce castle, face-painting and live entertainment  beginning at 5 p.m.  cityofsolvang.com

SONOMA: 4th of July on the Plaza Parade. 10 a.m. Winds around the historic Plaza. 60+ entries. After the parade, enjoy an old-fashioned festival with food, drink and game booths. At dusk above General Vallejo's field for the spectacular Fireworks show that lasts approximately 45 minutes. sonomavolunteerfirefighters.org

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 10 a.m.
cityofslt.us/4thofjulyparade
The City of South Lake Tahoe 4th of July Parade Route: Staging at Ski Run Blvd., parade heads west on Highway 50 to Al Tahoe Blvd. ending at Bijou Community Park. 
After Party at the American Legion Post 795 located at 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. featuring BBQ hot dogs and hamburgers, music, and a beer garden. Guests can view floats and chip in with proceeds benefiting the club.

STOCKTON: 4th of July Celebration July 4th, 5:30-10 p.m. Weber Point Event Center, 221 N. Center St. Free admission, stocktongov.com
Live entertainment with bands, food, and Fireworks show! Come early with chairs and blankets and prepare to watch the Fireworks over beautiful Delta. | Valley Concert Band performs Summer Concert at Victory Park.

TAFT: Taft Fireworks Show July 4th, 4-10 p.m. Free admission, Beer Garden, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Food Vendors, Crafts, Live Music and Fireworks at 9 p.m. Fireworks are funded solely through sponsorships and donations. Rails to Trails, 6th & Main St., Taft, CA taftchamber.com

TAYLORSVILLE: Cowboy Breakfast July 4 
Hosted by Indian Valley Museum, Taylorsville, CA, plumascounty.org

TEMECULA: 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th

TEMPLETON: Templeton Independence Day Parade and Celebration in the Park July 4th, Templeton Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Crocker & 5th Street,  Templeton Parade 10 a.m.  Route: Crocker Street and Main Street from 1st to 8th Streets.   templetonchamber.com

THOUSAND OAKS: Fireworks Display July 4th

TRUCKEE: July 4th Parade July 4th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Begins at Truckee High School, down Donner Pass Road into historic Truckee, ending at the corner of Bridge and Church Street. Free to see, truckeechamber.com

TULARE: 3rd of July Fireworks Show 
Tulare Kiwanis Annual Fireworks show at the Tulare County Fairgrounds, 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Tulare, CA, 93274. $  admission at the gate, free age 5 years and under. Food, Entertainment, and Fireworks Show. tularenoonkiwanis.org

TUSTIN: July Fourth Celebration July 4th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.  Event begins at 6:30 p.m., Fireworks at 9 p.m.  Tustin High School (THS) Stadium 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin 92780 Pack a picnic and blanket or come early for a seat in the bleachers. THS Boosters snack bar will be selling drinks, snacks, and BBQ items. tustinca.org

TWAIN HARTE: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 11 a.m. Come join our 4th of July Parade. Sing-a-long at 10:30 at All That Matters Deck, plus family fun on Cedar Street in Downtown after parade. Free, twainhartecc.com

TWO HARBORS: 4th of July Parade & Festival   Children's Festival at Buffalo Park | 2-3 p.m. Dinghy Parade through West End coves | 9 p.m. Fireworks at Isthmus Cove all free to see. Getting there: $15 each way ticket for Avalon's Cyclone power boat 40-minute trip at 6 p.m. / 10 p.m. return. visitcatalinaisland.com

UPLAND: 4th of July Parade Celebration July 4th

VALLEJO: 4th of July Parade July 4th, 10 a.m.  Route begins at Broadway and Tennessee, then turns left on Sonoma Blvd, then right on Georgia through downtown where it ends at Mare Island Way. Grand Marshal is Kenny Ross & Family.  Held for 165 years, this is a must-see parade with patriotism and pride throughout the entire route. vallejojuly4.com

VICTORVILLE 4th of July Fireworks at the Fairgrounds July 4th, 9 p.m.--  get there early!
San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th St.
Free admission and parking, from victorvilleca.gov
No alcohol, BBQs or pets allowed

WATSONVILLE: Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July Parade & Fireworks July 4th
12-2 p.m.  Old fashioned parade on Main Street Watsonville.  cityofwatsonville.org | 5-10 p.m. Fire in the Sky  Airport Open House, 100 Aviation Way. Skydive exhibition, flyovers, jet dragster, food trucks, music, gigantic bounce house and a Fireworks show. Free admission, $10 parking, watsonvilleairport.com

WESTCHESTER: July 4 Parade July 4th

WINDSOR: Kaboom  

WINTERS: 4th of July Fireworks 

WOODLAND: 4th of July Celebration Independence Day Celebration   Pancake Breakfast, Bike Parade &  Fireworks July 4th

YORBA LINDA: 4th of July Fireworks July 4th

YUBA CITY 4th of July Kids Parade July 4th
yubacity.net

YUCAIPA: Fireworks Spectacular, usually at  Yucaipa High School, 33000 Yucaipa Blvd. Check city site, needs updates as 0f 6/17/18: yucaipa.org  

YUCCA VALLEY: Concert and Fireworks Show July 4th, 6 p.m. gates open at Brehm Park, 56620 Little League Drive. Activities include face painting, food vendors, and give aways. Concert usually presented by Yucca Valley High School Alumni Jazz Band. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 p.m. Concert at 6:30, Fireworks at 9 p.m. Free, yucca-valley.org

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