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Albany, California 4th of July

July 4, 2022, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


Memorial Park
1325 Portland Ave.
Albany, CA

4th of July Concert in the Park

Bring a picnic & a blanket! Bring family! Bring a friend! It's Music in the Park concert for the 4th of July. Enjoy!



Past events - not valid for 2022 but keeping it here in case it is resurrected in future years!

Picnic, Moustache Contest, Baby Diaper Derby
A Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration
The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to family fun, entertainment, food, kids & family games rock climbing wall giant obstacle course mustache/beard contest watermelon eating contest pet show local food trucks, car show

Albany Lion's Pancake Breakfast  9 am. - Noon 
Veterans Memorial Building

Albany Lions Watermelon Eating Contest  1:10-1:35 p.m.

Beard & Mustache Contest 1:40-1:55 p.m.
Start growing that mustache or beard (or make one at home!). Prizes given for the natural and unnatural!

Albany Chamber of Commerce FREE Ice Cream 1:55 p.m.

Annual Diaper Derby 2 p.m.
Register at Derby table by 1:30 p.m.
Who's the fastest baby in town? 
Crawlers: 6-10 months (10 feet)
Crawlers: 11+ months (15 feet)
Tippy Toe Toddlers: 11-24 months
Tippy Toe Toddlers: 24-30 months
Register at the Diaper Derby table.

East Bay Vivarium Reptile Pet Show 2:30-3:10 p.m.
Show off a favorite pet! Bring it down to the famous 4th of July Pet Show. Prizes for Best Trick, Smallest Pet, Biggest Pet, Look Alike (owner & pet), Ugliest, Cutest and Most Patriotic. Lasts approx. 30 minutes

4th of July Car Show 
12 Noon-3 p.m.
Register your "jewel of a car" for the 4th of July Car Show by filling out the online application on the city website or call (510) 524-9283.

Family Games 3:30-4 p.m.
3-legged races, egg toss, sack races, hippity hop races and other surprises in the light-hearted games intended to entertain.

Just for Kids $5 wrist band gets you in!
Zip Line
Pony Rides
Mega Rock Wall
Petting Zoo
Jump Houses
Game Tent (Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Foosball)
Dunk Tank
Human Hamster Balls

The city celebrates 4th of July annually on Independence Day. Green, Red, White and Blue Celebration at Memorial park with a zero-waste event, using compostable plates and utensils, and by recycling cans and paper goods, etc.

Other events you may enjoy in Albany include the annual Halloween celebrations.

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