ALAMEDA: 4th of July Parade, 10 a.m.
ALBANY: 4th of July in the Park July 4, 2016, 12–4pm. Memorial Park, green, red, white & blue celebration. Arrive early for the annual Albany Lions Club pancake breakfast
ALHAMBRA: Carnival, Fireworks 2-10p Almansor Park
ALISO VIEJO: 4th of July Celebration. Apple Pie Contest & Low Level Fireworks Show to patriotic music
AMERICAN CANYON: 4th of July Parade, full day of fun, firework at night on July 4, 2016
APPLE VALLEY: Freedom Festival July 4, 2016, 2-10 p.m. Lenny Brewster Sports Center. Live music, entertainment and fireworks
ANTIOCH: 4th of July Parade 2016 (3p) downtown and Best Fireworks Show in Contra Costa County. Entertainment at Fairgrounds includes fireworks show. Doors open at 3 p.m.
ARNOLD: 43rd Annual SIERRA NEVADA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL ~ JULY 4 & 5, 2016 ~ ARNOLD, CA (Gold Country) The 43rd Annual "SIERRA NEVADA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL"will be held July 4 & 5 - over Independence Day weekend in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold on Highway 4. Situated amongst the pines and redwoods at the 4000' elevation, the Festival features over 60 booths of original crafts & art in all media – exhibited by the makers. There's gourmet foods to sample, & face painting for the kids - and adult kids! The annual Ebbett's Pass Independence Day Parade will begin at 10am on and it runs adjacent to the Festival. Continuous shows of live country/swing music by the "Stardust Cowboys" from Sacramento and juggling by Mark ‘Bonzai'Bunnell ~ performances both days. The Ebbett's Pass Volunteer Fire Dptm. serves local Calaveras County beers, and a variety of home-made food booths, kettlekorn, and baked goodies are offered. The Ebbett's Pass Lion's Club serves an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7:30am - 11am both days. The annual Fire Dptm. BBQ with live music is held evening after the Festival, making for a full day of fun! The Festival is held on the park-like grounds of Bristols Ranch House Café at 961 Highway 4 in downtown Arnold from 10am - 5pm both days. Admission and parking are free, so come join the celebration! For further information, please e-mail Kim at afterthegoldrush@sbcglobal or 372-8961.
BERKELEY: 4th of July at the Berkeley Marina, 201 University Ave., Noon-10PM. Free admission, alcohol-free event. Parking 5. Live stages of entertainment and dancing to Tito y su son de Cuba, The Queue, The Rusty String Express and a special show by the US Air Force Band of the Golden West. Rides, arts & crafts, food trucks, kid fun includes pony rides and Adventure Playground. Fireworks at 9:35PM presented by the City of Berkeley.
BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Lake Art Walk Festival July 1-4, 2016 Bartlett Events Center Big Bear Lake, CA 585-5916 bigbearartscouncil
FOLSOM: Folsom PRCA Rodeo July 2-4, 2016 folsomrodeo
Dan Russell Rodeo Arena 403 Stafford St. Folsom, CA
In existence for more than 55 years, the rodeo includes a Cattle Drive, 4th of July fireworks show and nightly entertainment. On the 4th of July the American Flag arrives by parachute! | rodeos
Posted 5/15/2016 IRVINE: July 4 Gates Open 3 p.m. Fireworks Show 9 p.m. Irvine Police Association 32nd Annual Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival Celebrate Independence Day with food, music, raffle prizes and a spectacular fireworks show. Enjoy gourmet food trucks, activities for the kids and a live music performance by the Derek Bordeaux Group. Stadium seating available or bring low-backed chairs and blankets for seating on the football field. Pre-sale tickets available for purchase at the Community Services Front Counter before July 1. Cost is 5 for adults, for children and seniors, or for a family pass (2 adults, 4 children; pre-sale only). Single tickets may be purchased at the gate (cash only). Irvine High School 949-724-0488
Posted 5/15/2016 IRWINDALE: 4th of July Spectacular Noon- 9 p.m. Arts & crafts vendors, Music of Suave, and Fireworks at 9 p.m. Free
LAKEPORT: 4th of July Celebration. Street Fair, Cardboard Regatta & Fireworks Show Library Park 222 Park Street Lakeport, CA lakeportmainst Free admission.
LOS ALAMITOS: Los Alamitos 4th of July Fireworks Show. 4 p.m. gates open, fireworks at 9 p.m. Co-sponsored by cities of Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Cypress and Rossmoor community Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base 11200 Lexington Drive Los Alamitos, CA Free to attend, age 16+ must bring photo ID to enter, parking 430-1073 or 229-6780 cityoflosalamitos or cypress
LOS ANGELES: Anime Expo July 1-4
MT. SHASTA: 10 a.m.Mt. Shasta's 4th of July Celebration, Artisan Market & Street Faire and Fireworks, July 2-4 . Mt. Shasta's largest annual event beginning July 2 and July 3. The town will be filled with entertainment, music, and the Artisan Market and Street Faire. July 4th begins with the Mountain Runners most popular and fun Walk/Run at 7am. The start is on Mt. Shasta Blvd. The parade follows the Walk/Run at 12:00 and vendors and food on Castle St. Fireworks begin at dusk!! Thu, July 2, 10am – Sat, July 4, 10pm Where Mt Shasta, CA 96067.
PALO ALTO: Chili Cook Off & Summer Festival Celebrate the 4th of July at the 35th Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook Off! Attracting thousands of sun and chili lovers, the festival embraces everything wonderful about summer. Taste red-hot chili prepared by teams battling for the Chili Championship. Live music, dancing, children¹s activities, food vendors, and more will take place from 12-5pm. Event Admission is Fee for tasting kits for the chili. Chili tasting starts at 1:30pm. Monday, July 4, 2016 at Mitchell Park. For more information, 329-2350. cityofpaloalto /enjoy
PASADENA: The Bunny Museum Holiday Hours: 3-6 p.m. Location: 1933 Jefferson Drive Pasadena, CA 91104 798-8848. thebunnymuseum admission, children under 4 free Hop on over and celebrate 4th of July with the most bunnies in the world. You are welcome to bring a basket of vegetables and fruits to feed the real bunnies!
SANTA BARBARA: National Horse Show July 2-4 . Multi-breed show. earlwarren
TAYLORSVILLE Taylorsville Rodeo, July 4, 2016 taylorsvillerodeo Annual CCPRA Silver Buckle Rodeo
Taylorsville Rodeo held on Rodeo Grounds | rodeos
YUBA CITY: Children's 4th of July Parade: Dress up in your best red, white and blue, decorate your bike or wagon and enjoy the fun! At the end of the parade, enjoy good ol'American goodies! No registration is required. Just show up the day of the event by 9:45am! The parade begins on C Street in front of Gauche Park and ends on Plumas Boulevard at the Town Square. July 4, 10am, Ages: 0 - 12 years. yubacity
WOODLAND HILLS: Woodland Hills Concerts on the Green
BEAUMONT: Beaumont Concerts Series
CHINO: Chino Concert Series
SAN MARCOS: San Marcos Concerts in the Garden
LAGUNA NIGUEL: Laguna Niguel Concerts
SAN RAMON: San Ramon Summer Concerts in Central Park
SAN RAMON: San Ramon Music in the Park
DIAMOND BAR: Diamond Bar Concerts in the Park
MORAGA: Moraga Concerts, Moraga
CUPERTINO: Cupertino Summer Concerts
COVINA: Covina Summer Concerts
SAN PEDRO: Music by the Sea Concerts, San Pedro
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Concerts
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Concerts in the Village
CORONADO: Coronado Promenade Concerts