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Fourth of July Celebrations 2017

Jun 26, 2017 03:12PM, Published by Becky Coburn, Categories: Community



Enjoy Parades, Festivals, & Fireworks

Photos By SusanWoodPhotography.com

Clayton

Pancake Breakfast 7-10am

The day starts early with the Clayton Valley/Sunrise Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast at Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street. Breakfast is just $7 for adults and $5 for kids.

Parade 10am

The parade will begin at Center and Oak Streets. No advance entry is needed for the Kiddie Parade – just show up by 10am at the flagpole with decorated bikes, trikes, scooters, and the family dog.

Concord

5KRun & Walk 8am

Concord Police Association presents the 6th Annual Stars & Stripes 5K Run & Walk at Todos Santos Plaza, Downtown Concord. All proceeds from this race benefit Monument Crisis Center and Bay Area Crisis Nursery. Run or walk a nice 3.1 mile route that you are sure to enjoy!

Parade 10am

Get a good seat along the new and improved parade route beginning at Mt. Diablo High School on Grant St., going south to wrap around Todos Santos Park, and returning to Mt. Diablo High via Galindo St. Cheer loudly for your favorite entry and let the parade participants know how much you enjoy their performance. 

Home Town Picnic 4pm

The gates at Mt. Diablo High School will open at 4pm for the annual 4th of July Festival with a kids carnival, food booths, vendor exhibits, and live entertainment on stage featuring The Bell Brothers at 7:30pm.

Fireworks 9pm

The day will conclude with a fireworks display held at Mt. Diablo High.

Martinez

Pancake Breakfast 8am-10am

Sponsored by Roxx on Main, 627 Main St.

Flag Raising Ceremony 9-9:15am

Veterans Memorial Building, 930 Ward St.

Hometown Parade on Main St. 10am

Over 40 entries include many community groups that will march down Main Street.

Parade begins at Court St. & Main St. and ends at Alhambra Ave. & Main St.

Fireworks 9:15pm

Fireworks will light up the night at Martinez Shoreline Park. Join the crowd at the Waterfront or head over to your special viewing spot before 9:15pm.  Pyrotechnics begin around 9:30pm and will last approximately twenty-five minutes. Waterfront Park will be by parking permit only and vehicles with boats.  Limited Handicapped Parking is available, so arrive earlier in the day.  

Moraga

Fun family festivities are held all day at the Moraga Commons Park, 1425 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga.

Pancake Breakfast 7:30-10:30am

Dog Parade 9am

Community Booths 9am-1pm

Children’s Bike Parade 10:30am

Family Magic Show 12:30-1pm

Inflatable Jumpies 10am-4pm

Food, Wine and Beer Booths 11am-8pm

Music by David Martin’s House Party 7pm

Fireworks 9:15pm with music following the fireworks

Orinda

Pancake Breakfast 7:30-10am.

The Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Pancake Breakfast in the park/Community Center, 28 Orinda Way.

Flag Raising Ceremony 7:55am.

At the flagpole in front of the Community Center

Haley’s Run for a Reason 8am

Participants meet in front of the Community Center 

Orinda Library Book Sale 9am.

Friends of the Orinda Library Book Sale in Library Breezeway, 26 Orinda Way

Parade 10am

Parade route begins in front of Wells Fargo Bank, 80 Moraga Way to Camino Pablo and then to Orinda Way.

Community Activities 11:30am-1:30pm

The festivities have continued to grow year after year with lots of fun activities for children: from a Hot Wheels race to balloon animals to making things at the Home Depot booth. Adults also have plenty to make them smile with several great bands playing throughout the day and a plethora of great food and drinks to enjoy. All activities are held at the Community Park, 28 Orinda Way

Pleasant Hill

Firecracker 5K Fun Run 8am

The 5K Fun Run plus a 100-yard dash for little ones begins at 45 Crescent Drive. Check the website www.phjuly4.com for updated information about online registration information and the day’s activities.

“Red, White, and Bloom” Parade 9:30am

Always entertaining, the parade has something for everyone, from the Blue Devils C Corp to the International Suburban Dads BBQ Drill Team. The new parade route provides an excellent viewing opportunity this year on the lawn at City Hall. It starts at the intersection of Gregory Lane and Cleaveland Road (next to Pleasant Hill Park) and continues along Cleaveland and turns east on to Trelany Road (adjacent to City Hall) then back on to Gregory Lane to Contra Costa Blvd. From there, it continues on the traditional route through Downtown Pleasant Hill.

Fun at the Park 10:30am

Enjoy entertainment, food vendors, children’s games, a petting zoo, and activities throughout the day at the Pleasant Hill Park. Enjoy live music from dr. D.

Fireworks and Festivities 6:30pm

Come to College Park High School for dinner and stay for an amazing show! Slow Hand BBQ, IzzyA’s Frozen Custard and Cool Spoon Vending will be selling their delicious food and desserts. Live entertainment begins at 7:15pm with rock and roll band Fast Times. Pyro Spectaculars will begin the fireworks show at dusk, around 9:20pm.

Walnut Creek

Park Concert

Join the Walnut Creek Concert Band under the direction of Harvey Benstein and assistant conductor Johnny Johnson to celebrate our nation’s 241st birthday, and the band’s 30th anniversary in a wonderful evening concert full of 4th of July music and patriotic favorites. Bring your friends, bring your family! You are encouraged to come out early and have your own picnic in the park, and don’t forget your lawn chairs! It will be a great start to the evening before all the Bay Area fireworks begin. The free concert is from 6-7pm at Civic Park, 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.



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