Coronado 4th of July Schedule

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Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

5:00AM – Wake up & get your spot along Orange Ave for the parade. You can’t set up before 5am – however, you should get there by 4:30am and wait across the street from ‘your spot’ if you want front row seating on the curb or grassy median! Tip, you can also take the ferry over from downtown San Diego to Coronado. The traffic is going to be heavy, so plan on walking or biking.

7:00AM – 44th Annual Independence Day 12K Run – 5K Run/Walk
Tidelands Park (Registration at 5:30AM)
Registration at

8:00AM – 4:00PM Art in the Park
Spreckels Park (6th & Orange Avenue)

8:30AM – 60th Annual 4th of July Rough Water Swim
Central Beach (Check-In Starts at 7:30am)
Registration Page

9:15AM – Crown City Mile
Sprint down Orange Ave from 4th St. to Star Park Circle
Registration and information

10:00AM – 70th Annual Independence Day Parade
Theme:  “America’s Heritage”
Location:  Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place
Announcers and Sponsors by block.
Can’t be at the parade? Live stream the parade on Coronado TV ( or through facebook (

2:30PM – 4:00PM
– San Diego Star Wars Society in Star Park (will be available for photos and questions)
– Adrian Empire Demonstration at Star Park, (TBD):  Recreation of Western European culture between the years 1066-1603

4:00PM – Concert in the Park at Spreckels Park (6th and Orange)
Music by: Coronado Community Concert Band

9:00PM – Fireworks Over Glorietta Bay
Music by:  KyXy on 96.5 FM radio
(Local tip: watch them from the golf course or Stingray Point – don’t drive; walk or bike)

Address: Box 180541, Coronado, CA 92178-0541
Phone/Fax: (619) 319-5147 or e-mail:
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