Coronado 4th of July Schedule

100_6089Coronado Independence Day Celebration 2016 Schedule

*There will be no SEAL demonstration this year (watch video from past demonstration)

*July 3rd, Circumnavigate – Star Park (Bike Ride Around Coronado) – City of Coronado wrote this in their June 21, 2016 City Council agenda: Circumnavigate is an unofficial, non-sponsored spontaneous event involving several hundred bike riders that traditionally occurs later afternoon on July 3. The event is not planned or briefed with the City. However, the Police Department attempts to provide a presence in order to assist the bike riders safely cross key intersections and provide for general safety. It is assumed that circumnavigate will occur again this year beginning at Star Park Circle.  Video from previous year.

Monday, July 4th, 2016

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 –- Annual Independence Day 12K Run-5K Run/Walk
Tideland Park (Registration at 5:30AM)
Registration at or

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

9:00AM – Annual Rough Water Swim
Central Beach (Check-In Starts at 7:30am)
Registration at

10:00AM – Independence Day Parade
Theme:  “America’s Celebration”
Location:  Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place

2:30PM –- 4:00PM – San Diego Star Wars Society in Star Park
Will be Available for Photos

4:00PM – Concert in the Park at Spreckels Park
Music by: Coronado Community Concert Band

9:00PM – Fireworks Over Glorietta Bay 
Music by:  KYXY on 96.5 radio
Big Bay Boom over San Diego Bay
(Local tip:  watch them from the golf course – 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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