Coronado 4th of July Schedule (CANCELLED FOR 2020)

City, Fourth of July Committee Cancel Independence Day Celebration

CORONADO, CA (April 22, 2020) – In a joint decision made this week, the Coronado Fourth of July Committee and the City have decided to cancel the 72nd annual Fourth of July Parade as well as the fireworks display due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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100_6089Coronado Independence Day Celebration Schedule

July 3rd Events (CANCELLED for 2020)

6:30PM – Circumnavigation Bike Ride – unofficial gathering of bike riders that meet up at Star Park and ride around the entire “island.”  See video from a previous year.

6:30PM – 12AM – All Class Reunion (Info and Tickets)

July 4th (CANCELLED for 2020)

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 – Independence Day 12K Run – 5K Run/Walk – VIRTUAL FOR 2020
Tidelands Park (Registration at 5:30AM)
Registration at

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

8:30AMRough Water Swim
Central Beach (Check-In Starts at 7:30am)
Registration Page

9:15AM – Independence Day – Mile Sprint
Orange Ave from 4th St. to Star Park Circle
Registration at

10:00AMIndependence Day Parade
Theme: “The American Dream”
Location: Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place

Can’t be at the parade? Live stream the parade on Coronado TV (

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

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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