Coronado 4th of July Schedule

100_6089Coronado Independence Day Celebration 2017 Schedule

July 3rd, Circumnavigate – Star Park (Bike Ride Around Coronado)
Circumnavigate is an unofficial, non-sponsored spontaneous event involving several hundred bike riders that traditionally occurs around 6:30pm on July 3. However, the Coronado Police Department attempts to provide a presence in order to assist the bike riders safely cross key intersections and provide for general safety.  No alcohol is permitted during this event. Helmets required for those under 18. Watch a video from a past year.  

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

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 Crown City Classic 12K Run, 5K Run, Kids Fun Run
Tidelands Park (Registration at 5:30AM)
Register in advance (prices go up June 27)

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

8:30AM – Annual Rough Water Swim
Central Beach (Check-In Starts at 7:30am)
Active Registration Page

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

Parade Announcers and Sponsors by block:parade announcers sponsors 20172:00PM –- 3:00PM –
– Parachute Demonstration in Glorietta Bay

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, (Tentative):  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

KYXY 96.5 fireworks 20179:00PM – Fireworks Over Glorietta Bay (shot from barge in the 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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