4th of July Event Roundup 2017

| June 29, 2017

4th of July Roundup 2016

Looking for things to do with the family on the 4th of July? Spend the day hanging out at one of these kid-friendly events, neighborhood parades and celebratory festivals. Then end the evening with a patriotic bang of dazzling fireworks in the night sky!

Arden-Arcade

15th Annual Spirit of Freedom Parade

Parade route – south along Fulton Avenue, west on Cottage Way, ending up in the north parking lot in Howe Park. After the parade, there will be festivities, food, entertainment, and parade awards.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 10am
Where: Fulton Avenue, Arden-Arcade
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

Auburn

4th of July Celebration

Pancake breakfast, old fashioned kids games, and parade.
When: Tuesday, July 4th
Where: Streets of Old Town Auburn
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

Carmichael

4th of July Pancakes & Parade

When: Tuesday, July 4; 7am – 1:30pm
Where: Parade kicks off at 10:30am. Parade route – Begins at Marconi/Fair Oaks, continues down Fair Oaks Boulevard and ends at Cypress/Manzanita.
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

Fireworks Show

Food, music and fun. Activities include arts and crafts, inflatables, face painting and more. Fireworks Show at dark (approximately 9:30pm).
When: Tuesday, July 4; 7-10pm
Where: La Sierra Community Center; 5326 Engle Road, Carmichael
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

Davis

4th of July Celebration

Food and games, Annual championship softball tournament, parade, live music, and Fireworks.
When: Tuesday, July 4
Where: Davis
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

El Dorado Hills

Family Blast

Live music, hay maze, inflatables, food, fireworks.
When: Tuesday, July 4th; 6pm
Where: El Dorado County Fairgrounds
Cost: $3 per person walk-in, kids 6 and under free, OR parking $15 per carload includes admission
More info: Visit website

Elk Grove

21st Annual “A Salute to the Red, White & Blue”

Live entertainment, food trucks, bike and stroller parade, and more. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 4-10pm
Where: Elk Grove Regional Park; 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Rd., Elk Grove
Cost: FREE; parking $10 per vehicle
More info: Visit website

Folsom

Folsom Pro Rodeo

One of the biggest annual traditions in Folsom. Community picnic and concert, cattle events, nightly carnival and fireworks.
When: Saturday, July 1 – Monday, July 3
Where: Folsom City Park
Cost: Ticket prices here
More info: Visit website

Greenhaven/Pocket

4th of July Parade

Parade Route – Along Windbridge Drive from Lisbon Elementary to Garcia Bend Park. After parade there will be live music, parade awards and food trucks in Garcia Bend Park.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 10am
Where: Windbridge Drive, Sacramento
More info: Visit website

Lincoln

4th of July Parade

Parade Route – Begins at 9:00am in Downtown Lincoln at 5th and F Street. Followed by activities and fireworks at McBean Park.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 9am
Where: Lincoln
More info: Visit website

Rancho Cordova

4th of July Parade

Parade route – Beginning on Coloma Road at Cordova Lane, the parade proceeds west to Chase Drive and left on Rinda Drive.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 10am
Where: Rancho Cordova
More info: Visit website

4th of July Celebration

Two-day festival celebrating the local community and our American heritage. It is the signature event for the community.  Food, Booths, Exhibits, Kids Zone with petting barn, train, pony rides and petting barn. Carnival rides, Fireworks.
When: Monday, July 3 – Tuesday, July 4
Where: Hagan Park, 2197 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova
Cost: Admission $2, Kids under 5 FREE, Parking $10
More Info: Visit website

Roseville

4th of July Celebration

Parade along Vernon Street, carnival games, bounce houses, food.  Live music from The Capitol Pops Concert Band.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 9am – 1pm
Where: Royer Park, 190 Park Drive,  Roseville
Cost: FREE
More Info: Visit website

Roseville Fireworks Show

The fireworks will be launched from Sierra View Country Club but the public viewing area will be from the Grandstands and the lawn at the Placer County Fairgrounds. Food will be available for purchase.
When: Tuesday, July 4; 9:30 (gates open at 7:00pm)
Where: Placer County Fairgrounds
Cost: FREE, Parking $5
More info: Visit website

Sacramento

Sacramento Independence Day Celebration

Cal Expo annually joins the City and County of Sacramento to produce the largest-scale pyrotechnics display in the area’s history. The Independence Day Celebration is a family oriented collection of activities focused around our Nation’s birthday.
Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.  Arrive early and bring lawn chairs and blankets.
When: Tuesday, July 4; Fireworks 9:30pm (Doors open at 5:30)
Where: Cal Expo, East Gate Entrance (located at the intersection of Exposition Blvd. and Challenge Way)
Cost: General admission FREE, reserved seats $10, parking $10
More info: Visit website

Fireworks Show

Find a perfect spot on Front Street in Old Sacramento to view the 9:30 pm firework show from across the river at Raley Field.
When: Tuesday, July 4
Where: Old Sacramento
Cost: FREE
More info: Visit website

West Sacramento

Fourth on the Field

Games on the field, food trucks, kids area, live music, fireworks at 9:30.
When: Tuesday, July 4th; 6pm
Where: Raley Field
Cost: Ticket info here
More info: Visit website

Written by Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard is the founder of SacramentoSidetracks.com. She has a passion for finding adventures with her three kids. As a native Southern Californian, she has been exploring Sacramento for the last twelve years, happily finding hidden treasures and sharing a firsthand perspective with fellow parents.

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