The 4th of July celebration in Coronado is filled with tradition and tremendous patriotism. Below is a timeline of events occurring on July 3rd and 4th that you can participate in.
July 3rd, Circumnavigate – Star Park (Bike Ride Around Coronado)
On July 3, around 6:30 p.m., the unofficial, non-sponsored spontaneous event, Circumnavigate is held, which involves hundreds of bike riders traveling all around Coronado. The Coronado Police Department attempts to provide a police presence for added safety for the bikers and the public by assisting the riders safely across key intersections. No alcohol is permitted during this event. Helmets required for those under 18.
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
5:00AM – Secure a Spot of Parade Route – Be sure to get there by 5:00 a.m. so you can grab a good spot to watch it. No set up allowed before 5:00am. Expect heavy traffic so it’s best to get there by walking or biking. You can also take the ferry from downtown San Diego to Coronado.
7:00AM - Annual Independence Day Crown City Classic 12K Run, 5K Run, Kids Fun Run
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)
10:00AM Independence Day Parade
Theme: “A Salute to America”
Location: Orange Ave from 1st Street to Churchill Place
2:00PM - 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
9:00PM 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)
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