June 28, 2005 > Tri-City area 4th of July events
Tri-City area 4th of July events
Fremont 4th of July Parade
10 a.m. - Noon
A 10 a.m. parachute jump and a fly over by two WWII fighter planes to kick off the parade. Nine marching bands, patriotic floats, giant balloons. Come before 9 a.m. for convenient parking and pre-parade activities for children.
Mission San Jose
Starting at Ohlone College at Pine St., Fremont
Independence Day Concert
Celebrate our country's independence with the 91st Division Military Band, with bagpipes and cannons, as they commemorate our country's 229th birthday.
Free admission to the concert, parking $5
Ohlone College Outdoor Amphitheatre
43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont
Smith Center box office (510) 659-6031
Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate July 4th with patriotic music from a brass band on the lawn and fiddle music in the farmyard. Games, contests and races for everyone all day long. Test your skill at nail-driving, egg toss, watermelon seed spitting, join a bucket brigade and tug-o-war. Bring a picnic and spend the day the old-fashioned way.
$8/adults (18+ years), $6/seniors (62+ year), $5/children (4-17 years)
34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont
Fourth Annual 4th of July Firehouse Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m. - Noon
Antique fire apparatus, kid's activity corner, fire ops demonstration and prize raffle
Newark Fire Station #3
39039 Cherry St., Newark
Red, White & Boom
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
11 a.m. - Parade on Main Street between Curtis Avenue and Carlo Street
1 - 5 p.m. Pool Party, music, games at the Sports Center
8 p.m. - Fireworks display at the Sports Center, bring a picnic, seating is limited
Milpitas Sports Center
1325 E. Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas
Red White & Blues Festival
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton