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Coronado’s 4th Of July Celebration “The American Dream”

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Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019 3:45 pm | Updated: 4:09 pm, Fri Jun 28, 2019.

The traditional 4th of July activities in Coronado will be held on Thursday, July 4. The day’s events include the 71st annual parade, beginning at First Street and Orange Avenue at 10 a.m. The theme of the celebration this year is “The American Dream.” Our parade this year will feature over 100 entrants, including three high school bands, two bagpipe bands, and two military bands.

The day will begin with the 44th annual 12K/5K walk that starts in Tidelands Park at 7 a.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 a.m. The 60th annual Swim and Run begins at Central Beach at 9 a.m., with check-in starting at 7:30 a.m. At 9:15 a.m., the Independence Day Mile Sprint will begin at Fourth Street and Orange Avenue and conclude at Star Park Circle.

Art in the Park will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Spreckels Park at Sixth Street and Orange Avenue. In the afternoon beginning at 2:30 p.m.and concluding at 4 p.m., the Adrian Empire, whose members extol European culture between the years 1066 to 1603, will have a demonstration in Star Park. Additionally, the Star Wars Society will be available for photos and questions in Star Park following the parade.

At 4 p.m., the Concert in the Park will begin in Spreckels Park at Sixth Street and Orange Avenue. The Coronado Community Concert Band will provide the music. The day’s finale, the fireworks over Glorietta Bay, will start at 9 p.m. Music accompanying the fireworks display will be by KyXy 96.5mFM.

If you would like to become involved in assisting with set up for the activities, please consider volunteering by contacting one of the Committee members at coronado4thofjuly@usa.net.

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