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  • Sunday, June 30, 2013


    July 3rd and 4th celebrations in Greater Orange

    Orange kicks off the 4th with annual 3rd of July celebration

    Greater Orange kicks off Independence Day early with the City of Orange’s 18th Annual "3rd of July" Celebration. Begun in 1996, the 3rd of July festival has grown into one of Orange County’s biggest Independence Day centered events that includes- live music, inflatable activities and that famous Orange hometown festival atmosphere all leading up to the grand finale in Fred Kelly Stadium featuring the Orange Community Master Chorale followed by Greater Orange’s most spectacular fireworks choreographed to music.

    The 18th Annual 3rd of July Celebration will take place Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Orange Unified’s Fred Kelly Stadium at 3920 East Spring Street, Orange, CA 92869.

    Fred Kelly Stadium’s artificial turf requires special rules for everyone to enjoy. The following rules when attending the July 3rd activities apply: 

    • Only blanket seating is allowed on the field. 

    • Strollers, wheelchairs, wagons, or other wheeled items are only permitted in designated areas. 

    • Lawn Chairs, food, drinks, seeds, gum, popcorn, hard-soled or high-heeled shoes are prohibited on the field. 

    On-site staff may deem items not currently on this list as harmful to the field. If so informed, please help us by not bringing those items onto the field. 

    Tickets for the 18th Annual "3rd of July" Celebration are $7 for adults and children over two years old.  Tickets can be purchased at the Community Services Department, 230 East Chapman Avenue (corner of Grand Street) through 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event after 1:30 p.m. 

    Tickets will be available for purchase at the event. 

    For more information please call the City of Orange Special Events Hotline at (714) 744 -7278.

    ANAHEIM HILLS CCHC celebrates 25 years this 4th of July 

    Anaheim Hills, a Greater Orange community, will play host for its city’s official 4th of July Celebration with a full day of activities including the annual 4th of July Parade. “25 Years of Canyon Hills Community Council Celebrations” is the theme for this year’s Anaheim Hills Fourth of July celebration. 

    The “Firecracker” 5 /10K Run – 2K Walk  begins at  5:30am and goes until 10:00 am at the Canyon High School track– 220 S Imperial Highway Anaheim Hills. Registration and information have been available online (see link below).

    Beginning at 8 am until 10:30 am in the Canyon Hills H.S. cafeteria will be the Anaheim Hills Rotary Club’s famous Pancake Breakfast that includes hotcakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee and a whole lot of visiting with neighbors and friends.

    This year the Yankee Doodle Dog Show also returns at 10 a.m. to Canyon High School. There are six fabulous dog-gone-good categories: Best Dressed Dog, Cutest Dog (35 lb. and under), Best Trick, Owner/Doggie Look-a-like, Bigger Cutest Dog (36 lb. and over) and Yankee Doodle Dog. There is a $7.00 entry fee per dog for the first category entered and $5.00 for each additional category. Prizes and awards given and the winners get to ride in the Firecracker July 4th Parade.

    At 3:00 pm it is the annual 4th of July Parade. The parade starts at Canyon High School and makesis way to Peralta Park at 115 N Pinney Dr., Anaheim Hills by proceeding  west on Santa Ana Canyon Rd ending at Pinney Drive.

    Food Booths will be available between 12:30 – 8:45pm at Peralta Park. So forget the backyard BBQ! Bring your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy all the fabulous food. The park will also have entertainment  from 3:00 – 8:50pm

    The evening ends with a  spectacular fireworks display for your enjoyment beginning at 9:00 pm at Peralta Park.

    For more information on any of the day’s activities CLICK ON: CCHC 25

    For more information on any of the day’s activities CLICK ON: OC 4th

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