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Friday, June 30, 2017
3rd and 4th of July Celebrations in Greater Orange
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Orange Community Orgainization
July 3rd and 4th celebrations across Greater Orange
Greater Orange kicks off Independence Day early with the City of
22nd Annual "3rd of July" Celebration. Begun in 1995, the 3rd of July
festival has grown into one of Orange Orange ’s
biggest Independence Day centered events that includes- live music, inflatable
activities and that famous County 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. Orange
The Annual 3rd of July Celebration is Monday July 3, 2017 with gates opening at 4 p.m. at Orange Unified's Fred Kelly Stadium at El Modena High School,
East Spring Street , Orange CA .
The musical program starts at 8 pm with the fireworks show starting at 8:45 pm. 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-not on the field.
• Lawn Chairs, food, drinks, seeds, gum, popcorn, hard-soled or high-heeled shoes are prohibited on the field.
Tickets for the "3rd of July" Celebration are $7 for adults and children over two years old.
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event after 1:30 p.m. Credit cards maybe used at the gate.
For more information please call the City of
(714) 744 -7278 or click on: Orange
The 51st Annual Orange Park Acres 4th of July Parade's theme is the fitting "Our Golden Year" .
For 51 years, OPA has shown Greater Orange what neighborhood patriotism is all about.
The fun starts on July 4th at 6:30 am with pre-registration for the OPA Pre-Parade 5/10K. The 10K EPIC CHALLANGE race/walk starts at 7:15 am and the 5K starts at 7:45 am.
The OPA July 4th Parade will step off at 9:30 am at Frank and
The post-parade awards and annual barbeque will be held on the lawn of the
. Salem Lutheran Church
For more information CLICK on: OPA
Villa Park's hometown July 4th Parade theme is "Stars on Parade" as all types of decorated bikes, trikes, scooters, wagons, strollers and classic cars wheel through the residential streets of Villa Park.
The 1.5 mile parade is led by a vintage fire engine.
The fun starts with the line-up at
8:30 am on the Fourth of July. Villa
For more information click on: VPCS
Anaheim Hills 4th of July extravaganza
For shear size, no community does 4th of July quite like Anaheim Hills. The Greater Orange Community pulls out all the stops for a day packed with 4th of July events organized by the Anaheim Hills Community Council.
The official 30th annual 4th of July Celebration starts with the “Firecracker” 5 /10K Run – 2K Walk starts with Opening Ceremonies at 6:55 am and race time at 7:00 am. The start line for all 5K and 10K events is on
This year accurate times are assured with the use of race timing mats and chips.
The kids 100/200 dash runs will be at 9 am at the Canyon H.S. Athletic Field.
Beginning at 7:30 am until 9:30 am in the Canyon H.S. cafeteria will be the 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 9:30 a.m. to
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. Canyon High
At 1:00 pm the Patriotic Parade begins. See the link below for more information and FAQ.
including food booths will be between 3:00pm – 8:45 pm at Park .
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy all the fabulous food. The
park will also have entertainment from 5:00 pm – 8:45pm. Peralta Park
The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display with patriotic music for your enjoyment beginning at 9:00 pm at
For information regarding any of these events click on: ACC