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El Cajon 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks

Location: Kennedy Park- 1675 East Madison Avenue, El Cajon

This Fourth of July, Kennedy Park is open to a picnic, activities, vendors, and a fireworks display beginning at 12:00 PM. The firework display begins at 9:00 PM. If you don’t bring your own picnic, or if you run out of food, vendors will be selling food, starting at 12:00 noon. General parking is limited, so plan to arrive early and carpool. The City of El Cajon and Waste Management will treat spectators to an elaborate fireworks display beginning at 9:00 p.m.  At that time, the El Cajon Police Department will begin street closures to control traffic. The closures will take place for approximately 45 minutes, or until excessive traffic subsides. This is designed to help disperse the large amount of vehicles that will be leaving the area.

Ramona Rotary Community Fireworks and Family Picnic

Location: 1521 Hanson Lane at Olive Pierce Middle School, Ramona

Family fun activities start at 5 pm at Olive Peirce Middle School, 1521 Hanson Ln. Fireworks spectacular at 9 pm.

Santee Salutes

Location: Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Drive, Santee, 92071

Beginning at 3:30 PM until 10:00 PM, the park is open to a Fourth of July celebration for families. 80z All Stars will be playing hits from the 80s, a patriotic ceremony beginning at 6 PM, and there will be an inflatable zone and food trucks. Fireworks begin at night, and the celebrations end at 10:00 PM.

In an effort to provide a family friendly low cost July 4th celebration and support our youth sports leagues, parking at Town Center Community Park West & City of Santee Aquatics Center/Cameron Family YMCA will cost $5 per car. Preferred Parking is available at the event location, Town Center Community Park East for $15 per car. Parking fees are cash only and large bills (over $20) will not be accepted. Continuous free shuttle service will be available from 3:30 to 11:00 p.m. from the Costco parking lot or on Cuyamaca near Rio Seco School to the event site. The Costco parking offers a no cost alternative for event parking.

Julian Fourth of July Parade 2015

NOTE: NO FIREWORKS
Location:  Main Street, Julian - from Julian High School to Frank Lane Park

Preparade: 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Gunfight & Bank Robbery
Patriotic Musical Presentations
Two flyovers by vintage aircraft
Unfurling an enormous flag by volunteer audience members
2015 Parade T-shirts on sale in front of the bank and Town Hall
Raffle for ride in one of the vintage aircraft and glider ride with Sky Sailing at Warner Springs

Parade staging area at Julian High School, participants only please. Parade will end at Frank Lane Park.
Main Street closes to traffic at 9 a.m.; follow directions to the nearest parking lot
Public toilets are available next to the bank, and behind Town Hall

**All events listed are subject to change. Be sure to check the original website for the latest information.

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