fireworksEvery year, the City of San Marino holds a 4th of July celebration in Lacy Park. This year, San Marino community is invited to celebrate this family event on Friday July 4th.

This is an all day event featuring ongoing game booths, bingo from 4 until 7 pm, stage entertainment from 5:30 until 9 pm and of course, the most amazing firewords display in the area (starting at approximately 9 pm.)

The Virginia Road entrance (1485 Virginia Road) to the park will open at 8 am. No entrance will be allowed via the back park entrance at St. Albans Road until 3 pm. Guests may reserve areas using blankets, chairs and ropes. No stakes will be permitted in the ground.

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Also, same day the Annual Fourth of July Parade sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Marino will begin at 5 pm. Young kids on decorated bikes and accompanied by an adult are welcomed and encouraged to participate. This is a true hometown parade.

If your child would like to participate, registration is not required. You can just proceed to the front section of the parade.

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If you are a resident of San Marino, you can pick up to 10 complimentary wristbands at the San Marino Recreation department starting on Monday June 9th at 8 am.

If you are not a resident of San Marino, you may purchase wristbands for $10 per person at the San Marino Recreation Department also. San Marino rec is located at 1560 Pasqualito Drive in San Marino and is open Monday through Thursday from 8 am until 5 pm.

If you purchase the wristband on the day of the event, the cost will be $20 per person.

See you on the 4th of July at Lacy Park!