Atwater 4th of July
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: parade and festival is free | fireworks & concert $5 per car load
Parking: Yes - surrounding streets, expect congestion
Festivities begin in Ralston Park (3rd Street, between Fir and Grove Avenues) at 9am, with live entertainment hitting the stage at 11am; activities and food booths remain open until 4pm.
The parade begins at 9am, right in front of the Foster Freeze, located at 1401 Winton Way. Trophy presentation occurs at 2pm in Ralston Park.
Load the car and drive over to Castle Air Base where for $5 per car load, you can watch the concert and fireworks spectacular! The gates open at 6:30pm, live music starts at 7:30pm, and the fireworks begin at 9pm. Those viewing the fireworks must be in the stadium by 9pm; gates close for safety at 9.