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Celebrate the 4th
in the 209

As the nation marks the 248th year since the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, there will be plenty of ways to celebrate and show patriotism in the 209.


Join Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis and the City of Manteca for an unforgettable Independence Day celebration at Manteca’s annual Independence Day Parade. Every July 4th, Main Street comes alive with the vibrant procession honoring the theme of the year. This year, they proudly pay tribute to our Vietnam Veterans under the theme “Honoring Our Vietnam Veterans.” The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. sharp, starting at Main and Jason and winding its way to Center and Sycamore.  

Participation in the parade is absolutely free, so gather your friends, family, and organization members to join in the festivities. Register online at or by mail at P.O. Box 752, Manteca, CA 95336. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of Manteca’s cherished tradition and celebrate Independence Day in style! For more information, contact Monica, Parade Chairman, at (209) 880-9755. 



Get ready to celebrate Independence Day in style at the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Stockton. This beloved community event is a highlight of the holiday season, drawing crowds of all ages to downtown Stockton. Join in at the Weber Point Events Center for a day packed with fun and excitement. 

 The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. sharp at the corner of Weber and El Dorado, traveling north on El Dorado to Oak, left on Oak to Center, and left on Center south to Weber Avenue. Marvel at the vibrant floats, marching bands, and community groups as they make their way through the heart of Stockton. After the parade, stick around for the festival starting at 12 p.m. at the Weber Point Events Center. Enjoy live entertainment, delicious food vendors, and family-friendly activities throughout the day. 

As the sun sets, prepare to be dazzled by a spectacular fireworks display lighting up the night sky at 9:30 p.m. It’s a celebration you won’t want to miss. Plus, don’t forget to cheer on the Parade Grand Marshal, Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez, as we honor his achievements and dedication to our country. Join us for a day of patriotic pride and community camaraderie at the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Stockton.


Gather your family and friends for a day of patriotic fun at Gustine’s Fourth of July celebration. The Gustine Chamber Of Commerce 4th Of July Parade kicks off the festivities with a colorful procession through Main Street to Henry Miller Park. After the parade, head to Henry Miller Park for the City Of Gustine 4th Of July In The Park Celebration. Enjoy live music, DJ entertainment, and a variety of kids’ games. Don’t miss out on the Aquatics Center, cornhole tournament, and delicious food and craft vendors. As the day winds down, grab your blankets and chairs for the spectacular 14th annual fireworks show at Gustine High School Football Field, set to music by DJ Dan. It’s a day of community celebration you won’t want to miss. 



Join the excitement in Turlock for an Independence Celebration packed with family-friendly activities. Start the evening on June 28, with a lively parade showcasing classic cars and local organizations, followed by an electrifying drone show that lights up the night sky. Whether you’re marveling at the parade floats, captivated by the drone maneuvers, or simply enjoying the vibrant atmosphere, Turlock’s event promises entertainment for all ages. Kick off your Fourth of July celebrations with your community in downtown Turlock for an unforgettable experience. 



Celebrate America’s birthday in style at Modesto’s Independence Day Parade. Since 1874, Modesto has honored the Fourth of July with a lively parade winding through downtown streets. This year’s parade, organized by the Modesto Kiwanis Club, promises to be a highlight of the holiday festivities. Join the crowd on July 4th at 9:30 a.m. and enjoy the themed floats, marching bands, and community spirit that define this beloved tradition. It’s a chance to come together with your neighbors and celebrate the red, white, and “bloom” of Independence Day in the heart of Modesto. 



Head to Don Pedro Lake for a spectacular Fireworks-on-the-Water show on July 6th. Set against the stunning backdrop of the lake, this annual event promises an evening of enchantment and celebration. Reserve your campsites early and make a weekend of it, enjoying the beauty of the lake during the day and the magic of fireworks at night. Whether you’re camping with family or friends, don’t miss this opportunity to create cherished memories under the starlit sky at Don Pedro Lake. 



Los Banos Downtown Association invites you to kickstart your Fourth of July celebrations early with a spectacular event on June 29th. Join the vibrant atmosphere as the streets of Los Banos come alive with excitement and community spirit. From diverse vendors offering delicious food and unique crafts to arts and crafts booths where you can unleash your creativity, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Groove to the beats of local musicians at the live music stage and unwind in the beer garden with refreshing beverages. But the fun doesn’t stop there—experience the thrill of classic carnival rides and games scattered throughout the event area, providing excitement for thrill-seekers of all ages. The highlight of the evening? A breathtaking firework extravaganza at 9 p.m., illuminating the night sky and commemorating the spirit of Independence Day.