Escondido’s 50th Annual Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 2013 –
Thursday, July 4, 2013, 4pm Grape Day Park & Center for the Arts, Escondido
This time-honored, annual 4th of July celebration invites the community for a festive afternoon of family fun in the park, beginning at 4:00.
Enjoy live entertainment, free art activities, games, a full food court and free admission for active and retired military to the Center’s current exhibition, Art Illustrated: Celebrating Comic Art. The night will conclude with a special performance by the 1st Marine Division Band, and a dazzling fireworks display on the Center’s Great Green, set to begin at approximately 9:00 p.m.
New this year - a special VIP experience! Join us in the Lyric Court at 6:00 for a special VIP experience. Your $40 ticket includes a gourmet picnic-style buffet, one drink ticket and special reserved seating for the Marine Band performance and fireworks. The evening’s menu: * Chicken and Pineapple Kabob * Grilled Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions and Peppers or Spicy Brown Mustard * Grilled Potato Salad * Cabbage and Apple Slaw * Chipotle BBQ Baked Beans * Mini Bundt Cake with Blueberry Sauce, Whipped Cream and Fresh Strawberries
To purchase tickets for the VIP area: Call (800) 988-4253 or Click here.
Or, for more information visit California Center for the Arts, Escondido
PLEASE NOTE: BBQs, alcohol, pets, and tall chairs should not be brought to the park.
Escondido may mean hidden, but it’s no secret there’s a lot going on here!