july 2018

04jul4:00 pm9:30 pmFeaturedIndependence Day Festival & Fireworks at the Center4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Event Details

55th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 4pm

Grape Day Park & The Center’s Great Green

Join 25,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 55th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks.  This free community event features rockin’ live music by Moonlight Trio, Finnegan Blue, and Casey Hensley, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy. The day’s festivities will conclude with a special performance by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band and, of course, a dazzling fireworks display starting at 9:00 pm. You won’t want to miss this annual North County tradition!

*VIP Area*
Join us from 4:00-9:00 pm for our all-ages VIP Area! Entrance is $5 and grants you access to preferred stage viewing, shaded and air-conditioned areas, private restrooms, giant games, and the best seat in the house for firework viewing. For our 21+ guests, enjoy a beer tasting experience with Stone Brewing Co. and Jacked Up Brewery! This year we are also partnering with the San Diego Food Bank. Donate items from this list to receive a ticket for one free 4 oz. taster per item donated (limit of 3 free tasters)! 

For updated information visit California Center for the Arts, Escondido

 For everyone’s safety: No alcohol, barbeques, pop-up tents, or dogs allowed in the park.





(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm


California Center for the Arts Escondido

340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA