July 4th Parade Features New Route

After hitting the parade, check out Redwood City’s other great Fourth of July events, including a helicopter flyover.

Pack up those lawn chairs and get ready for a slightly different, yet still patriotic, July 4th. The parade route is different from last year and at the .

The Peninsula Celebration Association has altered the July 4th parade route this year, so check out the map at www.parade.org or click on the photo to the right.

There will also be a helicopter flyover during the parade. The copter is owned by non-profit EMU, Inc., and is sponsored by the Living Room Lounge.

Want a great view of the fireworks? will be opening up its upper parking lot 7 at 6:30 p.m. Visit http://canadacollege.net/stories/Fireworks.php for details. However, alcohol, barbecues, pets, and personal fireworks are not permitted on campus.

There will also be a carnival in the county parking lot at Veterans Boulevard and Winslow Street, hosted by the Woodside Terrace Kiwanis.

Want to avoid parking hassles to all these great events? You can take a free shuttle from the Fair Oaks Community Center of the Community Activities Building.

Don’t want to miss a beat on any of these great events? Sign up for updates on your cell phone by texting keyword RCJULY4 to 888777 to be added to the Redwood City 4th of July information group.

The following sponsors helped bring back the fireworks to Redwood City:

Elaine Park July 02, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Don't forget to add Parade Run to your list of festivities! This 5k run/walk follows the parade route and benefits music programs in our schools. More information is at www.paraderun.org.
Di Schwartz July 02, 2012 at 08:35 PM
There is also the BBQ for Vets and Friends of the Vets at Post 105. The new club105 will also be open selling your favorite favorite drinks. Donation requested for BBQ;


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