On Independence Day, bright stars and broad stripes will be marching through the Mission District starting at 9 a.m.
The annual 4th of July parade will begin at Plaza Park, 428 S Mission Drive, proceed along Mission Drive and W Broadway, and end at Smith Park at 9:30 a.m. The most patriotically-dressed parade participants will receive an abundance of prizes. After the parade, residents and families can enjoy the rest of their morning at Kids’ Day at Smith Park. The kid-friendly event will be filled with tons of fun activities, including:
Live magic show by Arty Loon
Live storytelling by Ina Buckner Barnette, the Sunshine Storyteller
Free swim from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (swim suit mandatory)
Attendees are welcome to bring their own food (Coffee a Go-Go will have food/drinks available for purchase)
Please note, Mission Drive between Mission Road and W Broadway, and W Broadway from Mission Drive to S San Marino Ave will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 4 to accommodate the 4th of July parade.
For anyone interested in participating in the parade, or having a community booth at this event, please contact the Community Services department at 626.308.2875.