Celebrate the 4th of July in San Gabriel with a parade and a free Kids’ Day event at Smith Park on Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community members will travel throughout the Mission District from Plaza Park (428 S Mission Drive) to Smith Park (232 W Broadway Ave) from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. This year’s Outstanding Older American Award winner will serve as the Grand Marshal for the parade. Those dressed in the most patriotic costumes can also win prizes.
Following the half-hour parade will be a morning filled with a roster of family-fun activities including:
In addition, the Kids’ Day event will include an “Honor Wall” display to commemorate current and past military members from San Gabriel.
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.