Learn more at oldmonterey.org/event/2017/07/monterey-4th-july-parade-2017
The Old Monterey Business Association (OMBA), Union Bank and the City of Monterey are proud to sponsor the Monterey 4th of July Parade! On Monday, July 4, thousands of people will watch the star-spangled excitement of creative floats, specialty units, musical units and guest celebrities! This patriotic Independence Day parade will start at 10 a.m. and is expected to take approximately one hour to pass along a route through downtown Monterey. PARADE ROUTE MAP
The Admission-Free Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza will be held on the historic grounds of Colton Hall on Pacific Street on Tuesday, July 4th from 11:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Featured bands include Operation Rock (11:00 a.m.), Mustache Harbor (12:00 p.m.), Undercover (1:30 p.m.) and Foreverland (3:00 p.m.). Children's entertainment includes free carnival booths and games, face painting, balloon artists and jump houses. Lots of great food provided by non-profit food vendors will be on sale all day. Free Bike Valet provided by Green Pedal Couriers & Monterey Bay Bicycle Coalition will be located at the corner of Jefferson and Pacific Streets.
The Monterey County Pops will perform an evening of patriotic and Americana music at the Golden State Theatre. Doors open for this free concert at 6:00pm
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