Sunday, July 1, 2007

Huntington Beach July 4th 2007 Celebration Schedule Of Events

Pancake Breakfast in Lake Park
Hosted by the HB Kiwanis Club, this breakfast is held in the lake street park.
This year the location has been moved to the Main Street side of the park.
No tables or seating available, so bring a folding chair or a blanket.
Cost: $5.
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 AM.
Location: Lake Park, corner of 11th & Main Street.

The Surf City 5K Run and Fitness Expo.
Description: Kick off the 4th of July with the Surf City Run. One of the top annual 5K runs in Southern California. Join over 3000 of your fellow runners, friends and neighbors to celebrate the 4th as only Southern California can.
The Fitness Expo, presented by Clif Bar will feature music, food, games and the latest in health and fitness. All races will start and finish at Huntington Beach High School.
Tel.: 909-399-3553.
Time: 6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.
Race Times:
6:00 AM: Registration at the corner of 17th and Main
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Fitness Expo (Presented by Clif Bar)
7:00 AM: Mother's Market Huntington Beach Residents 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM: Open 5K
8:30 AM: 5K Stroller Run
9:00 to 10:00 AM: Thomas Kemper Soda Kids 1 Mile & 1/2 Mile Run
The kids' races are not timed and all kids receive an official race t-shirt, goodie bag and finish medal. Race begins promptly at 9:00 AM. Check out the fitness expo after the race. Kid’s Entry Fee: $17.
Location: HB High School, Worthy Park, corner of 17th & Main Street.

Pier Plaza Fun Expo
Time: 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
Location: H.B. Pier Plaza, Main & Pacific Coast Hwy.

Pier Plaza Entertainment Schedule
Performance Times:
12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM: Matt Liffering’s HB Trivia with prizes.
2:00 – 4:00 PM: Fleetwood Mac Cover Band “Wild Heart”.
4:15 PM: Matt Liffering’s HB Trivia with prizes.
7:00 – 8:45 PM: Golden West Pops Musical Concert
Location: Huntington Beach Pier Plaza, Main and Pacific Coast Hwy.

103rd Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade
(Starting Time: 10:00 AM)
Description: Considered to be the largest Independence Day parade west of the Mississippi, featuring more than 300 entries including bands, floats, celebrities, local dignitaries, equestrians and community groups. The parade heads south to Main Street, proceeds up Main through the downtown area, ending at Yorktown Avenue and Main Street. Parking: Pacific Coast Highway between Beach Blvd. and Goldenwest Street will be closed from 5:00 to 11:00 AM. Main Street, which will close at 5:00 AM, will reopen (other than the first 3 blocks) at approximately 1:00 PM, or when the parade route is cleared. Parade viewers can enter the downtown area off Goldenwest Street on Orange or Palm Avenues. The Main Street Parking Structure located at Lake Street between Walnut and Olive Avenues or Plaza Almeria Parking at Orange & Main Street. "Staking out": an area for viewing is allowed after 7:00 AM on July 3rd. Items must be removed by 2:00 PM on July 4th.
Street-side viewing Cost: Free.
Grand Stand Seating Cost: TBD. Parade Grand Stand tickets can be purchased at Lake Park at Main St. and 11th Streets
Tel.: 714-374-1535.

Fred's Mexican Café 4th of July Brunch
Description: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast, the 4th of July parade and outstanding ocean view. Proceeds from the brunch will benefit the Bolsa Chica Conservancy.
Tel.: For advanced tickets call Casey at 714-846-1114.
Time: 9:00 AM. to 11:00 AM. Cost: $25 for adults and $15 per child.
Note: P.C.H. will be closed for Parade!
Location: Fred's Mexican Café, Corner of P.C.H. & Main Street. Upstairs!

Fireworks Extravaganza
Description: After the sun sets, thousands of fireworks, synchronized to music will be launched from the Huntington Beach Pier. The safe and exciting professional display will amaze visitors of all ages. Bring food, a warm blanket, beach chairs and relax under the stars on the beach. As always, this is a free event for beach goers. Grandstand seating will be available on the HB Pier for a modest fee of $10. It is advised those interested in viewing the fireworks arrive between 5:00 and 6:00 PM.
Approx. Time: 9:00 to 9:30 PM. Tel.: 714-374-1535.
Note: Pacific Coast Highway between Golden West Street and Beach Boulevard will be closed to traffic from 7:00 to 11:00 PM.
Location: Huntington Beach Pier, Main Street & Pacific Coast Hwy.

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