Palm Desert Independence Day Celebration
- Date: 07/04/2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
- Location: Civic Center Park
43900 San Pablo Ave
Palm Desert, California 92260
- Introduction: Palm Desert celebrates our nation’s independence on Thursday, July 4, with free festivities featuring fireworks, food trucks, live music, and more at Civic Center Park.
Palm Desert celebrates our nation’s independence on Thursday, July 4, with free festivities featuring fireworks, food trucks, live music, and more at Civic Center Park.
The Independence Day fun starts at 7:30 p.m. with a presentation of our nation’s flag by a U.S. Marine Corps color guard followed by a concert featuring the Swing Cats Big Band performing a variety of classic American swing and big band favorites.
The sky will light up at 9 p.m. with a spectacular 20-minute-long fireworks display synchronized to patriotic-themed songs simulcast on radio stations The Mix 100.5 FM and 98.5 The Bull.
A warm welcome is extended to Indian Wells residents. Palm Desert thanks the City of Indian Wells for helping to defray some of the costs of this year’s celebration.
Revelers will once again have an opportunity to buy taste tempting treats from a variety of food trucks and vendors. Attendees are also encouraged to bring picnic dinners, blankets, and chairs to enjoy the show. Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and portable barbeques are prohibited. Private fireworks are illegal in Civic Center Park and throughout Palm Desert. Flashlights are recommended for safely exiting the park.
To protect public safety during the holiday celebration in the busy park, golf carts will not be allowed to operate inside park grounds on July 4. The dog park in Civic Center Park will also be closed that day.
Civic Center Park is located at 73510 Fred Waring Drive (Fred Waring and San Pablo Avenue). San Pablo Avenue between Magnesia Falls Drive and the entrance to College of the Desert will be closed beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Other road closures around the park, including Magnesia Falls Drive, are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on July 4. Parking will be allowed at the park until 6 p.m. with access from Fred Waring Drive. Private vehicles will not be allowed into the park once lots are full.
For the comfort and convenience of attendees, free, air-conditioned shuttle service will be provided between The Gardens on El Paseo and the park, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The Gardens is located at the corner of El Paseo and San Pablo Avenue.
For more information, please call 760-568-1441.