South Pasadena’s 4th of July Festival of Balloons returns with this year’s theme being Red, White, and Blue — Bold Stripes, Bright Stars, and Brave Hearts Too.
Prepared by Katlyn Ong
- Kiwanis’ Pancake Breakfast
7:00 am – 11:00 am
South Pasadena Fire Station
817 Mound Ave.
- Opening Ceremony
South Pasadena Public Library Community Room
1115 El Centro St.
The parade will travel from Diamond Avenue to Garfield Park.
- Party in the Park & Live Concert
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1000 Park Ave.
- Fireworks Show
9:00 pm (Gates open at 7:00 pm)
South Pasadena High School Stadium
1401 Fremont Ave.
Fireworks presale tickets will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, June 14 for $11.00 per person online at this link. Fireworks tickets will be available for purchase online on July 4 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm for $13.00. Bring a copy of your receipt and tickets to enter the stadium. Due to the field construction at the high school, seating for the fireworks will be on the bleachers only.
For those interested in participating in the parade, applications can be found at this link. The deadline to submit an application is June 23. For more information, contact the Community Services Department at (626) 403-7380 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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