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Pleasant Hill 4th of July

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Schedule of Events


7:50am - National Anthem – Mary Ann Ancheta, at Crescent Drive announcers stand across from Clock Tower
7:55am - 100-yard dash on Crescent Dr. for kids 7 and under
8:00am -15th Annual Firecracker 5K Fun Run
The certified 5K Fun Run starts by the corner of Gregory Lane and Trelany Road in front of City Hall and ends on Crescent Drive near the clock tower. Proceeds benefit Pleasant Hill schools.

9:30–10:30am Parade
Starts at Cleaveland Rd and Gregory Lane. Continues south on Cleaveland to Trelaney Rd, proceeds up Trelaney to Gregory, turns right on Gregory to Contra Costa Blvd, down Contra Costa to turn right on Crescent Dr, proceeds down Crescent to Boyd, turns right and finishes at Sequoia Middle School.

10:30am–1:30pm Party-in-the-Park
Don’t miss Buttons Z Clown roving in the park
Check out the Giant inflatables, Kids’ Gym & Slide, Kids’ Games – sack race, bean bag toss, crafts, Petting Zoo and more!
Food is available for purchase from Back 40 Texas BBQ, Gotta Love Kettle Corn, Cool Spoon Vending, and Izzy A’s Frozen Custard


10:30am–11:30am On Stage – Crosstown 5 Band
11:30am–Noon Welcoming Ceremonies – Chris Tipton
• Presentation of the Colors – Scout Troop 282
• National Anthem – Emily Stone
• Ken Carlson – Mayor, City of Pleasant Hill
• Sandra Bonato – Board Chair, Rec & Park District
• Sandy Vinson – Commission Chair, Announcement of Grand Sponsors & Parade winners
Noon–12:30pm Watermelon-eating Contest
12:30pm–1:30pm On Stage – Crosstown 5 Band

6:30-10:00pm Music, Food & Fireworks at College Park High School
Arrive early to stake out your favorite spot on the field!
6:30pm Gates open. Food is available for purchase from Steel Smokin’ BBQ, Izzy A’s Frozen Custard & Gotta Love Kettle Corn.
7:15pm Music begins, provided by The Ripplers.
Around 9:20pm Fireworks start.

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