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Fourth of July Celebration

Date: July 4th, 2024
Time: 4:00pm | Fireworks will begin after dusk
Location: Rivertown

Parade Entry Information

Dunk Tank Fundraiser Information

(Email completed applications to recreation@antiochca.gov)

Join the City of Antioch in celebrating Independence Day in our historic Rivertown. Set up along W 2nd St. and W 3rd St. before 4:00pm to watch our annual 4th of July Parade pass by. Visit Waldie Plaza to experience live entertainment and enjoy local food vendors and trucks. Have an exciting time with friends and family in the Games Zone located at City Hall, before picking your spot to see the big firework show.

Event Map

Parade Route
The parade will begin on July 4, 2024 at the intersection of W 2nd St. and E St. Antioch, CA at 4:00 PM. The Judge’s Station will be located at the center of Waldie Plaza. A second parade performance stop will be on W 3rd St. next to City Hall. We will finish the parade on W 3rd St. at the corner of D St.

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Celebration Site
The main celebration site will take place in Waldie Plaza and the parking lot of City Hall, encompassing W 2nd St. to W 3rd St. and G St. to I St. There are many occurrences within the celebration site including a live entertainment stage, local vendors, food trucks, kids zone, DJ stage and much more.

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Schedule of Events
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Parade
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Kids Zone
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Live Entertainment | Universal Soul
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Kids Zone Stage | COMING SOON
7:00 PM Announcement of Parade Winners
7:15 PM – 9:15 PM Live Entertainment | Foreverland
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Kids Zone Stage | COMING SOON
9:20 PM – 9:40 PM Fireworks Show
**Times subject to change
Entertainment & Vendors
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Universal Soul
Also known as the House Band for the Golden State Warriors, Universal Soul is known for their ability to excite a crowd with their soulful and lively performances. Consisting of lead singer, Leah Marie Vox, George Epps on keys, Dante’ TAZ on the drums, and Brain Turner on the bass, Universal soul is just the group to kick off our Fourth of July Celebration!

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Foreverland – The Electrifying Tribute to Michael Jackson
Since 2009, Foreverland has been mesmerizing audiences around the country with their larger-than-life tribute to the one and only Michael Jackson. Featuring three dynamic vocalists, a powerhouse rhythm section, and the hardest working horn section in the biz, Foreverland recreates hits from the Jackson 5 era through the end of Michael’s incredible career in a way that honors the King of Pop’s musical genius and legendary showmanship like no other tribute band has ever done.” Read more about Foreverland when you click here.

Food Trucks/Vendors


Parade & Sign Ups
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Register for the Fourth of July Parade

Parade Entry Information

Independence Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate our community spirit than by joining our annual Fourth of July parade! Whether you’re young or young at heart, a solo walker or part of a group, this parade is for everyone! From classic cars and colorful floats to decorated bicycles and festive performances, let your creativity shine as we come together as a community to celebrate this Fourth of July! The deadline to submit parade applications is Monday, June 24th.

Sign Up to Take the Plunge!

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Dunk Tank Fundraiser Information

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than by making a splash and raising funds for a fantastic cause?! By participating in our Dunk Tank event, you’ll not only have a blast but also contribute to providing scholarships for youth and adults to participate in recreational activities they might not otherwise have access to. Not interested in sitting in the tank? Get involved by donating to the cause! As you attend our Fourth of July Celebration, stop by the Kids Zone to take your turn trying to sink the sitter! Cheer on our throwers and our volunteers as we raise money to continue to provide recreational opportunities for residents young and young at heart! The deadline to sign up to take the plunge is Monday, June 24th.

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