Live in Santa Clara and celebrate July 4th.Fantastic Fourth of July fun awaits those who live in Santa Clara. All the merriment starts at noontime with the flag dedication ceremony in Central Park. As Mayor Lisa M. Gillmor welcomes all, audiences members give a nod to Old Glory. A day filled with activities is planned. Entertainment from music and dancing fill the park. Youngsters from Santa Clara homes can splash about in the pool where public swimming is free at the International Swim Center.

There’s Plenty of Fun Planned for Everyone from Santa Clara Homes

Families who live in Santa Clara indulge in friendly competition trying their hands at various carnival games. Face painting at the Roberta Jones Theater delights kids of all ages. Fireworks are a favorite face art themes to choose during the holiday. Laughter is contagious when kids are jumping about in the bounce houses. Artistic sides are embraced in the arts and crafts corner. Thirst is quenched and appetites satisfied by a variety of food vendors and food trucks. From hot dogs to barbeque it's all represented.

As it gets dark, guests will be asked to stand for the National Anthem signalling that the fireworks show is due to start. Blasting off around 9:30 p.m. the first spark of color will hit the sky. Friends and neighbors ooh and ahh together on blankets and chairs spread across the lawn. Don’t miss the making of patriotic memories. Read about all the activities planned for the 4th of July