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June 30, 2015

Celebrate the 4th of July in Santa Cruz County!

Happy 4th of July from Santa Cruz! From fireworks and family fun to parades and pool parties, there are tons of events happening all around the county to celebrate Independence Day. Here's a quick round-up of some of the top to-dos happening on the 4th:

4th of July

Scotts Valley 4th of July and Fireworks

Come celebrate July 4th in Scotts Valley! Parade, outrageous BBQ, music, games, petting zoo & much more! The Fireworks show in Scotts Valley is the only sanctioned fireworks show in Santa Cruz County. Advance tickets $6, at the door $8 (4 and under free). Activities and food are not included in price of admission.

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Parade on Scotts Valley Drive and Activities & Fireworks at Skypark
Scotts Valley, CA
831.438.3251
scottsvalley.org

TIME:
3pm Parade
4pm Food, Music & Games
9:15pm Fireworks!

Boulder Creek 4th of July Parade
This classic Fourth of July parade, set in downtown Boulder Creek, attracts upwards of 10,000 attendees each year. If you are a mountain dweller this is one you won't want to miss.

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Downtown Boulder Creek
Hwy 9 - between Scarborough Lumber and Railroad Avenue
Boulder Creek, CA
831.338.4144
bcba.net

TIME:
10am

Aptos 4th of July Celebration
"World's Shortest Parade." Pancake breakfast 7:30am, parade at 10am, live music, games, arts & crafts 11am-4pm.

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Soquel Dr. & State Park Dr.
Aptos Village, CA
831.688.1467
aptoschamber.com

TIME:
7:30am - 4pm

Fireworks 4th of July Family Fun Events
Bring out the entire family and friends for a fun-filled day of games, live music and an all-American barbecue.

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA
831.335.4484
roaringcamp.com

Old-Fashioned Independence Day
Visit Wilder Ranch's historic cultural preserve and take a step in time 100 years ago as you participate in an early 1900s-style Independence Day celebration including a noon family parade, games, children's crafts area, live big-band music, living history demonstrations, historic speeches and flag-raising. Food and drink available for sale, or bring a picnic lunch.

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Wilder Ranch State Park,
Two miles north on Hwy. 1
Santa Cruz, CA
831.426.0505
thatsmypark.org

TIME:
11am - 4pm

Hotel Paradox's 4th of July Pool Party Celebration
All you can eat Marianne's ice cream, barbeque feast (baby back ribs, grilled chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled veggies, potato salad and Caesar salad) along with children's face painting. $35 Adult, $15 12 and under (includes tax & gratuity) (excludes beverage service).

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Hotel Paradox
611 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA
831.425.7100
thehotelparadox.com

TIME:
11am - 5pm

Hollins House Feast for 4th of July
Taking BBQ to a whole new level this 4th of July! Feast at Hollins House where you'll find top-notch BBQ, sides, sushi, and dessert options. Here's a sampling of the menu: Grilled Wild King Salmon with Lemongrass-Ginger Buerreblanc, Beef Spare Ribs with Hoisen Sauce and Wasabi Sesame, Ahi Tuna Poke with Fried Wonton Chips, Sushi Station, Coconut Sticky Rice Pudding, and the classic Strawberry Shortcake. $40 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under. (Service charge and sales tax not included)

EVENT LOCATION & DETAILS:
Hollins House Restaurant
20 Clubhouse Road
Santa Cruz, CA
831.459.9177
thehollinshouse.com

TIME:
noon - 5pm  



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