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City View: Free Fourth of July parade, fireworks, music and more

Celebration back on after year absence
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Come join your friends, family and neighbors at Roseville’s Fourth of July celebration and parade.

In addition to the parade, the festivities include free family fun activities and musical entertainment at Royer Park, and a spectacular free fireworks show later that evening at the Placer County Fairgrounds.

The parade festivities begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the Riverside/Vernon/Douglas intersection. The parade marches down Vernon Street past Civic Center, turns right on Lincoln Street and ends at Royer Park.

After the parade, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy fun games, tasty food treats from vendors and free live entertainment by the Capitol Pops Concert band at the park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for comfortable seating.

Later that night, fireworks will light up the sky above the Placer County Fairgrounds, located at 800 All America City Blvd. in Roseville. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at about 9:30 p.m. Admission to the fairgrounds is free, but parking in the fairgrounds lots cost $5.

Roseville’s annual Fouth of July celebration is sponsored by the City of Roseville along with generous support from local businesses, community organizations and other sponsors. The Performing Arts of Roseville sponsors the Capitol Pops Concert Band as part of its “Music in the Park” series.

Parade applications will be accepted through Friday. Visit the city’s website at www.roseville.ca.us/4th for a parade application or more information.

City View is a weekly column provided by the City of Roseville’s Public Affairs and Communications Department.