Escondido’s 55th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks is a free community event features rockin’ live music and a dazzling fireworks display starting at 9 p.m.
The gathering on the green at Grape Day Park has become an annual North County tradition.
This free community event sponsored by California Center for the Arts, Escondido features rockin’ live music by Moonlight Trio, Finnegan Blue, and Casey Hensley, food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy.
The day’s festivities will conclude with a special performance by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band and, of course, a dazzling fireworks display starting at 9 p.m.
Join the group from 4-9 p.m. for the all-ages VIP area. Entrance is $5 and grants you access to preferred stage viewing, shaded and air-conditioned areas, private restrooms, giant games, and the best seat in the house for firework viewing.
For guests 21 or older, enjoy a beer tasting experience with Stone Brewing Co. and Jacked Up Brewery. This year they are also partnering with the San Diego Food Bank. Donate items from this list to receive a ticket for one free 4 oz. taster per item donated (limit of 3 free tasters)!