Fourth of July

Mira Mesa 4th of July Parade and Family Fun Day in the Park 2017

The Mira Mesa Town Council is honored to once again present the annual Mira Mesa 4th of July Parade and Family Fun Day in the Park. This 43 year tradition allows Mira Mesa to come together in celebration of Independence Day and our rich and diverse community. See Pam Stevens’ article for a complete description of all activities.

The day begins with a Pancake Breakfast at the Mira Mesa Senior Center from 7 AM to 11 AM, hosted by the Black Mountain Masonic Lodge. Family Fun Day in the Park opens at 11 am with food vendors and entertainment. The annual 4th of July Parade steps off at 11:30 am from the corner of Mira Mesa Blvd and Greenford Drive, traveling down Mira Mesa Blvd and turning north on Camino Ruiz to end at New Salem. Family Fun Day continues until 9 pm, and the Park provides a front row seat for the Fireworks Extravaganza. The annual fireworks are produced by Scripps Mesa Fireworks.

Parade – Be Part of the Fun

The 43rd Annual Mira Mesa 4th of July Parade, celebrating “Avenue of Heroes,” will step off at 11:30am on Tuesday, July 4. The Grand Marshals for the parade are Rear Admiral and Mrs. Christian Becker, Rear Admiral Becker is the commanding officer of SPAWAR.

Lineup: Red Group, White Group, Blue Group.
Instructions for parade participants.

For parade questions, contact Parade chair John Horst at (858) 254-8575 or by email at july4th2017@xanesti.com.

Family Fun Day

Family fun day in Mira Mesa Community Park starts at 11 AM and continues until the Fireworks show at 9 PM. The Kid’s Zone at Family Fun Day is hosted by GLC volunteers, with kids’ activities and shows at 1:30 PM, 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM.

This map shows the location of vendor booths and food trucks. If you have any questions, please contact Vendor Chair John Horst at (858) 254-8575 or by email at july4th2017@xanesti.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you or your business would like to be a sponsor of the 4th of July Parade or Family Fun Day in the Park, please contact 4th of July Sponsorship Chair Bari Vaz at Treasurer@MiraMesaTownCouncil.org or (858) 342-2033.

 

 

Fireworks

The annual Fireworks Extravaganza is presented by Scripps Mesa Fireworks. To learn more about the show, or to make a donation, please go to www.MiraMesaFireworks.org

 

 

 

Mira Mesa Fourth of July Committee

The Mira Mesa 4th of July Committee is a standing committee of the Mira Mesa Town Council. The group meets monthly year-round on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM and every Wednesday in June, at the Mira Mesa Senior Center, 8460 Mira Mesa Boulevard. We thank our hard working volunteers who made this event possible!

For more information contact John Horst, Chairman of the 4th of July Committeeat (858) 254-8575 or by email at july4th2017@xanesti.com.

Pictures from past Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebrations

2015 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration

Pictures of the 2015 Fourth of July celebration by Ted Brengel.

2014 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration

Pictures of the 2014 Fourth of July celebration by Ted Brengel.

2012, 2013 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebrations

Here are some pictures of the 2012 and 2013 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebrations provided by:

Ted Brengel

Mira Mesa Theatre Guild

2011 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration

Pictures of the 2011 Fourth of July celebration by Ted Brengel.

2010 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration:

Video: 2010 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Fireworks – great end to a great day!

2009 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration:

Pictures of the 2009 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration are posted here.

Video of the 2009 Fourth of July Celebration from MiraMesa.com.

Doug Dillard of MiraMesa.com posted a video of the 2008 Fireworks finale.

Pictures from the 2007 Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration: “A Salute to Our Military.” .

Mira Mesa Celebrated “America, Land of Liberty” on July 4, 2006