9/25/16 - 10/2/16
Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido's 53rd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks. This free community event features rockin' live music by the Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet, Ke'Ahi & Halau Hula O Makalani Na Pilialoha, and the Jonathan Lee Band, fabulous 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 Camp Pendleton's 1st Marine Division Band and, of course, a dazzling fireworks display! You won't want to miss this annual North County tradition!
As a special treat, the Center's Museum will be open with free admission to the California Center for the Arts Escondido's two current exhibitions. Don't miss My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action and Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit.
For everyone's safety: No alcohol, barbeques, pop-up tents, or dogs allowed.