Don’t miss the free spectacular fireworks and entertainment of “Celebrate America” – Santa Monica College’s popular star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence – to be held this Saturday, June 27.
The celebration – the only one of its kind in Santa Monica – will feature a dazzling fireworks show by Rialto-based Pyro Spectaculars. Entertainment includes the popular Derek Bordeaux Group playing a mix of Motown classics, Jazz, R&B, and Blues standards, with Eddie Jauregui as Master of Ceremonies.
Held on Corsair Field, the festivities will also feature community service booths, food trucks – including the popular Border Grill Truck – and food booths operated by Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, the SMC Veterans’ Center, Big King, and Kettle Corn and Stuff. Picnicking is welcome, but alcoholic beverages, glass containers, barbecues, fireworks (including sparklers), and chairs with pointed legs are prohibited. SMC is a smoke free campus and ALL smoking is prohibited.
Gates open at 5 pm, with entertainment at 7 pm and the fireworks at 9 pm. The event is free (donations are welcome), and parking is just $5. Go to the Celebrate America website (www.smc.edu/CelebrateAmerica) or call 310.434.3001 for additional details.
Presenting sponsors of the event are Santa Monica College and the City of Santa Monica. The event’s sponsors include Pardee Properties, Border Grill Truck, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Northern Trust Corporation, and Bourget Brothers Building Materials.