Pack up those lawn chairs and get ready for a slightly different, yet still patriotic, July 4th. The parade route is different from last year and at the .
The parade starts at 10 a.m. today.
The Peninsula Celebration Association has altered the July 4th parade route this year, so check out the map at www.parade.org or click on the parade map PDF to the right.
There will also be a helicopter flyover during the parade. The copter is owned by non-profit EMU, Inc., and is sponsored by the Living Room Lounge.
Want a great view of the fireworks? will be opening up its upper parking lot 7 at 6:30 p.m. Visit http://canadacollege.net/stories/Fireworks.php for details. However, alcohol, barbecues, pets, and personal fireworks are not permitted on campus.
There will also be a carnival in the county parking lot at Veterans Boulevard and Winslow Street, hosted by the Woodside Terrace Kiwanis.
Want to avoid parking hassles to all these great events? You can take a free shuttle from the Fair Oaks Community Center of the Community Activities Building.
Don’t want to miss a beat on any of these great events? Sign up for updates on your cell phone by texting keyword RCJULY4 to 888777 to be added to the Redwood City 4th of July information group.
The following sponsors helped bring back the fireworks to Redwood City:
- Sims Metal Management (our top-level “Red, White, and Blue” Sponsor!)
- Cargill Salt
- One Marina, New Redwood City Housing
- Recology San Mateo County
- Sares Regis
- The Port of Redwood City
- The City of Redwood City
- Pete and Paula Uccelli Foundation
- Two anonymous donors