4th of July

Veterans Transition Center Benefit at Savvy

Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar invites you to join us for our first Fun with Purpose Fundraiser on Monday, July 4, 8pm-1am. Tonight, our $15 cover charge will go to the Veterans Transition Center of Monterey County. There will be additional opportunities to donate during the evening.

Seeking Volunteers for Monterey's 4th of July Parade!

We're seeking volunteers for our 4th of July Parade in Downtown Old Monterey. This old fashioned community parade is a wonderful Monterey tradition that draws thousands of locals and visitors of all ages for a morning of family-friendly fun.

Volunteers will serve 8am-12pm on Monday, July 4. As a volunteer, you may end up marching in the parade or placed along the route for crowd and parade control. Because of this, it is very important that you be able to walk a mile and stand for a few hours.

Interested? Please fill out this short form and you'll be contacted by the Parade Volunteer Coordinator.

2022 4th of July Parade - Now accepting parade entries!

We are now accepting applications to participate in the 2022 4th of July Parade. The excitement is just beginning for the return of Downtown Monterey's first 4th of July Parade following the COVID-19 shutdown - we'll be celebrating the City of Monterey's 252nd Birthday!

Parade entries are required to be entertaining, creative, and exciting. We welcome bands, floats, drill teams, dance teams, equestrians, comical groups, etc. Think outside the box! Fill out our parade entry form here.

2022 4th of July Parade Sponsor Application

We love a parade - please help us make it happen! The Old Monterey Business Association and the O ld Monterey Foundation are teaming up to present the 2022 4th of July Parade and you are invited to be a part of the grand celebration as a valued sponsor.

At our last parade in 2019, thousands of spectators, both residents and visitors, lined the parade route for this family friendly event. 2022 is expected to be even better. Sponsorships provide great visibility, community involvement, and an opportunity to become part of Monterey's bold history. Download the parade sponsorship form here.

July 4th Living History Day 2022 - Monterey State Historic Park

Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. The whole family can enjoy historic demonstrations and participate in 19th century games, rope-making, leather craft, and cooking, 11am-3pm.

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2022

Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is returning to Downtown Old Monterey this year after a long pandemic haitus! A must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey, we invite you to join us and revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands.