4th of July

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2024

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people of all ages 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. The parade begins at 10am sharp.

2024 4th of July Parade Sponsorship Opportunities

Update: Thank you to all of our 2024 4th of July parade sponsors!

The Old Monterey Business Association and the Old Monterey Foundation are teaming up to present the 2024 4th of July Parade on Thursday, July 4 at 10am. And YOU are invited to become a valued sponsor.

Thousands of spectators, both residents and visitors, line the parade route each year for this family-friendly celebration, and sponsorships provide great visibility and community involvement. All sponsorship donations are tax exempt. Download more info here.

2024 4th of July Photos Now on Old Monterey Website

Another fantastic 4th of July celebration is in the books! The Old Monterey Business Association wants to thank everyone who attended and marched in our annual 4th of July Parade. We hope you had as much fun as we did.

There are photos on our website from the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Old Monterey, pancake breakfast at the fire station, and music and food fest in front of Colton Hall. We encourage you to see the special moments captured by photographer and OMBA web developer Sheldon Chang .

July 4th Living History Day 2024 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
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 stamping, embroidery, and tortilla making, 11am-3pm.

Monterey 4th of July: Join the Parade!

Update, June 4, 2024: Thank you to everyone who has applied to march in the parade! The application deadline has now passed.

Join the parade! Together as a community, we'll bring entertainment, excitement, and a whole lot of fun to Monterey on Independence Day. We are now accepting applications to participate in the 2024 4th of July Parade . Entry deadline is Friday, May 31.

We welcome bands, floats, drill teams, dance groups, unique vehicles, entertainment troupes, and equestrians. Get creative and think outside the box!