The Old Monterey Business Association (OMBA), Union Bank and the City of Monterey are proud to sponsor the Monterey 4th of July Parade! On Monday, July 4, thousands of people will watch the star-spangled excitement of creative floats, specialty units, musical units and guest celebrities! This patriotic Independence Day parade will start at 10 a.m. and is expected to take approximately one hour to pass along a route through downtown Monterey. For details visit:
Seaside Parade of Champions
Come out and watch the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Color Guard and Marching Units at the parade on Sunday, July 3 @ Noon in Downtown Seaside as they participate in this 69-year-old tradition.
For more information visit www.sspoc.org
Other 4th of July Celebrations
PG CITY FOURTH OF JULY BBQ - 11am to 3pm on July 4. Join the Chamber of Commerce and celebrate the 4th with an old-fashioned, down-home BBQ in Caledonia Park (behind the Post Office). Great food, live entertainment, and a chance to enjoy a patriotic celebration. For details visit:
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Blue Star Museums offers free admission
to all active duty military personnel
and their families from
Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Here are a few of the 2,000+ participating museums:
- Monterey: Monterey Museum of Art
- Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History; Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery
- San Jose: San Jose Museum of Art, History San Jose, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
- San Francisco: Children's Creativity Museum, de Young Museum, Legion of Honor, Walt Disney Family Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Asian Art Museum; Museum of the African Diaspora; The Octagon House
For more information and the
complete list of participating
The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center held its annual Language Day at the Presidio of Monterey, California, May 13 to promote and encourage cultural understanding and customs from around the world.