The city of Orange kicks off the patriotic party for Independence Day a little early with the annual 3rd of July Celebration at Fred Kelly Stadium. Come out and join the community to celebrate with friends, family, fun, and fireworks. The fireworks show has become a tradition for the community and has celebrated the 3rd of July for over twenty years (established 1996).
The 2019 Third of July Celebration will not be at Fred Kelly Stadium due to renovations that are expected to last until March 2020. No announcement has been made on where it will be moved.
Tickets: Tickets for the 3rd of July Celebration must be purchased at a fee of $7 per person. Ages 2 and under are free. Tickets are available at the Community Services Department located at 230 East Chapman Avenue in the city of Orange. Tickets can be purchased with cash, check, Visa, or Master Card. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event on July 3rd at the gate located on Spring Street, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Parking: Parking will be available in the parking lots at Fred Kelly Stadium/El Modena High School. Disabled parking will be accessible from the entrance gate on Spring Street. Permit requirements for the surrounding neighborhood will be lifted for the event. Park with care and do not block driveways.
Event Activities: The 3rd of July Celebration will include a variety of events and activities. There will be live music, booths offering food and beverages for purchase, pony rides, children’s activities, a petting zoo, and more. A musical performance by Orange Community Master Chorale will begin at 8:00 p.m. The fireworks spectacular will begin after the performance at approximately 8:40 p.m.
Do Not Bring: Smoking, alcohol, and pets are not allowed at the 3rd of July Celebration. Please do not bring them to the event. Please do not bring the following items onto the Fred Kelly Stadium Track or Synthetic Turf – lawn chairs (blanket seating only), drinks (water and baby formula are acceptable), food, gum, seeds, popcorn, hard-soled shoes, or high-heeled shoes. Wheeled items including strollers, wheel chairs, and wagons, are permitted only on the protected track areas.
3rd of July Firework Show Details
Where: Fred Kelly Stadium/El Modena High School
Address: 3920 Spring Street, Orange
When: July 3rd at 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $7 per person. Ages 2 and under are free.
Parking: General parking is available at Fred Kelly Stadium and in the surrounding area.
Fireworks begin at approximately 8:40 pm
Here are all 4th of July events throughout Orange County.