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Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2016

Monday, July 4, 2016 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Berkeley Marina | University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA



The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth celebrations around featuring a great lineup of bands, free dragon boat rowing, a kids’ carnival, live pony rides, mini-train rides, giant slides, and Afro-Cuban drumming, all culminating in the grand fireworks at 9:35 pm over the water from the end of the Berkeley Pier.

4th of July at Berkeley Marina | 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016 | Noon to 10 pm
Berkeley Marina, 201 University Ave, Berkeley
FREE

2016 Entertainment Schedule:

Main Stage

  • 12:00-1:15 Troupe Tangiers & Sharifia’s Habibis
  • 1:30-3:00 The Rusty String Express
  • 3:15-5:00 US Air Force Band of the Golden West
  • 5:15-7:15 The Queue
  • 7:30-9:30 Tito y Su Son de Cuba

Food Court

  • 2:00-6:00 Benjamin Glasgow on Steel Drums
  • 6:00-8:00 Sean Lee: A One-Man Band

Shorebird Park

  • 12:00 – 8:00 Adventure Playground: Waterballs, Bungee Trampoline
  • 1:00 The Buddy Club Stage: Comedy Juggler – Frisco Fred
  • 2:00 The Buddy Club Stage: Magician – Jack Alexander
  • 3:00 The Buddy Club Stage: Zappo the Magician
  • 4:00 The Buddy Club Stage: The King of Mistake Music – Adam Gottstein
  • 5:00 The Buddy Club Stage: Unique Derique

Elsewhere

  • 12:00-8:00 Cesar Chavez: Kite Flying
  • 12:00-9:30 Skates Lot: Carnival Rides, Giant Slide, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo
  • 12:00-9:30 Ferry Dock: Train Rides, Inflatables, Face Painting
  • 12:00-9:30 Main Stage Area: Free Photo Booth
  • 12:00-9:30 Near Adventure Playground: Free Valet Bike Parking
  • 1:00-6:00 SE Marina: Afro Cuban Drumming
  • 12:00-5:00 K Dock: Free Dragon Boat Rowing Rides
  • 9:35PM End of Pier: Fantastic Fireworks Show

 


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, 4th of July, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fireworks, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music
Address: University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA

Monday, July 4, 2016

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