4th of July Festivities

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The City of Sausalito is taking the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, seriously and will be evaluating the viability of each City sponsored special event on a one by one basis. We will be exercising an abundance of caution with our special events to ensure the safety of all our residents and guests.

After serious consideration and in consultation with Marin County Public Health we are saddened to say that our 4th of July Festivities for the summer of 2020  have been canceled.

For more information on COVID-19, please refer to the Marin County Health and Human Services (HHS) webpage dedicated to the disease: marinhhs.org/coronavirus. You can also to follow HHS on Twitter and Facebook for updates, or email questions and concerns to covid-19@marincounty.org. The City of Sausalito is also maintaining a page with updates at sausalito.gov/coronavirus.

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4th of July 2017

4th of July Festivities 2019

July 4

  • Parade
    • The parade starts at 10:00 a.m.
    • It travels from the intersection of Second and Main Street down Bridgeway to Caledonia and ends at Caledonia and Litho Street.
    • Bridgeway (from Napa to 2nd Street) and Caledonia (from Bee to Bridgeway) will be closed to through traffic from 9:45 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.
    • Caledonia between Bee and Litho street will remain closed until 4:00pm to accommodate the Picnic
  • Parade Entries
    • Floats, bands, clowns, classic cars, acrobats, flowers, balloons and fun for the entire family. Everyone is encouraged to add to this traditional favorite
    • Parade entries open April 1
    • Click here to go to the Parade Entry site.
      • You will need to Create An Account
      • Then follow the Start Here tab to City Events
      • Click 4th of July and Choose Parade Entry
  • Picnic
    • Starting at 12:00 p.m., there will be live music at a Robin Sweeny Park by the Jimi James Band. 
    • Food, dancing, family games, and the famous egg toss (there will be no tug-o-war this year)
    • Food provided by the Rotary Club of Sausalito and the Sausalito Community Boating Center.
  • Fireworks Show
    • Gabrielson Park
    • 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. music by Cap City Band
    • Fireworks will begin at 9:00 p.m.
    • Food Trucks and Beverage Sales
  • Fireworks Tables
    • Fireworks Donations
      • Our Fireworks Extravaganza is paid completely by donations each year from community members, organizations and business. You can help put on this magical event by donating as well. Each donation is tax deductible. Donate by mailing a check (made out to City of Sausalito) to: Julie Myers, City of Sausalito, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito CA 94965
      • Instructions for donating online with a credit card is below. Click here to start       

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      • Any questions about Sausalito's 4th of July be directed to the City of Sausalito Recreation Department at (415) 289-4152 or jmyers@sausalito.gov
      • The offices of the Parks & Recreation Department are located at Sausalito City Hall, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA, 94965