Thousand of people are expected to gather at Barnes Park in Monterey Park to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day on Saturday, July 4. The event will feature, games, music, speeches and a spectacular fireworks show. Activities begin at 3 p,m and conclude with free fireworks at 9 p.m.
Free entertainment will be offered at the Barnes Park Amphitheater and includes the Monterey Park Concert Band, a local youth band called Mugen and the Rudy Macias Band. Also featured will be the recognition of military families and new U.S. Citizens at about 5:15 p.m.Local dignitaries and special guests will be recognized during the program.
The July Fourth celebration is sponsored by city, community groups and many individuals who donate their time and funds.