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2017 SAN DIEGO 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SCHEDULE

4th of July Celebrations
All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

Enjoy a safe 4th!

Camp Pendleton
Ken Grody Ford 4th of July Beach Bash w/Fireworks
10am-10pm / Del Mar Beach Resort
www.mccscp.com/beachbashCarlsbad
Red, White and BOOM! Includes Fireworks
10am-9pm / LEGOLAND California
www.legoland.com

Chula Vista
4th Fest Fireworks
9pm / Elite Athlete Training Center
www.chulavistaca.gov

Coronado
Independence Day Parade & Festivities
7am-9:30pm / Various Locations
www.coronadochamber.com

Del Mar
San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration w/Fireworks
10am-11pm / Del Mar Fairgrounds
www.sdfair.com

Independence Day BBQ & Fireworks
6:30-9:30pm / Fairmont Grand Del Mar
www.fairmont.com

El Cajon
4th of July Picnic & Fireworks
1-9:30pm / Kennedy Park
www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us

Escondido
Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
4-9:30pm / Grape Day Park & The Center
www.artcenter.org

Imperial Beach
Independence Day Fireworks
12-6pm / IB Pier
www.imperialbeachca.gov

Julian
4th of July Parade
10am-5pm / Downtown Julian
www.julianparade.com

La Jolla
Fourth of July Fireworks
9pm / Ellen Browning Scripps Park
www.lajollabythesea.com

Mira Mesa
Parade, Family Fun Day in the Park & Fireworks
7am-9:30pm / Community Park
www.miramesatowncouncil.org

National City
4th of July Festivities – June 29-July 4
Kimball Park
www.ci.national-city.ca.us

Ocean Beach
4th of July Fireworks
9pm / Ocean Beach Pier
www.oceanbeachsandiego.com

Oceanside
Independence Parade
10am-12pm / Coast Hwy
www.mainstreetoceanside.com

Oceanside Fireworks Show – July 3
5-9:30pm / Rancho Del Oro Rd.
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

Poway
Old Fashioned Fourth of July
10am-4pm / Old Poway Park4th of July Veterans Ceremony
11am / Veterans Park

Fourth of July Fireworks
6-10pm / Poway High School
www.poway.org

Ramona
Rotary Community Fireworks & Family Picnic   
5:30-9:30pm / Olive Peirce Middle
www.ramonarotary.org

Ranch Bernardo
Spirit of the Fourth
Community Fair: 9:00am / Webb Park
Parade: 3:30pm / Downtown Rancho Bernardo
Festivities/Fireworks: 6:30-9:30pm / Bernardo Heights Middle
(858) 945-1616 / www.spiritofthefourth.org

Rancho Santa Fe
4th of July Parade
1pm / Avenida De Acacias
www.rsfassociation.org

San Carlos
Fireworks and Music Fest
11am-9:30pm / Lake Murray Community Park
www.lakemurrayfireworks.org

San Diego
San Diego Symphony: Star Spangled Pops – June 30-July 2
7:30pm / Embarcadero Marina Park South
www.sandiegosymphony.org

Big Bay Boom
9pm / San Diego Bay
www.bigbayboom.com

Old Town 4th of July
11am-4pm / SD State Historic Park
www.parks.ca.gov

SeaWorld 4th of July Fireworks
9:40pm / SeaWorld
www.seaworldparks.com

San Marcos
4th of July Celebration w/Fireworks
6-9:30pm / Bradley Park
www.san-marcos.net

San Ysidro
Independence Day at the Border – July 1
3-9pm / Cesar Chavez Park
www.sanysidrochamber.org

Santee
Santee Salutes – Includes Fireworks
2:30-10pm / Town Center Park East
www.ci.santee.ca.us

Scripps Ranch
4th of July Parade
10am / Red Cedar Place to Hoyt Park
www.scrippsranch.org

Vista
Independence Day Celebration w/Fireworks
7am-10pm / Brengle Terrace Park
www.cityofvista.com

San Marcos residents encouraged to attend annual Fourth of July Firework Extravaganza

Leave fireworks to the experts

Residents encouraged to attend annual Fourth of July Firework Extravaganza

With Fourth of July only a few days away, the San Marcos Fire Department reminds all residents that fireworks are best left to experts.

“Fireworks are extremely dangerous, unpredictable and capable of causing serious burns and disfiguring injuries,” said San Marcos Fire Chief Brett Van Wey. “They can also ignite dry brush, grasses and dead tree material and cause serious fires in our community.”

All residents should know that all fireworks — even those labeled “consumer” or “safe and sane” — are illegal in San Diego County. This includes cone fountains, cylindrical fountains, roman candles, skyrockets, firecrackers, mine and shells, helicopter-type rockets, sparklers, poppers and revolving wheels.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, thousands of people, including children and teens, are injured every year while using consumer fireworks. Even something as “harmless” as a sparkler, which burns at over 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, can cause critical injuries and pose a serious fire hazard. Additionally, two out of five fires reported on Independence Day are started by fireworks.

Residents are encouraged to enjoy the city’s FREE professional fireworks show during the annual Fourth of July Firework Extravaganza at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Drive, on Tuesday, July 4.

Entertainment and festivities begin at 6 pm with the firework show at 9 pm. The evening’s free entertainment featuring Liquid Blue, a show band, will begin at 6 pm.  Children’s activities include face painting, party jumps and more.  Food concessions will include hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, snow cones and more.

“Offered for more than 36 years of spirited family fun, this annual event offers residents a way to safely enjoy fireworks while celebrating our nation’s independence,” said Community Services Director Buck Martin. “With children’s activities, food for purchase and a great pyrotechnic display, this event has something for everyone.”

The fireworks show is entirely dependent on community donations.  To contribute, please send tax-deductible donations by June 26 to: San Marcos Fireworks Fund, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos 92069.  Donations of $25 or more will receive a commemorative item.

For more fire prevention information, contact the San Marcos Fire Department at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3410.

To learn more about the city’s Fourth of July celebration or to donate to the fireworks show, visit www.gofundme.com/SM2017Fireworks.

Leve fireworks to the experts this Independence Day

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With Fourth of July only a few days away, the San Marcos Fire Department reminds all residents that fireworks are best left to experts.

“Fireworks are extremely dangerous, unpredictable and capable of causing serious burns and disfiguring injuries,” said San Marcos Fire Chief Brett Van Wey. “They can also ignite dry brush, grasses and dead tree material and cause serious fires in our community.”

All residents should know that all fireworks — even those labeled “consumer” or “safe and sane” — are illegal in San Diego County. This includes cone fountains, cylindrical fountains, roman candles, skyrockets, firecrackers, mine and shells, helicopter-type rockets, sparklers, poppers and revolving wheels.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, thousands of people, including children and teens, are injured every year while using consumer fireworks. Even something as “harmless” as a sparkler, which burns at over 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, can cause critical injuries and pose a serious fire hazard. Additionally, two out of five fires reported on Independence Day are started by fireworks.

Residents are encouraged to enjoy the city’s FREE professional fireworks show during the annual Fourth of July Firework Extravaganza at Bradley Park on Monday, July 4. Entertainment and festivities begin at 6 pm with the firework show at 9 pm. Bradley Park is located on Linda Vista Drive between Rancho Santa Fe Road and Pacific Street.

For more fire prevention information, contact the San Marcos Fire Department at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3410.

To learn more about the city’s Fourth of July celebration, visit www.san-marcos.net/fireworks.

2016 SAN DIEGO 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SCHEDULE

Want to catch the fireworks this 4th of July? Check out The San Elijo Life 2016 San Diego 4th of July Fireworks schedule. What is your favorite location to watch fireworks?

San Marcos 4th of July Celebration

Location: Bradley Park, 465 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078

Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM

Join us for carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks!

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Red, White and BOOM!

Location: LEGOLAND California – One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad

Time: Fireworks at 8:30 PM

Take the whole family and spend the day enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions along with some all-American picnic games like burlap races and water-balloon tosses and then top it off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display set to patriotic music.

Photo Credit SoCal Savvy Mom!

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Celebrate Independence Day with family time, fun runs and fireworks at Omni La Costa. Join us for a weekend full of activities from nighttime s’mores roasts to waterslide races.

Time: Fireworks at 9:00 PM

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

San Diego

Big Bay Boom Annual July 4th Fireworks Show

Location:  Multiple Locations along the San Diego Bay.

Time:  9:00 pm

Take in the largest display in the county, with fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around North San Diego Bay, they can be seen from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero area and Seaport Village/Coronado Landing. Just find a place along the bay and you will not be disappointed

Sea To Shining Sea 4th of July Fireworks

Location: SeaWorld San Diego- 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109

Time: 9:30 PM

SeaWorld San Diego is excited to light up the sky with an amazing fireworks extravaganza to celebrate the 4th of July.

Ocean Beach

Location: Ocean Beach Pier at the end of Newport Ave.

Time: 9:00 PM

Spend the day picnicking, swimming in the ocean, walking and playing in the sand and shopping along Newport Ave. Then bundle up as the sun sets and pull up a blanket for a really spectacular fireworks show launched from the OB Pier.

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4th of July Celebration in Coronado

Location: Various Locations on Coronado

Time: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July in the Crown City with a parade down Orange Avenue at 10:00 AM, a concert in Spreckels Park at 4:00 PM and fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9:00 PM.

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North County Coastal

San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar

Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM

Independence Day is one of the best days to come to the Fair, because they pull out all the stops with food, fireworks, entertainment and more.

4th of July Fireworks at La Jolla Cove

Location: Ellen Browning Scripps Park, 1180 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla

Time: 9:00 PM

After a day on the beautiful beaches of La Jolla, take in a spectacular set of fireworks with a picturesque background.

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Oceanside Fireworks Show

Location: El Corazon Site at Rancho Del Oro Road

Date: July 3, 2016

Time: 6:00 to 10:00 PM

Start off your Independence Day celebration a day early by bringing a beach chair and the whole family to enjoy Oceanside Fireworks Show.

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North County Inland

Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

Location: 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025

Time: Starts at 4:00 PM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM

Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for the 53rd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks with music, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy.

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Grand Tradition July 4th

Location: Grand Tradition – 220 Grand Tradition Way, Fallbrook, CA 92028

Time: Starts at 4:00 PM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM

Enjoy a day of live entertainment, dancing, kid friendly activities, Launch a Fire-Quacker, rides, food and drink, and fireworks!

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Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration

Location: Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa Boulevard and New Salem Street, Mira Mesa

Time: Fireworks at 9:00 PM

Come early for the parade and family friendly activities and stay late for the fireworks.

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An Old Fashioned Fourth of July & Fireworks

Location: Poway High School Stadium, 15500 Espola Road, Poway

Time: 7:00 to 10:00 PM

Following the Poway Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Old Poway Park (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM), head to Poway High School for music, more food, glow sticks and fireworks.

Rancho Bernardo’s Spirit of the Fourth

Location: Webb Park, Avena Pl And Bernardo Center Dr, Rancho Bernardo, CA 92128

Time: 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM

It’s a whole day of fun in Rancho Bernardo with a pancake breakfast, a festival with food, music and games, a parade and fireworks!

Torrey Highlands Fireworks Celebration

Location: Westview High School, 13500 Camino Del Sur, San Diego, CA 92129

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July with the Torrey Highlands community on July 1st at Westview High School!

Vista Independence Day Celebration

Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista

Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July in Vista at the Moonlight Amphitheatre with live music, an honorary ceremony, family fun and fireworks!

Enjoy the 4th!

San Marcos to present annual Fourth of July Celebration

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Community donations accepted through July 5

San Marcos will present its annual Fourth of July Celebration and fireworks show at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Drive. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Freedom” and festivities begin at 6 pm with entertainment featuring Beta Maxx. A professional fireworks show will launch at 9 pm.

“For the past 35 years, San Marcos has been home to one of the most spirited Fourth of July celebrations in North County San Diego, said Community Services Director Buck Martin. “This event is entirely dependent on private donations and features entertainment for the whole family.”

Attendees can look forward to carnival games, jumpers and on-site food sales. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating.

This free event is provided each year by generous donations from community leaders, businesses and San Marcos residents. Community members and businesses are encouraged to make a tax-deductable contribution toward the event and to ensure a spectacular fireworks display.

For more information about the event, please contact San Marcos Community Services at (760) 744-9000. To donate to the fireworks display, visit www.gofundme.com/SM2016Fireworks

Announcements and upcoming events for The San Elijo Hills Community Association (HOA)

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Following is a list of important announcements and upcoming events for The San Elijo Hills Community Association (HOA):

Movie Night July 10th

The San Elijo Hills Community Association is hosting a FREE showing of Paddington (rated PG) as part 2 of our summer movie series!

From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (Harry Potter), Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you,” and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rare talking bear catches the eye of a museum taxidermist (Nicole Kidman).

Paddington will be shown on Friday, July 10th at the upper sports field (Hilltop Field) of San Elijo Park. Pre-show activities (including bounce houses, a sticky wall and more!) will begin at 6:00PM and the movie will start at sunset (around 8:00PM). Remember to bring your low-back beach chairs and blankets for lawn seating!

A few food trucks will be there, and will have a variety of food (including yummy pizza!), & refreshments for purchase. A portion of the food truck proceeds benefit the San Elijo Hills Foundation.

For more information, feel free to contact the Community Director at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com or call (760) 798-9015.

Board Meeting July 21st –NEW LOCATION (July Meeting Only)
The next San Elijo Hills Board of Directors meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015- 6:00PM at the San Marcos Senior Center: 111 Richmar Avenue, San Marcos 92069 in the Community room. (760) 744-5535. All homeowners are welcome to attend.

Spring Fling/Pirate Party Has Been Rescheduled – (July 25th)

Ahoy me mateys! Hoist up your mainsails! San Elijo Hills is calling all pirates for Saturday, July 25th at the upper field of the San Elijo Park (Hilltop) from 12:00PM–3:00PM. Activities will include:

Pirate Craft Station
Lawn Games
Treasure Hunt
Obstacle Course & bounce houses
Face Painting
Concessions including popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy.
And more fun surprises!
The kids will have a blast! We hope to see you there!
Please feel free to contact Liz McCardle at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com with any questions!

Community Reminders

Keep our yards looking their best! During the on-going drought and reduced watering times, owners must continue to maintain their yard areas by mowing, weeding, trimming, and pruning.
Did you know that there are many great alternatives to grass? Why not consider gardening with native plants. You can bring the beauty of California into your own landscaping while also receiving numerous benefits. There are flowers, grasses, shrubs, vines, and trees for any situation. If you are interested in modifying your current design, you must submit the necessary application and plans for review and approval by the Architectural Committee. Questions? Please contact Liz McCardle at 760-798-9015.
Homeowners are encouraged to park all cars in the garage first, driveway second, and then in the street after all garage and driveway spaces are occupied.

During the summer months when the kiddos are out and about, please remember to encourage them to stay out of the streets and to be considerate to the surrounding homes with respect to noise and play equipment.
San Elijo Hills Foundation Pace Car Campaign

The PACE Car Campaign was originally triggered by a long-time resident of San Elijo Hills. Her idea stemmed from the concept of PACE Cars and how they help set the pace during a race.
-What if every resident was driving the speed limit in SEH?
-How would that affect the pace of traffic through the community?
-Can we as residents help set the pace in SEH?

Let’s find out! By building on this PACE Car concept & getting residents to commit to being vigilant about the traffic limits around our community, we believe, together, we can create a culture of safety in SEH.

Anyone who lives in SEH is encouraged to TAKE THE PACE PLEDGE. In exchange for your pledge, the SEH Foundation will provide you with a special SEH PACE Car sticker for your car window. Not only will seeing this sticker remind you to drive the speed limit, it will also serve as a moving billboard that reminds others around you to consider doing the same.

To take the pledge, please visit the SEH Foundation Website: http://sanelijohillsfoundation.weebly.com/pace-car-campaign.html.
You may also visit the San Elijo Hills Foundation Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SanElijoHillsFoundation
* The San Elijo Hills Community Association supports the individual action by community members to address issues that affect us all, however, as a reminder, the streets within the community are public and under the purview of the City of San Marcos. The Association has no direct enforcement ability with regard to speeding, parking, or other traffic related concerns”

San Elijo Hills Events

You may be wondering why all recent events have been scheduled for the upper Hilltop field. The City of San Marcos has required all of our events are located on the Hilltop (most upper field) as a result of damage to the ball fields. Based on concerns by local organizations, the fields have been off limits so that the turf has time to “heal.” The Association is making every effort possible to schedule future events at the ball fields.

Water Restrictions Effective June 1st

On May 20, 2015, Vallecitos’ Board of Directors adopted emergency drought restrictions under Ordinance 195 that limits all outdoor irrigation, excluding certified agricultural or commercial growers, during the months of June through October to 2 unassigned days per week/8 minutes per station. If demands are not reduced by 24%, additional enforcement may be needed and the District may need to reduce watering to 1 assigned day per week.

Please remember to keep your yard weed free and maintained to ensure our community continues to look its best!

Fourth of July Celebrations

There are several spots around town to celebrate the 4th of July in true patriotic fashion! Here are a few that you may want to check out:

San Marcos 4th of July Celebration
Location: Bradley Park, Rancho Santa Fe Road and Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks!

Red, White and BOOM!
Location: LEGOLAND California – One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
Time: Fireworks at 8:30 PM
Take the whole family and spend the day enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions along with some all-American picnic games like burlap races and water-balloon tosses and then top it off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display set to patriotic music.

San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Start off the day at the Fair with a patriotic opening ceremony at 9:30 AM, then enjoy the Hometown Heroes Parade at 7:00 PM, a concert provided by the Navy Band Southwest followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Firework displays subject to change. Be sure to confirm the shows prior to attending!

Committee Members Needed

Do you enjoy hiking, biking or strolling any of the 18 miles of trails in San Elijo Hills? Are you looking for a way to become more involved in the community? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions then you may be perfectly suited to serve on the Trails Committee! The Committee is dedicated to keeping our trails safe and beautiful. If you are interested, please contact Rebecca McDonald at mcdonald@waltersmanagement.com for more information.

*This website – San Elijo Life is independent from the developer San Elijo Hills Development Company and the San Elijo Hills Community Association (HOA). The HOA updates are provided as a service to our readership. …Enjoy Life in The Hills.

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department-Fireworks Safety

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It’s a colorful and spectacular salute to our nation’s independence. Fireworks, however, can cause injuries and spark fires.

As the Fourth of July approaches, the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit is reminding San Diegans it’s illegal to possess and use fireworks in the county.

It’s also illegal to transport fireworks from elsewhere into San Diego County or to make homemade fireworks and explosives.

Hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks are confiscated in the county each year. Items are collected at various points of entry or dropped off at Sheriff’s Stations or Substations, as well as fire and police stations.

For your safety, the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit routinely dispose of fireworks and other hazardous items.

Under California law, illegal fireworks include sky rockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, aerial shells, firecrackers and other types that explode, go into the air, or move on the ground in an uncontrollable manner.

Those convicted of possessing and/or using fireworks could be fined up to $50,000 and sent to prison or jail for up to one year. Fines can be significantly increased depending on the amount of property loss or if human suffering is caused by a fire set.

A Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) study shows eight people were killed and more than 11,000 thousand were injured while handling fireworks across the country in 2013.

Children under the age of five suffered the most fireworks‐related injuries.

Let’s leave the fireworks to the professionals. Don’t allow children to pick up pieces of fireworks after an event. Some may still be hot or ignited and can explode at any time.

To learn more about the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit, go to: http://goo.gl/FKF2mI.

For full details, view this message on the web.

North County San Diego Fireworks Shows for July 4th 2015

North County San Diego Fireworks

North County San Diego Fireworks Shows for July 4th 2015

From San Elijo Hills you can view several different shows in the distance. What is your favorite spot to watch fireworks in San Elijo Hills? Please share your tips.

Oceanside: 6/27- Independence Day Parade on Coast Hwy from Wisconsin Ave to Center Civic Drive, 10am. (760) 754-4512  www.oceansideparade.com.

Oceanside: 7/3 Firework Show Celebration at Rancho Del Oro in Oceanside 9:15pm www.visitoceanside.org

Park Hyatt Resort Aviara 7/4 4th of July Fireworks Show. Watch display from the Aviara golf course. www.parkaviara.hyatt.com.

La Costa Spa-Omni Resort : 7/4 – Fireworks display (for hotel guests and registered members only). www.lacosta.com.

Camp Pendleton: 7/4 – 4th of July Beach Bash and fireworks. Vendors and live entertainment all day. Fireworks show starts after dusk. www.mccscp.com

Del Mar Fairgrounds 7/4 – San Diego County Fair at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Fireworks display begins approx. at 9:30pm followed by concert by America and the Navy Band Southwest. (858) 793-5555 www.sdfair.com

Escondido: 7/4 – Independence Day Celebration in Grape Day Park and California Center for the Arts with fireworks display and Marine Band. 130 Woodward Avenue, Escondido, 92025. www.ci.escondido.ca.us

Legoland:  7/4 – “Red, White and Boom” Fireworks show begins early approx. at 8:30pm and is choreographed to a spirited American music tribute. www.legoland.com.

Poway: 7/4 – Old Fashioned Fourth at Old Poway Park. Fireworks from Poway High School begin approximately 9pm. www.poway.org/oldpowaypark

San Marcos: 7/4 – Fireworks show and entertainment at Bradley Park, Rancho Santa Fe Road and Linda Vista Drive. Activities begin at 6pm and fireworks display is at 9pm. www.san-marcos.net.

Temecula: 7/4 – Star Spangled 4th of July Parade & Extravaganza, 2-10pm. Regan Sports Park at 30875 Rancho Vista Road, 92592. www.cityoftemecula.org

Vista: 7/4 – Red, White, & Boom Independence Day Celebration, 9pm. Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive. (760) 726-1340 ext. 1571. www.cityofvista.com

Times and shows subject to change please confirm on respective websites.

4th of July fireworks celebration returns to San Marcos

San Marcos City Fireworks

The City of San Marcos is hosting its annual 4th of July Celebration, on Saturday, July 4th at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Dr. in San Marcos.

The evening’s free entertainment featuring The Polyester Express will begin at 6 pm. Children’s activities include face painting, party jumps and more. Food concessions will include hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, snow cones, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Local businesses and individuals contribute funds to make the fireworks display possible. To date, over half of the funds have been raised.

For more information or to help the San Marcos Fireworks Fund Raising community campaign reach the $25,000 goal, visit www.san-marcos.net/specialevents to donate online or call the City’s Community Services Department, (760) 744-9000.

Summer updates from The San Elijo Hills Community Association (HOA)

San Elijo Hills HOA Summer Fiesta

Summer Celebration-Fiesta!

Come join us this Saturday, June 20th to celebrate the start of one of our favorite seasons! The event will be held from 12:00PM–3:00PM at the upper sports field (Hilltop Field) of San Elijo Park.
Activities will include crafts, carnival games, airbrush tattoos, bounce houses, musical entertainment, food, refreshments and other fun surprises! Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen and camera to take lots of fun pictures!

Please note: this event is for San Elijo Hills residents only. If you have any questions about the Summer Celebration or community in general, please contact the Community Director at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com or (760) 798-9015.

Movie Night July 10th

The San Elijo Hills Community Association is hosting a FREE showing of Paddington (rated PG) as part 2 of our summer movie series!

From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (Harry Potter), Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you,” and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rare talking bear catches the eye of a museum taxidermist (Nicole Kidman).

Paddington will be shown on Friday, July 10th at the upper sports field (Hilltop Field) of San Elijo Park. Pre-show activities (including bounce houses, a sticky wall and more!) will begin at 6:00PM and the movie will start at sunset (around 8:00PM). Remember to bring your low-back beach chairs and blankets for lawn seating!

A few food trucks will be there, and will have a variety of food & refreshments for purchase. A portion of the food truck proceeds benefit the San Elijo Hills Foundation.

For more information, feel free to contact the Community Director at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com or call (760) 798-9015.

Spring Fling/Pirate Party Has Been Rescheduled – (July 25th)

Ahoy me mateys! Hoist up your mainsails! San Elijo Hills is calling all pirates for Saturday, July 25th at the upper field of the San Elijo Park (Hilltop) from 12:00PM–3:00PM. Activities will include:

Pirate Craft Station
Lawn Games
Treasure Hunt
Obstacle Course & bounce houses
Face Painting
Concessions including popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy.
And more fun surprises!

The kids will have a blast! We hope to see you there!
Please feel free to contact Liz McCardle at sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com with any questions!

San Elijo Hills Foundation Pace Car Campaign

The PACE Car Campaign was originally triggered by a long-time resident of San Elijo Hills. Her idea stemmed from the concept of PACE Cars and how they help set the pace during a race.
-What if every resident was driving the speed limit in SEH?
-How would that affect the pace of traffic through the community?
-Can we as residents help set the pace in SEH?

Let’s find out! By building on this PACE Car concept & getting residents to commit to being vigilant about the traffic limits around our community, we believe, together, we can create a culture of safety in SEH.

Anyone who lives in SEH is encouraged to TAKE THE PACE PLEDGE. In exchange for your pledge, the SEH Foundation will provide you with a special SEH PACE Car sticker for your car window. Not only will seeing this sticker remind you to drive the speed limit, it will also serve as a moving billboard that reminds others around you to consider doing the same.

To take the pledge, please visit the SEH Foundation Website: http://sanelijohillsfoundation.weebly.com/pace-car-campaign.html.
You may also visit the San Elijo Hills Foundation Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SanElijoHillsFoundation

  • The San Elijo Hills Community Association supports the individual action by community members to address issues that affect us all, however, as a reminder, the streets within the community are public and under the purview of the City of San Marcos. The Association has no direct enforcement ability with regard to speeding, parking, or other traffic related concerns”

San Elijo Hills Events

You may be wondering why all recent events have been scheduled for the upper Hilltop field. The City of San Marcos has required all of our events are located on the Hilltop (most upper field) as a result of damage to the ball fields. Based on concerns by local organizations, the fields have been off limits so that the turf has time to “heal.” The Association is making every effort possible to schedule future events at the ball fields.

Community Director News

Special Delivery! Liz McCardle continues to compliment the Management team and has now transitioned as the new onsite Community Director. Liz will also continue supporting the Board of Directors and Architectural Review Committee through the management of community-building activities and the architectural approval process. Interested in modifying your yard? Freshening up the paint to your home? Now you may simply complete an Architectural Application along with the necessary plans and head on down to the Visitor’s Center! Please contact Liz McCardle at 760-798-9015 or by email-sehdirector@waltersmanagement.com. For all other Association related matters, please contact the Community Association Manager, Rebecca McDonald, or her assistant Michael Farinelli at 760-431-2522.

Water Restrictions Effective June 1st

On May 20, 2015, Vallecitos’ Board of Directors adopted emergency drought restrictions under Ordinance 195 that limits all outdoor irrigation, excluding certified agricultural or commercial growers, during the months of June through October to 2 unassigned days per week/8 minutes per station. If demands are not reduced by 24%, additional enforcement may be needed and the District may need to reduce watering to 1 assigned day per week.

Please remember to keep your yard weed free and maintained to ensure our community continues to look its best!

Fourth of July Celebrations

There are several spots around town to celebrate the 4th of July in true patriotic fashion! Here are a few that you may want to check out:

San Marcos 4th of July Celebration
Location: Bradley Park, Rancho Santa Fe Road and Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks!

Red, White and BOOM!
Location: LEGOLAND California – One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
Time: Fireworks at 8:30 PM
Take the whole family and spend the day enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions along with some all-American picnic games like burlap races and water-balloon tosses and then top it off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display set to patriotic music.

San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Start off the day at the Fair with a patriotic opening ceremony at 9:30 AM, then enjoy the Hometown Heroes Parade at 7:00 PM, a concert provided by the Navy Band Southwest followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Firework displays subject to change. Be sure to confirm the shows prior to attending!

Committee Members Needed

Do you enjoy hiking, biking or strolling any of the 18 miles of trails in San Elijo Hills? Are you looking for a way to become more involved in the community? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions then you may be perfectly suited to serve on the Trails Committee! The Committee is dedicated to keeping our trails safe and beautiful. If you are interested, please contact Rebecca McDonald at rmcdonald@waltersmanagement.com for more information.

*This website – San Elijo Life is independent from the developer San Elijo Hills Development Company and the San Elijo Hills Community Association (HOA). The HOA updates are provided as a service to our readership. …Enjoy Life in The Hills.

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