2024 4th of July Festival of Balloons

Published on June 07, 2024


The City of South Pasadena is pleased to announce the 4th of July Festival of Balloons for its 40th anniversary. This year’s theme is Hometown Heroes: Celebrating the Spirit of Community.

July 4th Festival of Balloons activities kick off with Kiwanis’ Pancake Breakfast at the South Pasadena Fire Station at 7:00 a.m., located at 817 Mound Ave., South Pasadena. Opening Ceremony for the parade will start at 10:30 a.m. at the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room, located at 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. and travel from Diamond Avenue to Garfield Park where games, a live DJ, and food will be available until 2:30 p.m.

The day will conclude with a live concert from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. featuring The Kings of 88 and the fireworks show at 9:00 p.m. at the South Pasadena High School Stadium, located at 1401 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena. Fireworks presale tickets will be available for purchase beginning Saturday, June 1 for $15.00 per person online at www.southpasadenaca.gov/events. Children 2 years and under are free. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. Please bring a copy of your receipt and tickets to enter the stadium.

For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at (626) 403-7380 or by email at specialevents@southpasadenaca.gov.