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2019 Fourth of July Festival of Balloons
"To the Moon and Beyond - 50 Years of Exploring America's Freedom"
The City of South Pasadena is celebrating its 38th annual Festival of Balloons.

Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast
Location: South Pasadena Fire Station, 817 Mound Avenue (enter on Hope Street, between Fremont Avenue and Mound Avenue)
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast Tickets, Day of: $8.00 per person, kids under 6 years old eat for free.
Pancake Breakfast Tickets, Presale (Beginning 6/20): $8.00 per person, kids under 6 years old eat for free.
- South Pasadena Fire Station, 817 Mound Avenue
- South Pasadena Senior Center, 1102 Oxley Street
- Bristol Farms, 606 Fair Oaks Avenue
- Charlie’s Coffee House, 266 Monterey Road
- Dinosaur Farm, 1510 Mission Street
- Jones Coffee Roasters, 1006 Mission Street
- Mission Framing, 1501 Mission Street
- Re-Imagine Your Home, 1518 Mission Street
- UPS Store, 1107 Fair Oaks Avenue
- South Pasadena-San Marino YMCA, 1605 Garfield Avenue
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Opening Ceremony
Location: South Pasadena Library Community Room – lawn, 1115 El Centro Street
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Parade

Location: Mission Street, from Diamond Avenue to Garfield Park
Time: 11:00 a.m.
PARADE ENTRY:  Download the Parade Registration Packet (please follow the submission instructions in the packet).

Celebration at Garfield Park
Location: Garfield Park, 1750 Mission Street
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Details: Games, food, and activities
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Fireworks Show
Location: South Pasadena High School, 1401 Fremont Avenue.
Time: 9:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Details: Food vendors will be on site at the show. Pets are not allowed
- Stadium - Alcohol and glass bottles are not allowed in the stadium.
- Field - Only water is permitted on the field, no food. Rounded bottom chairs only on the field (narrow legs/feet of camping chairs will damage the turf).

Fireworks Tickets, Presale (Beginning 6/20): $10.00 per person. Kids under 3 years old are free:
  - South Pasadena Fire Station, 817 Mound Avenue
  - South Pasadena Senior Center, 1102 Oxley Street
  - Bristol Farms, 606 Fair Oaks Avenue
  - Charlie’s Coffee House, 266 Monterey Road
  - Dinosaur Farm, 1510 Mission Street
  - Jones Coffee Roasters, 1006 Mission Street
  - Mission Framing, 1501 Mission Street
  - Re-Imagine Your Home, 1518 Mission Street
  - UPS Store, 1107 Fair Oaks Avenue
  - South Pasadena-San Marino YMCA, 1605 Garfield Avenue

Fireworks Tickets, Day of (July 4, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.):
$10.00 per person.  Kids under 3 years old are free:
 - At the Pancake Breakfast (7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)
 - At Diamond & Mission / City Hall / Fair Oaks & Mission (11:00 a.m. to finish of Parade)
 - At Garfield Park (12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Fireworks Tickets, At the Gate (July 4, 5:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.): $13.00 per person. Kids under 3 years old are free: