Venue: Great Green
* This is either a "ticketless" free event, or an event where free tickets are handed out at the door — simply show up and enjoy. Premium options are available. Learn more...
Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks. This free community event features rockin’ live music by the Crown City Bombers, Brogue Wave, and Todo Mundo, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy. The day’s festivities will conclude with a special performance by Camp Pendleton’s 1st Marine Division Band and, of course, a dazzling fireworks display starting at 9:00 pm. You won’t want to miss this annual North County tradition!
*VIP Beer Tasting*
New this year, join us from 4:00-9:00 pm for a VIP beer tasting experience with Stone Brewing Co., Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Coronado Brewing Co., Ballast Point Brewing Company, and Jacked Up Brewery! Enjoy exclusive acoustic performances by The Blue Diamond Special (musicians from the 1st Marine Division Band) and The Fremonts, preferred stage viewing, shaded and air-conditioned areas, private restrooms, giant Jenga, corn hole, and a sneak peek at Robert Irwin’s Primaries and Secondaries, an exciting installation work from our upcoming Museum Exhibition, California Connections: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. $10 entry includes four 4 oz. tasters to start you off! Only the first 600 will get in, so get your tickets early!
Thanks so much to our generous sponsors!
Parking is extremely limited. Please carpool or plan accordingly.
Attend this Event
The festival is free and open to the public. The VIP Beer Tasting Area requires a ticket, and only the first 600 will get in, so get your tickets below now!
For everyone’s safety: No alcohol, barbeques, pop-up tents, or dogs allowed in the park.
RSVP below to keep informed about this and other free community events at the Center!
RSVP / reserve at the Center ticket office, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12 – 6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.