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Richmond Convention & Visitors Bureau

FREE July 4th Celebration featuring the Oakland Symphony Orchestra and Dramatic Over-the-Bay Fireworks Display

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Erin Saberi / David Perry & Associates, Inc. / cell: (916) 952-5080 /




WHEN:  Monday, July 3: 6:30pm – 10pm

WHERE:  Craneway Pavilion

1414 Harbour Way, Richmond, CA

WHAT: FREE July 4th Celebration featuring the Oakland Symphony Orchestra and Dramatic Over-the-Bay Fireworks Display



WHY: Celebrate Independence Day a day early at the Craneway Pavilion, inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond with floor to ceiling windows and amazing views of the San Francisco skyline on Monday, July 3. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs.

This free event is fun for the whole family, with live music, food, an instrument petting zoo and of course, the spectacular fireworks display over the bay. The centerpiece of the evening is a free concert by the Oakland Symphony conducted by Michael Morgan, featuring Sousa marches, music from the movies, singalongs and more.

The Craneway Pavilion, located on 25 waterfront acres, delivers spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline, with floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the entire event space as well as a large outside patio, perfect for viewing the City of Richmond’s fireworks display. Ample secure event parking is available for $20 starting at 5 pm.

Established as a 501c-6 tourism business improvement district established in 2004, the Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau is the destination marketing organization for the City of Richmond, California.