Patriotic Festival & Fireworks

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Lounge and Stage. Mt. Lowe Beer. Vendome Wine. Food & Vendor Booths.

FREE Fun For Kids. Water Balloon Park. Neighborhood Music School Stage.

Saturday, July 2, 2022

5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

First Ave. in Downtown Arcadia between Huntington Dr. to Diamond St.


Old School Jams with New School

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Stage at First Avenue Middle School

Arcadia High School horn players will join The Alumni Band, a veteran rock and roll band, all graduates of Arcadia High School in the early 1970's. 

Neighborhood Music School Stage

Don't miss the kid rock band and the talented crew from Neighborhood Music School. Their stage will be located at 25 South First Ave. 

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Entertainment Lounge will be located at 200 South First Avenue.

Featuring World Guitarist Roger Espinoza!

Nicaraguan born Roger Espinoza is a product of American music and a faithful student of the traditional music of the Gypsy Kings. Mr. Espinoza and his band are a very popular live musical act and are in constant demand, traveling throughout the United States.

Mt. Lowe Beer and Vendome Wine will be available for purchase in the Entertainment Lounge. 


  • 12 Noon Road Closure Begins (First Ave. from Huntington Dr. to Diamond St.)
  • 5:00pm Event Opens: enjoy music, food trucks, free activities for kids and lots of patriotic and summer-themed fun
  • 5:30pm Mini Parade with Arcadia High Pep Band and community groups. Huntington Dr. to First Avenue Middle School
  • 5:45pm - 8:30pm Neighborhood Music School Performers
  • 5:00 pm - 8pm  Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation (APAF) Lounge Entertainment Featuring Roger Espinoza
  • 7:00 pm BIG GIVE AWAY at the First Avenue Middle School Stage
  • 7:30pm - 9pm  The Alumni Band performs with Arcadia High School Students at the APAF First Avenue Middle School Stage
  • 9:00 pm  Announcements and Fire Works at First Avenue Middle School Stage


We are giving away awesome prizes at the Patriotic Festival! 

  • 4 Bikes from REI donated by Martin Gandell, President of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association
  • 2 Dodger tickets for August 7 vs. San Diego behind home plate. Includes parking. Tickets and parking donated by Steven Rhee from Re/Max Commercial
  • One night stay at Le Meridien with valet parking

The Big Give Away will be held at 7:00pm at the First Avenue Middle School Stage.

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN at the event on July 2, 2022

Enter to win at link/button below then...

YOU MUST CHECK IN at the event between 5:30pm and 6:30pm at the Downtown Arcadia booth located at First Ave. and California St. to get your official ticket for the BIG Give Away.

One entry per person. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash.

Winners will be chosen at random at 7pm at First Avenue Middle School Stage.

Make sure you have entered to win at

Food & Beverage

There will be a lot of delicious food:

Dreamy Creations

Dulce Europa Shaved Ice

Lemon Drop Cookie Shop

Locke Down BBQ

Pop Boys LA

Super Tacos el Pastorcito

Thai Mex Cocina

First Avenue PTSA Snacks

Goki Café 

White Springs Café

Hyper Coffee

Shabu Lin

Boiling Point

Fresh Delicious

Stout Burgers

Beer and Wine

Mt. Lowe Brewing Co.



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