4th Of July Festivities

City of Upland Stars & Stripes Festivities

Oh, say can you see Upland!  The City of Upland is excited to announce the 2022 Stars & Stripes Festivities!

Light Up The Night Fireworks Spectacular

Monday, July 4
9:00 p.m. 
Cable Airport, 1749 W. 13th Street, Upland

Join the City of Upland for our Annual Light Up The Night 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular!  Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with live entertainment from Electric Vinyl, the Ultimate Rock Tribute Band, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Enjoy an evening of family, friends, food vendors, Kids' Zone, beer garden, vendors, and the opportunity to watch planes of all types take off and land.

Tickets will be available at the following locations beginning Wednesday, June 1 for in-person sales:

Magnolia Recreation Center, 651 W. 15th Street, Upland
Gibson Senior Center, 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland
City Hall, 460 N. Euclid Avenue, Upland

Ticket Information:    
Presale Tickets:$10 Per Person2 Years & Under, Free
Ticket Sales At Gate:$12 Per Person2 Years & Under, Free

Sponsors:  Cable Airport, Holiday Rock, San Antonio Regional Hospital

5th Annual Firecracker 5K & 1K Kids' Dash

Join us for a family-friendly 5K & 1K event, open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.  It's the perfect healthy way to kick off your 4th of July festivities!

Saturday, July 2
5K Start Time:  7:30 a.m.     1K Start Time:  7:00 a.m.
McCarthy Park, 20th Street & San Antonio Avenue, Upland

Register Now!

Check-In/On-Site Registration:
  6:00 a.m.-7:20 a.m.
Start Time:  7:30 a.m. SHARP
Early-Bird Registration:   Through Thursday, June 2:  $30
Late Registration/Morning of Event:  $35

1K KIDS' DASH (9 years & under):
Check-In/On-Site Registration:  6:00 a.m.-6:50 a.m.
Start Time:  7:00 a.m. SHARP (Starts 30-minutes prior to the 5K)
Early-Bird Registration:  Through Thursday, June 2:  $20
Late Registration/Morning of Event:  $25

*Event T-shirts are guaranteed for all registration through midnight, Friday, June 17.
*Event bibs & T-shirts will be available for pick-up at the Gibson Senior Center located at 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland, on Friday, July 1, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the City of Upland Military Banner Program or Upland Veterans' Monument Project.  

PLEASE NOTE Day of the event/on-site registration will be accepted by mobile registration only.  

Red, White, And Blue Wheels On Parade

Saturday, July 2
10:30 a.m.
McCarthy Park, 20th Street & San Antonio Avenue, Upland
Ages:  0-12 Years

Gear up and cruise with star-spangled pride and flag inspired frills!  Children, get out your bicycles, scooters, wagons, and pedal cars, and join us in a festive parade around McCarthy Park!  

Prizes will be awarded for the Best Decorated and Most Patriotic means of transportation.  All children will receive a participation gift.

To register, please visit Red, White, And Blue Wheels On Parade.  

4th of July "Take & Make" Craft Kits With The Sawdust Factory

Register Through Sunday, June 26, 6:00 p.m.
Pick-Up Wednesday, June 29, 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Upland Recreation and Community Services is excited to continue our partnership with The Sawdust Factory to provide a Summer "Take & Make" Craft Kits with a 4th of July flair for kids of all ages!  Yes, adults are included, too!

Each craft kit, created exclusively or Upland Recreation and Community Services participants contains a 4th of July themed wood cut-out, paint, and paint brush.  All that's needed is your creativity and perhaps some glue to provide a personal touch from the comfort of your own home!  

To register, please visit 4th of July "Take & Make" Craft Kits With The Sawdust Factory.


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.