Palm Desert is throwing a party in honor of America’s birthday on Wednesday, July 4, with a free Independence Day celebration featuring live music, fireworks, and more at Civic Center Park.
The fun kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with the Swing Cats Big Band playing popular big band and swing favorites along with a selection of patriotic tunes.
The sky will light up at 9 p.m. with a spectacular 20-minute-long fireworks display accompanied by synchronized music on radio station The Mix 100.5 FM.
Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic dinners, blankets, and chairs to enjoy the show. Drinks and snacks will also be available for purchase at the park and at the neighboring Palm Desert Aquatic Center.
Alcoholic beverages, smoking, and portable barbeques are prohibited. Private fireworks are illegal in the park and throughout the City of Palm Desert. Flashlights are recommended for safety exiting the park.