(4th of July is Saturday)…There are several places to celebrate Independence Day.
Patriotic residents could even attend more than one of the events. The 2nd Annual 4th of July Redneck Party starts at 11:00 am at the American Legion Hall on Broadway in El Centro. Holtville will be hosting a Free Swim and Hot Dog Party at the City Pool. The swimming starts at 11:00 am Saturday. The Hot Dog Party will run from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Calexico’s 4th of July celebration will be at 121 Hacienda Drive starting at 12:00 noon. The Calipatria Celebration starts at 6:00 pm on South International Boulevard. The fireworks start at 9:00 pm. And the 25th Annual Freedom Fest will be held on the Imperial Valley College Campus. The booths open at 6:00 pm, along with static displays, games for the kids and other entertainment. The Freedom Fest fireworks begin at 9:30 Saturday night.