4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

When:
July 4, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 9:30 pm
2015-07-04T15:00:00-07:00
2015-07-04T21:30:00-07:00
Where:
Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
USA
Cost:
FREE

#GO4THDTLA

LOS ANGELES! #GO4THDTLA. Grand Park is the place to celebrate together with music, food, and an incredible fireworks display launched from the civic center skyline. Grab the best friends, the whole family, and main squeezes and enjoy a bit of togetherness under the beautiful Angeleno sky. **Safety for everyone is número uno. Please read all event info to know what to bring and what to leave at home:**

Splash Pad: OPEN FRI JUL 3 for play. Closed JULY 4 morning until event begins at 3PM THRU 9:30PM

Playground: OPEN FRI JUL 3 for play. Closed JULY 4 morning until event begins at 3PM but closes at 8PM

Dog Run: OPEN FRI JUL 3, closed on SAT JUL 4. Event is dog friendly, please have your pet on a leash, and mindful of loud noises and fireworks as it may be scary for them.

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GETTING THROUGH BAG CHECK: All bags will be checked upon entry to event space. No prior admittance to the park (includes splash pad and playground), doors open at 3PM to park and event space.

PICNICS/OUTSIDE FOOD is welcome. SIZE OF BAGS AND BACKPACKS/TOTES and COOLERS must be standard backpack size or smaller (16.75 inches x 13 inches x 8.5 inches). NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES including juice and soda. ONLY EMPTY (non glass) WATER BOTTLES allowed. FREE WATER FILLING STATIONS will be available in the event space, provided by LADWP, in addition to several booths with water for sale. HANDHELD UMBRELLAS allowed, no tents, chairs, tables, large umbrellas or anything that spikes into the ground

HOOCH: This will be an alcohol-free event: no beer garden or point of purchase / no outside alcohol permitted in event space.

PLEASE BRING your love for Los Angeles, sunglasses, sunscreen, best friends, and smiling faces.

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FOOD FOR SALE: Food vendors will be onsite.

ARTESANA POPS / FRONT PORCH POPS / RAMIREZ MEXICAN FOOD / TAQUERIA EL TORITO / LEONOR MEXICAN FOOD / WHAT THE FUNNEL / ANN’s BAKERY / LION KING PRODUCTIONS / GAMA FARMS / POP-GRAM KETTLE CORN / JUGO VERDE TODAY  / JACK’S THAI BBQ / LOVE SWIRLS / RED LEOPARD TEA / THE KING OF KETTLE KORN / MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE / C & C CONCESSIONS / KOOL FRUIT ITALIAN ICE / CHUCHO’S TACOS / PIZZA ON WHEELZ / THE GRILLED CHEESE TRUCK / THE GREEK GOURMET / SEAWEST PRODUCTIONS / PUPUSAS DELMI 

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SCHEDULE: Doors open at 3pm for early birds (no prior admittance). Rooftop fireworks show at 9:00pm. Event ends at 9:30pm. 

MUSIC and ARTISTS that call LA home:

THE FRONT YARD Stage (between Grand and Hill): YOUR HOST: JESSICA EASON

3:30-3:45PM FOOTHILL FORCE JUMP ROPE TEAM

3:45-5:00PM KCRW DJ JEREMY SOLE

5:15-5:30PM FLYPOET

5:30-6:30PM LA JUNTA with Special Guests Eduardo Martinez + others

6:30 – 7:30PM KCRW DJ MARION HODGES

7:45 – 8:00PM FLYPOET

8:00 – 9:00PM / 9:10 – 9:30 GROOVE JUNKIES’ Evan Landes featuring MoreHouse Records Artist Solara w/ Special Guest Katisse Buckingham (Special DJ Set & ‘Live’ PA)

THE BACKYARD Stage (between Broadway and Spring): YOUR HOST: MARIO HERNANDEZ

3:45-4:30PM SKIN & BONES

4:45 – 5:00PM  FOOTHILL FORCE JUMP ROPE TEAM

5:00 – 6:15PM KCRW DJ ANTHONY VALADEZ

6:30 – 7:00PM FLYPOET

7:00 – 8:00PM VICTOR RODRIGUEZ + CHRIS BOWEN /  /

8:00-9:00PM / 9:10 – 9:30PM DJ RUMBERO w/dancers JOSE VALENCIA & VIVIAN PARODI + CELSO & ALEJANDRA + HECTOR LLAMAS & KATHY REYES

TWO MOBILE STAGES ON THE STREETS CRANKIN’ MUSIC ALL DAY:

SWEET BEATS truck with DJ RY TOAST

I&I SOUNDSYSTEM

MURAL PAINTING with MOBILE MURAL LAB

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STREET CLOSURE INFO and PARKING DETAILS : View map below on nearby parking lots, and street closure details.

BIKE PARKING: LA COUNTY BICYCLE COALITION‘s Bike Valet available on 2nd and Hill. FREE

METRO RECOMMENDATION: Take Metro Red/Purple lines to CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION (use 1st St exit; Temple St exit is only open for ADA/elevator access). Gold Line to UNION STATION or LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION, then 7-12 min walk toward City Hall. AVOID LONG LINES ON YOUR RETURN TRIP: Load your TAP card with round trip fare in advance (online or on your way in) and bypass the long TAP Vending Machine lines in the evening.

COME EARLY: Ride Metro and get a METRO DESTINATION DISCOUNT at ANGEL CITY BREWERY’S ‘MERICA FEST or hit up GRAND CENTRAL MARKET. PARK & PLAY for $5 at FIGAT7TH with retail store or eatery validation(structure is open 24 hours, parking validation is valid for up to 12 hours).

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PLEASE LEAVE AT HOME: Grilling gear, alcohol, narcotics, fireworks, sparklers, candles, large coolers (handheld coolers OK but subject to search), lawn furniture including low folding chairs, tents, lawn umbrellas or sun umbrellas (handheld umbrellas OK) or anything that spikes into the ground or would obstruct views of stages. THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE PROHIBITED: Public Intoxication / Rollerblading / Skateboarding / Smoking / Vaping / Unauthorized Vending / Aggressive Solicitation / Staking Objects to Ground

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TASTE IT! FIRST-EVER 4th of JULY BLOCK PARTY in Grand Park

Grand Park is an LA County park powered by The Music Center. 

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