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                4th of July Celebration

GAPX-the-Band-Promo1. Let Freedom Ring with the Gap Experience Band at Fontana's 4th of July Celebration

Just a few days left to purchase your tickets for the City of Fontana’s annual 4th of July Celebration at Fontana High School (9453 Citrus Ave.) July 4, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Don’t delay, tickets are selling fast and not available day of event. Make sure you stop by one of our ticket sale locations and get your hands on the hottest ticket of the summer.

Event goers will be grooving to the funky sounds provided by The Gap Experience Band performing their greatest hits including "Outstanding," “Early in the Morning,” and "You Dropped a Bomb on Me." An amazing fireworks show will dazzle the crowd starting at 9:00 p.m.

Tickets cost just $5 per person/all ages. The popular family-friendly event sells out every year so purchase your tickets now at the following locations:

  • Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Community Center (15556 Summit Ave.)
  • Don Day Neighborhood Center (14501 Live Oak Ave.)
  • Fontana Community Services Department (16860 Valencia Ave.)
  • City Hall (8353 Sierra Ave.)

All tickets are on sale while supplies last and cannot be purchased at the gates the day of the celebration.

For more information, click here or contact the Fontana Community Services Department at (909) 349-6900.

no illegal fireworks2. No Illegal Fireworks in Fontana
Local safety officials remind residents to keep fireworks safe and sane and avoid the pain if you live in the city limits south of Summit Avenue. Due to the high fire hazard, all fireworks (including Safe and Sane) are prohibited in the area north of Summit Avenue. For a map of prohibited areas, please click here.

Remember to purchase "Safe and Sane" fireworks to avoid fines, potential injury and property damage.

Fines for possession and use of illegal fireworks range from $2,500 to $10,000.

Leave the fireworks to the professionals and celebrate with us at Fontana's 4th of July Celebration at Fontana High School.

Concerts3. Free Summer Concerts
Don't miss the last remaining free Summer Concerts hosted every Thursday evening through August 2 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the newly opened Miller Park Amphitheater (17004 Arrow Blvd.) Concerts include live bands, games, arts and crafts, and family-fun attractions. For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at (909) 349-6900 or visit
  • *No concert July 5
  • July 12: Fresh
  • July 19: Neon Nation
  • July 26: Bumptown
  • August 2: Contemporary Praise
Fontana Walks4. Fontana Walks
Help us reach 3 billion steps and register to participate in our Fontana Walks program. When you do, not only will you enjoy great exercise but you will also receive health and wellness tips, motivation to reach your personal goal, and complementary promotions.Our next community walk is July 21 at 7:00 a.m. at Fontana Park (15556 Summit Ave.). Click here to register and learn how to track your steps or call the Healthy Fontana Hotline at (909) 350-6542 for more information.

Arts5. Fontana Arts Festival
Join us at the Fontana Arts Festival July 28 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Fontana Park (15556 Summit Ave). We will be hosting a variety of entertainment for all to enjoy such as live music and performances, craft activities, art demonstrations, artisanal shopping, a kids zone, and more. For more information, click here or call (909) 349-6975.

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