4th of July Weekend Celebrations

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Gayle Anderson was live in San Pedro to remind folks to come out and celebrate America’s independence this weekend aboard the historic Battleship Iowa. The Ports O’ Fun weekend is a three-day festival that starts TODAY and ends Sunday, July 6th. The festival lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features an all-American barbecue, beer garden, live entertainment, vintage military vehicles, face painting, inflatable obstacle courses and ship tours.

Single use general admission tickets are available for the cost of $18 for adults (18+), $15 for seniors (62+), and $10 for youth (6-17). Admission for youth 5 and under is FREE. Single use tickets are valid on a single day between July 4th and July 6th, 2014 and include event access and ship tour only. Inflatable obstacle course and face painting are available free of charge. Please note, no admission ticket purchase is necessary for active members or retired/active/veteran military. Food and beverages are an additional charge.

Tickets and more information is available HERE.

Also, don’t miss tonight’s “KTLA Celebrates America Special” which airs at 8 p.m., TONIGHT on KTLA. Then, watch the “Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show,” airing from San Diego. The 14th Annual “Big Bay Boom” July 4th Fireworks Show is the largest fireworks display on the West Coast. Held in San Diego’s North Bay, known as the Big Bay, this spectacular fireworks display will consist of 18-minutes of some of the most technically advanced fireworks orchestrated to originally produced music selections broadcast “live” on The Walrus 105.7FM radio.

The location of the event will be on four barges strategically located around North San Diego Bay. The Big Bay creates a natural amphitheater for the estimated 300,000 to 500,000 people in attendance.

The Port of San Diego’s Big Bay July 4th Fireworks Show was established in 2001 to bring business to the Port Tenants and to benefit the San Diego Armed Services YMCA’s family service programs for military families and wounded warriors at Balboa Naval Hospital. San Diego has thousands of military personnel deployed and the families left behind often face specific challenges that the Armed Services YMCA helps them resolve. The net proceeds of the event will go to the Armed Services YMCA.  For more information, visit Big Bay Boom.

Today through Sunday, July 6, 2014
10am to 4pm
“Independence Day Weekend Celebration”
Battleship Iowa
250 South Harbor Boulevard
San Pedro, CA 90731
(877) 446-9261


“KTLA Celebrates America” & the “Big Bay Boom” July 4th Fireworks Show”
Tonight at 8pm on KTLA

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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