We have rounded up some family 4th of July events across beautiful Placer County for you! From the spectacular fireworks show over Lake Tahoe, to community parades, games and music, here’s a list of things you and your family can do to celebrate our nation’s independence.


What: Old Town Auburn’s Old Time Family 4th
When: July 4, starting at 7 a.m.
Where: Streets of Old Town Auburn
More information: The big day starts with the Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Bootlegger’s parking lot. Family-friendly games continue from 9 a.m. to noon. It’ll be a blast. Games include foot races, gunny sack race, shoe race, barrel hoop roll, watermelon-eating contest, tug of war and so much more!

What: Auburn 4th of July Celebration
When: July 4, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603
More information: This event is hosted by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Come out and enjoy a parade, live band, great food, bingo and fireworks!


What: Colfax 3rd of July Independence Day Celebration
When: July 3, from noon to 10 p.m.
Where: Main Street in downtown Colfax
More information: This is an annual happening that provides a little for everyone. From fun activities for the kids, food, fireworks and a Little Patriots Parade, this is a family fun event!

Dutch Flat

What: 4th of July at Dutch Flat
When: July 4 starting at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Dutch Flat Community Center, 933 Stockton Street, Dutch Flat, CA 95714
More information: The 166th annual July 4th celebration will start with a 5K run-walk at 8 a.m.


What: Foresthill’s Independence Day Parade & Celebration
When: July 4, starting at 10 a.m.
Where: Downtown Foresthill
More information: The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. The fun continues with vendor booths, food, games, music and so much more. The organizers bill it as “old-fashioned family fun!”


What: Lincoln Annual 4th of July Parade and Activities
When: July 4
Where: Downtown Lincoln at 5th and F streets. Fireworks at McBean Park
More information: Pancake breakfast, fireworks, KidZone, swimming, live music, horseshoe tournament and more. There’s a lot to do and see in Lincoln this Fourth of July!


What: Music in the Park/ 4th of July Celebration
When: July 4
Where: Royer Park, 130 Park Dr., Roseville, CA 95678
More information: Parade at Royer Park at 9 a.m. Stay at Royer Park after the parade for carnival games and food. Performing Arts of Roseville will also welcome the Capital Pops Concert Band! Fireworks will take place at the Placer County Fairgrounds. The show begins at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Tahoe City

What: Tahoe City’s 72nd Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show
When: July 4
Where: Commons Beach, Commons Beach Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145
More information: Enjoy a family beach day this Independence Day with food, activities and, of course, an awesome fireworks spectacular over iconic Lake Tahoe!

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