Things to do in Davis 4th of July 2012

There’s a lot to do in Davis for the fourth of July.  Accrdoing to the city web site, here is the planned schedule of activities:

All City of Davis events will be held at Community Park, 1405 F Street

9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Preliminary games for the Annual
Championship Softball Tournament
at both Community & Playfields Parks
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Recreational Swimming at
Arroyo and Manor Pools
3:00 – 9:30 pm
Food Booths open in Community Park
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Final games for the Annual
Championship Softball Tournament
5:30 – 6:00 pm – at the stage
Crow Canyon
6:15 – 7:15 pm – at the stage
12 Miles Blues
7:00 – 7:15 pm
Skydance Skydiving
7:15 – 8:00 pm – at the stage
Davis Wakamatsu Taiko Dan
8:00 – 9:25 pm – at the stage
Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones
9:25 – 9:27 pm – at the stage
Mayor’s Speech
9:27 – 9:30 pm – at the stage
National Anthem
by Carla Penner Attallah
9:30 – 9:35 pm – at the stage
Fourth of July song
by Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones
9:30 pm


Other Fourth of July activities in the Davis Community

The Davis Little League will be hosting its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th Street. (corner of E. 14th & B Sts.). Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Little Leaguers in uniform eat for free. In addition to the breakfast there will be a raffle featuring prizes from local merchants. Little League exhibition games will be held at the Davis Little League complex at Covell Boulevard and F Street. For the starting times of the T-Ball, Farm, AA, AAA and Majors level exhibition games, visit

The Davis Bike Club’s 36th annual Fourth of July Criterium will feature a day full of bike racing action on a .7 mile L-shaped loop in downtown Davis. The first race, Elite men 5, will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the last, the Masters 35+ 1/2/3 will start at 5:10 p.m. In between are races for pros, juniors, and elite men and women. A special free non-competitive fun ride for kids will start at 11:30 a.m. Race day registration opens at 6:45 a.m. is located in the E Street Plaza. On-line registration can find found at and search for Davis July 4th Criterium. For more information, go to

A fun activity for the kids is the 52nd annual Kiwanis Kiddie Parade, a patriotic display from Davis’ youngsters. At 9:15 a.m., the parade entrants will begin to gather on C Street between 1st and 2nd Streets. Judging for awards will begin at 9:15 a.m. Scooters, bicycles, wagons, stroller, walkers and groups will be judged based on creativity, patriotism and enthusiasm. At 10 a.m. the parade begins to march north on C Street into Central Park. The parade will end in the shaded sycamore grove, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Jerry Hallee at[email protected] or call (530) 756-4884.