Fourth of July

City of Alameda Announces 4th of July Parade Winners

Jul 27,2022

The City of Alameda held an award ceremony for the list of Fourth of July Parade (“Alamedans, Bay Area Residents Enjoy Island Parade After COVID Pause,” July 5) winners on Thursday, July 21. Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft presented the winners with a trophy at the event.

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Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp The U.S. Coast Guard’s color guard begins Alameda’s Fourth of July Parade each year. July 4 also means it’s Coast Guard Day in Alameda. The coasties held a seperate event at Alameda Point and a Coast Guard helicopter buzzed both Grand and Park streets as the parade began.

An Island City Fourth

Jul 12,2018

Entrants to Alameda’s Fourth of July Parade earn trophies for spectacular floats or performances. 
Best civilian band honors went to Los Amigos Vaqueros in first place, Hayward Hills Vaqueros in second and Kevin Kearney and The Mighty Neptunes in third.

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Alameda’s 4th of July Parade Returns to the Island City

Mar 01,2022

The City of Alameda announced the city’s renowned 4th of July Parade will return after a two-year hiatus on Monday, July 4.

The city made the announcement on Tuesday, March 1. The parade has been canceled the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ed Jay &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp  More than 800 athletes from all over were at the starting line at 9 a.m. sharp on the Fourth of July to take part in the Alameda 5K Ralph Appezzato Charity Event (R.A.C.E). Even Mayor Trish Spencer competed in the annual event.

Hundreds Come Out for 5K R.A.C.E.

Jul 11,2017


Cielo Aguilar won the Mayor’s Fourth of July 5K Ralph Appezzato Charity Event (RACE) last Tuesday, right before the Mayor’s Fourth of July parade.

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