Ventura County residents and visitors seeking to celebrate July 4th by the ocean have to look no further than the Channel Islands Harbor. The Harbor will host a variety of activities throughout the day, ending with the annual Fireworks by the Sea starting at 9 p.m.
Festivities begin with the 15th Annual Channel Islands Harbor 10K Race & 5K Fun Run/Walk along Sunset Lane, Hollywood Beach. Registration and check-in are at 7 a.m., followed by the 10K& 5K races starting together at 8 a.m. Proceeds for the event support Channel Islands Harbor Foundation activities, the Kiwanis Club of Camarillo, and the Buena High School cross country team.
The Channel Islands Harbor 4th of July Children’s Parade starts at 10:30 a.m. The parade begins at Albacore Way, travels north up Harbor Blvd. and ends at Cabezone Circle, home to Marine Emporium Landing. Marine Emporium Landing will have activities between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., including a crafters’ market, inflatable fun zone, a rock climbing wall and food booths.
At 6 p.m., more than 50 patriotic themed electric boats will cruise around the Harbor in the 2nd Annual 4th of July Electric Boat Parade. The parade is being put on by Central Coast Electric Boats and the Channel Islands Yacht Club.
For more information about Fireworks by the Sea or to register for the Harbor Race or Children’s Parade, please visit: http://bit.ly/