El Dorado Hills Town Center 5th Annual Fireworks Jubilee Tonight
● By Brenna McGowan
From 6-11 p.m., guests of all ages can ring in Independence Day with entertainment including three live bands; Gary Mendoza Band on the boulevard near the chili cook-off area from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Apple Z in Theater Plaza from 6:30-9:15 p.m. and the awesome energy of the 14 piece Michael Jackson Tribute Band, Foreverland, in the Steven Young Amphitheater from 8-11 p.m.
Beginning at 6 p.m. will be the 2nd annual Community Parade down the middle of Town Center Boulevard, organized by the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. Come vote for your favorite chili at the 5th Annual Badge to Badge chili cook-off from 6:30-8 p.m. and entertain the kids in the Kidz Zone complete with bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, an energetic DJ, playing games and giving away prizes.
Kid’s area wristbands are $10 each for unlimited access from 6:30-9pm with proceeds benefiting Shane’s Village and Alex’s Lemonade Stand, dedicated to fighting and finding a cure for childhood cancer. Kidz Zone wristbands available for pre-sale at California Welcome Center, located at 2085 Vine Street in Town Center.
There will be food vendors up and down the Boulevard and all Town Center stores and restaurants are open for business. Beer and wine will be available for purchase, courtesy of the El Dorado County Food Bank. The evening will conclude with a spectacular Fireworks display choreographed to music and broadcast LIVE on 96.9 The Eagle.
Public event set-up begins at 4 p.m. Unattended items are subject to removal.
No tables, tents, roping off or personal BBQ’s Allowed. Road closures and special event exit plan will be utilized so please see website for more details. For more information please visit edhtowncenter.com.