• TODAY’S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
• 9:15 a.m.: Parade registration corner of North Acacia Avenue and West Main Street.
• 10 a.m.: 4th of July Parade (non-motorized) parade route will begin at the Historic Ripon Arch on West Main Street and will continue east until South Stockton Avenue, where it will then proceed south and end under the Historic Ripon Arch near George’s Bike Shop.
• 7 p.m.: Concert featuring Tongue & Groove, Ripon Elementary School.
• 9:15 p.m.: 4th of July Firework Extravaganza synchronized to music on 105.5 The River, Ripon Elementary School.
Admission into Ripon elementary School to watch the concert and fireworks is free. Activities at the school including the carnival games, bounce houses and face painting will take tickets which will be available at the ticket booth located near the bounce houses. Food vendors and photo booth will not be accepting tickets, purchase food and photos with the vendors. Food vendors include Bethany Home Lemonade Stand, Dale’s Kettle Corn, The American Dog BBQ and Ripon High Boosters, partnering with Jamba Juice.