Mira Mesa Fireworks 2012 – Fourth of July Celebration
The 38th annual Mira Mesa Community 4th of July Parade and Family Fun Day will take place from 7 am until 9 pm.
The annual Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Black Mountain Lodge will serve breakfast from 7 am unti 11 am at the Epicentre, 8450 Mira Mesa Blvd.
At 11 am, the Mira Mesa 4th of July parade will step off from Mesa Town Center at the corner of Mira Mesa Blvd and Greenford Drive. This year’s parade is the largest in San Diego County, with over 60 units. The parade will proceed down Mira Mesa Blvd to Camino Ruiz, then turn right to New Salem St and disband on the east side of Mira Mesa Community Park, adjacent to the Recreation Center.
Family Fun Day in the Park begins at 11 am and continues until 9 pm. This year’s event features Carnival Rides, the Gamez on Wheelz truck, food vendors supplying every imaginable cuisine, Willy Santos’ skateboarding, a Hip Hop stage, an artists area, the Kids Zone, and the Community Stage. KyXy 96.5 FM and Energy 103.7 will be on hand with games and give-aways.
The annual Fireworks Extravaganza will take place at 9 pm, synchronized to the music of KyXy 96.5 FM. This year’s show came within hours of being cancelled, due to a lack of funding. Several local businesses and organizations stepped in with contributions to keep the show going, along with donations from numerous individuals in the community. Companies contributing $1,000 or more to save this year’s show include:
- Garden Communities
- Lehigh Hanson, Inc.
- Mira Mesa Recreation Council
- Mira Mesa Shopping Center, LLC
- Mira Mesa Youth Baseball
- Vulcan Materials
If you would like to help keep having a fireworks display in Mira Mesa of the 4th each year, please consider making a small donation. Just go over to theScripps Mesa Fireworks website for complete details.