Thursday, October 17, 2019

4th of July 'Festival of Balloons' 2019

GRAND MARSHALS: Jessica Samuels & Mark Swain from NASA’s JPL Space Program

In recognition of this year’s parade theme, “To the Moon and Beyond: 50 Years of Exploring America’s Freedom,” the 2019 Festival of Balloons Committee...

710 Freeway Fighters Leave Lasting Legacy

Every few miles along the drive up the Long Beach Freeway, cars pass underneath huge, green highway signs that span the roadway’s lanes: “Interstate...

4th of July Parade 2019 | ‘Festival of Balloons’ Packs Streets with Pageantry

Another year for South Pasadena's biggest citywide event for the books. Across the nation, Independence Day is indisputably a day that brings people from...

Fantastic 4th of July Fireworks Show! | TICKETS on Sale Now

Festival of Balloons organizers are gearing up for another spectacular fireworks show, capping a long day of fun on Fourth of July in South...

Small Town, Home Town Independence Day

Written and produced by Jim Anderson - Vice Chair, Festival of Balloons What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re like many...

Flapjacks and Fireworks | Another Grand 4th of July in South Pasadena

Americana was on display in South Pasadena Thursday as there was no shortage of red, white and blue. With the days festivities kicking off at...

Festival of Balloons Committee | Making the 4th of July Happen

Producing the City of South Pasadena’s biggest attraction of the year isn’t an easy task, requiring long hours by a group of dedicated volunteers. Making...

4th of July Cheat Sheet | Your Festival of Balloons Guide

Get ready to pull out the red, white and blue. A heavy dose of patriotism will mark Fourth of July in South Pasadena. An important...

Be in the 4th of July Parade! | Register TODAY!

The Festival of Balloons Committee, City of South Pasadena, would like to extend an invitation to to participate in our annual Fourth of July...

Valiant Dedication | South Pasadena Hero Saves Lives in War and Peace

James Fitzpatrick (Patrick) Anderson Jr. was raised in South Pasadena and he participated in many Festival of Balloons Parades. He marched for years as...