July 4th Celebration Moves to Field of Dreams

6/6/2014 9:00:00 AM

2014 Fourth of July Schedule


The entertainment and fireworks are held at a new location: The Las Cruces Public Schools Sports Complex (Field of Dreams), 2501 Tashiro Rd.

July 3

7:45 p.m.   The Electric 5K Fun RunStaging and start/finish line at Main Street and Picacho Avenue (in front of Albert Johnson Park). The Electric 5K now adds the excitement of a 3.1 mile running race on the parade route. The route is Main Street, to Church Street around to Water Street.

Co-Presented by the Las Cruces Running Club and the City Las Cruces.

                Contact: lascrucesrunningclub.com

9 p.m.       Electric Light Parade/Presented by Wells Fargo Theme: Hats Off To America. Staging will be at 700 N. Main St., (in front of Las Cruces City Hall). The route is Church Street around to Water Street ends on north Main Street.

July 4        

Annual Fourth for July Celebration/Presented By the Las Cruces, Public Schools, New Mexico State University, the New Mexico, Lottery and the City of Las Cruces – New Location Field of Dreams, 2501 Tashiro Rd.

12 p.m.      Youth and Family Activities The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Dept., will provide fun activities supervised by our Recreation Section staff. Activities: Large scale obstacle course. Group and team games.

                Food and Beverage VendorsArea vendors will have available for sale food prepared on site and a local fundraising group will sell cold beverages.

4 p.m.       Local Bands

5:45 p.m.   New Mexico Lottery Drawing - Three Harley-Davidson Motorcycles will be given away.

6 p.m.       Yesterday – Beatles tribute band: Live from Las Vegas, NV

8 p.m.       Don McLeanAmerica’s Legendary Singer-Songwriter Performer of “American    Pie”, “Crying”, “And I Love You So, Vincent (Starry, Starry Night). 

9:15 p.m.   Mayor’s Welcome

                   Presentation of Colors

                   National Anthem

9:30 p.m.   4th of July Annual Fireworks Display

10 p.m.     IndigenousBlue/Rock/Jazz