Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson, The Port of Long Beach and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine will host a free Independence Day concert and family-friendly activities on Thursday, July 4 at 6pm at Willow Springs Park, 2745 Orange Ave.
Activities for children will include a bounce house, balloon animals, face painting, and more. Locally owned Canvas food truck and the award-winning India Jones Chow Truck will sell food for those who want to have dinner in the park.
After a patriotic flyover at 7pm, the Bernie Pearl Quartet will provide live entertainment. Around 8:30pm, attendees will be able to watch local firework shows from the park, which is the highest accessible point in Long Beach. Those who attend are encouraged to bring a chair and jacket.