Celebrate America.

Independence Day Celebration: June 29 at 5 p.m.

Live Music and Fireworks!

Come Picnic on Corsair Field

SMC’s Independence Day Celebration—the biggest, most sensational patriotic community event on the Westside!

Bring your family and friends to SMC for a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence.

Come early, picnic on the lawn, enjoy continuous entertainment and special exhibits (with plenty of refreshments available for purchase), and cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks salute to America.

Event Schedule

4 p.m. - Parking Lots Open

5 p.m. - Gates Open to Corsair Field and Stadium Bleachers

6 p.m. - Entertainment starts on Corsair Field Stage

8:15 p.m. - Parking Lots Close

8:45 p.m. - Entry Gates Close

9 p.m. - Fireworks By Pyro Spectaculars Entertainment


The Chris Mulkey Band

SMC Cheer Squad​

SMC Zone

Find out about all things SMC—including its award-winning NPR member radio station KCRW (89.9 FM) and acclaimed performance venue The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center.

Parking & Prohibited Items

Parking: $5 Enter at Pico Blvd. and 17th Street

Prohibited: Animals, alcohol & chairs with pointed legs


Platinum Circle

The City of Santa Monica  

Silver Circle

Halton Pardee Partners T-Mobile

Bronze Circle

Associated Students of Santa Monica College 

More Community Supporters

SMC Foundation KCRWMcCormick Ambulance Service Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District The Broad Stage Santa Monica Pier

More Event Details

Use the SMC Snapchat Filter!

Share your photos with @smcedu on Snapchat! The filter is available June 30 from 4 to 10 p.m. 

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