July Fourth parades, fireworks, events, traffic and more







Scotts Valley Fourth of July parade, 2006.



FOURTH OF JULY IN SCOTTS VALLEY: With the second-annual parade and the 10th annual Fireworks Spectacular. The parade starts at 3 p.m. Wednesday and runs along Scotts Valley Drive. At 5 p.m. Wednesday, a variety of activities, including game booths, climbing walls, volleyball, bounce houses and bocce ball, along with barbecue- and picnic-style food, will be offered at Skypark. At 6 p.m., enjoy music by the Dig Beats. Fireworks cap off the celebration. Fireworks $5 advance/$7 door. Call 438-3251.