Sunday, July 3, 6:30pm-10:00pm
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The Craneway Pavilion, located inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, will host a patriotic, family friendly celebration featuring the Oakland East Bay Symphony (OEBS), Michael Morgan, Music Director, additional live music, food and fireworks. Located on 25 waterfront acres, Craneway Pavilion delivers spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline, perfect for viewing the City of Richmond's Firework Display. The event is free to the public and has been made possible thanks to the generous support of Target.
The live music line up begins at 6:30 p.m. featuring opening performers including Khalil Shaheed and Oaktown Jazz Workshops and Hilltop Community Church Choir. At 8 p.m. the Oakland East Bay Symphony, conducted by Music Director Michael Morgan, will begin its set of popular and rousing works to celebrate America's Independence Day in a program that also features pianist Misha Galant, who was the Jr. Division winner of the OEBS Young Artist Competition. The Symphony's set will end as the city of Richmond's Firework Display launches over the water. The Oakland East Bay Symphony launches its 23rd season on November 4th at Oakland's Paramount Theatre.
The Craneway Pavilion is located at 1414 Harbour Way South in the Marina district of Richmond and can be accessed from the 580 freeway. The wharf area and parking (general and premium available) open at 5:00 p.m., and the Pavilion will open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs.
The Craneway will offer an Independence Day themed concession menu. The adjacent restaurant, The Boiler House, will feature full-menu dining beginning at 5pm and remain open prior to and during the July 3rd event. Reservations are highly recommended. Beer, wine and additional beverages will be available. No outside liquor will be permitted.