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Fountain Valley's Summerfest and fireworks will help celebrate city's 60th anniversary

Fountain Valley's Summerfest and fireworks will help celebrate city's 60th anniversary
Carnival riders enjoy Fountain Valley's Summerfest in 2013. This year's event runs Thursday through Sunday. (File photo / Daily Pilot)

Happy anniversary, Fountain Valley.

The "nice place to live" is heading into an extended weekend of festivities as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of its incorporation, with the annual Summerfest carnival as the centerpiece.

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All events will be held at the Fountain Valley Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St., and are free unless stated otherwise.

Here's the lineup:

Summerfest
  • 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday
  • Food, rides and live music
  • No admission fee, but there is a parking fee of $5 to $10, plus separate charges for rides. Rides are priced individually, though wristbands for unlimited rides are available for $25 to $30 in advance and $30 to $35 at the gate. All rides are $1 on Thursday.
  • For more information, visit fvsummerfest.com.
Fireworks
Classic car and truck show
  • 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
  • More than 200 classic vehicles
  • No admission charge, but there is a parking fee.
Parade
  • 9 a.m. Saturday
  • On Heil Avenue starting at Magnolia Street and ending at Summerfest.

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