Celebrate Fourth of July at Rancho Santa Fe Parade & Picnic


The community is invited to participate in or watch the 31st annual RSF July 4 Parade & Picnic, to be held in the RSF Village. New this year, the parade will form in the RSF School parking lot (Avenida de Acacias and La Granada) at 12:15 p.m.

The parade starts at 1 p.m. Children and bicycles are welcome (all children need to stay in the RSF School parking lot with their parents while the parade is forming).

The parade will also include princesses, community band, floats, clowns, face painting, fire trucks, vintage cars, Honor Guard, decorated bikes and golf carts, Boy & Girl Scouts.

The picnic will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the park in front of The Inn and will feature the Coastal Communities Concert Band.

The event will include food from the RSF Golf Club, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and chicken, as well as ice cream from The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.

The July 4 Parade & Picnic is sponsored by the RSF Association, the RSF Community Center, the RSF Golf Club and the RSF Polo Club.

For more information, contact Shannon Mountain at 858-568-0628, or Chaco Clotfelter at

Note: Dogs’ paws can be burned on hot asphalt.