Freedom Run, Cruise & Car Show, and Parade - July 4, 2021
Take part in the Freedom 5k Walk/Run to start the morning on the 4th of July. The children's 1-mile run begins at 7:45 AM, and the 5k Walk/Run begins at 8:15 AM. There is no race day registration this year.
After the run, pick out a spot for the Cruise & Car Show and the Parade! The Cruise & Car Show will lead off the parade at 9:15 AM. The Historic Fourth of July Parade runs through Downtown Morgan Hill. Please note that this year’s Parade Route will be on the northbound side of Monterey Road. The Car Show will take place following the parade, with all the entries from the Car Cruise lined up in the Southbound lanes of Monterey from noon to 2:00 PM. The Car Cruise & Show and Parade events will also be LIVE broadcast on both Facebook and YouTube for those that can not attend for health or other reasons.
Road Closures: Monterey Road between East Dunne and West Central Avenue will be closed, including side streets on the West side of Monterey Road, continuing from July 3rd at noon through July 4th at 3:00 PM. Del Monte between Dunne Avenue and Main Avenue will also be closed. Main Avenue from Monterey Road to Peak Avenue and Peak Avenue to W. Dunne Avenue and W. Dunne Avenue to Monterey Road will be closed for the parade route by 3:00 AM. In addition, Del Monte between Maine Avenue and Third Street, Del Monte Avenue between Fifth Street and W. Dunne Avenue, and Keystone Avenue will be closed. Depot Street and access to the parking garage in downtown Morgan Hill will be open. Any cars parking on closed roads will be towed for safety and security reasons. Please do not leave cars parked on roads that will be closed.
More Information: The Freedom Run, Cruise & Car Show, and Parade are part of the Morgan Hill Freedom Fest, presented by Independence Day Celebrations (IDC). For more information, visit the Morgan Hill Freedom Fest website.