Summer Traditions

Modesto celebrates its heritage in many ways this summer with car shows, parades, community events and concerts. Check out our calendar of events and follow us on social media to keep a pulse on what there is to see and do in this great city. 
  1. Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    The Independence Day parade begins downtown annually at 9:30 a.m. on the 4th of July.

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  2. Mo Band

    Modesto Band of Stanislaus County’s “Concert in the Park” happens every Thursday evening for six weeks during summer.

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  3. Farmer's Market

    For over 30 years, the Modesto Certified Farmer’s Market has been drawing those in search of farm fresh produce from all over the region to downtown Modesto. On 16th street, adjacent to the library, between H and I, you will find the freshest produce the Central Valley has to offer.

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  4. Graffiti Summer

    Throughout the month of June, you will find everything from street fairs to classic car parades, concerts, and an impressive showcase of American Graffiti culture as we celebrate this important pillar of our community.

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  5. Music in the Plaza

    Enjoy live downtown musical entertainment every Friday evening from April through mid-September!

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