Pacific Palisades Fourth of July 2014 Reader Submitted Photo Gallery

Here’s a compilation of the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July festivities from reader submissions of the parade, Monument St. water fight and fireworks.

Celebrate the Fourth with us by using #PaliPost4th in your social media posts and you can email your images, videos and patriotic greetings to matt@palipost.com, frances@palipost.com or sports@palipost.com.

Runners come around the first bend of the 37th Palisades-Will Rogers 5/10K Race. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Runners come around the first bend of the 37th Palisades-Will Rogers 5/10K Race.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Runners trek along during the 37th Palisades-Will Rogers 5/10K Race. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Runners trek along during the 37th Palisades-Will Rogers 5/10K Race.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Young patriots await runners while tire swinging on Toyopa Dr. Photo courtesy of Christine Geller
Young patriots await runners while tire swinging on Toyopa Dr.
Photo courtesy of Christine Geller

 

Young patriots await the start of the parade. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Young patriots await the start of the parade.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

Paisley the dog searches the sky for a member of Carey Peck's skydiving team. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Paisley the dog searches the sky for a member of Carey Peck’s skydiving team.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

A member of Carey Peck's skydiving team prepares to land on Sunset Ave. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond.
A member of Carey Peck’s skydiving team prepares to land on Sunset Blvd.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

The Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band marches down Sunset Ave. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond.
The Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band marches down Sunset Blvd.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

The Palisades Post American Legion passes Anitoch St. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
The Palisades Post American Legion passes Antioch St.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Grand Marshal Steve Kerr hangs out admiring spectators. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Grand Marshal Steve Kerr hangs out admiring spectators.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Grand Marshal Steve Kerr poses with young Palisadians. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Grand Marshal Steve Kerr poses with young Palisadians.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Honorary Mayor Jake Steinfeld waves to the crowd. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Honorary Mayor Jake Steinfeld waves to the crowd.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Proudly displaying their patches, Girl Scouts march down the parade route. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond.
Proudly displaying their patches, Girl Scouts march down the parade route.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Cast members of Theatre Palisades' Shrek The Musical cruise down Sunset Blvd. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Cast members of Theatre Palisades’ upcoming Shrek The Musical cruise down Sunset Blvd.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Councilman Mike Bonin is all smiles while parading. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Councilman Mike Bonin is all smiles while parading.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

The 42nd Highlanders march outside of United Methodist Church. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
The 42nd Highlanders march outside of United Methodist Church.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

Camels walk down the parade route. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Camels walk down the parade route.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

Jere Romano admires spectators from a vintage Ford Thunderbird. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Jere Romano admires spectators from a vintage Ford Thunderbird.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

Young patriots hold their flags in celebration of the Fourth. Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott
Young patriots hold their flags in celebration of the Fourth.
Photo courtesy of Melissa Walker-Scott

 

Cast members of Theatre Palisades' upcoming Shrek The Musical wave to the crowd. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Peterson
Cast members of Theatre Palisades’ upcoming Shrek The Musical wave to the crowd.
Photo courtesy of Cynthia Peterson

 

Cast members of Theatre Palisades' upcoming Shrek The Musical pose with their float. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Peterson
Cast members of Theatre Palisades’ upcoming Shrek The Musical pose with their float.
Photo courtesy of Cynthia Peterson

 

Trinity Drummond was in full character as Princess Fiona of Theatre Palisades' Shrek The Musical for the parade. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Trinity Drummond was in full character as Princess Fiona of Theatre Palisades’ Shrek The Musical for the parade.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Palisades Americanism Parade Association President Daphne Gronich greets parade-goers in a vintage fire engine. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Palisades Americanism Parade Association President Daphne Gronich greets parade-goers in a vintage fire engine.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Anne and Lou Figone watch the parade with flags of their own. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Anne and Lou Figone watch the parade with flags of their own.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Johan Stokes and Thomas Drummond spectate along the parade route. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Johan Stokes and Thomas Drummond spectate along the parade route.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Sydney and Dani Shear watch the parade with Jo Drummond. Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond
Sydney and Dani Shear watch the parade with Jo Drummond.
Photo courtesy of Colin Drummond

 

Kendall and Jack Wilken show their patriotism fully decked out in red, white and blue. Photo courtesy of Heather Wilken
Kendall and Jack Wilken show their patriotism fully decked out in red, white and blue.
Photo courtesy of Heather Wilken

 

Isabella Kagan celebrated her ninth birthday on the Fourth. Photo courtesy of Elena Kagan
Isabella Kagan celebrated her ninth birthday on the Fourth.
Photo courtesy of Elena Kagan

 

Eli Kagan patiently awaits the parade. Photo courtesy of Elena Kagan
Eli Kagan patiently awaits the parade.
Photo courtesy of Elena Kagan

 

Isabella and Eli Kagan celebrate the Fourth. Photo courtesy of Elena Kagan
A young Monument St. resident soaks the camera during the street's annual water fight. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
A young Monument St. resident soaks the camera during the street’s annual water fight.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Maddie White soaks Rachel Beaver during the Monument St. water fight. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Maddie White soaks Rachel Beaver during the Monument St. water fight.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Max Judah prepares to fire on Emmet Kallmeyer. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Max Judah prepares to fire on Emmet Kallmeyer.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

A young water warrior gets the bucket during the Monument St. water fight. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
A young water warrior gets the bucket during the Monument St. water fight.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

A Monument St. resident dodges a water balloon. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
A Monument St. resident dodges a water balloon.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

A water war breaks out on Monument St. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
A water war breaks out on Monument St.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

An unknowing victim gets hosed during the Monument St. water fight. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
An unknowing victim gets hosed during the Monument St. water fight.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver

 

Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High. Photo courtesy of John Beaver
Pyro Spectaculars sets off fireworks at Palisades High.
Photo courtesy of John Beaver