Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Patriotism abounds on July 4 in Fallbrook Bella Montes, 4, is decked out in patriotic red, white and blue for the July 4th event. Between 2,500 and 2,600 people attended the festivities and over 150 volunteers helped with tasks. The opening ceremony of the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance North County Fire Explorers present the flags of each branch of the military at the beginning of the July 4th celebration at the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens. Dedicated community volunteer, Jackie Heyneman leads the Pledge of Allegiance during the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance Christa Noetzel sings FBA president Pat McDougal secures the raft of Team Red, White and Blue as they wait for the start of the rubber raft race. McDougal ran the raft and rubber duck races. Fallbrook Beautification Alliance volunteers Pat McDougal and Chuck Bacik cheer the rubber raft racers on to the finish line. Team Colorado (pictured) races against Team Tropical Fruit and won its heat in the rubber raft race held during the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance The team, Pat McDougal helps ducks out of the lake at the finish of the Quack-Up Cup rubber duck race. John Culea, background, served as emcee of the event and also kept track of winners. Fallbrook Beautification Alliance July 4th event volunteer Tina Schultz poses with two of the winning rubber ducks from the Amelia and Charlie Hubble wave their flags while riding in a wagon during the children Laura Fuller, front left, and Kalyn Smith, front right, enjoy a chance to be photographed with Miss Fallbrook Claire Ginther, center, and her court, second princess Halee Olsen, left, and first princess Sarah Engebretson, at the July 4th event. From left, Ray Barrett, Jordan Gorumba, Cody Chambers, and Kyra Cereola participate in the popular teen scavenger hunt at the 4th of July event. The hat Barrett is wearing is a one of the many items needed as a part of the hunt. Sharon Allen and her grandson, Connor display photos they had taken in the photo booth at the Fallbrook Beautification Alliance The 4th of July crowd fills the lawn at the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens. Attendees of the July 4th celebration dance to the band, The Mar Dels, lakeside at the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens. Patriotism abounds on July 4 in Fallbrook added by Newsroom on July 17, 2014 View all posts by Newsroom → Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.