40th Annual Independence Day Observance
At San Pedro's Korean Bell
931 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731
San Pedro's 40th annual community Independence Day Celebration will be held Monday, July 4th, 2016 at the scenic Angels Gate Park, home of the Korean Friendship Bell. The bell, one of San Pedro's most enduring landmarks, will play a key role in this free ceremonial observance.
10:00 AM: Exhibition of Paintings by Master Kwon "Beauty of LA" at the Information Center
10:30 AM: Procession to the Bell
10:45 AM: Program
12:00 PM: Ringing of the Historic Korean Bell
The bell will be rung 13 times, once for each of the original 13 states. As the names are read representatives of the San Pedro and Korean Communities will strike a battering ram into the massive bell, ringing once for each state. The Korean Bell is rung officially on only four other occasions each year - Korean Independence Day (August 15th) Constitution Day (September 21st), New Year's Eve and Korean American Day (January 13th).
Angels Gate Park is located at 3601 South Gaffey Street in San Pedro. The free event is sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks; the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce; the Office of Councilman Joe Buscaino and the Korean Friendship Bell Preservation Committee (KFBPC).
For further information on this event, please contact the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 310 832-7272.
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Monday, July 04, 2016
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8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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