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Start Your Summer with a Splash in Duarte

It’s time for some fun in the sun in Duarte! Summertime is here and we are excited to welcome back our favorite events and activities for the entire family. From concerts in the park to making a splash in the Duarte pool, celebrate Summer with family, friends, and lots of sunscreen too! For all events that have fees and require registration, visit the Parks and Recreation Department’s ActiveNet Portal

JUNE

June 11, 1 PM - 3 PM | Duarte Day at the Pool at Duarte Fitness Center (1600 Huntington Drive

Start your summer with a splash and join us for the first day of Recreation Swim at Duarte Day at the Pool! Remember to bring your sunscreen and towel. This event is free for ALL Duarte residents. Regular recreation swim fees apply for non-residents. For more information call (626) 357-6118. 

June 13 | Parks and Recreation Summer Registration Begins (Parks and Recreation Department’s ActiveNet Portal

June 18, 8 AM - 10 AM | Drive-Thru Dog Vaccination & Licensing Clinic at Encanto Park (777 Encanto Parkway

Don’t let those puppy pouts fool you, it’s time to get your fur friends vaccinated too! Duarte’s Public Safety Office has teamed up with VetCare to host a low cost drive-thru vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 18 from 8 - 10 AM at Encanto Park. Residents are able to update their pets’ rabies vaccine and Duarte Dog licenses without leaving their cars! Rabies vaccines will be available for $12 each, microchip registration for $35, and other vaccines will be available upon request. 

June 21, 4 PM - 9:30 PM | Party in Duarte: Summer Kick-Off at the Civic Center Parking Lot (1600 Huntington Drive

It’s party time in Duarte! We are kicking off summer in style on Tuesday, June 21 at 4 PM with live music from Smoking Cobras, a Dive-In Movie featuring Encanto, vendors, food and more! Cost for the Dive-In Movie is $5 and pre-registration is required(Parks and Recreation Department’s ActiveNet Portal) .

JULY

July 3, 6 PM- 9:30 PM | Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show at Duarte Sports Park (1401 Central Ave)

Come see fireworks light up the Duarte sky at the annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3! Come early to stake out the perfect spot at Duarte Sports Park for watching the fireworks and enjoy some of LA’s best food trucks, live musical entertainment by Chico the Band, a family play area with rides and games, and vendor booths. The fireworks show will start at 9 PM.

July 3, 7 PM - 9:30 PM | Red, White, and Pool Party at Duarte Fitness Center (1600 Huntington Drive

Watch the fireworks sparkle off the waters of the Duarte Pool on Sunday, July 3 at 7 PM. Celebrate with the entire family and enjoy dinner, music, and the Duarte Firework show!

Fee: Resident, 12 & under $10, 13+ $15 | Non-Resident, 12 & under $15, 13+ $20

July 13, 7 PM - 9 PM | Summer Concert in the Park & The Wise Guys Big Band at Beardslee Park (2000 Buena Vista Street)

Get into the groove this summer for Concerts in the Park on Wednesdays from 7-9 PM at Beardslee Park . Enjoy food trucks, vendors, activities, and a different live band every week! All Concerts in the Park are FREE! 

July 22, 7:15 PM | Family Dive-In Movie with BBQ Dinner at Duarte Fitness Center Pool (1600 Huntington Drive

Dive, dip, and dine with the entire family on July 22 at Duarte Fitness Center Pool and enjoy the feature film, Luca. A BBQ dinner will be served at 7:15 PM and the movie will start promptly at dusk. 

Fee: Resident, 12 & under $10, 13+ $15 | Non-Resident, 12 & under $15, 13+ $20

July 27, 7 PM - 9 PM | Summer Concert in the Park Blue Breeze Band at Beardslee Park (2000 Buena Vista Street)

AUGUST

August 3, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM | “Splashtacular” Water Carnival at Duarte Fitness Center (1600 Huntington Drive)

The bigger the splash the better at Duarte’s Splashtacular Water Carnival! Join us on August 3 for relays, contests, games and more at the Duarte pool! Regular recreation swim fees apply for residents/non-residents. For more information, call (626) 357-6118. 

 August 6, 10 AM - 12 PM | Touch-A-Truck at Civic Center Parking Lot  (1600 Huntington Drive

Beep beep! The kids may not be able to see over the steering wheel, but they sure can try! Join us on Saturday, August 6 at 10 AM at the Civic Center Parking lot for kids to explore trucks, fire engines, tractors, and city buses. 

August 10, 7 PM - 9 PM | Summer Concert in the Park Suave the Band at Beardslee Park  (2000 Buena Vista Street)

August 13, 1 PM | Youth Boxing Show at Duarte High School Gym (1565 Central Avenue)

Put your dukes up in Duarte! We are proud to announce the presentation of the Duarte Boxing Club Youth Boxing Show. This will be an exciting day for fans and supporters of amateur youth boxing in Duarte and surrounding communities. Doors will open at 11:30 AM. First bout begins at 1 PM.

August 19, 1 PM - 3 PM | Keep Cool at the Pool for participants 55+ years of age at the Duarte Fitness Center (1600 Huntington Drive

Keep it cool in the Duarte pool this summer with our special swim session on August 19 for community members 55 years of age and older.

Fee: Residents, $2 | Non-Residents, $4 (pay at the door)

August 27, 5 PM - August 28, 9:30 AM | Duarte Under the Stars Overnight Family Camp Out at Encanto Park  (751 Encanto Parkway

Pitch a tent under the stars for an overnight camp out at Encanto Park on Saturday, August 27 at 5 PM. Registration includes a 15x15 grass space, dinner, dessert, family games, movie & snacks, and continental breakfast in the morning. 

Fee: Residents, $60 for a family of 4, each additional person is $15 | Non-Residents, $80 for a family of 4, each additional person is $20.