Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Upcoming Events

Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concerts in the Park Series

The Rhythm of Riverside Summer Nights in the Park Concert Series celebrates summer by bringing music enthusiasts, families and people from all walks of life together to experience evenings of musical harmony. Held on Wednesdays nights, the Rhythm of Riverside Summer Nights in the Park Concert Series runs for six weeks from June through July. Residents from the Inland Empire enjoy a different genre of music at each concert. In addition to the live entertainment, each concert features local food vendors and youth activities. To submit a demo for band consideration, please email For information, contact (951) 826-2221

Wednesdays, June - July • Fairmount Park • 6 - 9 p.m.

June 13 - Best Shot • Pat Benatar Tribute

June 20 - Stone Soul • Motown

June 27 - Latin Nation • Latin

July 11 - Neon Nation • 80s Pop

July 18 - Southbound • Classic Rock

July 25 - Steel Rod • Variety

Youth Fun Zone unlimited wristband fees: 

  • $4 nightly fee per youth
  • $12 season pass (all 6 concerts) per youth

The  Rhythm of Riverside Summer Concert Series attracts over 25,000 individuals annually.  For sponsorship or donation opportunities, visit

Movies in the Park

This summer, bring the entire family down for some Movies in the Park! All movies begin at dusk but be sure to come early for fun activities and the chance to win prizes!

  • Movies run throughout the entire summer • June 15 – August 4:
    • Arlington Park • Friday, June 15, 22, 29/August 3
    • Myra Linn Park • Saturday, June 23 
    • Taft Park • Saturday, June 30
    • Main Street Pedestrian Mall • Thursday, July 5, 12, 19, 26 
    • Rutland Park • Friday, July 6
    • Washington Park • Saturday, July 7
    • Ryan Bonaminio Park • Friday, July 13
    • Hunter Park • Saturday, July 14
    • Collett Park • Friday, July 20
    • Shamel Park • Saturday, July 21
    • Lincoln Park • Friday, July 27
    • Orange Terrace Park • Saturday, July 28
    • Doty Trust Park • Saturday, August 4
  • All movies are rated G/PG family movies
  • FREE event

4th of july spectacular

The annual 4th of July Spectacular free aerial fireworks shows commemorate the birth of our country by launching scores of aerial shells and other fireworks into the night sky over Mt. Rubidoux and La Sierra Park. Shows are described as the most accessible and beautiful fireworks shows in Riverside. 

July 4th • Mt. Rubidoux & La Sierra Park • 9 p.m.

Over 200,000 individuals enjoy the aerial fireworks shows annually.

Mount Rubidoux, Carlson Dog Park and La Sierra Community Center will be closed for the 4th of July Fireworks Show.

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