Fourth of July


Celebrate with Service: June 28 - July 3

June 28: Pledge to Clean-Up Your Neighborhood – All Day

Take the pledge to keep Mountain View clean. By pledging to clean-up your neighborhood, you agree to pick-up trash along the streets, public right of way, or City parks. After you take the pledge, submit a photo of your trash to to receive a free City of Mountain View kite. Supplies are limited.

June 29: Hats Off for Mountain View – 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mountain View Senior Center

The City of Mountain View is partnering with the Community Services Agency to collect hats for residents who need assistance beating the summer heat. Drop off your new hats for donation at the Mountain View Senior Center lobby from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

June 30: Invasive, Non-Native Clean-Up – 10:30 a.m.-Noon at Shoreline at Mountain View

Help restore the Mountain View at Shoreline landscape by removing invasive, non-native plant species. Led by Shoreline staff, volunteers will assist with removing invasive plants from the preserve’s habitat areas.

To sign-up to participate, visit: . Space is limited to 12 participants. More detailed information will be provided after registering. Questions? Email

July 1: Activity Kits for El Camino Hospital – 5-6 p.m. at The View Teen Center

Help a child patient cope in the hospital during these difficult times! As part of the City of Mountain View's celebrate with service week, The View Teen Center is collecting items to pack into activity kits for pediatric patients at El Camino Hospital Mountain View. In addition, teens 11-17 are invited to help pack the kits and deliver to youth in the hospital. Help us spread cheer this summer! 

If you are a teen who wants to help, sign-up to participate here:

July 2: Be Kind to Your Neighbor – All Day

Decorate a kindness door hanger and share with your neighbors as a way to spread joy and unity. Door hangers will be available here on June 21 or pick-up a free copy at the Mountain View Senior Center, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

July 3: Plant a Tree with Mountain View Forestry

Residents are invited to sign-up and participate in small-group plantings to grow Mountain View’s tree canopy. Parks and Forestry staff will lead residents through the tree planting experience. There are four unique opportunities to plant trees at different Mountain View parks. Each tree planting will be restricted to four individuals. Pre-registration is required.           

8 a.m. Castro Park           

  Sign up for the Castro Park planting:

9:30 a.m. Bubb Park           

Sign up for the Bubb Park planting:

11 a.m. Eagle Park   

Sign up for the Eagle Park planting:

1 p.m. Jackson Park

Sign up for the Jackson Park planting:


Celebrate with Family: July 4

July 4: Summer Camp-Out at Home

Have an adventure under the stars…or in your own family room. Whether you prefer the outdoors or the comfort of your home, we’ll provide the activities for a camping adventure over Fourth of July weekend. Kit includes: s’mores kits for four, constellation guide, glow in the dark stars, two craft kits, camping activity pages and ideas, and campout pennant flag.

Activity Cost: $10 for a 4-person pack, Activity #15790

Additional Participant Cost: $2 for each additional participant, Activity #15835

Purchase your kit in advance online at Kits will be available for pick-up June 28 – July 2 at the Mountain View Senior Center, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


Please note that the Fourth of July Fireworks at Shoreline will not be taking place in 2021. Park usage on that day will remain like any other day – so please do not picnic on the golf course as it will be open to play. Fireworks, barbecues, large gatherings and dogs are prohibited.