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Celebrate America

FOX40 is again sponsoring this family-friendly event hosted by Destiny Christian Church in Rocklin.

The weekend event, spanning June 29 and 30, features live music, kids zone, an amazing fireworks display, and more!

Find more information at CelebrateAmericaOnline.com

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Sabrina Rodriguez is in Rocklin to give us a preview of the Celebrate America Event happening this weekend. It’s a weekend of family-friendly music, food, games, and fireworks on Saturday and Sunday starting at 4 p.m.

Nicole Felix is serving up frozen yogurt and shaved ice from the OMG Yogurt & Shaved Ice truck with Bethany Crouch. The truck will be at the Celebrate America event in Rocklin this weekend.

FOX40 cameras went inside the planning of the spectacular fireworks show planned for this year’s Celebrate America event.

Marvin “Buzz” Oates attributes his success to his time spent in the military.

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Danny Gokey

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Danny Gokey was an American Idol finalist back in 2009.  Now he’s the voice that’s expected to draw 30,000 people to Rocklin’s Twin Oaks for Celebrate America.

This is Danny’s second time singing at the event, which is hosted by Destiny Christian Church.

He says it was faith that sustained him when his first wife died from heart surgery complications, a month before his American Idol audition.

Now the necklace he wears bears the logo of “Sophia’s Heart,” a multi-state organization Danny started in her name.

It helps kids, the homeless, and soon will be opening an office at Destiny Christian Church, and he’ll call Rocklin home.

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Fireworks, American Idol finalist Danny Gokey and music. And best of all, it’s all free.

Rocklin’s “Celebrate America” is the place to be this coming weekend.  Twin Oaks Park will be transformed into a bounce house bonanza for the kids, and a musical experience for the adults.

“I think we’re hitting the sweet spot for the community,” says Pastor Greg Fairrington of Destiny Christian Church.

Celebrate America is put on by Rocklin’s Destiny Christian Church.

celebrate americaThe gates open to the public at 4 p.m. — and best of all, the event and parking are free. Bring your lawn chairs, a blanket and get ready for a night of entertainment.

Dancing, drama, daring acts, and the main event is Danny Gokey. The American Idol finalist is back for his second year at Celebrate America.

“I’m a boy raised in a church, so I gotta go back to the roots,” says Gokey.

The big show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s jam-packed. The grand finale, of course, is a fireworks show that will be talked about for years to come.

Join Destiny Christian Church and FOX40 June 29 & 30 for a weekend of family-friendly music, food, games and firework fun at Celebrate America!

Where: Twin Oaks Park, 5500 Park Drive, Rocklin

When: Gates open at 4 p.m., pre-show entertainment at 4:30 p.m., main show starts at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks each night at 9:45 p.m.

Find more information about the live musical acts, including former American Idol Danny Gokey, at CelebrateAmericaOnline.com

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