Leimert Park Area

Vision Outside Fourth of July Jazz and Blues Festival
Starts with free Jazz music. Arts and crafts for the kids & free watermelon available.
1-7 pm / 4300 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008

California African American Museum

The museum will extend its opening hour from 11 am to 5 pm. Concert 5 – 8pm. 9pm fireworks on the museum’s lawn. Free.
1 pm – 9 pm / 600 State Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90037

Woodland Hills

July 4th Extravaganza
The biggest fourth of July celebration in the Valley. Free beautiful fireworks with performance by Los Angeles Pierce Symphonic Winds.
6- 9:30 pm / 5800 Topanga Cyn. Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA, 91367


Fireworks Spectacular with Special Guests Daryl Hall and John Oates
Hall & Oates pop performance, The Hollywood Bowl orchestra, and fireworks
7:30 pm / The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave.

Studio City (Byong Yu CBS Studio Center)

Children’s fun zone, business expo, and fireworks. CBS hosts the celebration.
4024 Radford Ave., Studio City, CA 91604

Culver City

Food, fun, and fireworks, suggested donation $2, parking $5
5 pm – 9 pm / Culver City High School, 4401 Elenda St.


Salute to America
Evening music and fireworks
5:30 pm – 9 pm / Starlight Bowl, 1249 Lockheed View Dr.

Huntington Park (Salt Lake Park)

Music performance, games and pie-eating contest, a train ride, and fireworks. Free.
2 pm – 9:30 pm / 3401 E. Florence Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255


Americafest Fourth of July Celebration
International performance and military tribute, parade, music, food and gorgeous fireworks. General admission fee $13; children under 7 years old free
7 pm / The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr.

Temecula (Ronald Reagan Sports Park)

Free parade & fireworks
1 pm / 30875 Rancho Vista Rd., Temecula, CA 92592

Big Bear Lake Convention Center

California’s most picturesque fireworks and it’s free to all.
8:45 pm / 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92314

Long Beach

Fair during the day & Fireworks at night. Performance of Lisa Haley and the Zydekats at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Ticket costs $24.95 for adults; $12.95 for children; $21.95 for seniors.
3 pm / The Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Highway

Huntington Beach

Pancake breakfast in the part at 6 am, parade, various concerts, and fireworks.
6 am – 9:30 pm / Huntington beach , CA, 92648

Redondo Beach

Food and fireworks, and swimming. Reserve parking and seating. Seats – adults $18; children $12; additional family packages $100-300
2 pm – 9 pm / Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way

Newport Beach (Newport Dunes Resort)

Velcro wall, hula-hoop contest, a giant slide, and fireworks. Alcohol prohibited, family-friendly. $50 per car
Noon / 1131 Back Bay Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660

Pacific Palisades

63rd Annual Fourth of July Parade
Parade marshall, Jeffrey Tambor and over 1000 marchers, and fireworks.
2 pm / The Palisades Recreation Center, 851 Alma Real Dr.(run); Sunset Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, between Via de la Paz and Drummond (parade); Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin St. (fireworks)

Laguna Hills (Community Center)

Food, kids activities, arts and crafts, game. Mayor will welcome after fireworks at 9 pm.
4 pm / 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills 92653


Jann Browne band, face painting, stilts walking, food vendors, and fireworks. Free.
5:30 pm / 201 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832

Aliso Viejo (Grand Park)

Live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, face painting, an inflatable bounce house, and low-level fireworks. Free.
6 pm – 9:30 pm / Aliso Creek Road and Pacific Park Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Los Alamitos (Army Airfield)

At the Joint forces Training Base. Kids activities and food. Come with your ID (required), lawn chair and blanket. Free admission and parking.
11200 Lexington Drive, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Orange (July, 3rd at Fred Kelly Stadium, El Modena High School)

Various programs and fireworks show. $7
4 pm – 9 pm / 3920 Spring St., Orange, CA 92869

Yorba Linda (Yorba Linda Middle School)

Food, fun, and fireworks. Free
5 pm / 4777 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Pomona (Pomona Fairplex)

Monster trucks and moto-cross sports, buffet and fireworks. $14 - $19.50
8 pm / 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Simi Valley (Rancho Santa Susana Community Park)

Activities for both adults and kids and fireworks. Free.
2 pm – 10 pm / 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, CA 93063

Lancaster (Antelope Valley Fairgrounds)

BBQ, music and performance, and fireworks. Free.
4 pm – 9:30 pm / Avenue H at the 14 Freeway, Lancaster, CA 93551


Fourth annual fourth of July fireworks. A broadcast will be live on KTHS-AM 1220.
9:15 pm / Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia, CA 91355

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