Official fire, law enforcement and school departments have compiled a list of places in Los Angeles county where Independence Day fireworks shows are taking place. lists multiple professional fireworks shows, saying they are truly the safest way to celebrate July 4.

The following events are listed by date. None of the agencies sponsor any of the shows listed.

Fireworks Shows in Los Angeles County
July 1Pomona
Lanterman Development Center
2530 W. Pomona Blvd.
8:45 - 9:00 p.m.July 2East Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Civic Center
3rd Street across from Lake (South Mednik Ave)
9:00 p.m.

Irwindale Speedway
13300 Live Oak
6:00 & 9:00 p.m.

San Pedro
Cabrillo Beach
3800 Stephen M. White Dr.
9:00 p.m.

July 3

Catalina Island, Two Harbors
Isthmus Cove Barge
9:00 p.m.

Cudahy Park
5220 Santa Ana St. (Field that backs up to the Riverbed)
9:00 p.m.

La Mirada
La Mirada High School (Soccer Field)
13520 Adelfa Ave.
9:00 p.m.

La Puente
La Puente Park
501 N. Glendora Ave.
9:00 p.m.

Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
9:00 p.m.

San Pedro
Cabrillo Beach
3800 Stephen M. White Dr.
9:00 p.m.

South El Monte
South El Monte High School
1001 N. Durfee Ave.
9:00 p.m.

July 4

Almansor Park
800 S. Almansor St.

Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
See the show from anywhere in the park. Limited parking, so arrive early.
Bring your own picnic or purchase food from various Youth Group Food Vendors.

Artesia Community Park
12000 block of South Street / Elaine
Admission is free
9:00 p.m.

Baldwin Park
Sierra Vista High School
3600 Frazier Ave. (Field behind bleachers)
9:00 p.m.

Starlight Bowl
1249 Lockheed View Drive

Celebrate America and our heritage at this fun and festive Independence Day event for the entire family. Join the Starlight Bowl and The United States Air Force for an evening of great entertainment filled with surprises. See a flyover, the induction of new enlistees, United States Air Force Veteran Daniel Rutherford singing the National Anthem, Surfin' USA, The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra and of course the best fireworks show in Los Angeles.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
Entertainment from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Fireworks - 9:00 p.m

Calabasas High School
22855 W. Mulholland Hwy.
9:00 p.m.

Castaic Lake
Castaic Lake Recreation Area (Lower Lake)
32132 Castaic Lake
9:00 p.m.

Catalina, Avalon
Over the Bay
9:00 p.m.

Cerritos High School
12500 E. 183rd Street
9:00 p.m.

Pomona College (Hammer Throw Field)
6th Street / N. Mills
9:00 p.m.

Rosewood Park (Parking lot of Youth Center)
2535 Commerce Way
9:00 p.m.

Culver City
4401 Elenda Street (Culver City High School)
9:00 p.m.

The Exchange Club of Culver City and the City of Culver City invite you to attend our annual Fourth of July fireworks show at Culver City High School. Gates open at 5PM, entertainment begins at 6:30PM, and the fireworks start at 9PM.

Culver City High School is located at 4401 Elenda Street. Click here if you'd like to see a map of the vicinity. Parking is available in nearby lots for $5 per car. Enter those lots off of Braddock Dr. at Huron Ave., two blocks east of Sepulveda Blvd.

For 55 years the Exchange Club of Culver City has been dedicated to bettering the lives of our community's children with a special focus on the prevention of child abuse. The suggested donation of $2 per person (children under 5 are free) will help us continue those efforts.

If you're hungry you'll be able to purchase hotdogs, soda, and Kettle Corn. You can also get tickets for the Exchange Club's raffle, which features grand prizes of an LCD flat screen tv and $100 gift certificates good at Westfield Fox Hills Mall! There will be great live music, too.

Please note that you are not allowed to bring alcohol or fireworks of any kind onto the school grounds.

Diamond Bar
Diamond Bar High School - Baseball Field
21400 E. Pathfinder Rd. (Pathfinder & Brea Canyon)
9:00 p.m.

Eagle Rock
Eagle Rock Park
1100 Eagle Vista Dr.
9:00 p.m.

El Sereno
El Sereno Park
4721 Klamath St.
9:00 p.m.

Rowley Park (Baseball Field)
13220 S. Van Ness Ave.
9:00 p.m.

Hansen Dam
11770 Foothill Blvd.
Lake View Terrace

4th of July Celebration at Hansen Dam is in its 17th year and is a free fun- filled family Cultural Affair which includes Gourmet Food Trucks, Music, Raffles & Prizes, Free Water Slide Kid Zone and other entertainment, which culminates with one of the most dramatic fireworks displays in the area.

Visit the kids zone sponsored by Shrek The Musical coming to the Pantages Theatre July 12-31. Get to the Hansem Dam July 4th, 2011 between 12-1PM to see Shrek perform live on the main stage!

$10.00 (Parking lot fills fast, please arrive early to secure a good spot)

Monday, July 4th 11:00 pm

Hollywood Bowl
2301 North Highland Ave.

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with special guests Daryl Hall & John Oates
Saturday, July 2, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 3, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 4, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

Huntington Beach
Main St. from Pacific Coast Highway to Ellis

July 4, 2011 4th of July Parade - The biggest parade west of the Mississippi for Independence Day includes an entire day of fun. The parade begins on Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street at 10 a.m. and travels up Main Street to Gothard Street, usually lasting about 2.5 hours. Time: 10 a.m. Location: Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Ellis.

FIREWORKS AT THE BEACH - Time: 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Find a spot on the sand from the Huntington Beach City Beach between the HB Pier and Huntington Street.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST - Start your 4th of July Day with a Pancake Breakfast in Lake Park between 6 and 9 a.m. Cost is $5/ person. Pancakes, juice, coffee, and sausages included.

SURF CITY RUN & VENDOR EXPO - Starts at 7 a.m. and goes along a course that starts and finishes on Main Street.

VENDOR EXPO- The Pier Plaza includes a special 4th of July event with vendors selling foods and gifts.

Those Guys, band - at Perqs Nite Club. Time: 7 p.m. Location: 117 Main St. Huntington Beach, CA. Phone: (714) 960-9996.

Huntington Park
Salt Lake Park (Northwest Soccer Field)
3401 E. Florence Blvd.
9:00 p.m.

La Crescenta
Crescenta Valley High School
2900 Community Ave.

Entrance is via La Crescenta Elementary
Tickets are $5 each; children under 2 get in for free.
9:00 p.m.

La Habra
La Habra High School (Baseball Field)
801 Highlander
9:00 p.m.

Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
2551 West Ave H

Lancaster Municipal Stadium
2400 W. Avenue I
6:55 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Long Beach
The Queen Mary
1126 Queen's Highway

Join us for a day of fun in the sun and an unforgettable 4th of July celebration. The day's festivities include entertainment throughout the day:

  • Strolling performers, Balloon Artists,Face Painters and Uncle Sam!
    On the main stage you can groove to the tunes of Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats,an energetic and dynamic band playing blues and swing (12:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.)
    GRAMMY Nominated, Lisa Haley and the Zydekats, one of the mostjoyful Americana/Cajun/Zydeco acts on tour today(4:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.)
    Dance the night away on the Verandah Deck located on the stern of the ship with a DJ Craig playing your favorite dance mixes from Classic Rock and Roll and Disco to the hottest jams of today (7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.)
    Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park
9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Exposition Park
700 Exposition Park Drive

For the 9th consecutive year, the Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza comes to Exposition Park. Entertainment will get under way at around 12noon on Christmas Tree Lane. Fireworks show will begin at dusk and is a full 60 minutes worth of entertainment.

Los Angeles
Hollenbeck Park
415 S. St. Louis St.
9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Lincoln Park
3501 Valley Blvd.
9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Los Angeles Coliseum
3939 Figueroa St.
9:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Warner Ranch Park
21820 Califa St.
9:00 p.m.

Lynwood City Park
Baseball Field
11301 Bullis Rd.
9:00 p.m.

Malibu (Private)
Barge off the Coast
80 Malibu Colony Road
9:00 p.m.

Malibu (Private)
Barge off the Coast
21528 Pacific Coast Highway
9:00 p.m.

Malibu (Private)
Barge off the Coast
27910 Pacific Coast Highway
9:00 p.m.

Malibu (Private)
Barge off the Coast
22338 Pacific Coast Highway
9:00 p.m.

Pacific Palisades
Palisades Charter High School
15777 Bowdoin Street
July 4th
Entertainment 6:30 p.m.
Fireworks 9:00 p.m.

Rose Bowl
Americafest 2011

  • 2:00 pm The Festival begins outside the stadium.
    Family Fun Festival & Food Court on Area H
  • 6:00 pm Gates open
  • 7:00 pm Entertainment to include live entertainment by the Jan & Dean Show featuring Dean Torrence, Mariachi Divas, band performance by DCI Phantom Regiment, Ives Brothers FMX motorcycle stunt and the Biggest Fireworks Show in Southern California produced by PyroSpectaculars by Souza.
  • 9:05 pm Americafest Fireworks: The Biggest Fireworks Show in Southern California Produced by PyroSpectaculars by Souza
  • Tickets: $13
    Children 7 & under FREE
    Active Military with ID FREE

Pico Rivera
Meller Elementary School (West grass area)
6016 Rosemead Blvd.
9:00 p.m.

Pomona Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley

It's the 25th annual fireworks spectacular at Fairplex. Monster trucks and motoX extreme get the crowd cheering and the stupendous fireworks are the grand finale. The nighttime programming is a crowd pleaser and has played to a sold-out audience since its inception in 2002. It puts the boom in KABOOM!
The FMX riders delivering the colossal speed, moves, jumps and spins are the amazing Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Jeff Griffin, Julian Dusseau and Nick Dunn. And, then the dusty big boys appear led by Bounty Hunter, Iron Outlaw, Time Fly's, Fired Up and Obsession. Drivers navigate these behemoths weighing between 9-11 thousand pounds perched on 66 inch tires kicking up the dust and excitement levels exponentially.*Please note that all riders and drivers are subject to change without notice.
Monster Truck and Big Air Free style Motocross 8 p.m.Fireworks Spectacular 9:20 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m.)
Tickets are available online and at the kiosk at the Fairplex Credentials Office weekdays from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, May 9 -July 4 (or until sold out).
Reserved Box Seats $19.50
Trackside Bleachers $17.50
General Seating $15Buffet at Top of the Park $45
Free, ages 2 and younger

Porter Ranch
Shepherd of the Hills Church
4th of July Spectacular
19700 Rinaldi Street
Porter Ranch

Welcome to the 13th Annual 4th of July Spectacular presented by Shepherd of the Hills Church and Shapell Homes; one the largest 4th of July shows in all of Southern California. This event features an aerial fireworks presentation, inflatable moon bounces for the kids and a wide variety of local food vendors. In addition, we will have a Civil Air Patrol Cadets color guard presentation honoring military service men and women.
When: July 4, Gates open at 4:30
Cost: Free
Parking: Free

Redondo Beach
Seaside Lagoon
200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach

Gates open at 2:00, Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
Kids 4th Annual Freedom Parade at 7:00, Live Entertainment until 10:00 p.m.

Rosemead Park
9200 Mission Avenue
9:00 p.m.

San Fernando
208 Park Ave
9:00 p.m.

San Pedro
Cabrillo Beach
3800 Stephen M. White Dr.
9:00 p.m.

Santa Clarita
Valencia Town Center
26735 Circle Drive (top of market parking structure)
9:15 p.m.

South Gate
South Gate Park
Corner of Pinehurst and Tweedy
9:00 p.m.

Stevenson Ranch
Dr. R. Rioux Memorial Park
26233 Faulkner Drive
9:00 p.m.

Verdugo Hills High School
10625 Plainview Ave.
4:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Barge off Coast of Torrance Beach
Palos Verdes and Via Rivera.
9:00 p.m.

West Covina
Edgewood Middle School
1625 W. Durness Street

The City of West Covina and the West Covina MDA Volunteer Committee host the 21st Annual Independence Day Celebration.

Sunday, July 3rd ~ 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ~ Carnival, Food, Rides & Games

Monday, July 4th ~ 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at Hurst Ranch, 1227 S. Orange Avenue

Cost $4.00 includes pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee.

$1.00 Entrance Fee Beginning at 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ~ Carnival, Food, Rides & Games
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ~ Entertainment by Sangria and Fireworks Show Sponsored by the City of West Covina

For more info, contact the Community Services Department
(626) 939.8430

Whittier (Private)
Friendly Hills Country Club
8500 Villa Verde Drive / Mar Vista
9:00 p.m.

Woodland Hills
Warner Park
5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Entertainment starts at 6 p.m.
Fireworks at 9 p.m.

July 10

Agoura Hills
Agoura High School
Athletic Field below Stadium
9:00 p.m.

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