2024 4th of July Events in LA & Orange County



Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 | Almansor Park

Bring your family and friends for an evening packed with delicious food, exciting games and live entertainment. Event starts at 3pm. Cap off the night with a firework show at 9pm.



Aliso Viejo

Aliso Viejo Community Association July 4th Celebration & Fireworks
July 4 | Grand Park / Town Center Amphitheater

Children’s crafts, face painting, carnival games, community booths, airbrush tattoo artists, balloon twisters, and much more. Live performances will begin at 7pm and fireworks will start approximately 9pm




Fourth of July Celebration (presented by Disneyland)
July 4 | Peralta Canyon Park & Canyon High School

The all day event begins at Canyon High School with a variety of activities such as the Firecracker 5K/10K Run (7am), Yankee Doodle Dog Show (9am), and Fourth of July Parade (1pm). The event continues at Peralta Canyon Park with food booths, entertainment, and fireworks show at 9pm.


Disney’s Celebrate America – A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky
July 4 | 9:30pm

Salute the stars and stripes like never before while celebrating Independence Day at an inspirational fireworks show—all to the sound of patriotic music.




Independence Day Celebration & Annual Country Fair
July 4 | City Hall Park

A family event on the Fourth of July! The Country Fair begins at 7am and includes a kiddie parade, dog parade, classic car show, food, games, exhibits and more.



Buena Park

Knott’s Berry Farm 4th of July Fireworks
July 4 | Knott’s Berry Farm

Don’t miss Knott’s Berry Farm’s dazzling Independence Day fireworks show starting at 9:30pm.




Let Freedom Ring Celebration
July 4 | Cerritos Civic Center

Join the City of Cerritos for a celebration including rides, entertainment, and a bell-ringing ceremony. Activities start at 4pm. The evening ends with a fireworks show at Cerritos High School at 9pm Bring chairs and blankets for seating. Tickets and wristbands for rides available for purchase.




Salute to America
June 28 | Cypress College

This patriotic celebration will feature food trucks, entertainment, vendors, live music, family fun zone, and a fireworks display at 9pm. Festival seating, picnics, and lawn chairs encouraged.



Dana Point

4th of July Fireworks
July 4 | Doheny State Beach

Check out the Condor Squadron for a flyover at 5:50pm, then fireworks at 9pm off the coastline of Doheny State Beach.



El Segundo

4th of July Fireworks
July 4 | Recreation Park

Daytime events (10am-3pm) include a group of contests like hula hoop, a water balloon toss, a watermelon eating contest, and a pie eating contest. Enjoy the evening (5pm-9pm) with live music, food booths, and the fireworks. General admission $5, children under 2 free.




4th of July Fireworks Bash
July 4 | Rowley Park

Celebrate with food, music, games, kid zone and fireworks (starts approx 9pm) show.



Huntington Beach

4th of July Celebration
June 30 – July 4 |  Huntington Beach Neighborhoods and Downtown

Start the festivities with the Surf City 5K (July 4 at 7am), enjoy the parade (July 4 at 10am), then see fireworks over the ocean (July 4 at 9pm). Friday (July 5, 5pm – 9pm) enjoy the Main Street Block Party.




Fourth of July Celebration at Pretend City
July 3 | Pretend City Children’s Museum

Get ready for an adventure-filled day of exploration, creativity, and patriotic fun that will leave your little ones beaming with joy.


July 4 Spectacular: Tribute to The Beatles
July 4 | Five Point Amphitheatre

Join Pacific Symphony to celebrate Independence Day with the music of Chicago and a stunning fireworks display.



La Habra

4th of July Celebration
July 4 | La Bonita Park

The event will include the fireworks show, live music, kid’s activity booths, food vendors and retail vendors. Tickets are $6 for youth (ages 3-12) and $8 for adults (ages 13+).



La Mirada

Independence Celebration
July 3 | La Mirada Regional Park

Enjoy live entertainment, games and activities for children, and a patriotic program. Various vendors and organizations will have food and drinks available for purchase.



Ladera Ranch

July 4th Celebration
July 4 | Founders Park

It’s a full day of activities including Freedom Runs, 1K Kids’ Firecracker Dash, community parade, games and activities, food trucks, teen zone, and concert. Event starts at 4pm, fireworks at dark.



Laguna Niguel

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
July 4 | Laguna Niguel Regional Park

After the summer concert at the amphitheater, take a walk on the trail (3/4 mile each way) to the Regional Park. Fireworks will begin promptly at 9pm over the lake.



Lake Forest

4th of July Parade
July 4 | El Toro High School

The parade starts at 9:30am at the intersection of Ridge Route and Toledo Way.



Long Beach

July 3rd ‘Big Bang on the Bay’ Fireworks Cruise
July 3 | Alamitos Bay

Join Harbor Breeze Cruises for an early fireworks celebration on the waters of Long Beach Harbor. Observe the awe-inspiring firework display performed in Alamitos Bay at 9pm.


Fireworks Tall Ship Sail
July 4 | San Pedro
Get ready for a spectacular July 4th Fireworks Sail on LA’s official tall ships! Bring your own food and beverages to enjoy. Tickets are $75 per adult, $30 per child (12 and under).


The Great American Kids’ 4th of July Bike Parade
July 4 | Granada Beach Parking Lot (Rosie’s Dog Beach)

Join Justin Rudd’s annual bike parade with a kids patriotic speech and costume contest! Hundreds of local kids decorate their two-wheelers and ride two miles out-and-back on the sunny beach boardwalk. Starts 10am.


4th of July BBQ
July 4 | Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate Independence Day with the red, white, and blue fish at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Tickets include all-day aquarium admission and lunch on the rooftop overlooking Rainbow Harbor.


4th of July Celebration
July 4 | The Queen Mary

Enjoy a family-friendly night of music, entertainment, drinks, delicious bites, and fireworks. Event is from 3pm-10pm. Tickets are $55 for adults, $35 for children.



Los Alamitos

3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular
July 3 | Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a traditional event with a family fun area, military displays, live entertainment, reptile show, magician, vendors, and the best fireworks show display in the area! Entry will be through the Lexington or Orangewood gates. Gates open at 4pm, closes at 8:45pm. Fireworks show begins approximately 9pm.



Los Angeles Area

July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular with The Beach Boys
July 24 | Hollywood Bowl

Light up the night with Harry Connick Jr. and legendary fireworks. Half off for kids 12 and under.


4th of July Celebration
July 4 | Universal Studios Hollywood

Celebrate Independence Day with live performances, festive décor, and the sky filled with fireworks.


Grand Park’s Fourth of July Block Party
July 4 | Grand Park

The event features arts activities, sports games, live music, and dance, with dozens of LA’s favorite food trucks and DJs spanning genres from hip-hop to reggaeton, funk, and more. Enjoy the return of the Gloria Molina Grand Park Ferris Wheel and an innovative drone show by Grizzly Entertainment.


Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 | Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

To celebrate our Nation’s 248th birthday, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is hosting a day full of family-fun activities. This year’s celebration includes patriotic concerts, family entertainment, games, crafts, and more.



Mission Viejo

Fourth of July Street Faire and Firework Spectacular
July 4 | Olympiad between Marguerite and Melinda

The event begins at noon with live entertainment on the Main Stage and youth bands performing on the Freedom Stage. Food vendors, game booths, kid zone and rides will be on site.  Admission is free, tickets sold for games and rides. Fireworks show at 9pm.



Newport Beach

Independence Day on the Back Bay
July 4 | Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

Bring out the red, white, and blue for the 4th of July, and celebrate Independence Day on the Back Bay! Enjoy a day of live music, food and drinks, activities, games, water sports, and inflatable water park. Free entry and open to the public. Pre-paid parking pass is $100, separate reservations for water park and water sport rentals.


4th of July is for Families
July 4 | Channel Place Park

Join the 12th Annual 4th of July is for Families Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Festival featuring plenty of activities for kids such as carnival games, arts & crafts, lawn games & music.




3rd of July Celebration
July 3 | Grijalva Park

The City of Orange is hosting their 3rd of July Celebration featuring music, games, fun activities for kids, food trucks, and a fireworks display. Tickets are $7 per person, children 2 and under are free.



Rancho Palos Verdes

July Fourth Celebration
July 4 | Ken Dyda Civic Center

Live music, food vendors, inflatable amusements, rides, family fun and games, and a patriotic drone light show finale.



San Clemente

Stars, Stripes, & Slip ‘N Slides and 4th of July Fireworks
July 4 | San Clemente Pier

This family-friendly event will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and promises a day filled with entertainment, food and drinks, and fun activities for all ages including a 300 ft San Clemente Slip ‘N Slide. At night, watch a firework presentation at the San Clemente Pier with friends and family – show starts approximately 9pm.



San Juan Capistrano

Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 | Marco Forster Middle School Fields

Hop on the free trolley, enjoy live music, food, booths, activities, and games. Fourth of July fireworks display at 9pm.



Santa Ana

Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 | Centennial Regional Park

This free community event will include live music, kid’s activities, food trucks, and exhibitors and a spectacular 20-minute fireworks finale. Event starts at 3pm, fireworks at 8:45pm.




4th of July Fireworks Show
July 4 | Torrance Civic Center

Enjoy a fireworks show presented by the City of Torrance at 9pm. Viewing locations are limited and are first come, first served.



4th of July Celebration
July 4 | Tustin High School

Food, music, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 6:30pm and fireworks start at 9pm



Yorba Linda

4th of July Spectacular Event
July 4 | Veterans Park and Yorba Linda Middle School

The 4th of July Spectacular Event will include food vendors, family activities, kids zone, live music, and a spectacular firework show! Free admission, starts 5pm, fireworks at 9pm.





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