2023 4th of July Events in LA & Orange County


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, Bow Wow contest, hula hoop contest, swimming at The Plunge 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 30 | Cypress College

This patriotic celebration will feature food trucks, entertainment, vendors, live music, 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.



Huntington Beach

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

It’s five days of festivities! Start with the Main Street Block Party (June 30 at 5pm), then check out vendors and enjoy carnival rides (July 1-4), run 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).




Fourth of July Celebration at Pretend City
July 2 | Pretend City Children’s Museum

Get ready for an adventure-filled day of exploration, creativity, and patriotic fun. Discover fireworks, make your own rocket, and enjoy a patriotic-themed story time.


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

Join Pacific Symphony to celebrate Independence Day with an epic outdoor concert featuring Classical Mystery Tour performing a tribute to The Beatles and a stunning fireworks display.



La Habra

4th of July Celebration
July 4 | La Bonita Park

The event will include the fireworks show, flyover, 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

Big Bang on the Bay Block Party & Fireworks
July 3 | Alamitos Bay

Join Boathouse on the Bay for an evening of food, entertainment, and aerial displays. Fireworks start at 9pm. Block Party tickets include outdoor access and buffet-style dinner. Boathouse dining tickets include a full-service, catered dinner by Naples Rib Company.


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 $70 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 Weekend Celebration
July 1-4 | Shoreline Village

Enjoy live music performances, explore shops and boutiques, and participate in activities for the whole family.


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 begins at 5pm, fireworks start around 9pm. Tickets are $39 for adults, $19 for kids 12 and under, free for kids 3 and under.



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 The Beach Boys and legendary fireworks. Half off for kids 12 and under.


4th of July Celebration
July 4 | Universal Studios Hollywood

Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display, synchronized to a score of Universal-themed music and patriotic favorites.


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

For the first time in the park’s 10-year history, an incredible drone show—not traditional fireworks—will light up the night sky. Enjoy live performances, a digital playground for children and families featuring AR experiences, arts, crafts, and games, plus food available for purchase.


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

Enjoy a full day of family fun activities including patriotic concerts, entertainment, lawn games, crafts, carnival picnic games, presidential look-alikes, and a statue unveiling of Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space. All outdoor activities are free, admission rates apply to enter the museum.



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, 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 Cicic Center

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



San Clemente

4th of July Fireworks
July 4 | San Clemente Pier

Watch a firework presentation at the San Clemente Pier with friends and family! Show starts approximately 9pm.



San Juan Capistrano

Fourth of July Celebration & Summer Carnival
July 1-4 | San Juan Capistrano Sports Park

Hop on the free trolley, enjoy live music, food, booths, games, animal petting pen, plus a full-scale carnival with over 20 thrill rides. 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 5pm, fireworks at 9pm.




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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