4th of July fireworks in Southern California: Where to watch

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Here's a handy list of July 4th events around Southern California, organized by county. Most celebrations here are happening on Saturday, July 4, though some events span several days. From our ABC7 family to yours -- Happy Fourth of July!

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Alhambra - Almansor Park

800 S. Almansor Street

Family activities begin at 2 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.cityofalhambra.org

Artesia - Artesia Park

18750 Clarkdale Avenue

Celebration begins at 7:30 a.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.cityofartesia.us

Avalon/Catalina

Parade, dinner and fireworks at the casino

Golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue begins at 1 p.m.

Buffet dinner and concert with USC Marching Band begins at 6:15 p.m. ( Tickets are $65 for adults, $30 for children)

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.catalinachamber.com/fireworks/

Burbank - Starlight Bowl

1249 Lockheed View Drive

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

Tickets start at $10

www.starlightbowl.com/portfolio-item/july-4-2015/

Calabasas - Calabasas High School Football Field

22855 W. Mulholland Highway

Gates open at 5 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

Advanced tickets required; $10 per person

www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html

Cerritos - Cerritos Civic Center

18125 Bloomfield Avenue

Ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by fireworks

www.cerritos.us/

Claremont

Freedom 5000 Run/Walk

7 a.m - 10 a.m.

Memorial Park

840 N. Indian Hill Boulevard

Claremont, California 91711

www.ci.claremont.ca.us

4th of July Festival

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Memorial Park

840 N. Indian Hill Blvd.

Claremont, California 91711

www.ci.claremont.ca.us

Culver City

Fireworks at West Los Angeles College Fireworks

4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

9000 Overland Avenue

Culver City, 90230

culvercityfireworksshow.com

Diamond Bar

Diamond Bar High School Fireworks

5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

21400 Pathfinder Road

Diamond Bar, California 91765

www.ci.diamond-bar.ca.us

Downtown Los Angeles - Grand Park Block Party

200 N. Grand Avenue

3 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

grandparkla.org/event/4th-of-july-block-party/?instance_id=33059

Gardena

Rowley Park - 13220 S. Van Ness Avenue

Fireworks and Food Trucks

Food trucks open at 4 p.m., fireworks begin at dusk

www.ci.gardena.ca.us/PDFs/stories/2015july4th.pdf

Hollywood - Hollywood Bowl

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Daily, July 2 - July 4

Smokey Robinson performance and Fireworks

2301 N. Highland Avenue

www.hollywoodbowl.com

Irwindale - Irwindale Park

5050 N. Irwindale Avenue

Celebration starts at noon; Fireworks display at 9 p.m.

www.ci.irwindale.ca.us

La Crescenta - La Crescenta Elementary School playground

4343 La Crescenta Avenue (main entrance off Prospect Avenue)

Gates open at 4 p.m. (close at 8:30 p.m.); fireworks at 9 p.m.

Pre-sale tickets are $7, $10 at the gate; kids 7 and under free

www.cvfireworks.com/

Lancaster

4th of July Fireworks and Professional Bull Riders Show

Antelope Valley Fairgrounds

2551 West Avenue H

Gates open at 4 p.m.; PBR show at 7 p.m.; free fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

www.cityoflancasterca.org

Long Beach

The Queen Mary

1126 Queens Highway

Entertainment begins at 2 p.m., fireworks to follow

Tickets start at $44 for adults, $24 for kids 4 and up

www.queenmary.com/events/july-fourth

Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier

July 4th and July 5th

99 39th Place

11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

$10 cover includes 1 drink ticket; kids free with paying adult

www.alfredosbeachclub.com/july-4th-party

4th of July Party on the Pier

Belmont Pier

Noon - 11 p.m.

www.filmlongbeach.com/event-calendar/list-view/event/804-4th-of-july-party-on-the-pier

Lynwood - Lynwood City Park

11301 Bullis Road

Festivities begin at 3 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.lynwood.ca.us/whats-new/4th-july-spectacular

Marina del Rey

Fireworks launched at 9 p.m. from barge across the Marina's main channel

Popular viewing locations:

Fisherman's Village - 13755 Fiji Way

Burton Chace Park - 13650 Mindanao Way

Marina Beach (Mother's Beach) - 4101 Admiralty Way

http://www.visitmarinadelrey.com/events/4th-of-july

Pacific Palisades - Parade, concert and fireworks

Parade starts at 2 p.m., with skydivers kicking it off at 1:50 p.m.

Concert at Palisades Charter High School - gates open at 5 p.m.

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

http://palisadesparade.org/

Pasadena - Rose Bowl Americafest

1001 Rose Bowl Drive

Festival begins at 2 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

Tickets start at $13

www.rosebowlstadium.com/events/detail/americafest-1

Pico Rivera - El Rancho High School

6501 S. Passons Boulevard

Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.; live concert at 7 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.ci.pico-rivera.ca.us/cals/default.asp

Pomona - Fairplex

1101 W. McKinley Avenue

Live entertainment begins at 8 p.m.

General seating starts at $16

www.fairplex.com/fp/events/view_event.aspx?EventId=3853

Porter Ranch - Shepherd of the Hills Church

19700 Rinaldi Street

Church services at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk

www.theshepherd.org

Redondo Beach - Seaside Lagoon

200 Portofino Way

Gates open at 2 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children

www.redondofireworks.com

Rosemead - Rosemead Park

Celebration and parade. Contact city for details.

www.cityofrosemead.org/index.aspx?page=12&recordid=3922

San Pedro

4th of July on L.A.'s Official Tall Ships

Cannon battle sail and fireworks sail on San Pedro Bay

Tickets start at $60 for adults, $40 for children

www.lamitopsail.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/LAMI_Sunset-Flyer3_11_15-FINAL-for-WEB.jpg

Cabrillo Beach

3720 Stephen M White Drive

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.sanpedrocalendar.com

Santa Clarita/Newhall - 4th of July Parade in Old Town Newhall

Parade starts at 9 a.m.

Goes down Main Street, turns onto Lyons Avenue, then up Orchard Village Road and disbanding at Newhall Park

www.scvtv.com/parade

Santa Clarita/Valenica

Valencia Town Center

24201 West Valencia Boulevard

Fireworks show begins at 9:15 p.m.

www.facebook.com/events/1411152745879689/

Six Flags Magic Mountain

26101 Magic Mountain Parkway

3-day Independence Day celebration with star-spangled nighttime pyrotechnics show

www.sixflags.com

Santa Monica - 4th of July Parade

Begins at 9:30 a.m.

Pico Boulevard and Main Street, south on Main, turning west on Marine Street and onto Barnard Way, concluding south of Ocean Park Boulevard

www.opa-sm.org/parade

South El Monte - New Temple Park

1450 Lidcombe Avenue

Celebration begins at 1 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

http://www.ci.south-el-monte.ca.us

South Gate - South Gate Park

9615 Pinehurst Avenue

Fireworks display at 9 p.m.

Stevenson Ranch - Dr. Richard Rioux Memorial Park

26233 W Faulkner Drive

Gates open at 6 p.m. ; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.stevensonranch91381.com

Studio City - CBS Studio Center

4024 Radford Avenue

4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under; VIP tickets available

www.studiocitychamber.com

Sunland-Tujunga - Verdugo Hills High School

10625 Plain View

Gates open at 5 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

sunlandtujungafireworks.com/

Valley Village - 4th of July parade

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Starting at the corner of Addison/Morella alongside Colfax Charter Elementary School.

www.myvalleyvillage.com/calendar/

Free 4th of July Community Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Faith Presbyterian Church, 5000 Colfax Avenue, Valley Village, CA 91601

www.myvalleyvillage.com/calendar/

Walnut - Suzanne Park

625 Suzanne Road

5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

ci.walnut.ca.us

Woodland Hills - Warner Ranch Park

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

5800 Topanga Canyon Boulevard

6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

www.valleycultural.org/july-4th-fireworks-extravaganza/

ORANGE COUNTY

Aliso Viejo - Grand Park

AVCA July 4th Celebration & Fireworks

Aliso Creek Road and Pacific Park Drive

6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

www.avca.net

Anaheim Hills - Canyon High School & Peralta Park

Firecracker 5K/10K Run/Walk at 7 a.m. at Canyon High track

Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Canyon High

Yankee Doodle Dog Show at 9:30 a.m. at Canyon High

4th of July Parade at 1 p.m. at Canyon High

Food booths & entertainment from 3 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. at Peralta Park; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.anaheimhillscommunitycouncil.org

Anaheim

Disneyland Resort

Salute the stars and stripes with a special patriotic, pyrotechnic grand finale after the new Disneyland Forever show. Plus, over at Disney California Adventure Park, you can celebrate the United States of America's 239th birthday with an extra burst of color before each performance of the new World of Color - Celebrate! nighttime water spectacular.

disneyland.disney.go.com/entertainment/disneyland/fireworks/

OC Block Party at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

3 p.m. - 11 p.m.; fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

Price: $7 online, $10 at the door

Children under 6 get in free

http://ocblockparty.com/

Dana Point

Dana Point Harbor

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.danapoint.org

Doheny State Beach

25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive

Park open 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.; fireworks at 8:45 p.m.

www.dohenystatebeach.org

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa

4th of July BBQ buffet and fireworks

25135 Park Lantern

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Price: $99 for adults, $40 for kids 6-12

http://www.lagunacliffs.com/vue

4th of July Cruises from Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching

Dinner and fireworks display cruises

Price starts at $29

danawharf.com/events/#July4

Fullerton - Fullerton High School Stadium

201 E Chapman Avenue

5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.cityoffullerton.com

Huntington Beach - Pier Plaza at Huntington Beach Pier

Sounds of Freedom Celebration

July 3 - 5, 7 a.m. -9 p.m.

July 4th events include breakfast, parade, 5K run, fireworks and more

hb4thofjuly.org/

Irvine

Irvine High School stadium

4321 Walnut Avenue

Gates open at 3 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and kids under 13. Family discounts.

www.irvinepa.com

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Pacific Symphony July 4 Spectacular

8808 Irvine Center Drive

Concert begins at 8 p.m. with fireworks finale

www.pacificsymphony.org

La Habra - La Habra High School football stadium

4th of July Spectacular

801 W. Highlander Avenue

5 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

www.lahabracity.com

Laguna Hills

Family fun and fireworks

www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us

Laguna Niguel - Crown Valley Community Park

29751 Crown Valley Parkway

9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Free swim, live concerts and fireworks from 5:15 p.m. - 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Lake Forest - El Toro High School

4th of July parade at 10 a.m.

www.lakeforestca.gov/4thjuly

Los Alamitos - Joint Forces Training Base

11200 Lexington Drive

Gates open at 4 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

cityoflosalamitos.org

Mission Viejo - Olympiad Road

Between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road

Noon - 9 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.mvactivities.com/july04.htm

Newport Beach

Old Glory Boat Parade Event - Newport Harbor

7 a.m. - 9 p.m., fireworks follow

www.alyc.com/event-1774279

4th of July parade and fireworks cruises through Newport Bay

1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $45

http://www.cruisenewportbeach.com/4thofjuly

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

1131 Back Bay Drive

Noon - 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

$50 per car

www.newportdunes.com

San Clemente - Municipal Pier

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

san-clemente.org

San Juan Capistrano - San Juan Capistrano Sports Park

25925 Camino del Avion

Festivities begin at 3 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.sanjuancapistrano.org

Santa Ana - Centennial Park

3000 W. Edinger Avenue

4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us

Tustin - Tustin High School football field

1171 El Camino Real

Entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.tustinca.org/

Yorba Linda - Veterans Park

4756 Valley View Avenue

Celebration begins at 5 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.ci.yorba-linda.ca.us

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Beaumont

noon - 9 p.m., fireworks follow

www.facebook.com/BeaumontCalifornia

Corona - Santana Park

598 Santana Way

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Farmer's market, parade, fireworks and more!

www.discovercorona.com

Palm Desert - Palm Desert Civic Center Park

43900 San Pablo Avenue

7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

www.palm-desert.org

Palm Springs - Palm Springs Stadium

1901 E. Baristo Road

Baseball game and fireworks

Palm Springs Power vs SF Seals at 6 p.m.

Stay for a special 4th of July fireworks show

Special VIP Belly Bar Deal

www.palmspringspowerbaseball.com

Riverside

Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery

14th and Pine Street

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for kids 3-12

www.evergreen-cemetery.info

La Sierra Park

5215 La Sierra Avenue

Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

calendar.riversideca.gov

San Jacinto - Valley Wide Regional Park

901 Esplanade Avenue

Noon - 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.vwrpd.org

Temecula

4th of July Star Spangled Parade along Old Town Front Street

10 a.m. - noon

temeculaevents.org/4thofjulyparade

Ronald Reagan Sports Park

30875 Rancho Vista Road

Festivities start at 2 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

temeculaevents.org/4thofjulyfireworks

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

Adelanto - Maverick Stadium

12000 Stadium Way

Baseball game and fireworks

High Desert Mavericks vs Modesto at 7:05 p.m.

Stay for a special 4th of July fireworks show

hdmavs.com

Apple Valley - Lenny Brewster Sports Center

21024 Otoe Road

2 p.m. - 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.applevalley.org

Big Bear - Fireworks over Big Bear Lake

Weekend spectacular July 4 and 5, Fireworks July 4 at 8:45 p.m.

www.bigbear.com

Chino Hills - Veterans Park

July 1, Food and family fun

14877 Eucaylptus Road

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

www.chinohills.org

Fontana - Fontana High School

9453 Citrus Avenue

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

www.fontana.org

Lake Arrowhead

Flyovers begin at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks start at 9 p.m.

www.ala-ca.org/page/24073502845/Welcome

Redlands

Daytime activities at Sylvan Park

Festivities start at 10 a.m.; parade starts at 10:30 a.m.

Fireworks celebration at University of Redlands

Gates open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.redlands-events.com/July4.htm

San Bernardino - San Manuel Stadium

280 South E Street

IE 66ers vs Rancho Cucamonga at 7:05 p.m.

Stay for special 4th of July fireworks

ie66ers.com

Twentynine Palms - Luckie Park

4 p.m. - 9 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m. Pool open all day

visit29.org

Upland - Upland High School football stadium

565 W. 11th Street

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

http://ci.upland.ca.us

Victorville - San Bernardino County Fairgrounds

14800 7th Street

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.ci.victorville.ca.us

Yucca Valley - Brehm Youth Sports Complex

56525 Little League Drive

Gates open at 6 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

www.yvrotary.org/

VENTURA COUNTY

Camarillo - Camarillo High School stadium

4660 Mission Oaks Boulevard

Gates open at 4 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

$2 admission, with kids 5 and under free

www.ci.camarillo.ca.us

Fillmore - Sespe Creek Car Show and Fireworks

300 Block Central Avenue

Car show from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fireworks launched from Fillmore High School at 9:15 p.m.

www.conejovalleyguide.com

Ojai - Nordhoff High School stadium

Concert and fireworks

1401 Maricopa Highway

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Tickets $10 for adults; $5 for child under 13; $25 for family pass

www.4thofjulyinojai.com/

Oxnard/Channel Islands - Channel Islands Harbor

Family fun, parade and fireworks

10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

www.conejovalleyguide.com

Simi Valley

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

40 Presidential Drive

Family fun and food

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

www.conejovalleyguide.com

Rancho Santa Susana Community Park

5005 E. Los Angeles Avenue

2 p.m. - 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9:20 p.m.

www.simivalleyrotary.org

Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park

8 a.m. - 9 p.m., fireworks at dusk

Pancake breakfast, Home Run Derby, Senior Home Run Derby, Fireworks and more!

www.crpd.org

Ventura - Street Fair in Downtown Cultural District

Main Street from Fir Street to Ventura Avenue

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; parade at 10 a.m.

www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs

Westlake Village

46th Annual Westlake Village 4th of July Parade, Fairytales in the Park, fireworks and more!

http://wlv.org/