Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Southern California

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Last year, fireworks shows were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but with California's reopening, the events are back in force for Fourth of July 2021.

Here are the places hosting a fireworks show around Southern California, organized by county.

Los Angeles County


Starlight Bowl. 1249 Lockheed View Drive, Burbank

Festivities from 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.



Fireworks show

Calabasas High School

22855 Mulholland Highway

Calabasas, CA 91302

Tickets available starting June 1 at Juan De Anza Park

Begins at 5 p.m.



La Crescenta

La Crescenta Elementary School, 2800 Prospect Ave., La Crescenta

Festivities from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.


Long Beach

Fireworks over Queensway Bay

Begins at 9 p.m.


Hollywood Bowl

Celebrate good times and Independence Day with the ultimate hitmakers, Kool & the Gang. The disco-funk greats play the Bowl's annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, while Thomas Wilkins and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra perform patriotic favorites.

Gate opens at 6 p.m.

Show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets available at https://www.hollywoodbowl.com/events/performances/1229/2021-07-04/july-4th-fireworks-spectacular-with-kool-the-gang

Marina del Rey

Fireworks can be seen at Burton Chace Park or Fisherman's Village

Begins at 9 p.m., 10-minute show



Rose Bowl Stadium

Festivities from 12 p.m. - 9 p.m., easily accessible along the Colorado Street Bridge and from garage rooftops in Old Pasadena


Santa Clarita

Spirit of America Fireworks Spectacular at the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and Citrus Street

Begins at 9:15 p.m.


Santa Fe Springs

Salute to America Concert and Fireworks Show at Los Nietos Park

11143 Charlesworth Rd.

Sat. July 3 at 9 p.m.

*Doors open at 5:30 p.m.


South Gate

Fireworks show at South Gate Park

Show starts at 9 p.m.


Woodland Hills

Warner Park

5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Begins at 6 p.m.


Riverside County

Corona - Santana Park

The City of Corona invites the community to the Main Street USA Independence Day Parade. Corona's Main Street USA Independence Day Parade is a non-competitive parade which provides entertainment, community spirit, and fun for all to enjoy. Drawing 4,000+ families, friends, and neighbors, the parade takes place on Main Street from Ontario Avenue to Olive Street.

Parade begins at 9 a.m.



The City of Riverside Parks

The city's free event displays an array of fireworks at two separate locations which include La Sierra Park (5215 La Sierra Ave.) and Ryan Bonaminio Park (5000 Tequesquite Ave). Participants are encouraged to bring their own blankets and refreshments. Access will not be permitted in La Sierra and Carlson Dog Park all day on Sunday, July 4 after 7 a.m.

Show begins at 9 p.m.


Orange County

Huntington Beach

Fireworks at the Huntington Beach Pier

A three-day celebration culminates in a 26-minute fireworks show, which begins at 9 p.m. Sunday. The fireworks show is widely known as the largest west of the Mississippi.

For tickets and more information, visit https://www.hb4thofjuly.org/fireworks

City of Orange

Grijalva Park, 368 North Prospect St., hosts a family event on Saturday July 3

Gates open at 4 p.m., and the event begins with inflatable slides, games and children's activities. Local nonprofits host food trucks. Around 8 p.m., the Orange Community Master Chorale performs with the grand finale patriotic fireworks salute to America.


Los Alamitos

The cities of Los Alamitos and Seal Beach host the Drive-Up 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. The event entails a drive-up and view format of the fireworks show. No pedestrians and bicycles will be allowed onto the installation.

The check-in procedure will include an I.D. check and health screenings for all individuals inside each vehicle. Reservations are required this year and will open June 11.

Gates will open at 9 p.m. for vehicle entrance only.

Show begins at 9 p.m.


Mission Viejo

The July 4th Fireworks Spectacular will be launched from the Marty Russo Youth Athletic Park, at 9 p.m.

Although gathering around the park is strictly prohibited to promote social distancing, the fireworks can be seen from various locations surrounding the area; including parks and high elevations along Marguerite, Melinda, Alicia, and Olympiad.

Festivities all day starting at 7 a.m.

Show begins at 9 p.m.


San Bernardino County

City of Upland

Light up the Night firework show

Sunday, July 4. Show begins at 9 p.m.

Residents can look to the northwestern sky and enjoy a 15 to 20 minute fireworks display launching from the grounds of Holliday Rock. This fireworks show is offered as a non-attended event where the community is encouraged to observe from their homes.


City of Victorville

The City of Victorville will host the annual Fireworks show on Sunday, July 4.

In order to balance the tradition of fireworks with the safety protocols of the state and county guidelines, the fireworks will be staged at the Victorville Fairgrounds. Spectators will be permitted to park in the main fairgrounds parking lot to view the show. For further information, call Hook Community Center at (760) 245-5551.


Lake Arrowhead

The Arrowhead Lake Association's 2021 Lake Arrowhead Fireworks Show will be on Sunday, July 4.

Begins at 9 p.m.


Apple Valley Fireworks

Lenny Brewster Sports Center, 21024 Otoe Rd.

Festivities from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Show begins at 9 p.m.


Ventura County

Thousand Oaks

The 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular takes place on the hill behind the Hillcrest Center of the Arts in Thousand Oaks.

Fireworks start at 9 p.m.


Know about a fireworks show that should be on our list? Let us know by emailing webops@abc7.com. Please include the address and time of the event as well as links to any websites with more info.