Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Southern California

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Tuesday, July 4, 2023
4th of July fireworks in Southern California: Where to watch
Wondering where to go on the Fourth of July? Here's a list of July 4th events around Southern California.

Fourth of July is right around the corner, and there are several spots throughout Southern California where fireworks will illuminate the night sky.

Here are the places hosting 2023 fireworks shows, organized by county. Events are on July 4 except where noted:

Los Angeles County


Starlight Bowl, 1249 Lockheed View Dr., Burbank

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Festivities start at 6:30 p.m.

The night will begin with a tribute to Bruce Springsteen entitled "The Rising," and the night will end with a fireworks display.


Dodger Stadium

Postgame Fireworks Show, LA Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Fireworks take place after 6:10 p.m. game finishes.


Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown LA Fourth of July Celebration

Gloria Molina Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles

Instead of fireworks, there will be a drone show.

Free admission.


El Segundo

El Segundo Rec, Parks & Library Fireworks

401 Sheldon Street, El Segundo

Daytime events are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Evening events are from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

El Segundo residents can receive four free wristbands per adult with an updated 2023 Rec ID card and non-residents can purchase wristbands for $5 apiece.


Glendale/La Crescenta

Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave.

Show begins at 9:10 p.m.

Presale tickets are $9, tickets on the day of the event are $10. City of Glendale is sponsoring the event.


Hollywood Bowl

July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular with The Beach Boys

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles

Event starts at 7:30 p.m.

Three shows on July 2, 3 and 4. Ticket prices range from $29 to $314.



4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Antelope Valley Fair & Event Center, 2551 W Avenue H, Lancaster

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Long Beach

Big Bang on the Bay

190 North Marina Drive, Long Beach

Event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on July 3

Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

People can purchase block party tickets or boathouse dining tickets, where dinner is included.


Long Beach Harbor Cruise

Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach

450 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach

Tickets start at $75 but are free for children under 3 years old.


Lincoln Heights

Lincoln Heights Fireworks Show

Lincoln Park, 3501 Valley Blvd, Los Angeles

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Marina del Rey

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

Event begins at 9 p.m.


Queen Mary Ship, Long Beach

1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach

Doors open at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $19 for children ages 4 to 12, and $39 for adults ages 13 and up.


Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena

LA Galaxy vs. LAFC Season Opener

1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena CA 91103

Match starts at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks after 9 p.m.

Tickets are sold out, but people can watch from around the stadium.


Santa Clarita

Spirit of America Fireworks Spectacular at Westfield Valencia Town Center

24201 West Valencia Blvd., Valencia

Begins at 9:20 p.m.


Santa Fe Springs

Annual Independence Day celebration and firework spectacular at Los Nietos Park.

11143 Charlesworth Rd.

Monday, July 3, fireworks start at 9 p.m.

There will be a horseshoe tournament, live music, food trucks, family games. People can also view the fireworks at the "Easy Viewing Area" at 9720 Pioneer Blvd.


South Gate

South Gate 4th of July Festival

South Gate Park, 4900 Southern Avenue, South Gate

Free admission and parking.

Event runs from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 1-4, with fireworks on July 4 at 8:30 p.m.




Whittier's 4th of July Firework Spectacular

York Field, 9110 Santa Fe Springs Road

Event starts at 5 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.

There will be food trucks, inflatables and live music. Tickets are $5 per person; veterans and those under 17 years old get in for free.


Woodland Hills

Bob Blumenfield's July 4th Extravaganza

Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills

Event goes from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

General Admission is free. Fireworks display is 20 minutes long and there is a free concert in the park.


Riverside County

Corona - Santana Park

City of Corona Independence Day Celebration

Parade begins at 9 a.m. and is on Main Street from Ontario Avenue to Olive Street

Live music, food, and fireworks held at Santana Park, 598 Santana Way, Corona


Palm Springs

All American Fourth of July Weekend of Events

Celebration runs from July 1-4

"All American Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular," held at 9:15 p.m. on July 4 at Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Road


Riverside Fourth of July Spectacular

Fireworks will be held at La Sierra Park, 5215 La Sierra Ave, Riverside; and Mt Rubidoux, 4706 Mt. Rubidoux St., Riverside

Show begins at 9 p.m.

People are encouraged to bring their own blankets and refreshments


Riverside Front Row Fireworks

4414 14th St., Riverside

Event runs from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $3 for kids ages 3 to 12 years old. There will be live entertainment, bounce houses, guided tours and food vendors.


Orange County

City of Orange

28th Annual 3rd of July Celebration

Grijalva Park, 368 North Prospect St

Event starts at 4 p.m., with food trucks and several interactive activities.

Fireworks begin at around 8:45 p.m.


Huntington Beach

119th Annual Fourth of July Parade starts at 10 a.m. with route starting on Pacific Coast Highway, past Huntington Beach Pier, and on Main Street

Fireworks will take place later in the evening.

General admission and preferred seating tickets are available for fireworks viewing.


Newport Beach

Independence Day on the Back Bay

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive

Family-friendly events throughout the day, with fireworks beginning at 9 p.m.

Entry is paid but parking is free.


La Habra

City of La Habra 4th of July Celebration

La Bonita Park, 1449 W. Whittier Blvd

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on July 4

Event will include a fireworks show, flyover, live music, kid's activity booth, food vendors, retail vendors. Wristbands can be purchased at the La Habra Community Center.


Los Alamitos

3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular

Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base, 11206 Lexington Dr, Los Alamitos

Gates will open at 4 p.m. on July 3, with events until 8 p.m.

The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m.


Ventura County

Ventura Rotary Fireworks Show and Family Picnic

Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, CA 93003

Event runs from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Channel Islands Harbor

Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands

Channel Islands Harbor, 2731 Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035

Event runs from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Thousand Oaks

4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Janss Marketplace

Event runs from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


City of Thousand Oaks Annual Fireworks

This event takes place on the hill behind the Hillcrest Center of the Arts in Thousand Oaks.

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.



City of Camarillo 4th of July Fireworks at the Camarillo Premium Outlets, 740 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010

Event runs from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Santa Paula

Santa Paula Fireworks

Harding Park, Santa Paula, CA 93060

Event runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.



Concert and Fireworks Show at Nordhoff High School Stadium

1401 Maricopa Highway, Ojai, CA 93023

Event runs from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 pm and fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

Presale tickets for the nighttime event are available at www.4thofjulyinojai.com

Before that, you can enjoy a pancake breakfast at Chaparral Auditorium, 414 East Ojai Ave from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. hosted by the Ojai Lions Club. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for kids.

Youth Freedom Run at 9 p.m. at Libbey Park. The 4th of July parade starts at 10 a.m. at Country Club Drive.

There's also a free concert on Monday, July 3, at 6 p.m. at Libbey Bowl.


Simi Valley

Star Spangled Rock & Country Jam & Fireworks Celebration

005 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063

Event runs from 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.



City of Fillmore Fireworks Show

Fillmore Middle School athletic field, 543 A Street

Event runs Monday, July 3 from 9 p.m. to 9:18 p.m.

There will be no public seating area on the middle school field. Residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the show from their homes, city parks and the train.



City of Moorpark 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza

4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark

Event runs Monday, July 3 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Must purchase tickets in advance


San Bernardino County


Ruben S. Ayala Park 14225 Central Avenue Chino, CA 91710

Fireworks Spectacular

Saturday July 1, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Chino Hills

Chino Hills Independence Celebration

Veterans Park 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709

Event runs Monday, July 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.



Summit High School, 15551 Summit Ave, Fontana, CA 92336

Event runs Saturday, July 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.



City of Ontario Independence Day

Ontario Town Square 224 N. Euclid Avenue Ontario, CA 91764

Event runs Tuesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Rancho Cucamonga

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular presented by Hamilton Family Brewery

Quakes Stadium 8408 Rochester Ave Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Event runs Tuesday, July 4, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.



56th Redlands Fourth of July Celebration

Moore Middle School, 1550 E. Highland Ave

Event runs Tuesday, July 4, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.



City of Rialto 4th of July Celebration

Jerry Eaves Park 1485 W Ayala Dr

Event runs Tuesday, July 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.



Light Up The Night Fireworks Spectacular

Cable Airport 1749 W 13th St.

Event runs Tuesday, July 4, from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.