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Huge List of 4th of July Events in Los Angeles County & Beyond (2024)!



Looking for the best "4th of July events near me" in Los Angeles and Orange County? Discover an array of exciting Independence Day celebrations happening in your area, including spectacular fireworks displays, family-friendly activities, and festive parades. Whether you're in LA or Orange County, there's something for everyone to enjoy this 4th of July. Celebrate America’s birthday in style with these top local events!



Los Angeles Dodgers Fourth of July

Los Angeles, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate our country’s birthday by enjoying an all-time favorite pastime, watching a game of baseball. The game starts at 6:10 PM when the Dodgers take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. There will be a terrific fireworks show after the game concludes. Tickets are available online.


July Fourth Fireworks Spectacular

Los Angeles, CA

July 2-4, 2024


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


4th of July Celebration

Los Angeles, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate Independence Day with live performances, festive décor, and the sky filled with fireworks at Universal Studios Hollywood.


Grand Park’s Fourth of July Block Party

Los Angeles, CA

July 4, 2024


It’s the largest free Fourth of July celebration on the West Coast! This year’s event features arts activities, sports games, live music and dance, dozens of food trucks, DJ entertainment, the return of the Ferris wheel, and an innovative drone show.


Celebrate America

Santa Monica, CA

June 29, 2024


Santa Monica College invites families to Celebrate America with live music, picnicking on Corsair Field, and a fireworks show beginning at 9 PM. The event runs from 5 PM to 10 PM.


Santa Monica 4th of July Parade

Santa Monica, CA

July 4, 2024


The Annual Santa Monica 4th of July Parade begins at 9:30 AM. Enjoy floats, music, and fun along the 1.3-mile parade route.



Long Beach Waterfront Fireworks

Long Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


The Long Beach professional fireworks show will light up the sky at 9 PM along the Downtown waterfront.


4th of July Celebration

Long Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate an all-American 4th of July aboard The Queen Mary with a day of food, entertainment, family games, activities, a World War II aircraft flyover, and spectacular fireworks from 3 PM to 10 PM. Tickets are $55 for adults, $35 for children.


4th of July BBQ

Long Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


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.


Harbor Breeze 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Long Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


Join Harbor Breeze Cruises for a night of family fun and fireworks on the waters of Long Beach Harbor.


The Great American Kids’ 4th of July Bike Parade

Long Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Knott’s Berry Farm 4th of July Fireworks

Buena Park, CA

July 4, 2024


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



Annual Fourth of July Celebration & Monument Unveiling

Simi Valley, CA

July 4, 2024


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.


July Fourth Celebration

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

July 4, 2024


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


July 4th Sunset Sail

San Pedro, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate Independence Day aboard a tall ship and party like it’s 1776! This year’s sail will feature a waterside view of the visiting Italian Navy tall ship Amerigo Vespucci. Sit back and relax or become part of the crew.


4th of July Fireworks Show

Torrance, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Cinespia: Outdoor Movie and Fireworks

Los Angeles, CA

July 4, 2024


Cinespia is hosting a special outdoor movie and fireworks show on July 4th. Enjoy the classic film Rocky, an on-site photo booth, and concessions. Gates open at 7:15 PM, and the movie starts at 9 PM, followed by a spectacular fireworks show.


Fireworks courtesy of the LA Galaxy

Pasadena, CA

July 4, 2024


The soccer fireworks will spark when the LA Galaxy faces off against LAFC in this MLS match! Celebrate with a fantastic fireworks display after the game.


Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s July 4th Extravaganza

Woodland Hills, CA

July 4, 2024


Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza is happening from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Enjoy a free concert featuring Angela O’Neill & The Outrageous8, as well as on-site food trucks and arts-and-crafts vendors. Then sit back and marvel at the 20-minute spectacular fireworks display. The event is free, and parking fees serve as a donation to the Valley Cultural Foundation. Tickets are available online.


Independence Day Concert

Ojai, CA

July 4, 2024


The City of Ojai is celebrating the 4th of July with a special concert at Libbey Bowl. Enjoy live music followed by additional festivities on Independence Day.


July 4th Concert in the Park

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

July 4, 2024


The Palos Verdes Symphonic Band (PVSB) is performing a July 4th Concert on Thursday, July 4th. From 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, families are invited to participate in this free special celebration. Other festivities throughout the day include live music, inflatables and rides, games, food vendors, and more.


76th Anniversary of the Pacific Palisades Independence Day Celebration

Pacific Palisades, CA

July 4, 2024


The 76th Anniversary of the Pacific Palisades Independence Day Celebration is happening on July 4th. Festivities include a parade at 2 PM and music and fireworks at Pali High. Fireworks begin at 9 PM.


3rd Annual Independence Day Drone Light Show Festival

Lakeview Terrace, CA

June 30, 2024


Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez invites families to the 3rd Annual Independence Day Drone Light Show Festival. Enjoy live music, kids’ activities, vendors, food, and resource booths. The event runs from 5 PM to 10 PM with the drone show at 9 PM.


4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Moorpark, CA

July 3, 2024


Families are invited to the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza from 4 PM to 9:30 PM. The event includes games, live music, food trucks, and fireworks. Tickets are required and parking must be purchased in advance.


Ventura’s 4th of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic

Ventura, CA

July 4, 2024


Take a drive and head to Ventura for live music, food trucks, a kids’ fun zone, and a fireworks show at 9 PM. Gates open at 5 PM.


Cars and Stripes Forever

San Pedro, CA

June 28, 2024


The Port of Los Angeles presents Cars and Stripes Forever from 5 PM to 10 PM. Enjoy live music, classic cars and motorcycles, food trucks, and a fireworks show at 9 PM.


4th of July Parade

Westlake Village, CA

July 4, 2024


The Westlake Village 4th of July Parade begins at 9:30 AM. The parade features floats, music, and fun activities. At the end of the parade, enjoy hot dogs, popsicles, and other activities at Berniece Bennett Park.


Mammoth Fireworks

Mammoth Lakes, CA

July 4, 2024


The Independence Day fireworks show promises a striking display of color in the Eastern Sierra night sky. Enjoy the custom-designed 'Sky Concert' at 9:15 PM.


4th of July Spectacular

Yorba Linda, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate the 4th of July in Veterans Park with family activities, live music, food vendors, and a spectacular firework show! Free admission, starts at 5 PM, with fireworks at 9 PM.


Calabasas 4th of July Splash Party

Calabasas, CA

July 4, 2024


Although the City of Calabasas will not have a fireworks display this year, it invites families to enjoy the annual July Splash Party. The gates open at 12 PM and the fun lasts until 5:30 PM with music, swimming, games, and food.


2024 Independence Day Fireworks Show

Monterey Park, CA

June 29, 2024


The City of Monterey Park is celebrating Independence Day with a special fireworks show. Enjoy live entertainment and fun for the whole family from 4 PM, with the fireworks starting at 9 PM.


4th of July on Catalina Island

Avalon, CA

July 4, 2024


Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of the 4th of July on Catalina Island. The celebration includes a golf cart parade, live musical performances, and a fireworks show at 9 PM.


Fourth of July Stearns Wharf

Santa Barbara, CA

July 4, 2024


Take a drive to Santa Barbara and spend the day at Stearns Wharf. Activities begin at 11 AM and include live music, vendors, and a fireworks show at 9 PM.


Fourth of July Celebration

Alhambra, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Independence Day Celebration

Carson, CA

June 29, 2024


Print your own copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and other founding documents. Enjoy interactive tours, printing demos, and hands-on activities. Admission is $12-15.


Let Freedom Ring Celebration

Cerritos, CA

July 4, 2024


Join the City of Cerritos for a celebration including rides, entertainment, and a bell-ringing ceremony. Activities start at 4 PM and conclude with a fireworks show at Cerritos High School at 9 PM. Bring chairs and blankets for seating.


4th of July Fireworks

El Segundo, CA

July 4, 2024


Daytime events from 10 AM to 3 PM include contests like hula hoop, water balloon toss, and pie eating. Evening festivities from 5 PM to 9 PM feature live music, food booths, and fireworks. General admission is $5, children under 2 are free.


4th of July Fireworks Bash

Gardena, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate with food, music, games, a kid zone, and a dazzling fireworks show starting at 9 PM.


Independence Celebration

La Mirada, CA

July 3, 2024


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


Fourth of July Celebration

Santa Ana, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate Independence Day with food trucks, kids’ activities, live music, and a 20-minute fireworks finale starting at 8:45 PM.


Fourth of July Celebration

Santa Ana, CA

July 4, 2024


This free community event will include live music, kids' activities, food trucks, exhibitors, and a spectacular 20-minute fireworks finale. The event starts at 3 PM, with fireworks at 8:45 PM.


AVCA July 4th Celebration & Fireworks

Aliso Viejo, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Fourth of July Celebration

Anaheim, CA

July 4, 2024


The all-day event begins at Canyon High School with activities like the Firecracker 5K/10K Run at 7 AM, Yankee Doodle Dog Show at 9 AM, and Fourth of July Parade at 1 PM. The event continues at Peralta Canyon Park with food booths, entertainment, and a fireworks show at 9 PM.


4th of July Fireworks

Anaheim, CA

July 4, 2024


Salute the stars and stripes while celebrating Independence Day with an inspirational fireworks show set to patriotic music at Disneyland Park.


Independence Day on the Back Bay

Newport Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


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 an inflatable water park. Free entry and open to the public. A pre-paid parking pass is $100, with separate reservations for the water park and water sport rentals.


4th of July is for Families

Newport Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


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, and music.


Old Glory Boat Parade

Newport Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


See the harbor at its patriotic best as boats decorated in red, white, and blue move through the water.


3rd of July Celebration

Orange, CA

July 3, 2024


The City of Orange is hosting its 3rd Annual 4th of July Celebration featuring music, games, fun activities for kids, food trucks, and a fireworks display. Tickets are $7 per person, and children 2 and under are free.


Independence Day Celebration & Country Fair

Brea, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Salute to America

Cypress, CA

June 28, 2024


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


4th of July Fireworks

Dana Point, CA

July 4, 2024


Enjoy fireworks shot from a barge on the water, located off the coastline of Doheny State Beach.


July 4th Celebration

Fullerton, CA

July 4, 2024


Celebrate with a car show, carnival festivities, a live concert, food booths, and a fireworks show at 9 PM.


4th of July Celebration

Huntington Beach, CA

June 30 – July 4, 2024


Start the festivities with the Surf City 5K at 7 AM, enjoy the parade at 10 AM, then see fireworks over the ocean at 9 PM. On July 5, from 5 PM to 9 PM, enjoy the Main Street Block Party.


Fourth of July Celebration at Pretend City

Irvine, CA

July 3, 2024


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

Irvine, CA

July 4, 2024


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


4th of July Celebration

Irvine, CA

July 4, 2024


Enjoy a day of celebration with events and activities like “Wheels on Parade,” bingo, a volleyball tournament, boating, a carnival with a moon bounce, a spinning bucket ride, and more. Fireworks start at 9 PM. Wristbands are required for many activities.


4th of July Celebration

La Habra, CA

July 4, 2024


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


July 4th Celebration

Ladera Ranch, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Fourth of July Fireworks

Laguna Beach, CA

July 4, 2024


Enjoy a drone light show starting at 9 PM. Tune into the Voice of Laguna and KXFM Radio to listen to a live audio simulcast of patriotic music during the drone show.


4th of July Celebration

Laguna Hills, CA

July 4, 2024


Bring your family and friends to enjoy carnival rides and games, a live band, and food trucks, along with a fireworks show at 9 PM. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Bounce house and games are free. Carnival rides are $2.00 each.


4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Laguna Niguel, CA

July 4, 2024


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 9 PM over the lake.


4th of July Parade

Lake Forest, CA

July 4, 2024


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


3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular

Los Alamitos, CA

July 3, 2024


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



Fourth of July Street Faire and Firework Spectacular

Mission Viejo, CA

July 4, 2024


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


2024 Star Spangled Spectacular

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

July 4-5, 2024


A 2-day celebration starting on July 4 with a Bike & Trike Parade and Beach Club activities like music, grills, watercraft, lawn games, and swimming in the lagoon. On July 5, enjoy more fun in the sun and end the night with a fireworks display at 9 PM.


Stars, Stripes, & Slip ‘N Slides and Fireworks

San Clemente, CA

July 4, 2024


This family-friendly event will kick off at 10 AM 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 – the show starts approximately at 9 PM.


Fourth of July Celebration

San Juan Capistrano, CA

July 4, 2024


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


4th of July Celebration

Tustin, CA

July 4, 2024


Food, music, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 6:30 PM, with fireworks starting at 9 PM.


4th of July Spectacular Event

Yorba Linda, CA

July 4, 2024


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


Big Bear Lake Fireworks

Big Bear Lake, CA

July 4, 2024


The Fireworks Spectacular explodes over Big Bear Lake starting between 8:45 PM and 9:15 PM. Enjoy the show from the water, along the shore, or at some trail points.


John Olguin 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Party

San Pedro, CA

July 6, 2024


Get your front-row seats to the 74th Annual John Olguin 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The party is hosted by The Cabrillo Beach Boosters from 5 PM to 10 PM.



 

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