Best 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Los Angeles: 2017

From Disneyland to the Rose Bowl to the beaches of Malibu
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July 1-4

Disney’s Celebrate America
WHERE:
Disneyland
WHEN:
July 1-4, 9:30 p.m.
WHAT: 
Four nights in a row, Disneyland visitors will experience “A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky,” a 15-minute fireworks show accompanied by patriotic tunes.

Malibu Fireworks
WHERE AND WHEN: 

  • Saturday, July 1, Carbon/La Costa Beach
  • Tuesday, July 4, Paradise Cove
  • Tuesday, July 4, Malibu Colony Cove

WHAT: Fireworks lit from barges off the coast. All shows are between 9 and 10 p.m. Expect a high volume of barking from local Pomeranians.

July 2-4

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular With Pentatonix
WHERE:
Hollywood Bowl
WHEN:
July 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT: 
Three-time Grammy winner Pentatonix is celebrating Independence Day three nights in a row, and each performance will feature the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, and of course, fireworks.

July 4

4th of July Festival of Balloons
WHERE: 
South Pasadena Fire Station and High School
WHEN: July 4, opens at 7 a.m.
WHAT: South Pasadena kicks off Independence Day with a pancake breakfast at the fire station at 7:00 a.m. (Tickets are $8/person, kids under 6 eat free), followed by the 36th annual balloon parade. This year’s theme is “Freedom on the Road. Celebrating Route 66.” The fireworks show at South Pasadena High School starts at 9 p.m. (Tickets are $12/person, kids under 3 are free).

4th Of July Community Festival and Fireworks Show
WHERE:
Exposition Park, South Lawn
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 11 a.m.
WHAT: This free event, now in its fourth year, claims to be the largest fireworks festival on the West Coast. Head to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum for a day of family fun, including live music, food, games and activities.

All-American 4th of July
WHERE: The Queen Mary
WHEN: July 4, opens at 2 p.m.
WHAT: The legendary ocean liner’s July 4th offerings include family games, historic tours, a patriotic movie in the Queen Mary Theatre, a performance by the Pointer Sisters, and a pyrotechnics display accompanied by patriotic music.

Americafest
WHERE: Rose Bowl
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 2 p.m.
WHAT: Now in its 91st year, this annual Rose Bowl event invites you to celebrate America with a family fun zone, food, and live entertainment, leading up to a fireworks show over the stadium at 9 p.m.

Redondo Beach 4th Of July Fireworks
WHERE:
Seaside Lagoon
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 2 p.m.
WHAT: Arrive early to claim a prime viewing spot for the fireworks, and spend the day swimming, riding inflatable slides, and doing arts and crafts while a DJ plays patriotic music.

4th of July Block Party
WHERE:
Grand Park and The Music Center
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 2 p.m.
WHAT: Take public transportation downtown for this free community celebration and fireworks show, because many streets and parking lots in the area will be closed. L.A.-based musicians and DJs perform live on two stages.

Culver City Firework Show
WHERE:
West Los Angeles College 
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 4 p.m.
WHAT:  Bring a blanket or low chair to watch the fireworks over the college baseball and practice field starting at dusk. Preshow entertainment includes carnival games, food trucks, a raffle tent, and live music by David Bowie cover band Rebel Rebel.

Pacific Palisades Fireworks Spectacular
WHERE:
Palisades Charter High School baseball field
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 4 p.m.
WHAT: After the Pacific Palisades community parade at 2 p.m., head over to the baseball field for two stages of live music, food trucks, kids games, face painting, and a 25-minute fireworks display. Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit local organizations.

July 4th Late Night & BBQ
WHERE: 
Aquarium of the Pacific
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 5 p.m.
WHAT:  Before and after this all-American barbecue dinner, bond with the sea creatures guilt-free—there’s no seafood on the menu. Tickets include after-hours access to the exhibits, and a view of the Queen Mary fireworks display over the harbor.

Baldwin Park 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
WHERE: Sierra Vista High School
WHEN: July 4, opens at 5 p.m.
WHAT: The high school will host a live concert featuring Queen Nation, a tribute to the legendary rock band Queen, starting around 6:45 p.m. If you’re not into the whole ’70s Brit rock scene, they also have gladiator jousting, a 26-foot slide, and an obstacle course.

Kaboom!
WHERE: The Fairplex, Pomona
WHEN: July 4, opens at 5 p.m.
WHAT: Tuesday. Tuesday! TUESDAY!!! Monster trucks, Moto X, The Human Cannonball, aaaaannd fireworks. General admission starts at $18.50. Guests who bring three or more books for the book drive receive one free weekday L.A. County fair ticket.

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
WHERE:
Warner Park, Woodland Hills
WHEN:
July 4, opens at 6 p.m.
WHAT:  The Valley Cultural Center presents a free concert by the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra entitled “Made in the USA.” It will be followed by a 15-minute fireworks display, which is expected to be watched by 60,000 people.

4th of July Fireworks & VIP Celebration
WHERE:
CBS Studio Center
WHEN:
July 4, 6 p.m.
WHAT: The Studio City Chamber of Commerce isn’t holding an outdoor festival this year. Instead, it’s hosting a VIP event with food and drinks from local restaurants, live entertainment, and rooftop viewing of the fireworks show.

July 4th at Dodger Stadium
WHERE: Dodger Stadium
WHEN: July 4, game starts at 6:10 p.m.
WHAT: Watch the home team take on the Arizona Diamondbacks, and stick around after the game for Independence Day fireworks presented by 99 Cents Only Stores. Each ticket includes a patriotic Dodgers T-shirt.

Marina Del Rey’s 4th of July Fireworks Show
WHERE:
Burton Chace Park (13650 Mindanao Way) and Fisherman’s Village (13755 Fiji Way)
WHEN:
July 4, 9 p.m.
WHAT: This year’s Marina Del Rey fireworks display features synchronized music in two locations—Burton Chace Park and Fisherman’s Village. The 20-minute show attracts a crowd, so arrive early to find a parking spot ($7-$15)—or find a friend with a boat and watch from the water.


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