fireworks Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays


Going to a professional fireworks show is truly the safest way to celebrate the 4th of July. Here is a list of some show-stopping locations. If we’re missing your favorite show, please let us know in the comments below!


Almansor Park
800 S. Almansor St.
Alhambra, CA 91801

Time: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: free
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The City of America’s annual Birthday Party & Celebration in Alhambra begins at 3 p.m. That’s when food vendors will begin selling their patriotic hot dogs and other nourishing meals and snacks. The celebration will end following an amazing fireworks spectacular!


Starlight Bowl
1249 Lockheed View Drive
Burbank, CA 91505

Time: Gates open: 5:30 p.m. Entertainment: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Fireworks: 9 p.m
Cost: varies
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Celebrate America and our heritage at this fun and festive Independence Day event for the entire family. Join the Starlight Bowl and The United States Air Force for an evening of great entertainment filled with surprises. See a flyover, the induction of new enlistees, United States Air Force Veteran Daniel Rutherford singing the National Anthem, Surfin’ USA, The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra and of course the best fireworks show in Los Angeles.


Calabasas High School
22855 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302

Time: gates open at 5 p.m. fireworks at 9 p.m.
Cost: free
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The City of Calabasas will proudly host the community’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular! The family-oriented, fun-filled event will feature live music from Stone Soul featuring the best of 1960s Soul & Motown classics, a free family fun zone with a balloon artist, rides, crafts, games and the grand fireworks display.


Home Depot Center
18400 S Avalon Blvd
Carson, CA 90746

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost: tickets for the game $20+
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The LA Galaxy will host their annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza, powered by 102.7 KIIS FM, after the club’s match against the Seattle Sounders FC. The game, which is presented by Adidas, will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

Castaic Lake

Castaic Lake Recreation Area (Lower Lake)
32132 Castaic Lake Drive
Castaic, CA 91384

Time: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $25 per car; $5 per person (walk-in); 5 years and under FREE
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Celebrate the 4th of July At Castiac Lake! Food, swimming, jumpers, music and fun!

Culver City

Culver City High School
4601 Elenda St
Culver City, CA 90230

Time: Gates open: 5:30 p.m. Entertainment: 6:30 p.m. Fireworks: 9 p.m
Cost: Suggested Donation $2.00 per person.
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The Exchange Club of Culver City and the City of Culver City invite you to attend our annual Fourth of July fireworks show at Culver City High School! If you’re hungry you’ll be able to purchase hotdogs, soda, and Kettle Corn. You can also get tickets for the Exchange Club’s raffle, which features grand prizes of an LCD flat screen tv and $100 gift certificates good at Westfield Fox Hills Mall!

Diamond Bar

Diamond Bar High School
20955 Pathfinder Road
Diamond Bar, CA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: free
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Spend the summer afternoon at the park with family, friends, and neighbors. Bring a picnic or enjoy a variety of concessions available. Kids’ crafts, face painting, and patriotic musical performances lead up to the fireworks display.

El Segundo

401 E. Sheldon St.
El Segundo, CA 90245

Time: Entertainment: 10:00 a.m.; Fireworks: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Seating is available at Stevenson Field for $3 in advance or $5 at the gate
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El Segundo’s annual Fourth of July celebration will take place beginning in Recreation Park. There will be food, games, contests and music!


Fullerton Union High School Stadium
N Berkeley Ave. and N Lemon St.
Fullerton, CA 92831

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
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Head down to Fullerton’s Annual Community Fireworks Show and Festival! There will be live music, entertainment and games offered by Parks & Recreation. Plus, tasty treats are available for purchase in the festival area. All food is reasonably priced and is being offered by local charity organizations.

Hansen Dam

11770 Foothill Blvd
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free admission; Parking: $10
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The 4th of July Celebration at Hansen Dam is in its 17th year and is a free fun-filled family affair. There will be gourmet food trucks, music, raffles and prizes, a water slide kid zone and more! The day ends with one of the most dramatic fireworks displays in the area!


Hollywood Bowl
2301 North Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90068

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: varies
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In the annual great American extravaganza, The Hollywood Bowl has invited everyone’s favorite American pop duo to the party! Daryl Hall & John Oates, members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, join the orchestra for a night of their classic hits, plus spectacular fireworks and good old-fashioned American music to celebrate our country’s 235th birthday.

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach Pier
Main Street
Huntington, CA 92646

Time: Parade: 10:00 a.m.; Entertainment: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Fireworks: 9:00 p.m. *Staking out an area for viewing is allowed after 7:00 a.m. on July 3rd.
Cost: $10
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The 107th annual Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Festival is the biggest Independence Day celebration in Southern California! The parade starts at Main Street, winds through the streets of downtown, and ends at Gothard. The parade features more than 300 entries including bands, floats, local dignitaries, equestrian groups, film and television celebrities and community groups.

Long Beach

The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802

Time: 11 a.m. Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $24.95 Adult, $12.95 children 5-11, $21.95 military/seniors
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The Queen Mary Independence Day celebration will be an old-fashioned BBQ with Carolina, Texas, Kansas City and St. Louis BBQ represented as well as corn-on-the-cob, baked beans, funnel cake and other non-barbecue favorites. There will be two stages of live music, strolling entertainers and a children’s area, culminating in the spectacular 4th of July fireworks show. Special hotel rates are available.

Long Beach

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

Time: Dinner 6 – 8 p.m. Aquarium opens at 9 a.m.
Cost: Aquarium Admission $12.95 for everyone after 5 pm. Regular admission is $24.95 Adult, $12.95 child 3-11, $21.95 seniors, Aquarium plus dinner $35 Adult, $27 Child. Advance reservations required for dinner.
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Enjoy the Aquarium at night and get a fish-eye view of the Queen Mary fireworks. Combo tickets include admission to the aquarium plus an Independence Day B-B-Q buffet with home-style grilled entrees and decadent deserts.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3911 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Time: 8:45 pm (dusk)
Cost: Free
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This free 60 minute fireworks show launched from near the LA Memorial Coliseum is not actually in the Coliseum, but can be viewed from areas around Exposition Park including from Christmas Tree Lane or from the south lawn. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show!

Los Angeles Dodger Stadium

Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Time: 6:10 p.m. game; post game fireworks
Cost: tickets for game $14.75 up, plus parking
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The Los Angeles Dodgers game against the New York Mets will be followed by a fabulous fireworks spectacle!

Pacific Palisades

Palisades Charter High School
15777 Bowdoin Street
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Times: Parade: 2:00 p.m.; Entertainment: 6:30 p.m.; Fireworks: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Parade: Free; Concert: $2
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Come on down for an old fashioned Palisades Americanism Parade for fantastic entertainment and fireworks!


Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103

Time: 9:05 p.m.
Cost: $13 General Admission, Kids: 7 and under: Free, Active Military with ID: Free
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The Biggest and Best Fireworks Show in Southern California! Celebrate America at “Americafest 2011” with music, food, fireworks and a full day of safe and affordable family fun.

Porter Ranch

Shepherd of the Hills Church
19700 Rinaldi Street
Porter Ranch, CA 91326

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
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The FREE festival and fireworks show at Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch includes moon bounces and face painting for the children, an outdoor stage show and amazing food from over a dozen local food vendors. It’s all capped off with a twenty-one minute aerial fireworks display!

Redondo Beach

Seaside Lagoon
200 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Time: Gates open: 2:00 p.m.; Fireworks: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
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Come together with friends and neighbors for a unique gathering at the famous SeasideLagoon in Redondo Beach to celebrate our community, country, family and friends!

San Pedro

Cabrillo Beach
3720 Stephen M. White Dr.
San Pedro, CA 90731

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
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Head down to San Pedro for live music, U.S. military exhibits, tours of a Navy frigate, armed forces, and U.S. Coast Guard demonstrations, displays by the LA City Fire Department’s firefighting boat, and the Washington Artillery Reenactment group followed by fireworks!

Studio City

CBS Studio Center
4200 Radford Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: General Admission Adult: $20, General Admission Child (6-12) $10.00, G.A. Adult W/Rooftop Wristband $40, G.A Child W/Rooftop Wristband $30,VIP Admission Adult: $100, VIP Admission Child (6-12) $50, VIP Admission Toddler (3-5) $15.
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This is a fun-filled family festival featuring exhibits, music, food, fireworks, a children’s fun zone, and a business exposition in a back lot at CBS Studios!

If we’re missing your favorite show, please let us know in the comments below!

Comments (19)
  1. love fireworks says:

    is the city of Artesia having fireworks this year?

  2. Daniel says:

    La Mirada Regional Park
    Alicante Road & Adelfa Drive
    La Mirada, California 90638
    Cost: FREE
    Time: 4 PM- 9PM (not sure)
    Games, Entertainment, Food, and much more available. Get there early to find parking and make a day event out of it!

  3. LA MIRADA says:

    La Mirada Regional Park
    Alicante Road & Adelfa Drive
    La Mirada, California 90638
    Cost: FREE
    Time: 4 PM- 9PM (not sure)
    Games, Entertainment, Food, and much more available. Get there early to find parking and make a day event out of it!

  4. San Marino says:

    San Marino

    Lacy Park
    1485 Virginia Road
    San Marino, CA 91108

    Cost: $5 for residents, $15 for non-residents
    Time: 5PM- 9PM (Park opens at 7AM.)
    Games, Entertainment, Food, and Music. For more info:

  5. aaa says:

    what about Hollenbeck park in Boyle heights are they going to have anything this year?

  6. dp says:

    big bear lake one of the best fire work shows in cali

  7. PJ says:

    Kaboom Show
    at the Pomona Fairgrounds, Fairplex
    White ave city of Pomona

  8. PJ says:

    Details for KABOOM! – Fourth of July Celebration
    Presented by Coca-Cola, Sauza & Toyota

    Monday, July 4, 2011
    It’s the 25th annual fireworks spectacular at Fairplex. Monster trucks and motoX extreme get the crowd cheering and the stupendous fireworks are the grand finale. The nighttime programming is a crowd pleaser and has played to a sold-out audience since its inception in 2002. It puts the boom in KABOOM!

    The FMX riders delivering the colossal speed, moves, jumps and spins are the amazing Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Jeff Griffin, Julian Dusseau and Nick Dunn. And, then the dusty big boys appear led by Bounty Hunter, Iron Outlaw, Time Fly’s, Fired Up and Obsession. Drivers navigate these behemoths weighing between 9-11 thousand pounds perched on 66 inch tires kicking up the dust and excitement levels exponentially.

    *Please note that all riders and drivers are subject to change without notice.

    Monster Truck and Big Air Free style Motocross 8 p.m.

    Fireworks Spectacular 9:20 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m.)

    Tickets are available online and at the kiosk at the Fairplex Credentials Office weekdays from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, May 9 –July 4 (or until sold out).

    Reserved Box Seats $19.50
    Trackside Bleachers $17.50
    General Seating $15

    Buffet at Top of the Park $45
    Free, ages 2 and younger

  9. Larry says:

    San Pedro (Cabrillo Beach): It says “FREE” but last year I drove by, and saw a sign noting that it’s $15 for parking the whole day.

  10. sandb says:

    What about Palmdale,Lancaster?

  11. jeff says:

    the studio city fireworks show is too expensive for me & my friend to go to. were just going to drive up reseda blvd near me to watch them from a golf course….

  12. Sam says:

    Westfield Valencia Town Center
    24201 West Valencia Boulevard
    Santa Clarita, 91321

    TIME: 9:15 P.M. Come early for good parking and view.


    Extravagant fireworks show with music from KHTS AM 1220.

  13. Sam says:


  14. gregoria says:

    what about in whiter narrows park

  15. jennifer says:

    does somebody knows if in whittier narrows park are having fireworks???

  16. Carla GM says:

    Is there fireworks display at Topanga park this year?

  17. Mark says:

    I’m watching the fireworks show on KCAL’s 9pm broadcast. Worst planning for broadcasting ever. Half of the fireworks show was either shot from ground level looking straight, where you couldn’t even see the fireworks display (only them being shot from the ground–who cares about that?) or from a helicopter camera that froze 5 seconds into every shot. I’ve seen better productions on community television.

  18. tim says:

    hi i just wanted to say that i enjoyed watching chanel 9 fireworks show where we live fireworks are banned anyone useing them will be fined 1000 dollars so the only way we could see them was on channel 9 it was the best show ever thank you

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