When it comes to our nation’s biggest holiday, you want to make it a memorable event each year. Various cities in Orange County will be providing a great blend of food, fireworks and live music this year. All that’s left is to choose which city you prefer and what type of music suits your fancy. All the options are great, it’s just a matter of what type of venue one prefers.

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Newport Beach – Independence Day at the Back Bay
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(800) 765-7661
Date: July 4, 2017

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina will be the setting of a terrific day of events, including live music and fireworks to end the evening. Celebrate Independence Day in Newport Beach at this party with other Orange County residents and honor America’s independence with entertaining activities and events throughout the day. From 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. there will be a welcome party with DJ music. Then, enjoy classic rock from the south from Southern Rocket from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. The Petty Breakers, a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band will delight audiences from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Then, enjoy a U2 tribute band before the fireworks go off at 9 p.m.! Information can be found here.

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Pacific Symphony July 4 Spectacular Concert – Music Of Bruce Springsteen
Pacific Amphitheatre
100 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 708-1500
Date: July 4, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Do you love “The Boss”? If so, then you’ll want to spend your day listening to a high energy tribute band to Bruce Springsteen on the 4th of July this year! At Costa Mesa’s Pacific Amphitheatre, the Pacific Symphony will welcome Matt Ryan & The American Dream to recreate some of Springsteen’s biggest hits like “Born in the USA,” “Hungry Heart,” and others. There will also be a salute to the U.S. Armed Forces and patriotic favorites before closing with a great fireworks finale.

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Mission Viejo Annual Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular
Lake Mission Viejo
Olympiad Road & Melinda Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Date: July 4, 2017

Held each year on Olympiad Road between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road, The Mission Viejo Annual Street Faire is the epitome of all things patriotic. With a fun-filled street fair that includes game booths, food, and more, the fun keeps going at night with a fireworks spectacular and musical performances by Alana Brooke singing the Star Spangled Banner. Then, an Eric Clapton Tribute Band will take the stage delighting festivalgoers. A fireworks spectacular will help those in attendance ooh and ah when it begins at 9 p.m.

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City of Fullerton 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show
Fullerton High School Softball Field
201 E. Chapman Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 738-3167
Date: July 4th, 2017

The proud city of Fullerton always provides a terrific and free Independence Day celebration, and this year isn’t any different. This year, live music will be provided by Soundbytes as well as other entertainment, and be followed up by a lively fireworks show that begins at 9 p.m.

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Concert On The Green and Firework Festival
Irvine High School Stadium
4321 Walnut Ave.
Irvine CA, 92604
Date: July 4th, 2017

There is plenty to enjoy this year thanks to the Irvine Police Association! On July 4th, the Association will be putting on the 33rd Annual Concert On The Green with live music by the Derek Bordeaux Group. Aside from professional field entertainers, games, activities, bounce houses for kids, raffles and prizes, the night will culminate with a terrific fireworks show at 9 p.m.

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