LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Fourth of July is around the corner and that means celebrations throughout Southern California!
After more than a year of dark venues and canceled events to slow the spread of COVID-19, Fourth of July celebrations will be in full swing this weekend. While many community events may not be back this year, some of the biggest fireworks displays are making a splashy comeback, including the 95th annual AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, which will be hosted by CBS2/KCAL 9’s Pat Harvey and Evelyn Taft.
Eager to kick off the first long holiday weekend without being required to wear a mask or maintain a social distance from family and friends? Take your pick from this list of events and fireworks shows:
Altadena: Altadena Golf Course Fireworks viewing, Friday, July 2 at 9:30 p.m.
Carson: L.A. Galaxy July 4 Fireworks Show follows the match against Sporting Kansas City.
Chino: Let Freedom Run 5K, Ayala Park. Race begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 3.
Corona. 4th Of July Celebration. The Independence Day Parade kicks things off at 9 a.m., followed by music, food and fireworks starting at 5om at Santana Park.
Glendale: Jewel City Sparkles Fireworks Show in Downtown Glendale. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
Hollywood: July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl, July 3 and 4. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Huntington Beach: Surf City Run 5K at the Library in Huntington Beach’s Central Park. Race begins at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 4.
La Crescenta: La Crescenta Community 4th of July Party, 4441 La Crescenta Ave. Festivities begin at 6 p.m., fireworks are at 9 p.m.
Marina del Rey: July 4th at the Marina. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
Monrovia: Monrovia July 4th Concert and Fireworks Show. The concert begins at 7 p.m., and the fireworks show begins at 9 p.m.
Newport Beach: Independence Day On The Back Bay at the Newport Dunes. Gates open at 8 a.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. 1131 Back Bay Drive. Parking is $50 or VIP $100.
Pasadena: 95th Annual AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Woodland Hills: Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s July 4th Extravaganza. The event is from 6 to 9:30 p.m.