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   4th of July Activities in Southern California  

Most of these activities take place on the 4th of July each year as indicated.

Please Call to Confirm for the latest information because budget constraints may have caused canellations.. 2011 information is not yet available.

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The City of Palmdale is the only municipality in the Antelope Valley in which fireworks may be legally sold and discharged on private property. Discharge of fireworks is illegal in all other locations in the Antelope Valley.

City, county and state leaders are in agreement that the Fourth of July should be a joyous celebration and encourage citizens to attend the free Fireworks Spectacular at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Palmdale High School's Riewer Field.

Palmdale residents can call (661) 272-2400 to report the use of illegal fireworks. Lancaster has also set up hot lines, (661) 723-2031 or (661) 723-4832, for residents to report illegal fireworks use.

To learn more about fireworks safety, call (661) 267-5181 or (888) 654-FIRE (3473), or visit http:fire.lacounty.gov.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.

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Acton - July 4th parade and celebration - 9 a.m. , July 4. This year's theme is "Acton - Where your heart is." featuring Grand Marshal Tippi Hedrin. Parade route runs from Crown Valley Road at Aliso Street to Smith Avenue. Community celebration will follow at Acton Community Club, 3748 Nickels Ave.; (661) 269-5785. Please Call to Confirm.

California City - Celebration, July 4. Central Park 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., 10460 Heather Ave.; (760) 373-3530. More Please Call to Confirm.

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California City - A Way of Escape Youth Group will present its "Fourth of July Celebration" at Central Park, 10460 Heather Ave. The 3-on-3 competition check-in starts at 9 a.m. and the games will begin at 10 a.m. Activities will also include water balloon toss, relay races and rapping, singing and krump, hip-hop and jazz dance contests from 1 to 4 p.m. Profanity and revealing clothing will not be permitted. For details or to register, call (760) 373-0418 or (760) 373-0417. Please Call to Confirm.

Fort Tejon - July 4th Celebration of 1856 - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., July 4. Event will feature park volunteers in period attire of the U.S. Army and civilians, a 31-cannon salute and living history demonstrations, such as artillery drills, blacksmithing, adobe brickmaking, open hearth cooking, needle craft and carpentry. The park is a Civil War-era outpost and supply depot. Picnic lunches are recommended; the park has no concessions. Admission: $3 for adults. Fort Tejon State Historic Park, 4201 Fort Tejon Road, off of the Fort Tejon exit on Interstate 5 north, Lebec; (661) 248-6692 or www.forttejon.org. Please Call to Confirm.

Lancaster - Updated - Celebrate the 4th of July with the entire family at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. The annual July 4th Celebration is free to the public and gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Musical entertainment by begins at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand seating will be available on a first come first serve basis, the fireworks show will begin at 9pm. The Independence Day Celebration is offered in cooperation with the Antelope Valley Fair Board. Alcohol is prohibited at the event and no pets are allowed. For more information please contact the Parks, Recreation, and Arts Department at (661)723-6077. Please Call to Confirm.

Lancaster Cemetery - The Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery will have a "4th of July Old-fashion 4th of July celebration for AV Families" from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lancaster Cemetery, 111 East Lancaster Blvd. Activities will include a pancake breakfast, a bicycle and wagon parade and scavenger hunt. Participants are encouraged to dress in patriotic colors and decorate their bicycles and wagons for the parade. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Fireworks Spectacular set. Please Call to Confirm.

Lancaster JetHawks Fireworks game - 7 p.m. July 4, with fireworks following the game. Clear Channel Stadium, 45116 Valley Central Way; (661) 726-5400. Please Call to Confirm.

Littlerock . The Littlerock Town Council and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will have a Fourth of July barbecue and pool party from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Everett Martin County Park, 35548 92nd St. East, near Avenue U. Activities include free games, prizes and raffle. Raffle tickets are $1. Meals are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. (661) 944-4722 Please Call to Confirm.

Palmdale - July 4th celebration - Gates Open at 6:30 p.m. July 4.  Admission: free. Fireworks Spectacular  will start at 9 p.m at Palmdale High School's Riewer Field at  2137 East Ave. R.  Event will feature music by The Bytes. People can enjoy a picnic dinner or purchase food and beverages on site before the show.  (661) 267-5611.  More Please Call to Confirm.

Tehachapi and Tehachapi Valley  - July 4th Food and Wine Festival on Green Street $12.Hot Dog Festival - Events begin at 10 a.m. - 4p.m.  July 4, at locations in Central Park, Tehachapi Airport, Rodeo Grounds, Tehachapi Museum and Coy Burnett Field. Events at the Coy Burnett Stadium, on Tehachapi Boulevard between Snider and Denison roads, include: Outdoor concert at 6 p.m.; community sing-along at 6:30 p.m.; Tehachapi Community Orchestra performance at 7 p.m.; fireworks extravaganza at 9 p.m. Festival comprises food booths, family games and more. Admission: Free. Details, (661) 822-2200. More www.tehachapicityhall.com .Please Call to Confirm.

Valencia - Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration - 9:15 p.m. July 4. Cost: Free. Tailgating, pets and private fireworks are not permitted. Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 West Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita; (661) 286-4018. Please Call to Confirm.

Six Flags Magic Mountain - 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA - Mix screams with oohs and aahs as a patriotic pyrotechnics show bursts over the bevy of thrill rides. Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.

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IMPERIAL COUNTY

Brawley
July 1 through 2 7 to 10 p.m. Event includes watermelon-seed spitting contest, food, frog-jumping contest, swimming, game booths and prizes. On the 4th, free sodas, hot dogs, swimming. No fireworks either day. Abe Gonzales Park. (760) 344-5675.
Please Call to Confirm.

Calexico
July 4 From 4 to 11 p.m. enjoy games, music and food and fireworks. Free. Crummert Park. (760) 357-1166
Please Call to Confirm.

Imperial
July 4 Gates open at 7 p.m. Event includes entertainment, food, games and fireworks. Free. Imperial Valley College, 380 E. Aten Rd. (760) 352-3681.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


INYO COUNTY

Bishop
July 4 (760) 873-5485.
Please Call to Confirm.

Independence
July 4  (760) 878-2405.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


KERN COUNTY

Arvin
July 4  (661) 854-2127
Please Call to Confirm.

Bakersfield
July 4  (661) 326-3911.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 Bakersfield College. (661) 326-3911. Please Call to Confirm.

Delano
July 4 Memorial Park. (661) 725-2518.
Please Call to Confirm.

Lake Isabella
July 4  Mt. Mesa Park. (760) 379-5236.
Please Call to Confirm.

Ridgecrest
July 4  Desert Empire Fairgrounds. (760) 375-8000.
Please Call to Confirm.

Tehachapi
July 4  City Park. (661) 822-2200.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Avalon
July 4  Avalon Bay. (310) 510-1520.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Alhambra
July 1  Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor St. (626) 570-5044.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Baldwin Park
July 4  Sierra Vista High School, 3600 Frazier Ave. (626) 813-5245.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Buena Park

Knott's Berry Farm Fourth of July Spectacular,  July 4. Fireworks will explode over the park in the evening. Cost: $39.95 for adults; $14.95 for ages 3 to 11. Cost for Southern California residents: $31.95 for adults; $14.95 for ages 3 to 11. Cost after 4 p.m.: $25.50 for adults; $14.95 for ages 3 to 11. Parking: $9 for cars; $15 for buses. 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park; (714) 220-5220. Please Call to Confirm.

 

Burbank
July 4  Starlight Bowl, 1249 Lockheed View Dr. (818) 238-5300.

Castaic
July 4 Castaic Lake. (661) 257-4050.
Please Call to Confirm.

Hollywood
July 2 through 4 Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave. (323) 850-2000. Please Call to Confirm.

Irwindale
July 1 Irwindale Speedway, 13300 East Live Oak Ave. (626) 358-1100. Please Call to Confirm.

La Mirada
July 3   La Mirada High School. (714) 670-1726.
Please Call to Confirm.

La Verne
July 3 through 7  Various locations. (909) 596-8700.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  Bonita High School Stadium for the fireworks show. Show time is 7 to 9:30 p.m. Contact the Community Services Office at (909) 596-8700. (909) 593-9998. Please Call to Confirm.

Long Beach

Long Beach Aquarium Fourth of July Barbecue - 5-10 p.m.,  July 4. Events will include fireworks and buffet-style family barbecue. Cost: $11.95-$19.95 for general admission; entrees priced separately. Discount combination value tickets available for $19-$34 for aquarium and the adjacent Queen Mary. Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way; (562) 590-3100 or www.aquariumofthepacific.org. Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Way. (562) 435-3511. Please Call to Confirm.

Los Angeles
July 4  Marina del Rey Jetty. (310) 822-6866.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4th English Tea Party - 4 p.m., July 4. Fundraiser event includes British film double feature. Cost: $25-$40, including food, beer and 1960s music. American Cinematheque at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.; (323) 466-3456. Please Call to Confirm.

July 2 through 4 -  Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave. (323) 850-2000. Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 Fireworks at Palisades High School. Gates open 6 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. Palisades Park. (310) 459-7963. Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. (213) 625-5045. Please Call to Confirm.

Marina Del Rey
July 4 Fireworks and Music Extravaganza - 9 p.m., July 4. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Department of Beaches and Harbors, display will be choreographed to patriotic music broadcast from KXLU 88.9 FM. Marina del Rey main channel; (310) 305-9545 or www.VistaMarina.com.
Please Call to Confirm.

Montebello
July 4 Fireworks at 9 p.m. Grant Rea Park, 600 N. Rea Dr. (323) 887-4540.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Monterey Park
July 4 Stage entertainment, food, games and fireworks. Entertainment begins at 1 p.m. and fireworks are at 9 p.m. Barnes Memorial Park, 350 S. McFerrin Ave. (626) 307-1388.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Norwalk
July 4  Admission is free. Cerritos Park East, 13234 E. 166th St. (562) 407-2611.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Pasadena

AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl - 6:40 p.m., July 4. The Pasadena Pops Orchestra will present a rousing patriotic program to accompany one of the largest fireworks displays in Southern California. Cost: $10. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena; (213) 480-3232.  Please Call to Confirm.

 

Pomona

Kaboom! 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza - 8 p.m., July 4. The 20th annual family event will include patriotic music with spectacular fireworks, as well as monster truck and motocross stunts. Tickets: $12 to $19.50, free for ages 2 and younger. Parking at gate 17 on Fairplex Drive. The Fairplex, 1101 West McKinley Ave., Pomona; (909) 623-3111 or www.fairplex.com. Please Call to Confirm.

 

Santa Fe Springs
July 4  Fireworks at dusk. Free admission. Los Nietos Park. (562) 948-1986.
Please Call to Confirm.

 

Sierra Madre
July 4  Memorial Park. (626) 355-0763.

July 4  Free. (626) 355-0763. Please Call to Confirm.

 

San Fernando
July 4  Recreation Park. (818) 898-1290.
Please Call to Confirm.

South Gate
Through July 4  South Gate Park. (323) 563-5447. Please Call to Confirm.

Sunland
July 4  Sunland Park. (818) 352-4433.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 Parade (818) 352-0534. Please Call to Confirm.

Torrance
July 4  Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission free. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. (310) 618-2930.
Please Call to Confirm.

Two Harbors
July 2  Fireworks show at 9 p.m. Free. (310) 510-0303.
Please Call to Confirm.

Whittier
July 4  fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $5; seniors and children free. York Field. (562) 698-9554.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


MONO COUNTY

Bridgeport
July 1 through 4 Celebrate the Four of July weekend and parade and fireworks  (760) 932-7555. Please Call to Confirm.

Mammoth Lakes
July 1 through 4  (760) 934-3342. Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


ORANGE COUNTY

Fullerton
July 4  (714) 738-6589.
Please Call to Confirm.

Huntington Beach
July 4  Lake Park. At 6:30 p.m. gates open for the Fireworks Extravaganza. Fireworks show tickets are $5 and children age 2 and under are free. Tickets are available now at the Huntington Beach City Hall, 2000 Main Street. There will be no designated parking provided or alcohol permitted. Lake Park. (714) 374-1535.
Please Call to Confirm.

Newport Beach
July 4  fireworks at 9 p.m. Newport Dunes Resort and Marina, Pacific Coast Highway at Jamboree Rd. For reservation information (RV campsites or cabanas), call (949) 729-DUNE.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


RIVERSIDE/SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

Big Bear Lake
July 1 through 3 Independence Day Arts & Crafts Fair, Convention Center. (909) 585-3000.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  Fireworks display at Pine Knot Landing. For additional information call Richard Lambert at (909) 866-2112. Convention Center. (909) 866-7000. Please Call to Confirm.

Highland
July 4  (909) 864-4073.
Please Call to Confirm.

Idyllwild
July 4  (909) 659-3421.
Please Call to Confirm.

Temecula
July 4  (909) 694-6488.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 - fireworks at 9 p.m. sharp. Fiesta at Temecula Sports Park, Rancho Vista Rd. (909) 694-6480. Please Call to Confirm.

Upland
July 4  Fireworks at 9 p.m. - Paid admission -Upland High School, 565 W. 11th St. (909) 931-4280.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Coronado
July 4  Spreckels Park and fireworks. Spreckels Park. (800) 622-8300.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 Independence Day fireworks. (619) 437-8788. Please Call to Confirm.

Julian
July 4 Old-fashioned July 4th festivities  (760) 765-2544.
Please Call to Confirm.

Mira Mesa
July 4  Mira Mesa Recreational Center with food, game booths, live entertainment. Fireworks 9 p.m.
Please Call to Confirm.

National City
Through July 4 Carnival with food, entertainment. Fireworks on July 4th at 9 p.m. Kimball Park. (619) 857-3320.
Please Call to Confirm.

Jun. 30 through July 4 Festivities and fireworks. (619) 479-9451. Please Call to Confirm.

San Diego
July 4 . Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. (619) 220-5422.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  Old Town State Park Plaza. (619) 220-5422. Please Call to Confirm.

San Marcos
July 4 Features food, music, fun for children. Starts at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. Bradley Park. (760) 744-9000.
Please Call to Confirm.

Vista
July 2 through 3 - Independence Day Activities (619) 427-4246. Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  Fireworks display at 9 p.m. Brengle Terrace Park. (760) 726-1340 ext. 1574. Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


SAN LUIS OBISPO/SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES

Cayucos
July 4 Fireworks off the pier at dusk. (805) 995-1200. 
Please Call to Confirm.

Goleta
July 4 Goleta fireworks festival. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. Harder Stadium. (805) 967-4618.
Please Call to Confirm.

Lompoc
July 4  Fireworks at dusk. Admission $4; under age 12, $2. Lompoc High School, 515 W. College St. (805) 736-4513. 
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4 Food, entertainment and fun. South H St. (805) 736-4567. Please Call to Confirm.

Pismo Beach
July 4  Fireworks at the pier beginning at dusk. Free. Best view from beach. Pier. (805) 773-4382.
Please Call to Confirm.

San Luis Obispo
July 4 Family celebration in Mission Plaza  (805) 781-2777.
Please Call to Confirm.

July 4  Santa Rosa Park. (805) 781-7305. Please Call to Confirm.

Santa Barbara
July 4 Parade and The Santa Barbara symphony performs  (805) 564-0199.
Please Call to Confirm.

Santa Barbara
July 4 The fireworks show "Spirit of America" begins at 9 p.m. at the harbor near Stearns Wharf and lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Shuttles will be running until 8 p.m. for a cost of 25 cents. The transit buses run until 10 p.m. Various locations. (805) 564-0199.
Please Call to Confirm.

Santa Barbara
July 4 Stowe House (805) 967-4618.
Please Call to Confirm.

Santa Maria
July 4  Fireworks begin around 9 p.m. at the Santa Barbara County Fairgrounds. Santa Barbara County Fairgrounds. (805) 925-8824.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


TULARE COUNTY

Exeter
July 4  (559) 592-2919.
Please Call to Confirm.

Porterville
July 4 Food and fireworks. Adults $3; children $1. Jamison Stadium. (559) 568-2556.
Please Call to Confirm.

Springville
July 4  (559) 539-8225.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.


VENTURA COUNTY

Ojai
July 3 through 4  fireworks. (805) 649-2729. Please Call to Confirm.

Oxnard
July 4 Channel Islands Harbor. (805) 385-7545.
Please Call to Confirm.

Simi Valley
July 4 fireworks at 9 p.m. Adults $7 advanced ticket and $8 at the gate; seniors and children ages 417, $4 advanced and $5 at gate. Simi Valley High School, 5400 Cochran St. (805) 584-4400.
Please Call to Confirm.

Ventura
July 4 (805) 654-7830.
Please Call to Confirm.

Events, times and prices are subject to change. Readers should confirm information on the events they wish to attend.