So far we’ve covered where to watch fireworks shows in San Francisco, DC, Chicago, NYC, and Boston. The “City of Angels” is our last stop on our list of Independence Day Celebrations. There are plenty of ways to celebrate 4th of July in LA, A LOT in fact. So we have picked 3 events where you can watch fireworks light up the night sky in SoCal.
If you’re on a budget: 4th of July Block Party @ Grand Park
This free Independence Day celebration at Grand Park in LA is fun for everyone. This party is four blocks long with live music and performances as well as food trucks like Holy Aioli and The Greasy Weiner. Although there won’t be a fireworks spectacular, there will be a light show combining pyrotechnics and special effects.
WHAT: 4th of July Block Party
WHERE: Grand Park in LA
WHEN: Thur., July 4th, activities start @ 2pm
Ok, but where are the real fireworks at? Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration
If you’re looking for a show that will light up the night sky by the ocean, then Huntington Beach is the place to be. With free events running from July 4-7 it’s hard to not be a part of the celebration. There is also $10 VIP seating for the fireworks show on July 4.
WHAT: “Surf, Sun, & Celebrate” (Huntington Beach July 4th Celebration)
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier
WHEN: July 4-7, Fireworks @ 9pm on July 4th
So you want to impress that special Bagel… Redondo Beach 4th of July Fireworks
The annual Redondo Beach fireworks show is a special day event that takes place at Seaside Lagoon. While you do have to pay to get in, you do get front row seats for the fireworks show. There will be live performances as well as free paddle boarding.
WHAT: 7th Annual Redondo Beach Fireworks
WHERE: Seaside Lagoon
WHEN: Thur., July 4th; Gates open @ 2pm