Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Don’t have plans? No problem. Listed below are just some of the events happening in the greater Los Angeles and surrounding areas. So grab your friends, and watch the fireworks shine bright in red, white and blue!
Prices start at $13
Located at the Rose Bowl, the 88th Annual Americafest will feature live music from the talented Liverpool Legends, a motorcycle stunt show, food and the largest fireworks extravaganza choreographed by Pyrospectaculars by Souza.
Head over to the beach, and witness one fun-packed parade filled with patriotism, music, food and shows. Stroll the streets of downtown, and stick around till 9 p.m. to watch the spectacular array of fireworks blast high over the ocean.
Grand Park 4th of July Block Party
Make your way to one of the largest rooftop firework presentations in DTLA—for free! This year, it will be better than ever as you will be able to view the show from any standing point at the event. Experience it like no other with live music from bands such as Phantogram and upcoming indie rock bands, like Wild Cub and Brick + Mortar.
Whiskey Red’s in Marina Del Ray
Free; reserved tables & buffet are available starting at $49
Come enjoy this red, white and “booze” event with a huge BBQ bash or buffet special and complimentary dessert served later in the night. Specials on drinks, fireworks overlooking the harbor and music from Jack of Hearts will make for an unforgettable night. Continue to dance even after the fireworks end, as the DJ will continue to spin. Be sure to get there early because space will fill up fast.
Prices start at $40
Celebrate the nation’s holiday on this historical ship with dancing, performers, a wide variety of delicious food options and activities that will fill the entire day. This expedition is one you won’t want to miss because of its unique fireworks production. Pay a little more, and experience the Gatsby Buffet with flappers and jazz in their Grand Salon.
Prices start at $45
If you are feeling a little adventurous, plan a night at Catalina. Whether you are on a boat or in your hotel room, the fireworks will not cease to prevail its shine. Enjoy the parade, and then explore the streets of the island, which will host entertainment, music, a buffet and a BBQ. Move to the rhythm of the USC marching band, or just relax on your balcony that overlooks Avalon Bay.
Prices start at $13
Share your laughter and passion for patriotic music, and come watch comedian Steve Martin, the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickwell and the talented Los Angeles Philharmonic as they take over the Hollywood Bowl. There is no question that their fireworks show will be just as spectacular as both presenting acts. And you can bet there will be food and drinks as well.