4th of July Fireworks in Orange County

4th of July Fireworks in Orange County

Looking for a fireworks show near you? Here’s the full list of fireworks shows in Orange County. 

Aliso Viejo

Where: Grand Park, 6101 City Lights Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 6-9:30pm

Details: July Celebration and Fireworks! Live performance by 4×4 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

About the Band – All KILLER, no Filler!!! The Classic hits as you remember them, played with stunning accuracy and searing passion by players who have actually performed with the real artists. It doesn’t get any more legitimate than this!! Boston, Foreigner, Toto, Journey and so much more…Faithful and true to the originals, these guys bring it big time!! Click Here for more information

Anaheim

Where: Perlata Canyon Park and Canyon High School,115 N Pinney Dr, Anaheim, CA 92807

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 7am-9:00pm

Details: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks! The Firecracker 5k/10k starts at 7am, followed by the Yankee Doodle Dog show at 9am. 1pm the parade starts at Canyon High School. Live entertainment at food booths all day long. Fireworks start at 9pm!  Click Here for more information

 

Where: Disneyland

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 9:30pm

Details: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks at Disneyland! The show starts at 9:30. 

Brea

Where: City Hall Park,401 S Brea Blvd, Brea, CA 92821

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 9am-3:00pm

Details: Country Fair Come celebrate our Nation’s independence at Brea’s Annual Country Fair full of patriotic festivities. The fair opens at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 3:00 p.m. with live entertainment, kiddie parade, dog parade, classic car show, food, games, exhibits, and Market Place area featuring handmade gifts. Click Here for more information

 

Buena Park

Where: Knotts Berry Farm,8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 

Details: Knotts Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm offers one of the area’s best July 4th events, with special family-friendly entertainment during the day and spectacular fireworks in the evening.

There is fun from sunup to sundown including the reimagined Fiesta VillageGhost Town Alive! and Knott’s Summer Nights! All of the Knott’s Berry Farm summer entertainment will be offered to enhance your 4th of July celebration!

At 9:30 p.m., don’t miss our dazzling Independence Day fireworks show where you can witness an exhilarating fanfare of radiant bursts and brilliant shimmers. To enjoy the firework presentation, please see the map guide for the best available viewing areas.

It’s an Independence Day celebration you don’t want to miss!

 Click Here for more information

Costa Mesa

Where: OC Fair and Events Center 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Date: Monday, July 3rd 

Details: Independence Day Community Celebration

Independence Day Community Celebration! Free entry, activities and a firework show. Bring your picnic, lawn chairs and blanket and create a memorable evening as we celebrate our nation’s independence.

Food and drinks will be available. Glass containers and bottles are prohibited. No hard-sided coolers or outside alcohol permitted.

 Click Here for more information

Cypress

Where: Cypress College 9200 Valley View Street, Cypress, CA 90630

Date: Friday, June 30th 

Details: Salute to America

The City of Cypress is pleased to announce the Salute to America Celebration held at Cypress College. This patriotic celebration will feature food trucks, entertainment, vendors, live music from 80z All-Stars, and a spectacular fireworks display.

Event Timeline
5:30 PM – Event area opens
6:00 PM – Mainstage Entertainment
7:00 PM – Live concert provided by 80z All-Stars
9:00 PM – Fireworks display

Festival seating, picnics, and lawn chairs are encouraged with food and refreshments available for purchase. Beer and water available for purchase. Motor homes, outside alcohol, dogs, BBQs, and fireworks are NOT permitted at this event. Your cooperation is appreciated!

 Click Here for more information

Dana Point

Where: Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA, 92629

Date: Tuesday, July 04th 

Details: Dana Point 4th of July Festivities!

One of Southern California’s BEST fireworks display is right in Dana Point! With multiple way to see the show! Watch from the land or by sea.

Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching will be offering a dinner cruise.

Come aboard a 95′ flagship, the Dana Pride, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience & a 4th of July to remember! Capacity is limited for social distancing. Cash bar available. This is an incredibly popular event and seats go fast. Dana Pride Dinner Cruise Menu Includes: Tri Tip, Chicken, Mac n’ Cheese, Baked Beans, Green Salad, Rolls & Butter, Cobbler, Ice Cream & Cookies, and non alcoholic drinks  BOOK NOW!

 

Fireworks Display Cruise
Enjoy the fireworks from the water while on the deck of our boat! It is without a doubt the best view in town! There is a  limited number of passengers for increased comfort & safety! Celebrate the 4th in style! BOOK NOW!

 Click Here for more information

Huntington Beach

Where: Downtown Huntington Beach 2000 Main StreetHuntington Beach, CA US 92646

Date: Friday, June 30th through July 4th

Details: 4th of July Surf City Soul

The block Party Starts on Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach Friday June 30th. Live bands play through the evening with vendor booths and food trucks. Stop by the Carnival July 1st-4th. The Surf City 5K, 4th of July Parade and the fireworks show is on the 4th with fireworks starting at 9pm. 

 Click Here for more information

Irvine

Where: Fivepoint Amphitheatre 14800 Chinon, Irvine, CA 92618

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 8pm

Details: The Music of the Beatles and Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day with an epic outdoor concert featuring Classical Mystery Tour performing a tribute to The Beatles and a stunning fireworks display. Rock out to the timeless classics of the Fab Four, and then watch the sky light up! Sing, dance and enjoy an unforgettable night of music, memories, and magic.

 Click Here for more information

Ladera Ranch

Where: Founders Park 28275 Avendale Blvd, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 

Details: Run, Parade, Celebration and Fireworks 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
7:00 a.m. – 10K Freedom Run
8:30 a.m. –  5K Freedom Run
9:30 a.m. –  1K Kids’ Firecracker Dash
10:30 a.m. –  Community Parade
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. –  Games & Activities 
4:45 – 5:45 p.m. – Cupcake Bake-Off
4:00 – 9:00 p.m. –  Food Trucks
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Teen Zone (Free, Grades 6 – 12)
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. –  Concert (Undercover – Top 40)
Dark – Fireworks

 Click Here for more information

Laguna Hills

Where: Laguna Hills Community Center 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Details: 4th of July Celebration

Celebrate America’s birthday at the City of Laguna Hills’ annual Fourth of July Celebration! Bring your family and friends to enjoy carnival rides and games, live band, food trucks, along with a fabulous fireworks show to conclude the evening. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Bounce house and games are free. Carnival rides are $2.00 each. Seating is not provided, so don’t forget your blankets and chairs.

Schedule:

4:00pm    Event Begins

6:00pm    Live Band: Family Style

9:00pm    Fireworks

 Click Here for more information

Laguna Niguel

Where: Amphitheatre 29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 6-8pm

Details: Summer Concert: Joey Reidel’s Elton John Experience 

Come enjoy this year’s “Rockin'” Summer Concert Series! Food trucks on site!

 Click Here for more information

La Habra

Where: La Bonita Park 1440 W. Whittier Blvd.

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 4:00pm-9:30pm

Details: 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

The City of La Habra will hold its 4th of July Celebration on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023, 4:00-9:30 p.m., at La Bonita Park, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd. The event will include the fireworks show, flyover, live music by Electric Vinyl, kid’s activity booths, food vendors and retail vendors. Guest seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 Click Here for more information

Lake Forest

Where: Lake Forest Sports Park and Recreation Center 28000 Vista Terrace, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 9:30am

Details: 4th of July Parade

Join the annual parade in Lake Forest!

 Click Here for more information on the parade route!

La Palma

Where: Central Park 7821 Walker St, La Palma, CA 90623

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 6:00am

Details: Fitness Run For Fun

Start your Fourth of July celebrations on a healthy note! The La Palma Fitness Run for Fun offers more than just a typical running event – it’s a chance to connect with your community and experience that small-town, hometown feeling. Spend quality time with your loved ones, neighbors, and friends while prioritizing your health and wellness through a fun and engaging run, walk, or stroll.

After completing the race, make sure to swing by Central Park for a delicious pancake breakfast, generously provided by the La Palma Kiwanis Club. Stay for the award presentations at the Park Pavilion, which will begin at 9:15 AM. Don’t miss out on the La Palma Community Services Department’s exciting Family Fun Zone, which is always a hit. Join us for an enjoyable and healthy start to your Fourth of July festivities! Save the date: the 41st Annual La Palma Fitness Run for Fun will take place on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023.

 

 Click Here for more information

Los Alamitos

Where: Joint Forces Training Base 11206 Lexington Dr, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Date: Monday July 3rd 4:00-9:00pm

Details: 3rd of July Spectacular

Get the fireworks started early with Los Alamitos 3rd of July Spectacular at the Joint Forces Training Base. 

 

 Click Here for more information

Mission Viejo

Where: Olympiad between Marguerite and Melinda

Date: Tuesday July 4th 12:00-9:00pm

Details: Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular

Enjoy live entertainment, rides, delectable fare from food trucks, and games for the whole family. You can also shop more than 30 booths with craft and gift ideas.

At 9 pm, the sky will light up over Mission Viejo with a spectacular fireworks show.

Admission is free, and tickets are available for games and rides.

The City is encouraging residents to go green and save gas by biking to the event. Bicycles are not permitted in the street faire, but bike racks will be provided and located at the end of each entrance to the closed enclosure at Melinda and the Lake entrance. 

A free shuttle operates from 1 to 8 pm. Shuttle stops are located at 12 marked locations around Lake Mission Viejo. No pets, skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles or grills are allowed within the street closures.

 Click Here for more information

Newport Beach

Where: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort 1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 

Details: Independence Day on the Back Bay

Celebrate Independence Day on the Bay at Newport Dunes! Bring out the red, white, and blue for the 4th of July with live entertainment, food trucks, beach bars, activities, and a spectacular firework show co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach.

Schedule of Events

  • Fireworks show co-sponsored by the City of Newport Beach – 9:00 pm
  • Live entertainment at the Horseshoe Stage featuring DJ yo-b1 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – The Dreamboats (good ol’ rock ‘n roll) – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Food Trucks and Full Bars – 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm – Food trucks include Salt and Pepper, Italian Burger, West Coast Hibachi, El Mas Chingon, Los Compadres, Sabroso Mobile Kitchen, Philly King, Kiki’s Cuban and Kettle Corn King and Shaved Ice
  • The Inflatable Water Park – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (may close early to prepare for firework show)
  • Water Sports Rentals – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (may close early to prepare for firework show)
  • Moe B’s Munchies – 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

 

Click Here for more information

 

Where: Newport Beach Harbor Lido Island
Newport Beach, CA
92663

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 1pm

Details: Old Glory Boat Parade

The American Legion Yacht Club in Newport Beach is once again setting sail around Newport Harbor for their annual Old Glory Boat Parade on Tuesday, July 4 at 1:00PM.

The theme this year is “Founding Fathers” and entrants are encouraged to decorate their boats to celebrate this theme.

Leading the parade will be the ALYC club boat Valor with our Grand Marshal Newport Beach Chief of Police Joe Cartwright, followed by VIP boats that will be filled with active duty servicemembers and veterans. We are pleased to recognize Chief Cartwright for his service to the community and his service to our county. Cartwright started his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1999 but would leave three years later for Newport Beach in 2002. He is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a member of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 and he currently is chairman on the board of directors for the Newport Beach 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Foundation.

The parade will begin at 1:00pm off the east end of Lido Island and follow a course throughout the harbor between the hours of 1:00pm and 3:30pm, offering everyone a chance to enjoy the parade.

All boaters are invited to decorate their vessels and participate in the parade. Registration is free and available online through the American Legion Yacht Club website (www.alyc.com) where a map of the parade route, approximate viewing times, and more information is also available. Participants will compete for class awards such as Best Decorated, Finest Costumes, Most Creative, and the Commodore’s Award, with class winners to be announced at an Awards Banquet on Sunday, July 16 at 5:30 pm.

 

Click Here for more information

 

Where: City Cruises
2431 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA
92663

 

Date: Tuesday, July 4th 6:30pm

 

Details: 4th of July Dinner Cruise

Embark on a Premier Newport Beach 4th of July Fireworks Dinner Cruise for an elegant evening celebrating on the Newport Harbor. Indulge in the summer’s biggest celebration with delicious summer cocktails, plated, chef-prepared menus, top-notch service, and a spectacular front-row seat on the water for the Newport Beach fireworks. Our DJ sets the mood while you soak in the skyline from an intimate, climate-controlled interior and open-air rooftop decks.

 

Click Here for more information

Orange

Where: Grijalva Park 368 N Prospect St, Orange, CA 92866

Date: Monday, July 3rd 4-9pm 

Details: 3rd of July Celebration

Tickets are $7 per person. The fun starts at 4:30pm with fireworks starting at 8:45

 Click Here for more information on the parade route!

Rancho Santa Margarita

Where: Lago Santa Margarita RSM Lake

Date: Tuesday, July  4th 8am-9:30pm 

Details: 4th of July Celebration 

The SAMLARC Board of Directors is excited to host this year’s July 4th Star Spangled Spectacular! 

SAMLARC Members are invited to enjoy Independence Day at the Lake! Bring a picnic, enjoy the summer afternoon, and stroll by the Lakeshore Amphitheater to enjoy live,and  patriotic musical performances. 

Decorate your bikes, trikes, scooters, pets, and more with patriotic flair, and join us for a parade around the Lake! The parade will begin at the Beach Club and wind its way along the Lakeshore to the Lakeshore Amphitheater, where Bomb Pops will be waiting for participants to enjoy!

The Beach Club Bistro will offer snacks for purchase, communal grills are available for use, and water trikes, pedal boats, and kayaks are available to rent! 

Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks Display! SAMLARC is excited to provide fireworks display for Members at the Beach Club Lagoon! The show will begin with acapella performances by the winners of this year’s Voice of SAMLARC Singing Competition.

 Click Here for more information on the parade route!

San Clemente

Where: San Clemente Pier

Date: Tuesday July 4th 9:00pm

Details: San Clemente Fireworks Spectacular

Head to the San Clemente Pier for the Fireworks Spectacular on July 4th.

 Click Here for more information

Santa Ana

Where: Centennial Regional Park 3000 W Edinger Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Date: Tuesday July 4th 

Details:  4th of July Independence Day Celebration

The City of Santa Ana’s annual Fourth of July celebration will once again be taking place this year at Centennial Park, on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This free community event will include live music, kid’s activities, patriotic themed raffles, food trucks, a BBQ food vendor, and an amazing 20-minute firework show scheduled for 9:00pm. The event will then conclude with a brief glow-stick dance party.

This year will also introduce two brand new elements to the event:

  •  A Beer Garden for adults 21 years and older, brought to you by Frida Cinema. No outside alcohol permitted.
  • The first ever Santa Ana Patriotic Pup competition. Guests are welcomed to bring their furry friends dressed up in their best patriotic gear. The competition is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. and the winner will receive a prize.

Guests are encouraged to arrive early and bring a lawn chair, blanket, and picnics. Dogs may attend but must remain on leashes.  Centennial Park is located at 3,000 W. Edinger Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92704. On-site event parking is free.

.

 Click Here for more information

San Juan Capistrano

Where: San Juan Sports Park  25925 Camino del Avion San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Date:  July 1st through Tuesday July 4th 8:30am

Details: 4th of July Celebration and Summer Carnival

Come celebrate Independence Day at the San Juan Capistrano Sports Park (25925 Camino Del Avion)! Gates open at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, with live music beginning at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy old-fashioned picnic games, food vendors, exhibitors, a beer and wine garden and, of course, spectacular fireworks to close out the festivities at 9:00 p.m. A full-scale carnival complete with over 20 thrill rides for all ages will run from July 1 – July 4, including live music on Saturday, July 1 beginning at 6:00 p.m. For additional details on ticket prices, wristbands and hours of operation please contact the Community Services Department at (949) 493-5911. Parking is free and the summer trolley has a convenient stop right at the Sports Park, with service hours extended to 10:00 p.m. throughout the festivities. Please see the flyer for additional information, including trolley route stops. 

 Click Here for more information

Tustin

Where: Tustin High School 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780

Date: Tuesday July 4th 6:30pm

Details:  Celebration and Fireworks

Grab your blankets and chairs and head to Tustin High School for the 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks show. Live music, food and fireworks!

 

 Click Here for more information

Villa Park

Where: Villa Park High School 18042 Taft Ave., Villa Park, CA 92861

Date: Tuesday July 4th 8:30am

Details:  Bike & Walk Parade

The Villa Park 4th of July parade will be on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023. The parade lineup will start at 8:30 AM and the parade will begin at 9:00 AM. Celebrate your red, white, and blue with the Villa Park 4th of July Bike and Walk Parade. You’re invited to decorate your bike, scooter, wagon, skateboard, stroller, scooter or basically anything that you can think of that would be a blast to parade around town.

Motorized vehicle participants will park along Taft Avenue and will enter the group at the end of the parade line-up.

The OCFA Fire Engine leads the way with OC Sheriff’s Department guiding the parade route. The entire parade is about one and a half miles long – get on your walking shoes! You can participate in the parade while neighbors lineup along the route and cheer you on. After the parade there will be patriotic music and giveaways.

 Click Here for more information

Westminster

Where: Westminster City Park 

Date: Tuesday July 4th 4pm-10pm

Details:  4th of July Fireworks Show

Don’t miss the best fireworks display in the north metro area! Get there early—activities start at 4 p.m. Concert begins at 7 p.m. and the fireworks go off at 9:15 p.m. There will be a FREE shuttle bus from many locations in Westminster. 

 Click Here for more information

Yorba Linda

Where: Veterans Park 4756 Valley View Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Date: Tuesday July 4th 5pm-9:30pm

Details:  4th of July Spectacular & Fireworks Show

The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce it’s annual 4th of July Spectacular fireworks show! The event will include food vendors, family activities, kids zone, live music, and a spectacular firework show! The event is open to the public with seating throughout Veterans Park and the south field of Yorba Linda Middle School.  

Time: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Stage Presentation begins at approximately 8 p.m., with the fireworks show beginning at 9 p.m.

Location: Veterans Park and Yorba Linda Middle School

Entertainment starting at 5 p.m. with live music by Kayln & The New Frontier

National Anthem & God Bless America, sung by Tim Kepler

 

 Click Here for more information

Looking for more summer event?  We think you might like our article Free Summer Movies Orange County

 

 

Orange County Fair 2024

The Orange County Fair is here. Live concerts, rides, games and fair food. July 19th- August 18th at the OC Fair and Events Center. Get the rundown on all of

Read More »

Best OC Events this July

July events are here! Here is your sign to take a day trip to Orange County to soak up that Summer sunshine and enjoy these OC July events. Here are

Read More »
Menu