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July 4th Celebrations Around LA and Orange County

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The fourth of July is almost here and we are on the hunt for family friendly events! We love celebrating our great country's independence with our family and friends, as I'm sure you do too. On our search, it was important to us to find fun events in the area that are welcoming of families, have something for everyone, and affordable for all! Take a look at what Is going on around town on the 4th!


When: July 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Where: Grand Park + The Music Center
200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cost: FREE

There will be two stages with with music for entertainment. There will be games for kids 4-14 will on the Grand Park Event Lawn. Outside picnic food is permitted, but no outside drinks allowed in. There will be plenty of vendors for food and drink available at the event.

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The Great American 4K & Bike Parade

When: July 4, 2017 @ 8am

Where: 1 S. Grenada Ave. at Ocean BLVD, Long Beach

Cost: Free to Spectators

Participate in this classic 4K and get some exercise in before the day begins! Enjoy watching a fun filled parade filled with patriotic people of all ages, dressed up with their bikes decorated for the occasion! The 4K begins at 8 a.m. and the rest of the festivities start up at 9:15 a.m.

More info: Great American 4K & Bike Parade FB Page

Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration

When: July 2-4th

Where: Huntington Beach Pier

Cost: Free Entry and firework show(any activities through vendors may charge fees)

Huntington Beach is notorious for their 3 day long celebration leading up to the 4th of July! They will have music entertainment from July 2nd-4th. On July 4th, have a pancake breakfast from 7-10am, a 4k run/walk for all ages at 8am and their annual bike parade at 10am. All of these festivities leads up to the big firework celebration at 9pm by the pier. It's free to watch from the beach!

More info: Entertainment, Bike Parade, & Firework Show

Los Alamitos 30th Annual 4th of July Spectacular

When: July 4th, 4pm (Fireworks begin at 9pm)

Where: Joint Force Training Base in Los Alamitos

Cost: Free to attend

Los Alamitos 3oth Annual 4th of July Spectacular is guaranteed fun for the family! There will be food court, kids fun zone, vendor booths, musical entertainment and a grand firework display, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets!

More info: City of Alamitos Web Page

Fullerton 4th of July Celebration

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Fullerton High School Softball Field (located on Lemon between Chapman and Berkeley)

Admission: Free

Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and last for approximately 20 minutes. There will be live musicby Soundbytes and additional entertainment. Fees may apply for activities (Approximately $2 to $5). Food is available for purchase in the festival area. All food is reasonably priced, and is being offered by local charity organizations as a fundraising activity (funnel cakes, popcorn, beef jerky, Mexican food, Thai food, ice cream, pizza and more).

 More info: City of Fullerton Web Page

Dana Point 4th of July Extravaganza

When: Fireworks begin at 8:45

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

Cost: free to view from the beach

Have you ever seen Fireworks set to music before? Here's your chance! Head down to Doheny State Beach and bring a radio set to 88.5 FM KSBR to experience fireworks in a whole new way!

We are looking forward to spending the day celebrating our nation's independence with some good food, fireworks, and quality family time. We wish all of you a happy and safe Independence Day! Let us know what you have planned for the 4th of July!

4th of July Celebration - Events around LA and Orange County

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Summer is here, school is out, and the 4th of July is right around the corner! We can't wait to get some good family time at the beach and pool to cool off on these hot summer days. There are a lot of inexpensive or free Independence Day celebrations going on all around us! If you are looking for somewhere to celebrate the 4th with your family and friends this year, check out some of the celebrations going on around Los Angeles County and Orange County area. Maybe we'll see you there!

1. Grand Park Block Party

When: July 4 at 2pm-9:30pm

Where: Downtown, Grand Park, Grand Ave. and Hill St., Los Angeles, Ca

Cost: Free

Visit website for more info

2. Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration

When: July 4 at Various times

Where: 325 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, Ca

Cost: Free-$20

Visit website for more info

3. Marina Del Rey Fireworks

When: July 4 at 9 p.m.

Where: Marina Del Rey, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, Ca

Cost: Free

Visit website for more info

4. Old Glory Boat Parade

When: July 4 at 1-3:30 p.m.

Where: American Legion Yacht Club, 215 East 15th St., Newport Beach, Ca

Cost: Free

Visit website for more info

5. Kids’ Bike Parade

When: July 4 at 10 a.m.

Where: Belmont Shores, 1 S. Granada Ave., Long Beach, Ca

Cost: Free

There will also be a 5k run/walk($20 entry fee) at 8:30 and a kids 1/2-mile run($10 entry fee) at 9:15 a.m. before the Bike Parade.

Visit website for more info

6. Seaside Lagoon-Redondo Beach 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

When: July 4 at 2pm-9:30pm

Where: Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, Ca

Cost: $12-$20

Visit website for more info

7. July 4th Extravaganza Concert(Beach Boy David Marks with the Surf City Allstars) & Fireworks

When: July 4 at 6pm-9:30pm

Where: Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, Ca

Cost: Free

Visit website for more info

Whatever your plans may be for Independence Day, we wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. Enjoy your family and celebrating the independence of our nation.