While the burgers and potato salad are always enticing, it just wouldn’t be the 4th without fireworks. Check our our list of the best places to see 4th of July fireworks around Los Angeles this year.
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Top 4th of July Fireworks in LA
From the beach to the Bowl, there are so many awesome LA spots to take in a 4th of July fireworks show. Here are some of the best events on the 4th of July across the city.
Pack a picnic and head to Burton Chace Park for a fireworks show on the water with synchronized music. The show starts at 9 p.m. and lasts approximately 20 minutes. This is a very popular event, so if you want to grab spot arrive as early as 1 p.m. to ensure you can join the celebration.
This fireworks spectacular lights up the night above Pali High at 9 p.m. Advance tickets are required to attend and space is limited, so if you’re planning to watch reserve your tickets early.
The annual celebration is back once more at West LA College. The show takes place on July 3 at dusk. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. for a full afternoon of live music and food leading up to the main event. Be sure to arrive early to grab a good spot.
Hollywood / Downtown / Northeast Fireworks
A night out at the Hollywood Bowl is always fun, but it’s especially exciting when you’re celebrating the 4th of July. Hosted by Steve Martin and Martin Short, the show with the LA Phil kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on July 4. The same show is also running on July 2 – 3.
The annual bash is back in-person for 2022! The party starts at 4 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. The celebration includes live music, dancing, food, and of course, fireworks.
Celebrate the 4th with the boys in blue! The game against the Rockies starts at 7:10 p.m. and will include a post-game fireworks show.
For nearly a century families have been flocking to the Rose Bowl to celebrate America. Live entertainment followed by a fireworks show starts at 7 p.m. The parking lot opens at 1 p.m. for tailgating and the gates to the stadium open at 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of live music and picnicking in Warner Center Park leading up to the fireworks extravaganza. Food trucks are available on site, but attendees are welcome to bring their own food. The show is free, however tickets are required for entry and can be reserved online. You can also purchase VIP tickets ($20 – $100) for reserved seating with a better view of the show.
The City of Calabasas hosts this annual 4th of July fireworks celebration that includes a Family Fun Zone with inflatables, games, arts and crafts, and more. The event begins at 4 p.m. and the evening also includes a dance party. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased online. ($12/ person, kids under 2 free) This show always sells out so be sure to snag tickets early.
The rooftop event at Janss Marketplace runs from 5 p.m. to 9:20 p.m. Guests receive wristbands to enter the rooftop at 5 and can enjoy live music, kids activities, a pie eating contest, food stands, and more until the fireworks show at 9 p.m.
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