Best Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Los Angeles

Fourth of July is right around the corner. That means fireworks… yay! If you’re still unsure of the best places to watch fireworks in Los Angeles, keep reading. Here are a few great possibilities to consider. Updated July 1, 2018, 11:18am PDT

Best Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Los Angeles

Best Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Los Angeles

Fourth of July Block Party in Grand Park
If you never attended a block party before, this is the perfect opportunity! The event starts at 3 PM and concludes with a firework extravaganza at 9 PM high above Downtown LA, which will create a stunning backdrop above the Civic Center skyline. Factor in tons of delicious food and great music and it really is the place to be. This is a free event. Pets welcome. No alcohol allowed. Learn more: https://july4.grandparkla.org

Exposition Park Community Festival & Fireworks Show
This family friendly picnic style event will be held on the South Lawn at Exposition Park. Enjoy live music, games, and activities for the kids, food and a fireworks show on Wednesday, July 4 from 11 AM – 10 PM. Fireworks will begin at 9 PM. This is a free event. Parking for the day is $12. Learn more: https://www.lacoliseum.com/events/fourth-of-july

Kaboom! Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at the Pomona Fairplex
Gather your friends and family on Wednesday, July 4th and enjoy a night at Fairplex! This annual celebration features motocross, monster trucks and quad wars, followed by a fireworks spectacular. Pre-Show starts at 5 PM and the Main Event starts at 8 PM. Tickets to see the Monster trucks, big air freestyle motocross, and fireworks presentation are $27.50 for reserved box seating; $22 for trackside seating and $18.50 for general admission. Ages 2 and younger are admitted free. Learn more: https://fairplex.com/events/kaboom

Fireworks at the Dodger’s Game
Do you love baseball? If so, head on out to Dodger Stadium on July 3rd or July 4th for a great game and a patriotic fireworks display. What better way to celebrate America’s birthday than with baseball and fireworks? As of this writing, tickets for both games are still available. You even get a free limited-edition Dodger’s t-shirt with your ticket purchase on July 3rd. The less expensive option is to watch the display, by parking somewhere outside the stadium. Learn more: http://m.mlb.com/dodgers/tickets/special-events

Americafest at the Rose Bowl
Another great option for fireworks in and around Los Angeles is the Americafest celebration at the Rose Bowl. Doors open at 2 PM and the fireworks start at 9 PM. In between, there’s food, a family fun Zone with inflatable rides, games, and crafts for the kids, live music and a Michael Jackson tribute. While you’re there, why not have your own tailgate party? YUM! For General Admission, the price is $15.00, and children 5 and under are free. For Reserved Seating, the price is $30.00 and children 2 and under are free. Parking for the day is $20. Learn more: https://www.rosebowlstadium.com/events/detail/america-fest

Hollywood Forever Cemetery
You may not automatically think of attending a Fourth of July celebration at a cemetery. But, the celebration at Hollywood Forever is worth your consideration. Pack a picnic and enjoy a screening of Footloose, before the fireworks begin. A DJ, a themed photo booth, and a picnic with beer and wine are also part of the fun. Learn more: http://cinespia.org

4th of July at West
Looking for a family friendly place to watch fireworks in Los Angeles and celebrate Independence Day? West has you covered this year with fireworks, food trucks, live music, games, prizes and a day of fun at the Culver City Fireworks Show at West LA College on the evening of Wednesday, July 4th. $5 for adults, free for children under age 5. Parking for the day is $15. Gates open at 4:00 pm and fireworks begin at dusk. Picnic baskets and coolers are okay. No alcohol permitted. Learn more: http://www.wlac.edu/Business-Community/4th-at-West.aspx

Live Fireworks Broadcast on EarthCam
Can’t make it to a fireworks show or don’t want to leave home? EarthCam’s got you covered with their live fireworks show! Take the fireworks with you wherever you are on Wednesday, July 4th and enjoy a special collection of live streaming webcams throughout the US. Experience the energy and excitement of the fireworks with real-time video and audio in locations from the East to West Coast! Learn more: www.earthcam.com

These are just a few examples of the best places to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Los Angeles. Regardless of the location you choose, you’re in for a very exciting and memorable treat!

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