Fireworks, Concerts, Parades, & Cocktails: July 4th in Los Angeles

July 4th in Los Angeles is a busy day for us all! There are so many events to choose from all over the city. We love celebrating Independence Day here! From spectacular fireworks to block parties to live music to wine and beer festivals, here’s just a sliver of some of the places to be this weekend and on Monday.

‘Merica Fest at Angel City Brewery
Sunday, July 2 & Monday, July 3 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday July 2nd:
Beer Bazaar in the Public House
Red, White & Blue beer cocktails
2pm: Leann Skoda
3:15pm: Jacob Mondry
4:30pm: The hidden depths
5:45pm: Una MasMural painting in collaboration with Art Share-LA
1-7pm: Si Paletas
12-8pm: Peaches’ Smokehouse & Southern Kitchen
12-8pm: Brewwings
12-8pm:Dogtown Dogs

Come dressed in your best ‘Merica costume for a chance to win some Angel City swag. Contest at 6 pm.

Monday July 3rd:
Beer Bazaar in the Public House
Red, White & Blue beer cocktails.
2:15 PM: Silverlake Trio
3:30 PM: Moonlight Graham
5-7pm: Kreature DJ Set

Mural painting in collaboration with ArtShare
2-8pm: Si Paletas
12-8pm: Peaches’ Smokehouse & Southern Kitchen

Come dressed in your best ‘Merica costume for a chance to win some Angel City swag. Contest at 6 pm.

4th of July Pool Party at The Standard Hollywood
Kick off the 4th dancing poolside! Join The Standard for a pool party hosted by:
Billy Francesca, Derek Monteiro, and Whitney Fierce!
It’s free and 21+!

4th of July Block Party at Grand Park
July 4, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES! #GO4THDTLA. Grand Park and The Music Center are where to celebrate together with music, food, and an incredible fireworks display launched from the civic center skyline. Grab the best friends, the whole family, and main squeezes and enjoy a bit of togetherness under the beautiful Angeleno sky.

Americafest at the Rose Bowl
Tuesday, July 4
With a summer full of events, the Rose Bowl Stadium is looking forward to hosting the 91st annual AmericaFest.It’s a whole day of family fun that culminates in the largest fireworks show in Southern California for over 90 years. There will be food, entertainment, crafts, exhibits and inflatable rides for the kids. This year they will once again showcase a world-renowned fireworks show and entertainment to remember. You won’t want to miss it!

12:00 PM – Parking Lots Open
2:00 PM – Family Fun Zone- Area H Opens
5:00PM – VIP Reception Doors Open
5:30 PM – Doors Open
7:00 PM – Performances Begin
9:00 PM – Fireworks Begin

An Old Fashioned Barn Dance & BBQ
Celebrate the Fourth of July at Theatricum Botanicum’s 3rd Annual Old Fashioned Barn Dance and Barbeque, and a family hoe-down from 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Activities include music, a barn dance, pie-eating contest, watermelon seed-spitting contest, cake walk, horseshoes, relay races, dunk bucket, family games and more. Barbeque and fixin’s, beer and wine available for purchase. Folk and country fun!

California Sol at Ace Hotel
Tuesday, July 4 at 2 p.m.
Upstairs, free and open to the public / 21+
Join LA’s favorite Monday night weekly dance party crew, MOM LA (Motown On Mondays), to celebrate your 4th of July in style at Califonia Sol, ‘Upstairs’ on the rooftop at Ace DTLA. Soak in the sunshine & lovely view of Downtown Los Angeles with the MOM LA Players plus special guests serving up feel good music for your dancing pleasure. Stick around for the end of night to catch a great view of the fireworks across the city skyline.

A Tribute to the 1940s USO Shows at The Clifton’s Canteen
Sunday, July 2
Celebrate Fourth of July weekend by honoring the men and women of service as CAC Studios joins Clifton’s for a full scale U.S.O. tribute star studded bash! Punch up your dance card while dancing with the stars and fill up on food and drinks with your ration card while you enjoy the show! Flash back to an era gone by when the Andrew Sisters and the stars of the ’40s entertain the troops with standards that you know and love, all played by a jazz hot band! This one time event, with all new stars, is one that you won’t want to miss! So brush off your ’40s fashion and come celebrate in style!

Jill Weisleder/LA Dodgers

Dodger Stadium
July 4, 2017 at 6:10 p.m.
What is more American than a ballgame and fireworks? This 4th of July, spend the holiday at Dodger Stadium! Watch the Dodgers take on the D-backs at 6:10pm and then stay after the game for the best fireworks show in Los Angeles presented by 99 Cents Only Stores!

The Galaxy
The Los Angeles Galaxy takes on Real Salt Lake for the annual 4th of July Fireworks Soccer Extravaganza. Watch our five time MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy followed by stargazing in the sky with a fireworks display. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. Carson. $25-$150. All Ages. Event details.

Hollywood Bowl
July 2- 4 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular With Pentatonix
Celebrate Independence Day with three-time Grammy®-winning a cappella group Pentatonix, whose hits include arrangements of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Daft Punk.” The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra joins the multi-platinum-selling recording artists for three spectacular evenings of patriotic music, thrilling fireworks and fun! Half off for kids 12 and under.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Return to Jurassic Park for a Fourth of July extravaganza where dinosaurs and fireworks combine! The breathtaking classic will keep you on the edge of your seat. A visionary scientist creates a theme park utopia where genetically revived dinosaurs roam free. When a tropical storm causes a power meltdown, an expedition of experts must survive against evolution’s most dangerous predators. Starring Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill. Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster continues to thrill with its groundbreaking special effects and safari ride of twists and turns meant to be seen on the big screen. See the monumental blockbuster under the stars before a phenomenal fireworks spectacular dazzles the cemetery. Bring a picnic, dress up for the themed photobooth and celebrate Independence Day under the stars!

Hollywood Red White & Brew Pub Crawl
July 1 & July 2, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Time to put the Red, White, & Brew and head out at the World Famous PubCrawl. Multiple venues with some mind numbing drink specials.

The Deals:
$2 Draft Beers
1/2 off Mixed Drinks
$4 Shots

Marina del Rey
Celebrate 4th of July with the fireworks display on the Westside! Spend the day in the Marina with a picnic in the park, enjoy a waterfront dinner with firework views, or hop aboard an observation cruise for a front-row seat to the show.

Mr. & Mrs. Muscle Beach
Hundreds of athletes will line the stage for their chance to be crowned Muscle Beach International Classic Champion. Categories included body building, figure, bikini, men & women’s physique, couples (Mixed Pairs) & vintage pinup (new category).

Pacific Palisades Parade
For 69 years, Pacific Palisades has been the place to celebrate the 4th of July.Begin your day with a 5k/10k cross-country run.  At 2 PM, our world-famous community parade is consistently one of the best places to show your patriotism in our big city. To finish the day, enjoy evening concerts, food trucks, and world famous fireworks.

The Queen Mary
It’s an “All-American” summer aboard the Queen Mary! Enjoy a whole day of family-friendly activities and live entertainment aboard the Queen Mary. There will be special historic tours and a patriotic theatrical movie in the Queen Mary Theatre and so much more. To end the night, the Queen Mary will present its signature fireworks spectacular filled with patriotic music capped by a special performance by The Pointer Sisters. Boat opens at 2 p.m., fireworks start at 9 p.m.

Seaside Lagoon
Celebrate Independence Day at the City of Redondo Beach 4th of July Fireworks at Seaside Lagoon! The community event offers a family-friendly atmosphere and a front row seat for this year’s Fireworks Spectacular. Enjoy all day supervised swimming and activities at the Seaside Lagoon featuring water slides, fountains and plenty of beach sand. Seating at the Seaside Lagoon is first come first served so arrive early with your beach blankets, chairs and small umbrellas. Making the day more special for the whole family are arts & crafts, giant inflatable slides, family friendly party and patriotic music from the Dee Jay, and guests can enjoy the special menu from the Ruby’s Diner window at the Lagoon.

Studio City Independence Day VIP Celebration
Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, sampling stations featuring bites from local restaurants, beer, wine, cocktails and entertainment – all for the price of admission. The children’s section features face painting, caricature artists, airbrushed tattoos, picture opps with Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam and some new additions! Tickets include valet parking and rooftop viewing of the spectacular fireworks show set to music.

All events are on July 4 unless noted.

Enjoy! Happy July 4th in Los Angeles!


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