Looking to catch a July 4th fireworks show, parade or festival this year?
Check out the town-by-town listings below of Independence Day celebrations and events for 2018 throughout Orange County:
JULY 4: July 4th Celebration – Music & Fireworks. Bounce house and face-painting for the little ones.
- Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheater, 6101 City Lights Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
- 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Firecracker Run, Parade & Fireworks. Fest includes pancake breakfast and Yankee Doodle Dog Show.
- Canyon High School, 220 S Imperial Hwy., Anaheim, CA 92807
- Peralta Canyon Park, 115 N Pinney Drive, Anaheim, CA 92807
- Fireworks at 9 p.m. Peralta Park
JULY 4: July 4th 2018, Independence Day Fireworks: Disneyland. Happiest Place on Earth!
- Disneyland, 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
- Show begins at 9:30 p.m.
JULY 4: Annual July 4th Country Fair. Admission free.
- City Hall Park, 401 S. Brea Blvd., Brea, CA 92821
- 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
JULY 4: July 4 Spectacular Music of Chicago & Fireworks. Tickets on sale.
- Pacific Amphitheatre at OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
- Gates open at 6 p.m. for picnicking.
JULY 4: Ocean Institute’s July 4th Fireworks Cruise.Unbeatable view, plus snacks, beer & wine.
- Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, California 92629
- 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
- $45 – $65
JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks Extravaganza 2018: Doheny Beach. A great Independence Day tradition.
- Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629
- Park opens 6 a.m. Fireworks 8:45 p.m.
- NOTE DATE: June 22.
- Fountain Valley Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
JULY 3: Senior Center Independence Day Celebration. Always a fast sell-out.
- NOTE DATE: July 3
- The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center, 17967 Bushard St., Fountain Valley, CA
JULY 4: 4th Of July Festival & Fireworks Show. Live music & entertainment.
- Fullerton Union High School, 201 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832
- 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Parade, Fest & Fireworks. “The largest Independence Day parade west of the Mississippi River.”
- 10 a.m. Parade on Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Yorktown Avenue.
- Fireworks 9 p.m.
JULY 3: Celebrate 4th Of July 2018: Pretend City Museum. Parade Uncle Sam & Lady Liberty fashion show, a star-spangled science lesson and a sparkling craft.
- NOTE DATE: July 3.
- Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
JULY 4: July 4th Concert On Green & Fireworks. Tickets on sale.
- Irvine High School Stadium, 4321 Walnut Ave. Irvine CA, 92604
- Gates open 3 p.m. Fireworks 9 p.m.
JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks. A beautiful show from Monument Point.
- Heisler Park, 375 Cliff Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
- 9 p.m.
- Community Center & Sports Complex, 25555 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
- 4 p.m. – Carnival Rides, Activities, Music, Food Booths
- 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Patriotic Crafts & Face Painting
- 9 p.m. – Mayor’s Welcome
- 9:10 p.m. – Fireworks
JULY 4: OC YMCA’s July 4th ‘Run In Parks’ & Dog Walk. A 40-year tradition supporting Orange County YMCA.
- Crown Valley Community Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
- Registration 6 a.m.
- 5K & 10K race 7:30 a.m.
- Children’s races 9:30 a.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Run, Pancakes, Concert & Fireworks. Jam-packed day of festivities.
- 36th Annual Pancake Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Crown Valley Park YMCA, 29831 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677.
- Concert 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Amphitheater Crown Valley Community Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
- Fireworks: 9 pm / LN Regional Park (Over the lake)
JULY 4: 2018 4th Of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast. A hometown Independence Day tradition.
- El Toro High School, 25255 Toledo Way, Lake Forest, CA 9263
- 10 a.m.
JULY 4: 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular. Admission free at Joint Forces Training Base.
- Joint Forces Training Base, 11206 Lexington Dr, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
- Begins at 4 p.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Street Faire & Fireworks. Music, carnival rides, food & game booths.
- Olympiad Road between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road, Mission, Viejo, CA
- Opens at 12 p.m. Fireworks 9 p.m.
JULY 4: Old Glory Boat Parade. A Newport Harbor tradition.
- Starts off Collins Island and proceeds through Newport Harbor, Newport Beach, CA
JULY 4: July 4th Bike Parade & Community Festival. At Channel Place Park.
- 9 a.m. Bike Parade (36th Street)
- 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free Community Festival (Channel Place Park)
JULY 4: Mariner’s Park July 4th Parade & Celebration. Celebrate the Fourth!
- Mariner’s Park, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92660
- Parade 10:30 a.m.
JULY 4: 4th Of July Bands & Fireworks 2018: Newport Dunes. Fun day in the sun with entertainment, food trucks, full bar and fireworks.
- Newport Dunes, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
- 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
JULY 4: 4th of July Cruises. Choose from Parade Brunch Cruise or Fireworks Dining Cruise.
- Hornblower South, 2431 W Pacific Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA
JULY 4: 4th of July Fireworks Cruise. Aboard luxury yacht.
- The Ambassador Yacht: Check in: 6:30 p.m. Cruise: 7 p.m. -10 p.m.
JULY 3: 3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks.
- NOTE DATE: July 3
- Fred Kelly Stadium/El Modena High School, 3920 Spring St., Orange, CA 92869
- Tickets $7. Two and younger free.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA:
JULY 4: July 4th 2018 Fest For SAMLARC Residents. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
- Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club and Lakeshore Park, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
- Bike and Trike Parade at 10 a.m.
- Games and Activities at 12 p.m.
JULY 4: 4th of July Fireworks. Outstanding display from the pier.
- San Clemente Pier, Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672
- 9 p.m.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO:
JULY 4: 4th Of July Carnival, Music & Fireworks. Free games for the family, plus beer & wine garden.
- San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano, CA
- Gates open 12 p.m. Fireworks 9 p.m.
- Carnival runs for several days.
JULY 4: Annual Fourth Of July Celebration & Fireworks . Includes patriotic History Walk.
- Centennial Park – 3000 W. Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA, 92704
- Admission free.
JULY 4: 4th Of July Parade 2018. Join the fun!
- Trabuco General Store, 31021 Trabuco Canyon Rd, Trabuco Canyon, California 92678
- 10:30 a.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Celebration& Fireworks. Drinks, snacks & BBQ for sale.
- Tustin High School Stadium, 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA, 92780
- 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
JULY 4: July 4th Fireworks Spectacular. Live music & kids’ fun zone.
- Veterans Sports Park, 4756 Valley View Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886