Need plans for Fourth of July 2015? Look no further! Below are local Orange County Independence Day Firework Shows.

Local Firework Showings, July 4 2015 | Cheryl Marquis Blog


OC Block Party | Saturday, July 4, 2015 | 3 pm to 11 pm

Bigger, Better and even more Spectacular than last year’s event! Headlining this year’s event is the must-see “fireworks spectacular” show, to be held at 9:45 pm. Die-hard foodies can look forward to ‘Try It or Diet’ bringing a selection of carefully curated food vendors. In addition to the food and entertainment, attendees should be sure to explore the carnival games, live art installations, and quality merchandise vendors.

Angel’s Stadium of Anaheim
2000 E Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA 92806

Anaheim Hills

Canyon Hills Community Council’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2015

Food, game booths and entertainment. The spectacular fireworks display at Peralta Park begins at 9:00 p.m. Other events include a 5/10 K run, a pancake breakfast, patriotic concert, ice cream social, parade, food, games and the Yankee Doodle Dog Show.

Canyon High School & Peralta Park in Anaheim Hills, California


Balboa Peninsula – Newport Bay July 4 Fireworks & Parade Cruises
July 4, 2015

Cruise in the July 4 boat parade at 1 pm or 4 pm. Cruises view the parade and all the excitement in the bay and then tour along the beautiful Newport Beach coastline soaking up the afternoon sunshine. Or choose the fireworks extravaganza departing at 7 pm which tours the bay and provides one of a kind fireworks experience.

Davey’s Locker


Annual Brea Country Fair
July 4, 2015 | 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Day-long festivities begin with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at 7 -11 a.m., followed by the Brea Ministerial Association morning service. The fair officially opens at 10 a.m. and free entertainment continues until 4 p.m.

. Live musical performances
. Kiddie Parade, Beautiful Baby and Bow Wow Contests
. Teen Fun Area and Little Kids Fun Area
. Pie Eating and Hula Hoop Contests
. Classic and Custom Car Show
. Market Place shopping area
. $2 swimming at the Plunge (for all ages)
. Reptacular Animals Reptile Show
. Other activities throughout the park include an antique car display, petting zoo, food and game booths, tours of the Brea Museum and Heritage Center and trolley tours of Olinda Oil Museum and Trail and much more.

City Hall Park
401 S. Brea Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821


Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 2015 | 4 pm gates open

Food Court, Sponsor Booths, Entertainment, Fireworks, Kids Fun Zone. Fireworks begin at 9 pm. Due to security regulations all adults must provide one of the following I.D.s: California Driver’s License or California I.D or Military ID or Passport. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. NO Alcohol Please! $5 event parking

Held at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos 11200 Lexington Drive (enter at Lexington Gate, South of Katella Avenue).
$5 Event parking


Dana Point

July 4th All American BBQ Buffet at Laguna Cliffs
July 4, 2015 | 5:00 pm-8:30 pm

Join us for the best firework views and BBQ in town! Enjoy an array of salads, specialty items from the grill, the infamous Mac and Cheese station and delicious desserts. Live entertainment will be provided by Groove Allstars. Dana Point Harbor fireworks begin at 9:00pm. We will provide theater style seating on our Del Mar Lawn with popcorn and cocktails.

Adults: *$99.00 Children 6-12: $40.00
*Price includes tax, gratuity and valet parking.
Vue Restaurant will be offering a limited menu for indoor seating.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa
Vue patio and Vue lawn
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point

For reservations or for more information, please call Lucy at 949-487-7516 or the Concierge at 949-487-7577.

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Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4

Start out early in the morning if you’re planning an Independence Day celebration at Doheny State Beach as this is the busiest day of the year! Visitors from all over Southern California flock to Dana Point each year for this summer tradition. Local residents are encouraged to bike or walk to their favorite viewing spot to avoid the annual parking difficulties. FREE shuttle buses will make round trips from Dana Hills High School to Dana Point Harbor from 10:00 am to 11:30 pm (last shuttle leaves the harbor at 11:00 pm)

Dana Point Harbor

For additional information, call (949) 248-3530

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4th of July Fireworks Cruises

Enjoy a unique evening of fun on the water, complete with a delicious BBQ buffet dinner and a live Fireworks demonstration sponsored by the city of Dana Point! One of the best fireworks displays on the coast.

Dana Wharf Sportfishing
Dana Point Harbor

Make reservations online or call (949) 496-5794

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July 4th Fireworks On-the-Water Spectacular

If you’re looking for a different way to celebrate Independence Day, then join us for a memorable evening at sea aboard our Catamarans as we watch the beautiful fireworks light up the sky and reflect on the calm waters off Dana Point Harbor. Synchronized music during the show is so very patriotic. And yes, Mrs. Captain Dave’s yummy Triple Fudge Brownies will be served! This popular trip sells out so be sure to make reservations in advance. Trip is 2 hours. $59 per person, adults and children. Location: Information:

Capt. Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari
Dana Point Harbor

Reserve tickets online or call (949) 488-2828


Annual Community Fireworks Show and Festival
Saturday, July 4, 2015 | 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Food, entertainment and fireworks! There will be live music (by Soundbytes) and additional entertainment. NOMINAL FEES MAY APPLY for SOME activities (Approximately $2 to $4). Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and last for approximately 20 minutes. All food is reasonably priced, and is being offered by local charity organizations. No alcohol is served or allowed in the area. All coolers will be checked. No glass containers, no smoking, no umbrellas, and no pets.

Fullerton High School Stadium
S/E Corner, Berkeley and Lemon


Huntington Beach

4th of July Parade & Pier Festival
July 3-5, 2015

Three days of fun with live entertainment, exhibitors, food vendors and family activities. On Friday the 4th, there will be a parade, 5K Run & Fitness Expo and fireworks over the ocean at 9 pm.

check website for activity locations


Celebrate the 4th of July at Pretend City!

Celebrate our nation’s birthday the child’s way! Special events and activities will be available.

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

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Concert On The Green and Firework Festival
July 4, 2015 | Gates open at 3 pm

Featuring a Pyro Musical Sky Concert & Fireworks Extravaganza! Food Court, Live Music by the Derek Bordeaux Group, Games, Prizes, Bounce Houses for the kids and a Color Guard Presentation of the Colors presented by the Irvine Police Department.

Irvine High School Stadium

ADULTS (14 and older)
SENIOR/CHILD (60+/13 and under)

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Pacific Symphony Concert

“America’s favorite big band” joins Pacific Symphony to resurrect the high-energy swing rhythms of the 1940s and ’50s. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will have you snapping your fingers, tapping your toes and screaming for more as they perform songs from their multi-platinum records including “Go Daddy-O” and “Mr. Pinstripe Suit.” Also, Fourth-of-July traditions: patriotic favorites, a salute to the U.S. Armed Forces and a brilliant fireworks finale!

Verizon Amphitheater


Laguna Hills

City of Laguna Hills Fourth of July Celebration
July 4

Carnival rides and games, live music, patriotic crafts, and face painting will be a part of the celebration. Food, drink, and ride tickets will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chairs and arrive earlty for a good spot to view fireworks around 9 pm. Free admission.

25555 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

(949) 707-2680

Laguna Niguel

4th of July all day celebration
July 4 | Run in the Parks 7:30am 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run 9:30am Children’s Races

Pancake Breakfast 7:30 – 11 am, Hosted by the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the YMCA. $5 for breakfast. Concert 5:15-8pm Kick off your evening festivities with a live concert by Craig Colley and Undercover Live at Crown Valley community Park! After the concert, walk to the Regional Park to watch the Fireworks Spectacular (3/4 mi. walk each way). Bring flashlights and something to sit on in grass/dirt.

LN Regional Park (Over the lake)
Limited parking inside the LNRP (fees apply) and on La Paz Road


La Palma

Annual Run for Fun Event

A healthy way to kick off your Fourth of July Festivities! La Palma’s Fitness Run for Fun is more than just another run: it’s an opportunity to experience that small town/hometown sense of community. 5K/10K runs start at 7:30 am. Yankee Doodle Dash & Family Fun Zone runs 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. The Yankee Doodle Dash is a non-competitive, 2/5 of a mile, run for kids, ages 2 to 12 years old. The Family Fun Zone has plenty to do for families of all ages including inflatable obstacle course, potato sack race and a tug-o-war match. Even the little ones will have fun with the patriotic arts and crafts.

The La Palma Kiwanis Club will also serve their annual Pancake Breakfast at 7:30

La Palma Central Park
7821 Walker St

La Habra

Annual 4th of July Spectacular
July 4

There will be a wide variety of food available for puchase from food trucks and vendors, as well as children’s games and activities and live music by Soto. Pre-sale wristbands are available for sale at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.

La Habra High School
801 Highlander
La Habra, CA


Lake Forest

Fourth of July Parade
July 4

Fourth of July Parade Starts at 10:00 am
Parade starts at the intersection of Toledo Way and Ridge Route and will travel along Lake Forest Boulevard turn on Serrano Rd, ending at Dayton Rd.


Los Alamitos

Fireworks Celebration
July 4 | Gates open at 4:00 pm, Fireworks begin at 9 pm

Free to attend, $5 Parking (cash)
Adults must have photo ID to enter

Food Court, Sponsor Booths and Kids Fun Zone. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. No bleachers available this year. NO ALCOHOL please. Dogs, fireworks and motor homes prohibited. Presented in cooperation with the cities of Los Alamitos, Cypress and Seal Beach, The Rossmoor Community Services District and the Joint Forces Training Base

Joint Forces Training Base

Mission Viejo

The Mission Viejo Annual Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular
July 4

Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic Fourth of July celebration for the city of Mission Viejo. Rides and games enhance an exciting carnival atmosphere for all ages. Local clubs and organizations set up booths for food, drink, crafts, gifts and games. Free entertainment includes music, dance and comedy for the enjoyment of children and adults alike, with performers drawn from local talent as well as professionals from outside the area. As would be expected for a Fourth of July Faire, the event climaxes at dusk in a spectacular fireworks display.

Olympiad & Marquerite


Newport Beach

Old Glory Boat Parade
July 4

Each year the Newport Beach Harbor becomes a festive delight as owners adorned their boats in red-white-&-blue decorations, balloons, streamers and waving flags that outline the skies as Sousa Marches and Anthems fill the air. Families and friends from near and far arrive at the bay front beaches and yacht clubs along the peninsula and the many islands, vying for the best spot to settle down and view the boat parade.

Newport Harbor
Newport Beach, Ca

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Fireworks & Parade Cruises
July 4

Newport Landing will have 3 cruises for the 4th Of July including the Firework Spectacular evening cruise. Witness Newport Harbor as it is full of the Spirit of America.

For additional information or to make reservations call

San Clemente

San Clemente Fireworks Show
July 4

At approximately 9:00 p.m. the City continues its annual tradition with a spectacular fireworks display from the Municipal Pier. Admission is free.

San Clemente Pier


San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Celebration
July 4

Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. with mechanical rides, bounce houses, activities for the kids, food, Orange County Birds of Prey exhibit, and a beer garden. A live band will perform live on stage at 6:00 p.m. While there is no cost to enter the park, tickets for rides and bounce houses may be purchased on site. The evening culminates with a spectacular choreographed fireworks show. Bring the entire family for a day of fun. Street parking is available along Camino del Avion with additional parking in the Sports Park Complex. No personal fireworks or barbecues will be permitted. Bicyclists attending the event are asked to walk bikes through the grounds for the safety of everyone.

The Sports Park
25925 Camino Del Avion.


Santa Ana

Fourth of July at Centennial Park
July 4

The city of Santa Ana will celebrate Independence Day fireworks at 9 p.m., live music, a kids’ zone play area, food, and a History Walk.

Centennial Park
3000 W. Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704


Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4

Entertainment featuring ‘Swing Cats’, big band music. Starts at 6:30 P.M. Fireworks at 9:00 P.M. Pack a picnic & blanket – snack bar will sell drinks, snacks & BBQ. Stadium seating for those who arrive early!

Tustin High School
1171 El Camino Real


Yorba Linda

Annual Fourth of July Spectacular
July 4

Family activities, DJ entertainment, food vendors and children’s area at 5:00 pm and fireworks begin at 9 pm

Veterans Park & Yorba Linda Middle School



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