When it comes to fourth of July events and firework displays Orange County offers plenty of options. Spending the Fourth of July in Orange County is the best way the celebrate the 4th this year! Here are a some of our favorite events the whole family can enjoy.
Los Alamitos 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Location: 11200 Lexington Dr, Los Alamitos, CA
Food Court, Vendor Booths, Entertainment, Fireworks, Kids Fun Zone. Fireworks begin promptly at 9 p.m. Free to Attend. Adults must provide a photo I.D to enter. Minors without an I.D. must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Alcohol, dogs (service dogs allowed on post), fireworks, BBQs, and motor homes are prohibited. More info
Parking is $5 cash per vehicle. Free parking for military with proper I.D.
4 pm gates open, Fireworks show starts at 9pm
Huntington Beach 4th of July Celebration
Location: 155 Fifth Street, Suite 111 Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5171
Don’t miss out on Huntington Beach’s three-day 4th of July Celebration!
Thursday, July 4 – Saturday, July 6
Pier Plaza Festival
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Live entertainment from 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Pier Plaza – Huntington Beach Pier
Fireworks Show will begin at 9 p.m.at the Huntington Beach Pier
VIP Seating: $10. More info
Fullerton 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show
Location: 201 E Chapman Ave Fullerton, CA 92832
•5pm-9pm: City 4th of July Festival at Fullerton Union High School Softball Field. Free live music, roaming entertainment, food booths, activities for all ages and fireworks show at 9pm. Call the Museum Center at 714-738-6545 for more information. Free admission.Newport Beach Independence Day on the Back Bay. More info
Newport Beach Firework Show
Location: 1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA, 92660
Sponsored by the City of Newport Beach, experience Southern California’s largest and most spectacular fireworks display with patriotic music in sync. The fireworks display will start around 9 PM, and admission is free to the public. More info
Irvine 35th Annual Concert on the Green
Location: Irvine High School Stadium – 4321 Walnut Ave. Irvine CA, 92604
Presented by the Irvine Police Association, this year’s 4th of July event will be featuring live music by the Derek Bordeaux Group, professional field entertainers, field games and activities, bounce houses, a raffle with prizes, and gourmet food trucks (food available for purchase). Enjoy a pyro-musical sky concert and fireworks extravaganza by pyro spectaculars. Blankets & Lawn chairs recommended for seating on the football field.
Bleacher seats will be available. EZ-Ups will be permitted, no stakes or any objects may penetrate the turf!
Gates open at 3 p.m.
Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
Football field is available for picnics (blankets and chairs recommended). Bleacher seating will be available on a first come first served basis. EZ-Ups will be permitted, no stakes or any objects may penetrate the turf! No Pets, Barbeques, Bikes, Personal Fireworks and Smoking (except for in designated smoking areas). More info
Mission Viejo July 4th Street Fair & Fireworks Spectacular
Location: Olympiad Rd between Marguerite Pkwy and Melinda Rd in Mission Viejo, CA
The Mission Viejo Activities Committee invites you to celebrate America’s birthday with a patriotic, safe and fun-filled day of food, rides, entertainment, games and merchandise booths.
Please no pets, skateboards, roller blades, bicycles or barbecue grills. New volunteers are welcome to help coordinate this event and other family events in the City. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
12 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Fireworks Spectacular)
No pets, skateboards or roller blades, bicycles or barbecue grills are allowed. More info
Laguna Niguel July 4th Celebration at Crown Valley Park
Location: 29831 Crown Valley Parkway Laguna Niguel, CA
This event will take place on Thursday, July 4th at the Crown Valley Community Park at the Laguna Niguel YMCA. This proud community tradition features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, children’s races, dog walk and most patriotic pooch contest. Proceeds benefit the Y’s annual campaign which helps provide essential programming for those in need.
Limited parking inside the Laguna Niguel Regional Park (fees apply) and on La Paz Road. More info
San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Celebration Fireworks Display
Location: 25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano , CA
The mission city’s holiday festivities begin with a carnival featuring rides and attractions as well as a beer and wine garden and live music beginning at 6:30pm. The evening culminates with fireworks.
There are free family games throughout the afternoon. The City of San Juan Capistrano offers a fun mechanical car ride around the sports park free of charge and Black Belt Tae Kwon Do of San Juan Capistrano provides a bounce house near the main stage for the kids to enjoy.
Admission to all of the above is free, though tickets are required for the carnival rides.
There’s free on-site parking and a shuttle service available.
“Family Style” Live On Stage 6:30pm
Fireworks Display at 9 pm
San Clemente 4th of July Fireworks Show
Location:252 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672
Independence Day in San Clemente is packed with fun events including the office chair races and pier firework show. It’s the perfect day to spend at the beach celebrating our nation’s independence. Be sure to get your spot at the beach early! San Clemente Pier firework show starts around 9pm. Pull up your chair and get ready to celebrate Independence Day in San Clemente!
Fireworks start at 9 p.m.More info