Happy 243rd Birthday America! 🎇
Did you know that an estimated amount of $825 million dollars will be spent in the US on fireworks for 4th of July? When it comes to putting on a show, Los Angeles is one of the best cities in the world to do it! No matter where you are in LA this Independence Day, you’ll be able to bring in another year of freedom with a bang! We’ve gathered a list of 7 of the best firework shows to catch in Los Angeles.
1. Rose Bowl
The Rose Bowl Stadium has hosted the AmericaFest 4th of July Celebration for 91 years counting! Join them on their 92nd year for an amazing show, Michael Jackson sing-along, as well as a performance from American Idol winner Maddie Poppe. Fireworks start at 9 pm. Learn more here.
2. Marina del Ray
Every year people go to the marina to gaze at fireworks exploding over the ocean. Plan to arrive early to the Burton Chace Park or Fishermans Village to watch the show with synchronized music! Fireworks start at 9 pm. Learn more here.
3. Dodger Stadium
Though the Dodger Stadium shoots fireworks into the air multiple times during the season, they tend to go all out on the 4th of July. Watch LA’s home team play the Pittsburgh Pirates and stay after the game for a firework extravaganza! Learn more here.
4. Hollywood Bowl
The Hollywood Bowl is known as one of the most iconic amphitheaters in the world, so you know they have a reputation to live up to. Enjoy a performance from the band Go-Go’s for this year’s firework spectacular! Learn more here.
5. Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Entertain yourself with a screening of Footloose at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary. Stay after the movie because the venue is celebrating Independance Day with a firework show, themed photo booth, and a live DJ! Learn more here.
Disneyland has a firework show pretty much every night of the year. But on the 4th of July, Mickey Mouse and Pals have a patriotic surprise (hint: it’s red, white, blue and shot into the sky above Sleeping Beauty’s castle!) Fireworks start at 9 pm. Learn more here.
7. The Queen Mary
Hop aboard the Queen Mary for a special celebration on the water! Enjoy entertainment, family-friendly activities, historic tours, as well as a patriotic film screening. Fireworks start at 9 pm. Learn more here.