Happy 245th 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 5 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. 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. This weekend you’ll have a show in the sky and on stage. Kool & the Gang will be performing and Thomas Wilkins will be conducting the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in patriotic music favorites, on July 3 & 4 from 7:30 p.m. Learn more here.
4. Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Entertain yourself with a screening of Dirty Dancing at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary. Stay after the movie because the venue is celebrating Independence 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, state-of-the-art projections, show lighting and lasers will transform Main Street, U.S.A., Sleeping Beauty Castle and the façade of “it’s a small world” into a dazzling, family-fun dance party that goes sky-high with fireworks to celebrate the leader of the club, Mickey Mouse. Learn more here.