Get ready for a fantastic Fourth of July celebration here in town! Local fun is going on all month, with special celebrations in each neighborhood on Independence Day.
Enjoy a great, safe, and Happy 4th!
Events leading up to the 4th:
When: Friday, July 1, 2022, 5pm-10pm
Where: Harbor Blvd. and Swinford St., near Fanfare Fountains, San Pedro
Free, family friendly, patriotic event returns after 2 years to the Port of LA.
Over 100 historic, pre-1975 autos and motorcycles on show, live music, food trucks, beer garden.
Fireworks at 9:15pm.
When: Sunday, July 3, 2022; 8am
Where: Village Runner, 255 Avenida Del Norte, Redondo Beach
29th Annual 5K race and Firecracker Dash runs along the ocean to celebrate Independence Day.
T-shirt for all attendees; prizes; medals for every child who completes the Dash.
When: Sunday, July 3, 2022; 5-7pm
Where: Polliwog Park Amphitheater, 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach
For more information, visit webpage or feel free to contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (310) 802-5448.
On Monday, July 4th:
When: Monday, July 4, 2022, 2-9:30pm; Fireworks at 9pm
Where: Avenue I between S Catalina Avenue and Esplanade, Redondo Beach
Festival with live music, food, beer and wine all afternoon gives way to spectacular fireworks off the water after dark.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022, 12noon-7:30pm Water and Sand Time; Fireworks 9pm
Where: Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach
The City of Redondo Beach celebrates this family-friendly seaside event, offering front-row seats for this year’s Fireworks Spectacular.
When: Daytime: Monday, July 4, 2022, 10am-3pm; Evening: Monday, July 4, 2022, 5-9pm
Where: Recreation Park, 401 Sheldon Street, El Segundo
Daytime activities include a hula hoop contest, water balloon toss, sack races, and food trucks, plus pie eating contest and watermelon eating contest.
The evening events include live music, food booths, and fireworks at 9pm.
4th of July Begg Pool Party Celebration, Manhattan Beach
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; 10am-2pm
Where: Begg Pool, 1402 N Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach
Cost: $5 per person.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; Fireworks at 9pm
Where: Torrance Civic Center, Torrance
Two locations for viewing: West parking lot of Courthouse – 825 Maple Avenue and Galaxy Sports Complex – 855 Maple Avenue.
Arrive early for best seating and be aware of road closures. Detailed information on webpage.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; 11am-4pm
Where: Point Vicente Park at RPV Civic Center, 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes
Live music, food trucks, beer and wine booth, carnival rides, pony rides, activities and games for the entire family.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; 11am-12pm
Where: Angels Gate Park, 3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro.
This time-honored tradition celebrates one of San Pedro’s most enduring landmarks in ceremonial observance.
Ceremony includes posting of the colors and remarks by elected officials and members of the Korean community.
Free to all guests.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; 12noon - 10pm
Where: Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro
Sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles and organized by the Cabrillo Beach Boosters, this celebration features music, family activities, food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Cabrillo Beach.
When: Monday, July 4, 2022; 7:30pm
Where: Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson
Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy hosts Montreal for this special Independence Day match, followed by a spectacular fireworks show.
Points of interest throughout the month and beyond:
When: Thursday nights through August; 6-8pm
Where: Plaza, Manhattan Village Mall, Manhattan Beach
Live music outdoors.
Dine al fresco with favorite restaurants; beach blankets and chairs encouraged.
Weekly trivia contest with prize gift cards.
When: Registration now through July 24, 2022
Where: Any sandy location!
Children of all ages are invited to build sand sculptures at any location. If not near a beach, sculptures may be created at the nearest park or sandbox.
Various themed categories include something for everyone.
Fundraiser for Roundhouse Aquarium’s Education Programs.
When: Open Wednesday - Sunday; 11:30am - 7pm
Where: 11022 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles
If you have visitors with children, they may love the fun at The Proud Bird at LAX - newly reopened with a diverse food court, aviation-themed Bar&Lounge, complimentary aviation tours, a playground for children, and the best views of airplanes landing at LAX.