4th of July Events in Orange County!

Celebrate Independence Day in Orange County

Hey Adventurers! With summer in full swing and the spirit of patriotism in the air, it’s time to gear up for a spectacular celebration of freedom and unity on the 4th of July.

Orange County, renowned for its beautiful beaches, vibrant communities, and an endless array of entertainment, is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the grandeur of Independence Day festivities. From dazzling firework displays to family-friendly parades and captivating cultural events, this coastal paradise has something for everyone.

Here is the complete list of 4th of July Events in Orange County:

 

 

Aliso Viejo: 4th of July  Celebration and Fireworks @ Grand Park  

 

Location: Grand Park 6101 City Lights Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 6:00-9:30 

 

Celebrate 4th of July with fireworks, crafts, live music, balloon making and much more! 

 

Anaheim/Anaheim Hills: 4th of July Celebration presented by Disneyland 

 

Locations: Peralta Canyon Park 115 N Pinney Dr, Anaheim, CA 92807 | Canyon High School 220 S Imperial Hwy, Anaheim, CA 92807

Date: July 4th, 2023 Time: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM 

 

7:00 AM 5k/10k @ Canyon H.S. 

9:00 AM Yankee Doodle Dog Show @ Canyon H.S.

1:00 PM 4th of July Parade Start @ Canyon H.S. 

3:00 PM Food and Entertainment @ Peralta Canyon Park 

9:00 PM Fireworks @ Peralta Canyon Park 

 

 

Brea: 43rd Annual  4th of July Country Fair 

 

Location: City Hall Park 401 S. Brea Boulevard Brea, CA 92821

Date: July 4th, 2023 Time: 9 AM – 3:00 PM 

 

A celebration with live entertainment, kiddie parade, dog parade, dog show, food, games, exhibits, and Marketplace. 

 

Buena Park: Knotts Berry Farm 4th of July Fireworks 

 

Location: Knotts Berry Farm  8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

Date: July 4th, 2023 

 

See the fireworks display at Knotts Berry Farm. Ticket Entry Fee is required* 

 

Costa Mesa: Independence Day Celebration at the OC Fairgrounds 

 

Location: OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa – Lot A

Date: July 3, 2023  Time: 5:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. Gates open at 4pm. Fireworks show is at 9:30 p.m

 

Celebrate our Nation’s Independence with food, entertainment and more. Be sure to bring your own picnic blanket or chair. 

 

Cypress: Salute to America 

 

Location: Cypress College  9200 Valley View St. Cypress, CA 

Date: Friday June 30, 2023 Time: 5:30 – 9:00 PM 

 

Salute to America Celebration celebrating with live music and entertainment, vendors, food trucks, and fireworks. 

 

Dana Point: 4th of July Firework Show 

 

Location: Doheny State Beach: 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr. 

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

4th of July Fireworks at Doheny State Beach. WWII North American AT-6 airplanes will be making a flyover in Dana Point from 5:50-5:55 PM.

 

Fountain Valley: 4th of July Bike Parade 

 

Location: Start at Los Arcos St. to Jardines Loop. 

Date: Jul 4, 2023 Time: 10 AM 

Decorate your bike and ride bikes with your community!

 

 

Huntington Beach: 4th of July Celebration

 

Location: Huntington Beach Main Street 

Date: Jun 30, 2023Jul 4, 2023 

 

6/30: Block Party on Main Street 5:00 PM 

7/1-7/2 Cornhole Tournament 

7/1-7/4 Carnival, Food and Shopping Vendors 

7/4 Surf City 5k 7AM

7/4 Parade 10 AM 

7/4 Fireworks over the Ocean 9 PM 

 

Irvine: 

 

5k and 1 Mile Red White and Blue Run @ Irvine Valley College

 Registration is Required 

 

4th of July Celebration at Pretend City 

July 2, 2023 

Tickets for Entry are Required 

 

La Habra: 4th of July 

 

Location: La Bonita Park, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd

Date: July 4th, 2023 Time: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

Celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks, live music, activity booths and much more. 

 

Wristbands are now available  for purchase at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wristband prices are as follows:

Pre-sale, June 6th-30th: $3/Youth (3-12 yrs.) & $5/Adults (13+ yrs.)

July 1st-4th: $6/Youth (3-12 yrs.) & $8/Adults (13+ yrs.)

La Palma: Fitness Run for Fun 

 

Location: Start on Walker and La Palma – Central Park 

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 6:00 AM – 9:15 AM

 

Kick-Off the Holiday on a healthy note by Participaing in the fun run! 

* Registration is Required* 

 

Schedule: 

 

6:00 AM Check-in 

7:30 AM Start of Fun Run 

7:30 AM Pancake Breakfast 

8:30 AM Family Fun Zone Opens 

9:15 AM Awards Ceremony 

 

Laguna Beach: 4th of July Fireworks Show!

 

Watch the 4th of July Fireworks show in Laguna Beach beginning at 9:00 PM 

 

Laguna Hills: 4th of July Celebration

 

Location: 25555 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

Celebrate the 4th of July with live bands, carnival rides, food trucks and so much more! 

Carnival tickets are $2 per person. 

 

4:00 PM Event Begins 

7:00 PM Live Band 

9:00 PM Fireworks Show 

 

Laguna Niguel: Summer Concert: Joey Reidel’s Elton John Experience

 

Location:  29751 Crown Valley Parkway Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

 

Celebrate the 4th of July with the concert in the park. Bring a picnic blanket or chair. Food trucks will be open at 5:00 PM. 

 

Lake Forest: “The Magic of Lake Forest” 4th of July Parade 

Location: Corner of Toledo Way and Ridge Route Way 

Date: July, 4th, 2023 Time: 9:30 AM 

 

Los Alamitos: 3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular 

 

Location: Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

Date: July 3, 2023 Time: All day 

 

Mission Viejo: July 4th Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular 

 

Location: on Olympiade between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road 

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 12 PM – 9 PM 

 

Celebrate 4th of July with live entertainment, food, rides and a market faire. Free to attend bu food and ride tickets are available for purchase. 

 

Fireworks begin at 9 PM 

 

Newport Beach: 

 

4th of July is for Families Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Festival!

 

Bike Parade: W. BALBOA BLVD. & 36TH STREET

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 9:00 A.M.

 

Community Festival 

Location: Channel Place Park 

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

 

The American Legion’s Old Glory Boat Parade in Newport Harbor
Time: 1:00  PM – 3:30 PM 

The Condor Squadron WWII North American AT-6 Coastal Flyover
Approximately: 5:45 PM 

Fireworks Extravaganza
Newport Dunes 9 PM 

 

Independence Day on the Bay 

Location: 1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Date July 4, 2023 Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM 

 

Celebrate the holiday with live entertainment, food trucks, inflatable water parks and more! 

 

Orange: 3rd of July Celebration

 

Location: Grijalva Park 368 N Prospect St. 

Date: July 3, 2023 Time: 4:00 PM 

 

Tickets to enter are $7 per person and can be purchased at  the community services department 

 

Celebrate 3rd of July with food, shopping, and the fireworks show!

 

Rancho Santa Margarita: Star Spangled Spectacular 

Location:  The Lago Santa Margarita – Tickets are sold out 

 

San Clemente

 

Office Chair Races and Water Balloon Fight 

Date: Tuesday July 4, 2023 Time: 9 AM – 12 PM 

 

Fireworks Show 

Location: San Clemente Pier Time: 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

San Juan Capistrano: 4th of July Celebration and Summer Carnival 

 

Location: San Juan Capistrano Sports Park 25925 Camino Del Avion 

Dates: July 1-4, 2023

 

Saturday – Sunday July 1-2, 2023 Summer Carnival 12PM – 10 PM 

Monday July 3, 2023 4PM – 10 PM  Summer Carnival 

Tuesday July 4, 2023 12-10:30 Summer Carnival and 4th of July Celebration 

Fireworks Tuesday 7/4 at 9 PM 

 

Celebrate summer and the 4th of July with food, activities and live entertainment! Fun for the whole family. 

 

Santa Ana: 4th of July Celebration 

 

Location: Centennial Park 3600 W Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Date: July 4th, 2023 Time: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

Celebrate 4th of July at the free 4th of July Celebration at Centennial Park. Festivities include live music, kids activities, food trucks and a fireworks show at 9 PM. 

 

Seal Beach: 3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular 

 

Location: Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

Enter through Lexington or Orangewood Gates 

Date: July 3, 2023 Time: 4 PM – 10 PM 

 

Celebrate  our nation’s independence at the 3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular. Gates to open at 4 PM. The live event includes live entertainment, magician, reptile show, face painting, and more! Bring lawn chairs or blankets to watch fireworks. 

 

Tustin: Fourth of July Celebration

 

Location: Tustin High School 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin CA 92870 

Date: July 4, 2023  Time: 6:30 PM 

 

Festivities begin at 6:30 PM and include food, entertainment and live fireworks. Fireworks begin at 9:00 PM. 

 

$10 to Park at Tustin High school 

 

Villa Park: Stars on Parade

 

Location: Villa Park High School  18042 Taft Ave., Villa Park, CA 92861

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 8:30 AM Lineup 9 AM Start 

 

Celebrate the holiday by participating in the parade and enjoying snacks, music and prizes. 

 

Yorba Linda: 4th of July Spectacular

 

Location: Veterans Park 4756 Valley View Avenue

Date: July 4, 2023 Time: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

 

Celebrate the 4th of July with this free event featuring  live entertainment, family activities, kids fun zone and food trucks to purchase food. 

 

 

These are the top 4th of July Events throughout Orange County! If this blog helped you find a fun event near you, be sure to tag @adventuresinoc on social media and #adventuresinoc! 

 

Have a Happy 4th of July with friends and family! 

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