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03 Jul 19
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Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. JULY 3 MOORPARK Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn […]

03 Jul 19
Daily News
  Fireworks light up the sky at the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park in Moorpark in 2018. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/special to the Los Angeles Daily News)   Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.   JULY 3   MOORPARK   Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and picnic. Food court. Admission $5; free for ages 4 and younger (cash only). Fees for children’s activities. Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. 805-517-6300. www.moorparkca.gov   JULY 3-4   HOLLYWOOD   July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl: Nile Rodgers, Chic, DRUMline and Thomas Wilkins conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. July 3 ($14 and up) and 7:30 p.m. July 4 ($19 and up). 2301 N. Highland Ave. 323-850-2000. www.hollywoodbowl.com   JULY 4   BURBANK   An American Celebration at the Starlight Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Rumble King perform, 6:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Tickets $15 and up. No ticket sales on July 4. Parking opens 4:30 p.m. ($8, cash only). Gates open, 5:30 p.m. 1249 Lockheed View Drive. 818-238-5300. www.starlightbowl.com   CALABASAS   Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular: Event includes crafts, food, games and music, 5-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Admission $10 in advance (no ticket sales on July 4). Ticket sale locations: Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way (cash or check only Monday-Friday); Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento (cash or check only); Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road (credit card accepted Monday-Friday by 5 p.m.; cash or check only on Saturday-Sunday). Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Check website for parking and rules. Calabasas High School, football field, 22855 Mulholland Highway. www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html   CAMARILLO   Camarillo High School: Camarillo and Pleasant Valley Lion’s Club present the event. Gates, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No seating on football or practice fields this year. All seating in home bleachers. No alcohol, no chairs or ice chests. No pets. Free. Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd. Kathy Talley, 805-388-5312. www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/calendar.php   CARSON   LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park: The major league soccer team plays Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. Tickets $20 and up. 18400 Avalon Blvd. (on the campus of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills). www.lagalaxy.com/tickets   LA CRESCENTA   Crescenta Valley Fireworks Association Festival and Fireworks: Children’s activities, food and music by Stinky Felix. Gates open, 4 p.m. (gates close, 8:30 p.m.). Fireworks, after 9 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating (most folding chairs will not be allowed; see website for other rules). Admission $9 until July 3; $10 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger (first come, first served for tickets at the gate on July 4). Check website for advance ticket sale locations (recommended). Crescenta Valley High School, field, 2900 Community Ave. (entrance on Ramsdell Avenue). 818-248-2271. www.cvfireworks.com   LANCASTER   Professional Bull Riders Show and Fireworks Extravaganza at Antelope Valley Fairground: Entertainment and food, 4-8:30 p.m. (outside of the grandstand area). Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division, 7 p.m. (661-575-9800; www.showdownrodeo.com). Fireworks, after 9:30 p.m. No alcohol, barbecue or pets. Reserved grandstand tickets for bull-riding show, $15-$30 (see website). Free fireworks viewing areas are south of the grandstand (bull riders show ticket required for grandstand seating for fireworks). Parking $7. 2551 W. Ave. H. 661-948-6060. www.avfair.com   LOS ANGELES   Fourth of July Community Festival & Fireworks Show at Exposition Park: Activities, food and live music, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. South lawn (Bill Robertson Lane) at Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive. 323-846-2651. bit.ly/2Ituacx   Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Activities, Ferris wheel, live music and food vendors on five city blocks (Spring Street to Grand Avenue and Temple to Second streets), 3-9:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Music stages (between Broadway and Spring Street) and on Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand Avenue and Hill Street). Check website for lineup. Free admission. Ferris wheel tickets $3 or $5 for two rides; minimum height requirement to ride is 36 inches. No alcohol or outside beverages allowed (free water filling station for empty, nonglass bottles). No chairs. Check website for parking and transportation options, other rules and park map. 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/4thofjuly   Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: Game begins, 6:10 p.m. Fireworks show after the game. Tickets $32 and up. 1000 Vin Scully Ave. 866-363-4377. atmlb.com/2sRpRzq   Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Screening of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), 9 p.m., followed by fireworks show. Gates open for picnicking or food purchases, 7:15 p.m. Tickets $38. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org/event/e-t-fireworks/   MARINA DEL REY   Fireworks display: 9 p.m. Viewing areas include Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way (synchronized music at both locations). Check website for harbor side dinner and Hornblower Cruises options and parking tips. Many surrounding roads close at 1 p.m. www.visitmarinadelrey.com   NEWHALL   Old Town Newhall Fourth of July Parade: Chris and Richard Budman are the grand marshals for “The Signal Century – Celebrating Our Press Freedom” theme event, 9 a.m. Parade begins at the roundabout at Main Street and Newhall Avenue, Main to Lyons Avenue, Lyons to Orchard Village Road, ending at 16th Street. www.scvparade.com   OJAI   Ojai 4th of July Parade and Fireworks: Parade, 10 a.m. Route begins on Ojai Avenue at Country Club Road, on Ojai to Park Road (Libbey Park). Concert with Danny McGaw & the 33, 6 p.m. at Nordhoff High School stadium, followed by fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Gates open at the stadium, 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. No alcohol, glass or pets. Tickets $10 and $5 children in advance; $12 and $5 children at the gate. 1401 Maricopa Highway. www.4thofjulyinojai.com   OXNARD   Fireworks by the Sea: View the 4th of July Electric Boat Parade as it cruises around the harbor, 4:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Check website for best viewing locations for parade and fireworks. www.channelislandsharbor.org   PACIFIC PALISADES   Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade: The 71st annual parade opens with skydivers, 1:50 p.m.; starts 2 p.m. (Via de la Paz to Sunset Boulevard, east on Sunset to Drummond Street). Covered grandstand parade seating ($50 in advance on website; $55 on event day, if available). www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   Palisades Rocks the Fourth: Concerts, 4 and 6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Gates open, 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Tickets for fireworks show $10 ($12 at the door with a credit card); free for ages 1 and younger (ticket is required, however, for children from the website). Palisades Charter High School, baseball field, 15777 Bowdoin Street. www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   PASADENA   AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl: Entertainment, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Preshow fun zone outside the stadium in Area H, 2 p.m. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$35; $125 VIP field viewing. 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. 626-577-3100. www.rosebowlstadium.com   POMONA   Kaboom Fourth of July Spectacular at Fairplex: Event includes a Pit Party (free) and Monster Truck rides ($10), 5-7:30 p.m.  Honor Guard and National Anthem, 7:50 p.m. Show includes Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross and Monster Trucks show, 8 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Tickets $18.50; $22 track side bleachers (check website for buffet option tickets with seats on terrace and box seats). Parking, $12. 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 909-623-3111. www.fairplex.com; fairplex.com/events/kaboom   PORTER RANCH   Fourth of July Spectacular at Shepherd Church: Americana-style music and children’s activities, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Food available for purchase or bring your own (no alcohol or glass bottles). Check website for parking tips (no parking on the church parking lot) and road closures in the area. No animals. 19700 Rinaldi St. 818-831-9333. www.shepherdchurch.com/4th   SANTA BARBARA   Fourth of July Celebration: The 56th annual Spirit of ‘76 parade, 1 p.m., begins on State Street at Micheltorena Street, south on State to Cota Street. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association: music, food and shopping vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks on West Beach area, 9 p.m. Check website for other activities and parking tips. West Cabrillo Boulevard (at State Street; west of, and adjacent to, Stearns Wharf). 805-897-1962. www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/waterfront/events/july4.asp   SIMI VALLEY   Fourth of July Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: Event includes crafts, old-fashioned games and patriotic music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for outdoor activities. Admission to museum $25; $22 ages 62 and older; $18 ages 11-17; $15 ages 3-10 (includes “The World of da Vinci”). 40 Presidential Drive. 800-410-8354. www.reaganlibrary.com/events   The Star Spangled 4th of July Fireworks Celebration: The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce presents activities, 3-8 p.m., followed by fireworks show, 9 p.m. Free admission; VIP experience $80; $40 ages 12 and younger (Kerry, 805-526-3900, or see website for more information). Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. bit.ly/2Rm0HEf SUNLAND-TUJUNGA   Sunland-Tujunga Independence Day Parade: The Rotary Club of Sunland-Tujunga and Shadow Hills presents the annual Fourth of July parade, “Out of This World,” 10 a.m. Route: Foothill Boulevard at Summitrose Street, west on Foothill to Sunland Boulevard. www.facebook.com/Sunlandrotary   THOUSAND OAKS   Fireworks Spectacular at Janss Marketplace: Conejo Recreation & Park District presents fireworks, 9 p.m. Free. Viewing spots include: Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road; The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive. 805-495-6471. www.crpd.org/events/fourth-of-july-activities   UNIVERSAL CITY   Universal Studios Hollywood July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Enjoy the theme park attractions, including “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” special effects night show, and the fireworks show after dark. Tickets $119 for California resident online; $124 general admission online; $139 general admission at the gate (check website for other ticket prices including Universal Express for bypassing general queue at most rides and shows). Parking $25 and up. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. General information, 800-864-8377; Tickets, 866-258-6546. www.universalstudioshollywood.com   VALENCIA   City of Santa Clarita Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Westfield Valencia Town Center: 9:15 p.m. Free. 24201 W. Valencia Blvd. City of Santa Clarita, 661-259-2489. bit.ly/2JMaM8Z   VALLEY VILLAGE   July Fourth Parade: Valley Village Homeowners Association presents a neighborhood parade with red, white and blue homemade floats and displays and marching bands, 10 a.m.-noon. Parade begins on Addison Street, right on Ben Avenue, right on Otsego Street, crossing Colfax Avenue and continuing on Otsego to Irvine Avenue, right on Irvine, left on Hesby Street to Westpark Drive, ending at Valley Village Park. www.myvalleyvillage.com   VENTURA   Fourth of July Ventura Strong Street Fair and Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em Parade: Ventura East Rotary Club sponsors the Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em  Parade with decorated bicycles and wagons parade, 10 a.m. (assemble at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, Crimea and Main streets; no application or reservation to participate). Route: westbound on Main Street. Street fair includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food booths, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (on Main Street from Chestnut Street to Mission Park area). Check website for musical acts and map. www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs   Ventura Fourth of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic: Rotary Club of Ventura presents the event with children’s activities and entertainment, 5 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Food vendors or bring your own picnic. Tickets $6 and $4 children (plus fee, in advance); $8 and $6 children at the door. No alcohol, no glass and no pets (check website for other rules). Ventura College Athletic Fields, 4667 Telegraph Road. www.venturafireworks.com; bit.ly/2JMrlS2   WESTLAKE VILLAGE   Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Family Parade: Boy Scout Troop #752 serves breakfast, 8 a.m. at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road ($5). The 50th annual 4th of July Parade, with grand marshal John McDonough, the city’s first mayor) includes red, white and blue decorated bicycles, strollers and wagons, begins 9:45 a.m. at the breakfast site (4415 Lakeview Canyon Road) and proceeds on Agoura Road to Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive. Activities at the park include games and food for purchase 10 a.m.-noon. Check website for information on a “decades” or patriotic costume contests. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/parade   Fireworks Celebration in Westlake Village: 9:10 p.m. Main viewing location is Westlake Village Golf Course Driving Range: gates open, 5; food trucks, games and music, 6 p.m. (4812 Lakeview Canyon Road). Other viewing locations: Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive; Calvary Community Church with gates open for entertainment, 6 p.m. (5495 Via Rocas). No dogs allowed. Check website for viewing details. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/fireworks   WOODLAND HILLS   Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield office co-presents the event that includes arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and concert by Ryder Green, 6 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Free; reserved chair $15; $35 for one reserved seat and parking pass; backstage seating $100. Check website for parking tips and new security rules (including five designated points of entry to the park). Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org/concerts_events/july-4th-extravaganza   [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
02 Jul 19
Daily News
Fireworks light up the sky at the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park in Moorpark in 2018. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/special to Los Angeles Daily News) Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.     JULY 2-4     HOLLYWOOD   July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl: Nile Rodgers, Chic, DRUMline and Thomas Wilkins conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. July 2-3 ($14 and up) and 7:30 p.m. July 4 ($19 and up). 2301 N. Highland Ave. 323-850-2000. www.hollywoodbowl.com     JULY 3     MOORPARK   Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and picnic. Food court. Admission $5; free for ages 4 and younger (cash only). Fees for children’s activities. Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. 805-517-6300. www.moorparkca.gov     JULY 4     BURBANK   An American Celebration at the Starlight Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Rumble King perform, 6:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Tickets $15 and up. No ticket sales on July 4. Parking opens 4:30 p.m. ($8, cash only). Gates open, 5:30 p.m. 1249 Lockheed View Drive. 818-238-5300. www.starlightbowl.com     CALABASAS   Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular: Event includes crafts, food, games and music, 5-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Admission $10 in advance (no ticket sales on July 4). Ticket sale locations: Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way (cash or check only Monday-Friday); Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento (cash or check only); Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road (credit card accepted Monday-Friday by 5 p.m.; cash or check only on Saturday-Sunday). Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Check website for parking and rules. Calabasas High School, football field, 22855 Mulholland Highway. www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html     CAMARILLO   Camarillo High School: Camarillo and Pleasant Valley Lion’s Club present the event. Gates, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No seating on football or practice fields this year. All seating in home bleachers. No alcohol, no chairs or ice chests. No pets. Free. Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd. Kathy Talley, 805-388-5312. www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/calendar.php     CARSON   LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park: The major league soccer team plays Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. Tickets $20 and up. 18400 Avalon Blvd. (on the campus of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills). www.lagalaxy.com/tickets     LA CRESCENTA   Crescenta Valley Fireworks Association Festival and Fireworks: Children’s activities, food and music by Stinky Felix. Gates open, 4 p.m. (gates close, 8:30 p.m.). Fireworks, after 9 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating (most folding chairs will not be allowed; see website for other rules). Admission $9 until July 3; $10 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger (first come, first served for tickets at the gate on July 4). Check website for advance ticket sale locations (recommended). Crescenta Valley High School, field, 2900 Community Ave. (entrance on Ramsdell Avenue). 818-248-2271. www.cvfireworks.com     LANCASTER   Professional Bull Riders Show and Fireworks Extravaganza at Antelope Valley Fairground: Entertainment and food, 4-8:30 p.m. (outside of the grandstand area). Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division, 7 p.m. (661-575-9800; www.showdownrodeo.com). Fireworks, after 9:30 p.m. No alcohol, barbecue or pets. Reserved grandstand tickets for bull-riding show, $15-$30 (see website). Free fireworks viewing areas are south of the grandstand (bull riders show ticket required for grandstand seating for fireworks). Parking $7. 2551 W. Ave. H. 661-948-6060. www.avfair.com     LOS ANGELES   Fourth of July Community Festival & Fireworks Show at Exposition Park: Activities, food and live music, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. South lawn (Bill Robertson Lane) at Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive. 323-846-2651. bit.ly/2Ituacx   Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Activities, Ferris wheel, live music and food vendors on five city blocks (Spring Street to Grand Avenue and Temple to Second streets), 3-9:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Music stages (between Broadway and Spring Street) and on Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand Avenue and Hill Street). Check website for lineup. Free admission. Ferris wheel tickets $3 or $5 for two rides; minimum height requirement to ride is 36 inches. No alcohol or outside beverages allowed (free water filling station for empty, nonglass bottles). No chairs. Check website for parking and transportation options, other rules and park map. 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/4thofjuly   Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: Game begins, 6:10 p.m. Fireworks show after the game. Tickets $32 and up. 1000 Vin Scully Ave. 866-363-4377. atmlb.com/2sRpRzq   Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Screening of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), 9 p.m., followed by fireworks show. Gates open for picnicking or food purchases, 7:15 p.m. Tickets $38. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org/event/e-t-fireworks/     MARINA DEL REY   Fireworks display: 9 p.m. Viewing areas include Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way (synchronized music at both locations). Check website for harbor side dinner and Hornblower Cruises options and parking tips. Many surrounding roads close at 1 p.m. www.visitmarinadelrey.com     NEWHALL   Old Town Newhall Fourth of July Parade: Chris and Richard Budman are the grand marshals for “The Signal Century – Celebrating Our Press Freedom” theme event, 9 a.m. Parade begins at the roundabout at Main Street and Newhall Avenue, Main to Lyons Avenue, Lyons to Orchard Village Road, ending at 16th Street. www.scvparade.com     OJAI   Ojai 4th of July Parade and Fireworks: Parade, 10 a.m. Route begins on Ojai Avenue at Country Club Road, on Ojai to Park Road (Libbey Park). Concert with Danny McGaw & the 33, 6 p.m. at Nordhoff High School stadium, followed by fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Gates open at the stadium, 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. No alcohol, glass or pets. Tickets $10 and $5 children in advance; $12 and $5 children at the gate. 1401 Maricopa Highway. www.4thofjulyinojai.com     OXNARD   Fireworks by the Sea: View the 4th of July Electric Boat Parade as it cruises around the harbor, 4:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Check website for best viewing locations for parade and fireworks. www.channelislandsharbor.org     PACIFIC PALISADES   Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade: The 71st annual parade opens with skydivers, 1:50 p.m.; starts 2 p.m. (Via de la Paz to Sunset Boulevard, east on Sunset to Drummond Street). Covered grandstand parade seating ($50 in advance on website; $55 on event day, if available). www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   Palisades Rocks the Fourth: Concerts, 4 and 6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Gates open, 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Tickets for fireworks show $10 ($12 at the door with a credit card); free for ages 1 and younger (ticket is required, however, for children from the website). Palisades Charter High School, baseball field, 15777 Bowdoin Street. www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org     PASADENA   AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl: Entertainment, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Preshow fun zone outside the stadium in Area H, 2 p.m. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$35; $125 VIP field viewing. 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. 626-577-3100. www.rosebowlstadium.com     POMONA   Kaboom Fourth of July Spectacular at Fairplex: Event includes a Pit Party (free) and Monster Truck rides ($10), 5-7:30 p.m.  Honor Guard and National Anthem, 7:50 p.m. Show includes Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross and Monster Trucks show, 8 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Tickets $18.50; $22 track side bleachers (check website for buffet option tickets with seats on terrace and box seats). Parking, $12. 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 909-623-3111. www.fairplex.com; fairplex.com/events/kaboom     PORTER RANCH   Fourth of July Spectacular at Shepherd Church: Americana-style music and children’s activities, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Food available for purchase or bring your own (no alcohol or glass bottles). Check website for parking tips (no parking on the church parking lot) and road closures in the area. No animals. 19700 Rinaldi St. 818-831-9333. www.shepherdchurch.com/4th     SANTA BARBARA   Fourth of July Celebration: The 56th annual Spirit of ‘76 parade, 1 p.m., begins on State Street at Micheltorena Street, south on State to Cota Street. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association: music, food and shopping vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks on West Beach area, 9 p.m. Check website for other activities and parking tips. West Cabrillo Boulevard (at State Street; west of, and adjacent to, Stearns Wharf). 805-897-1962. www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/waterfront/events/july4.asp     SIMI VALLEY   Fourth of July Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: Event includes crafts, old-fashioned games and patriotic music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for outdoor activities. Admission to museum $25; $22 ages 62 and older; $18 ages 11-17; $15 ages 3-10 (includes “The World of da Vinci”). 40 Presidential Drive. 800-410-8354. www.reaganlibrary.com   The Star Spangled 4th of July Fireworks Celebration: The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce presents activities, 3-8 p.m., followed by fireworks show, 9 p.m. Free admission; VIP experience $80; $40 ages 12 and younger (Kerry, 805-526-3900, or see website for more information). Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. bit.ly/2Rm0HEf     SUNLAND-TUJUNGA   Sunland-Tujunga Independence Day Parade: The Rotary Club of Sunland-Tujunga and Shadow Hills presents the annual Fourth of July parade, “Out of This World,” 10 a.m. Route: Foothill Boulevard at Summitrose Street, west on Foothill to Sunland Boulevard. www.facebook.com/Sunlandrotary     THOUSAND OAKS   Fireworks Spectacular at Janss Marketplace: Conejo Recreation & Park District presents fireworks, 9 p.m. Free. Viewing spots include: Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road; The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive. 805-495-6471. www.crpd.org/events/fourth-of-july-activities     UNIVERSAL CITY   Universal Studios Hollywood July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Enjoy the theme park attractions, including “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” special effects night show, and the fireworks show after dark. Tickets $119 for California resident online; $124 general admission online; $139 general admission at the gate (check website for other ticket prices including Universal Express for bypassing general queue at most rides and shows). Parking $25 and up. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. General information, 800-864-8377; Tickets, 866-258-6546. www.universalstudioshollywood.com     VALENCIA   City of Santa Clarita Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Westfield Valencia Town Center: 9:15 p.m. Free. 24201 W. Valencia Blvd. City of Santa Clarita, 661-259-2489. bit.ly/2JMaM8Z     VALLEY VILLAGE   July Fourth Parade: Valley Village Homeowners Association presents a neighborhood parade with red, white and blue homemade floats and displays and marching bands, 10 a.m.-noon. Parade begins on Addison Street, right on Ben Avenue, right on Otsego Street, crossing Colfax Avenue and continuing on Otsego to Irvine Avenue, right on Irvine, left on Hesby Street to Westpark Drive, ending at Valley Village Park. www.myvalleyvillage.com     VENTURA   Fourth of July Ventura Strong Street Fair and Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em Parade: Ventura East Rotary Club sponsors the Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em  Parade with decorated bicycles and wagons parade, 10 a.m. (assemble at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, Crimea and Main streets; no application or reservation to participate). Route: westbound on Main Street. Street fair includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food booths, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (on Main Street from Chestnut Street to Mission Park area). Check website for musical acts and map. www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs   Ventura Fourth of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic: Rotary Club of Ventura presents the event with children’s activities and entertainment, 5 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Food vendors or bring your own picnic. Tickets $6 and $4 children (plus fee, in advance); $8 and $6 children at the door. No alcohol, no glass and no pets (check website for other rules). Ventura College Athletic Fields, 4667 Telegraph Road. www.venturafireworks.com; bit.ly/2JMrlS2     WESTLAKE VILLAGE   Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Family Parade: Boy Scout Troop #752 serves breakfast, 8 a.m. at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road ($5). The 50th annual 4th of July Parade, with grand marshal John McDonough, the city’s first mayor) includes red, white and blue decorated bicycles, strollers and wagons, begins 9:45 a.m. at the breakfast site (4415 Lakeview Canyon Road) and proceeds on Agoura Road to Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive. Activities at the park include games and food for purchase 10 a.m.-noon. Check website for information on a “decades” or patriotic costume contests. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/parade   Fireworks Celebration in Westlake Village: 9:10 p.m. Main viewing location is Westlake Village Golf Course Driving Range: gates open, 5; food trucks, games and music, 6 p.m. (4812 Lakeview Canyon Road). Other viewing locations: Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive; Calvary Community Church with gates open for entertainment, 6 p.m. (5495 Via Rocas). No dogs allowed. Check website for viewing details. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/fireworks     WOODLAND HILLS   Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield office co-presents the event that includes arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and concert by Ryder Green, 6 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Free; reserved chair $15; $35 for one reserved seat and parking pass; backstage seating $100. Check website for parking tips and new security rules (including five designated points of entry to the park). Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org/concerts_events/july-4th-extravaganza   [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
01 Jul 19
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  Fireworks light up the sky at the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park in Moorpark, July 3, 2018. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/special to the Los Angeles Daily News)   Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.   JULY 2-4   HOLLYWOOD July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl: Nile Rodgers, Chic, DRUMline and Thomas Wilkins conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. July 2-3 ($14 and up) and 7:30 p.m. July 4 ($19 and up). 2301 N. Highland Ave. 323-850-2000. www.hollywoodbowl.com   JULY 3   MOORPARK Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and picnic. Food court. Admission $5; free for ages 4 and younger (cash only). Fees for children’s activities. Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. 805-517-6300. www.moorparkca.gov   JULY 4   BURBANK An American Celebration at the Starlight Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Rumble King perform, 6:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Tickets $15 and up. No ticket sales on July 4. Parking opens 4:30 p.m. ($8, cash only). Gates open, 5:30 p.m. 1249 Lockheed View Drive. 818-238-5300. www.starlightbowl.com   CALABASAS Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular: Event includes crafts, food, games and music, 5-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Admission $10 in advance (no ticket sales on July 4). Ticket sale locations: Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way (cash or check only Monday-Friday); Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento (cash or check only); Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road (credit card accepted Monday-Friday by 5 p.m.; cash or check only on Saturday-Sunday). Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Check website for parking and rules. Calabasas High School, football field, 22855 Mulholland Highway. www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html   CAMARILLO Camarillo High School: Camarillo and Pleasant Valley Lion’s Club present the event. Gates, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No seating on football or practice fields this year. All seating in home bleachers. No alcohol, no chairs or ice chests. No pets. Free. Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd. Kathy Talley, 805-388-5312. www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/calendar.php   CARSON   LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park: The major league soccer team plays Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. Tickets $20 and up. 18400 Avalon Blvd. (on the campus of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills). www.lagalaxy.com/tickets     LA CRESCENTA   Crescenta Valley Fireworks Association Festival and Fireworks: Children’s activities, food and music by Stinky Felix. Gates open, 4 p.m. (gates close, 8:30 p.m.). Fireworks, after 9 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating (most folding chairs will not be allowed; see website for other rules). Admission $9 until July 3; $10 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger (first come, first served for tickets at the gate on July 4). Check website for advance ticket sale locations (recommended). Crescenta Valley High School, field, 2900 Community Ave. (entrance on Ramsdell Avenue). 818-248-2271. www.cvfireworks.com   LANCASTER   Professional Bull Riders Show and Fireworks Extravaganza at Antelope Valley Fairground: Entertainment and food, 4-8:30 p.m. (outside of the grandstand area). Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division, 7 p.m. (661-575-9800; www.showdownrodeo.com). Fireworks, after 9:30 p.m. No alcohol, barbecue or pets. Reserved grandstand tickets for bull-riding show, $15-$30 (see website). Free fireworks viewing areas are south of the grandstand (bull riders show ticket required for grandstand seating for fireworks). Parking $7. 2551 W. Ave. H. 661-948-6060. www.avfair.com   LOS ANGELES   Fourth of July Community Festival & Fireworks Show at Exposition Park: Activities, food and live music, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. South lawn (Bill Robertson Lane) at Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive. 323-846-2651. bit.ly/2Ituacx   Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Activities, Ferris wheel, live music and food vendors on five city blocks (Spring Street to Grand Avenue and Temple to Second streets), 3-9:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Music stages (between Broadway and Spring Street) and on Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand Avenue and Hill Street). Check website for lineup. Free admission. Ferris wheel tickets $3 or $5 for two rides; minimum height requirement to ride is 36 inches. No alcohol or outside beverages allowed (free water filling station for empty, nonglass bottles). No chairs. Check website for parking and transportation options, other rules and park map. 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/4thofjuly   Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: Game begins, 6:10 p.m. Fireworks show after the game. Tickets $32 and up. 1000 Vin Scully Ave. 866-363-4377. atmlb.com/2sRpRzq   Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Screening of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), 9 p.m., followed by fireworks show. Gates open for picnicking or food purchases, 7:15 p.m. Tickets $38. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org/event/e-t-fireworks/     MARINA DEL REY   Fireworks display: 9 p.m. Viewing areas include Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way (synchronized music at both locations). Check website for harbor side dinner and Hornblower Cruises options and parking tips. Many surrounding roads close at 1 p.m. www.visitmarinadelrey.com   NEWHALL   Old Town Newhall Fourth of July Parade: Chris and Richard Budman are the grand marshals for “The Signal Century – Celebrating Our Press Freedom” theme event, 9 a.m. Parade begins at the roundabout at Main Street and Newhall Avenue, Main to Lyons Avenue, Lyons to Orchard Village Road, ending at 16th Street. www.scvparade.com   OJAI   Ojai 4th of July Parade and Fireworks: Parade, 10 a.m. Route begins on Ojai Avenue at Country Club Road, on Ojai to Park Road (Libbey Park). Concert with Danny McGaw & the 33, 6 p.m. at Nordhoff High School stadium, followed by fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Gates open at the stadium, 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. No alcohol, glass or pets. Tickets $10 and $5 children in advance; $12 and $5 children at the gate. 1401 Maricopa Highway. www.4thofjulyinojai.com   OXNARD   Fireworks by the Sea: View the 4th of July Electric Boat Parade as it cruises around the harbor, 4:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Check website for best viewing locations for parade and fireworks. www.channelislandsharbor.org     PACIFIC PALISADES   Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade: The 71st annual parade opens with skydivers, 1:50 p.m.; starts 2 p.m. (Via de la Paz to Sunset Boulevard, east on Sunset to Drummond Street). Covered grandstand parade seating ($50 in advance on website; $55 on event day, if available). www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   Palisades Rocks the Fourth: Concerts, 4 and 6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Gates open, 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Tickets for fireworks show $10 ($12 at the door with a credit card); free for ages 1 and younger (ticket is required, however, for children from the website). Palisades Charter High School, baseball field, 15777 Bowdoin Street. www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org     PASADENA   AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl: Entertainment, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Preshow fun zone outside the stadium in Area H, 2 p.m. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$35; $125 VIP field viewing. 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. 626-577-3100. www.rosebowlstadium.com     POMONA   Kaboom Fourth of July Spectacular at Fairplex: Event includes a Pit Party (free) and Monster Truck rides ($10), 5-7:30 p.m.  Honor Guard and National Anthem, 7:50 p.m. Show includes Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross and Monster Trucks show, 8 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Tickets $18.50; $22 track side bleachers (check website for buffet option tickets with seats on terrace and box seats). Parking, $12. 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 909-623-3111. www.fairplex.com; fairplex.com/events/kaboom     PORTER RANCH   Fourth of July Spectacular at Shepherd Church: Americana-style music and children’s activities, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Food available for purchase or bring your own (no alcohol or glass bottles). Check website for parking tips (no parking on the church parking lot) and road closures in the area. No animals. 19700 Rinaldi St. 818-831-9333. www.shepherdchurch.com/4th     SANTA BARBARA   Fourth of July Celebration: The 56th annual Spirit of ‘76 parade, 1 p.m., begins on State Street at Micheltorena Street, south on State to Cota Street. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association: music, food and shopping vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks on West Beach area, 9 p.m. Check website for other activities and parking tips. West Cabrillo Boulevard (at State Street; west of, and adjacent to, Stearns Wharf). 805-897-1962. www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/waterfront/events/july4.asp     SIMI VALLEY   Fourth of July Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: Event includes crafts, old-fashioned games and patriotic music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for outdoor activities. Admission to museum $25; $22 ages 62 and older; $18 ages 11-17; $15 ages 3-10 (includes “The World of da Vinci”). 40 Presidential Drive. 805-522-2977. www.reaganlibrary.com   The Star Spangled 4th of July Fireworks Celebration: The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce presents activities, 3-8 p.m., followed by fireworks show, 9 p.m. Free admission; VIP experience $80; $40 ages 12 and younger (Kerry, 805-526-3900, or see website for more information). Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. bit.ly/2Rm0HEf     SUNLAND-TUJUNGA   Sunland-Tujunga Independence Day Parade: The Rotary Club of Sunland-Tujunga and Shadow Hills presents the annual Fourth of July parade, “Out of This World,” 10 a.m. Route: Foothill Boulevard at Summitrose Street, west on Foothill to Sunland Boulevard. www.facebook.com/Sunlandrotary     THOUSAND OAKS   Fireworks Spectacular at Janss Marketplace: Conejo Recreation & Park District presents fireworks, 9 p.m. Free. Viewing spots include: Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road; The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive. 805-495-6471. www.crpd.org/events/fourth-of-july-activities     UNIVERSAL CITY   Universal Studios Hollywood July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Enjoy the theme park attractions, including “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” special effects night show, and the fireworks show after dark. Tickets $119 for California resident online; $124 general admission online; $139 general admission at the gate (check website for other ticket prices including Universal Express for bypassing general queue at most rides and shows). Parking $25 and up. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. General information, 800-864-8377; Tickets, 866-258-6546. www.universalstudioshollywood.com     VALENCIA   City of Santa Clarita Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Westfield Valencia Town Center: 9:15 p.m. Free. 24201 W. Valencia Blvd. City of Santa Clarita, 661-259-2489. bit.ly/2JMaM8Z     VALLEY VILLAGE   July Fourth Parade: Valley Village Homeowners Association presents a neighborhood parade with red, white and blue homemade floats and displays and marching bands, 10 a.m.-noon. Parade begins on Addison Street, right on Ben Avenue, right on Otsego Street, crossing Colfax Avenue and continuing on Otsego to Irvine Avenue, right on Irvine, left on Hesby Street to Westpark Drive, ending at Valley Village Park. www.myvalleyvillage.com     VENTURA   Fourth of July Ventura Strong Street Fair and Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em Parade: Ventura East Rotary Club sponsors the Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em  Parade with decorated bicycles and wagons parade, 10 a.m. (assemble at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, Crimea and Main streets; no application or reservation to participate). Route: westbound on Main Street. Street fair includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food booths, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (on Main Street from Chestnut Street to Mission Park area). Check website for musical acts and map. www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs   Ventura Fourth of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic: Rotary Club of Ventura presents the event with children’s activities and entertainment, 5 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Food vendors or bring your own picnic. Tickets $6 and $4 children (plus fee, in advance); $8 and $6 children at the door. No alcohol, no glass and no pets (check website for other rules). Ventura College Athletic Fields, 4667 Telegraph Road. www.venturafireworks.com; bit.ly/2JMrlS2     WESTLAKE VILLAGE   Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Family Parade: Boy Scout Troop #752 serves breakfast, 8 a.m. at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road ($5). The 50th annual 4th of July Parade, with grand marshal John McDonough, the city’s first mayor) includes red, white and blue decorated bicycles, strollers and wagons, begins 9:45 a.m. at the breakfast site (4415 Lakeview Canyon Road) and proceeds on Agoura Road to Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive. Activities at the park include games and food for purchase 10 a.m.-noon. Check website for information on a “decades” or patriotic costume contests. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/parade   Fireworks Celebration in Westlake Village: 9:10 p.m. Main viewing location is Westlake Village Golf Course Driving Range: gates open, 5; food trucks, games and music, 6 p.m. (4812 Lakeview Canyon Road). Other viewing locations: Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive; Calvary Community Church with gates open for entertainment, 6 p.m. (5495 Via Rocas). No dogs allowed. Check website for viewing details. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/fireworks     WOODLAND HILLS   Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield office co-presents the event that includes arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and concert by Ryder Green, 6 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Free; reserved chair $15; $35 for one reserved seat and parking pass; backstage seating $100. Check website for parking tips and new security rules (including five designated points of entry to the park). Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org/concerts_events/july-4th-extravaganza   [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
23 Jun 19
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    Fireworks light up the sky at the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park in Moorpark in 2018. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/special to Los Angeles Daily News)   Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.   JULY 2-4   HOLLYWOOD July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl: Nile Rodgers, Chic, DRUMline and Thomas Wilkins conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. July 2-3 ($14 and up) and 7:30 p.m. July 4 ($19 and up). 2301 N. Highland Ave. 323-850-2000. www.hollywoodbowl.com   JULY 3   MOORPARK Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and picnic. Food court. Admission $5; free for ages 4 and younger (cash only). Fees for children’s activities. Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. 805-517-6300. www.moorparkca.gov   JULY 4   BURBANK An American Celebration at the Starlight Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Rumble King perform, 6:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Tickets $15 and up. No ticket sales on July 4. Parking opens 4:30 p.m. ($8, cash only). Gates open, 5:30 p.m. 1249 Lockheed View Drive. 818-238-5300. www.starlightbowl.com   CALABASAS Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular: Event includes crafts, food, games and music, 5-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Admission $10 in advance (no ticket sales on July 4). Ticket sale locations: Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way (cash or check only Monday-Friday); Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento (cash or check only); Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road (credit card accepted Monday-Friday by 5 p.m.; cash or check only on Saturday-Sunday). Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Check website for parking and rules. Calabasas High School, football field, 22855 Mulholland Highway. www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html   CAMARILLO Camarillo High School: Camarillo and Pleasant Valley Lion’s Club present the event. Gates, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No seating on football or practice fields this year. All seating in home bleachers. No alcohol, no chairs or ice chests. No pets. Free. Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd. Kathy Talley, 805-388-5312. www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/calendar.php   CARSON   LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park: The major league soccer team plays Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. Tickets $20 and up. 18400 Avalon Blvd. (on the campus of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills). www.lagalaxy.com/tickets   LA CRESCENTA   Crescenta Valley Fireworks Association Festival and Fireworks: Children’s activities, food and music by Stinky Felix. Gates open, 4 p.m. (gates close, 8:30 p.m.). Fireworks, after 9 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating (most folding chairs will not be allowed; see website for other rules). Admission $9 until July 3; $10 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger (first come, first served for tickets at the gate on July 4). Check website for advance ticket sale locations (recommended). Crescenta Valley High School, field, 2900 Community Ave. (entrance on Ramsdell Avenue). 818-248-2271. www.cvfireworks.com   LANCASTER   Professional Bull Riders Show and Fireworks Extravaganza at Antelope Valley Fairground: Entertainment and food, 4-8:30 p.m. (outside of the grandstand area). Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division, 7 p.m. (661-575-9800; www.showdownrodeo.com). Fireworks, after 9:30 p.m. No alcohol, barbecue or pets. Reserved grandstand tickets for bull-riding show, $15-$30 (see website). Free fireworks viewing areas are south of the grandstand (bull riders show ticket required for grandstand seating for fireworks). Parking $7. 2551 W. Ave. H. 661-948-6060. www.avfair.com   LOS ANGELES   Fourth of July Community Festival & Fireworks Show at Exposition Park: Activities, food and live music, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. South lawn (Bill Robertson Lane) at Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive. 323-846-2651. bit.ly/2Ituacx   Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Activities, Ferris wheel, live music and food vendors on five city blocks (Spring Street to Grand Avenue and Temple to Second streets), 3-9:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Music stages (between Broadway and Spring Street) and on Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand Avenue and Hill Street). Check website for lineup. Free admission. Ferris wheel tickets $3 or $5 for two rides; minimum height requirement to ride is 36 inches. No alcohol or outside beverages allowed (free water filling station for empty, nonglass bottles). No chairs. Check website for parking and transportation options, other rules and park map. 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/4thofjuly   Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: Game begins, 6:10 p.m. Fireworks show after the game. Tickets $32 and up. 1000 Vin Scully Ave. 866-363-4377. atmlb.com/2sRpRzq   Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Screening of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), 9 p.m., followed by fireworks show. Gates open for picnicking or food purchases, 7:15 p.m. Tickets $38. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org/event/e-t-fireworks/     MARINA DEL REY   Fireworks display: 9 p.m. Viewing areas include Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way (synchronized music at both locations). Check website for harbor side dinner and Hornblower Cruises options and parking tips. Many surrounding roads close at 1 p.m. www.visitmarinadelrey.com   NEWHALL   Old Town Newhall Fourth of July Parade: Chris and Richard Budman are the grand marshals for “The Signal Century – Celebrating Our Press Freedom” theme event, 9 a.m. Parade begins at the roundabout at Main Street and Newhall Avenue, Main to Lyons Avenue, Lyons to Orchard Village Road, ending at 16th Street. www.scvparade.com   OJAI   Ojai 4th of July Parade and Fireworks: Parade, 10 a.m. Route begins on Ojai Avenue at Country Club Road, on Ojai to Park Road (Libbey Park). Concert with Danny McGaw & the 33, 6 p.m. at Nordhoff High School stadium, followed by fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Gates open at the stadium, 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. No alcohol, glass or pets. Tickets $10 and $5 children in advance; $12 and $5 children at the gate. 1401 Maricopa Highway. www.4thofjulyinojai.com   OXNARD   Fireworks by the Sea: View the 4th of July Electric Boat Parade as it cruises around the harbor, 4:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Check website for best viewing locations for parade and fireworks. www.channelislandsharbor.org     PACIFIC PALISADES   Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade: The 71st annual parade opens with skydivers, 1:50 p.m.; starts 2 p.m. (Via de la Paz to Sunset Boulevard, east on Sunset to Drummond Street). Covered grandstand parade seating ($50 in advance on website; $55 on event day, if available). www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   Palisades Rocks the Fourth: Concerts, 4 and 6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Gates open, 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Tickets for fireworks show $10 ($12 at the door with a credit card); free for ages 1 and younger (ticket is required, however, for children from the website). Palisades Charter High School, baseball field, 15777 Bowdoin Street. www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org     PASADENA   AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl: Entertainment, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Preshow fun zone outside the stadium in Area H, 2 p.m. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$35; $125 VIP field viewing. 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. 626-577-3100. www.rosebowlstadium.com     POMONA   Kaboom Fourth of July Spectacular at Fairplex: Event includes a Pit Party (free) and Monster Truck rides ($10), 5-7:30 p.m.  Honor Guard and National Anthem, 7:50 p.m. Show includes Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross and Monster Trucks show, 8 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Tickets $18.50; $22 track side bleachers (check website for buffet option tickets with seats on terrace and box seats). Parking, $12. 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 909-623-3111. www.fairplex.com; fairplex.com/events/kaboom     PORTER RANCH   Fourth of July Spectacular at Shepherd Church: Americana-style music and children’s activities, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Food available for purchase or bring your own (no alcohol or glass bottles). Check website for parking tips (no parking on the church parking lot) and road closures in the area. No animals. 19700 Rinaldi St. 818-831-9333. www.shepherdchurch.com/4th     SANTA BARBARA   Fourth of July Celebration: The 56th annual Spirit of ‘76 parade, 1 p.m., begins on State Street at Micheltorena Street, south on State to Cota Street. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association: music, food and shopping vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks on West Beach area, 9 p.m. Check website for other activities and parking tips. West Cabrillo Boulevard (at State Street; west of, and adjacent to, Stearns Wharf). 805-897-1962. www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/waterfront/events/july4.asp     SIMI VALLEY   Fourth of July Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: Event includes crafts, old-fashioned games and patriotic music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for outdoor activities. Admission to museum $25; $22 ages 62 and older; $18 ages 11-17; $15 ages 3-10 (includes “The World of da Vinci”). 40 Presidential Drive. 805-522-2977. www.reaganlibrary.com   The Star Spangled 4th of July Fireworks Celebration: The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce presents activities, 3-8 p.m., followed by fireworks show, 9 p.m. Free admission; VIP experience $80; $40 ages 12 and younger (Kerry, 805-526-3900, or see website for more information). Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. bit.ly/2Rm0HEf     SUNLAND-TUJUNGA   Sunland-Tujunga Independence Day Parade: The Rotary Club of Sunland-Tujunga and Shadow Hills presents the annual Fourth of July parade, “Out of This World,” 10 a.m. Route: Foothill Boulevard at Summitrose Street, west on Foothill to Sunland Boulevard. www.facebook.com/Sunlandrotary     THOUSAND OAKS   Fireworks Spectacular at Janss Marketplace: Conejo Recreation & Park District presents fireworks, 9 p.m. Free. Viewing spots include: Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road; The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive. 805-495-6471. www.crpd.org/events/fourth-of-july-activities     UNIVERSAL CITY   Universal Studios Hollywood July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Enjoy the theme park attractions, including “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” special effects night show, and the fireworks show after dark. Tickets $119 for California resident online; $124 general admission online; $139 general admission at the gate (check website for other ticket prices including Universal Express for bypassing general queue at most rides and shows). Parking $25 and up. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. General information, 800-864-8377; Tickets, 866-258-6546. www.universalstudioshollywood.com     VALENCIA   City of Santa Clarita Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Westfield Valencia Town Center: 9:15 p.m. Free. 24201 W. Valencia Blvd. City of Santa Clarita, 661-259-2489. bit.ly/2JMaM8Z     VALLEY VILLAGE   July Fourth Parade: Valley Village Homeowners Association presents a neighborhood parade with red, white and blue homemade floats and displays and marching bands, 10 a.m.-noon. Parade begins on Addison Street, right on Ben Avenue, right on Otsego Street, crossing Colfax Avenue and continuing on Otsego to Irvine Avenue, right on Irvine, left on Hesby Street to Westpark Drive, ending at Valley Village Park. www.myvalleyvillage.com     VENTURA   Fourth of July Ventura Strong Street Fair and Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em Parade: Ventura East Rotary Club sponsors the Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em  Parade with decorated bicycles and wagons parade, 10 a.m. (assemble at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, Crimea and Main streets; no application or reservation to participate). Route: westbound on Main Street. Street fair includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food booths, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (on Main Street from Chestnut Street to Mission Park area). Check website for musical acts and map. www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs   Ventura Fourth of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic: Rotary Club of Ventura presents the event with children’s activities and entertainment, 5 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Food vendors or bring your own picnic. Tickets $6 and $4 children (plus fee, in advance); $8 and $6 children at the door. No alcohol, no glass and no pets (check website for other rules). Ventura College Athletic Fields, 4667 Telegraph Road. www.venturafireworks.com; bit.ly/2JMrlS2     WESTLAKE VILLAGE   Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Family Parade: Boy Scout Troop #752 serves breakfast, 8 a.m. at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road ($5). The 50th annual 4th of July Parade, with grand marshal John McDonough, the city’s first mayor) includes red, white and blue decorated bicycles, strollers and wagons, begins 9:45 a.m. at the breakfast site (4415 Lakeview Canyon Road) and proceeds on Agoura Road to Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive. Activities at the park include games and food for purchase 10 a.m.-noon. Check website for information on a “decades” or patriotic costume contests. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/parade   Fireworks Celebration in Westlake Village: 9:10 p.m. Main viewing location is Westlake Village Golf Course Driving Range: gates open, 5; food trucks, games and music, 6 p.m. (4812 Lakeview Canyon Road). Other viewing locations: Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive; Calvary Community Church with gates open for entertainment, 6 p.m. (5495 Via Rocas). No dogs allowed. Check website for viewing details. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/fireworks     WOODLAND HILLS   Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield office co-presents the event that includes arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and concert by Ryder Green, 6 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Free; reserved chair $15; $35 for one reserved seat and parking pass; backstage seating $100. Check website for parking tips and new security rules (including five designated points of entry to the park). Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org/concerts_events/july-4th-extravaganza   [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
20 Jun 19
Daily News
  Fireworks light up the sky at the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park in Moorpark in 2018. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/special to Los Angeles Daily News)   Celebrate Independence Day 2019 with fireworks shows and patriotic parades. Here is a sampling of regional observances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.   JULY 2-4   HOLLYWOOD July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl: Nile Rodgers, Chic, DRUMline and Thomas Wilkins conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. July 2-3 ($14 and up) and 7:30 p.m. July 4 ($19 and up). 2301 N. Highland Ave. 323-850-2000. www.hollywoodbowl.com   JULY 3   MOORPARK Third of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Gates open, 3:45 p.m. Concerts, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Flag presentation, 6:45 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and picnic. Food court. Admission $5; free for ages 4 and younger (cash only). Fees for children’s activities. Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. 805-517-6300. www.moorparkca.gov   JULY 4   BURBANK An American Celebration at the Starlight Bowl: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Rumble King perform, 6:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Tickets $15 and up. No ticket sales on July 4. Parking opens 4:30 p.m. ($8, cash only). Gates open, 5:30 p.m. 1249 Lockheed View Drive. 818-238-5300. www.starlightbowl.com   CALABASAS Calabasas Fireworks Spectacular: Event includes crafts, food, games and music, 5-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Admission $10 in advance (no ticket sales on July 4). Ticket sale locations: Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way (cash or check only Monday-Friday); Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento (cash or check only); Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road (credit card accepted Monday-Friday by 5 p.m.; cash or check only on Saturday-Sunday). Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Check website for parking and rules. Calabasas High School, football field, 22855 Mulholland Highway. www.cityofcalabasas.com/events/fireworks.html   CAMARILLO Camarillo High School: Camarillo and Pleasant Valley Lion’s Club present the event. Gates, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No seating on football or practice fields this year. All seating in home bleachers. No alcohol, no chairs or ice chests. No pets. Free. Camarillo High School, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd. Kathy Talley, 805-388-5312. www.ci.camarillo.ca.us/calendar.php   LA CRESCENTA   Crescenta Valley Fireworks Association Festival and Fireworks: Children’s activities, food and music by Stinky Felix. Gates open, 4 p.m. (gates close, 8:30 p.m.). Fireworks, after 9 p.m. Bring a blanket for seating (most folding chairs will not be allowed; see website for other rules). Admission $9 until July 3; $10 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger (first come, first served for tickets at the gate on July 4). Check website for advance ticket sale locations (recommended). Crescenta Valley High School, field, 2900 Community Ave. (entrance on Ramsdell Avenue). 818-248-2271. www.cvfireworks.com   LANCASTER   Professional Bull Riders Show and Fireworks Extravaganza at Antelope Valley Fairground: Entertainment and food, 4-8:30 p.m. (outside of the grandstand area). Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division, 7 p.m. (661-575-9800; www.showdownrodeo.com). Fireworks, after 9:30 p.m. No alcohol, barbecue or pets. Reserved grandstand tickets for bull-riding show, $15-$30 (see website). Free fireworks viewing areas are south of the grandstand (bull riders show ticket required for grandstand seating for fireworks). Parking $7. 2551 W. Ave. H. 661-948-6060. www.avfair.com   LOS ANGELES   Fourth of July Community Festival & Fireworks Show at Exposition Park: Activities, food and live music, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. South lawn (Bill Robertson Lane) at Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive. 323-846-2651. bit.ly/2Ituacx   Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Activities, Ferris wheel, live music and food vendors on five city blocks (Spring Street to Grand Avenue and Temple to Second streets), 3-9:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Music stages (between Broadway and Spring Street) and on Grand Park’s Performance Lawn (between Grand Avenue and Hill Street). Check website for lineup. Free admission. Ferris wheel tickets $3 or $5 for two rides; minimum height requirement to ride is 36 inches. No alcohol or outside beverages allowed (free water filling station for empty, nonglass bottles). No chairs. Check website for parking and transportation options, other rules and park map. 200 N. Grand Ave. grandparkla.org/4thofjuly   Dodgers vs San Diego Padres: Game begins, 6:10 p.m. Fireworks show after the game. Tickets $32 and up. 1000 Vin Scully Ave. 866-363-4377. atmlb.com/2sRpRzq   Hollywood Forever Cemetery: Screening of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), 9 p.m., followed by fireworks. Gates open for picnicking or food purchases, 7:15 p.m. Tickets $38. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org/event/e-t-fireworks/   MARINA DEL REY   Fireworks display: 9 p.m. Viewing areas include Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way and Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way (synchronized music at both locations). Check website for harbor side dinner and Hornblower Cruises options and parking tips. Many surrounding roads close at 1 p.m. www.visitmarinadelrey.com   NEWHALL   Old Town Newhall Fourth of July Parade: Chris and Richard Budman are the grand marshals for “The Signal Century – Celebrating Our Press Freedom” theme event, 9 a.m. Parade begins at the roundabout at Main Street and Newhall Avenue, Main to Lyons Avenue, Lyons to Orchard Village Road, ending at 16th Street. www.scvparade.com   OJAI   Ojai 4th of July Parade and Fireworks: Parade, 10 a.m. Route begins on Ojai Avenue at Country Club Road, on Ojai to Park Road (Libbey Park). Concert with Danny McGaw & the 33, 6 p.m. at Nordhoff High School stadium, followed by fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Gates open at the stadium, 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. No alcohol, glass or pets. Tickets $10 and $5 children in advance; $12 and $5 children at the gate. 1401 Maricopa Highway. www.4thofjulyinojai.com   OXNARD   Fireworks by the Sea: View the 4th of July Electric Boat Parade as it cruises around the harbor, 4:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Check website for best viewing locations for parade and fireworks. www.channelislandsharbor.org     PACIFIC PALISADES   Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade: The 71st annual parade opens with skydivers, 1:50 p.m.; starts 2 p.m. (Via de la Paz to Sunset Boulevard, east on Sunset to Drummond Street). Covered grandstand parade seating ($50 in advance on website; $55 on event day, if available). www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org   Palisades Rocks the Fourth: Concerts, 4 and 6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Gates open, 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Tickets for fireworks show $10 ($12 at the door with a credit card); free for ages 1 and younger (ticket is required, however, for children from the website). Palisades Charter High School, baseball field, 15777 Bowdoin Street. www.palisadesrocksthefourth.org     PASADENA   AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl: Entertainment, 7 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. Preshow fun zone outside the stadium in Area H, 2 p.m. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$35; $125 VIP field viewing. 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. 626-577-3100. www.rosebowlstadium.com     POMONA   Kaboom Fourth of July Spectacular at Fairplex: Event includes a Pit Party (free) and Monster Truck rides ($10), 5-7:30 p.m.  Honor Guard and National Anthem, 7:50 p.m. Show includes Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross and Monster Trucks show, 8 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m. Tickets $18.50; $22 track side bleachers (check website for buffet option tickets with seats on terrace and box seats). Parking, $12. 1101 W. McKinley Ave. 909-623-3111. www.fairplex.com; fairplex.com/events/kaboom     PORTER RANCH   Fourth of July Spectacular at Shepherd Church: Americana-style music and children’s activities, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Food available for purchase or bring your own (no alcohol or glass bottles). Check website for parking tips (no parking on the church parking lot) and road closures in the area. No animals. 19700 Rinaldi St. 818-831-9333. www.shepherdchurch.com/4th     SANTA BARBARA   Fourth of July Celebration: The 56th annual Spirit of ‘76 parade, 1 p.m., begins on State Street at Micheltorena Street, south on State to Cota Street. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association: music, food and shopping vendors, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fireworks on West Beach area, 9 p.m. Check website for other activities and parking tips. West Cabrillo Boulevard (at State Street; west of, and adjacent to, Stearns Wharf). 805-897-1962. www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/waterfront/events/july4.asp     SIMI VALLEY   Fourth of July Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: Event includes crafts, old-fashioned games and patriotic music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for outdoor activities. Admission to museum $25; $22 ages 62 and older; $18 ages 11-17; $15 ages 3-10 (includes “The World of da Vinci”). 40 Presidential Drive. 805-522-2977. www.reaganlibrary.com   The Star Spangled 4th of July Fireworks Celebration: The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce presents activities, 3-8 p.m., followed by fireworks show, 9 p.m. Free admission; VIP experience $80; $40 ages 12 and younger (Kerry, 805-526-3900, or see website for more information). Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. bit.ly/2Rm0HEf     SUNLAND-TUJUNGA   Sunland-Tujunga Independence Day Parade: The Rotary Club of Sunland-Tujunga and Shadow Hills presents the annual Fourth of July parade, “Out of This World,” 10 a.m. Route: Foothill Boulevard at Summitrose Street, west on Foothill to Sunland Boulevard. www.facebook.com/Sunlandrotary     THOUSAND OAKS   Fireworks Spectacular at Janss Marketplace: Conejo Recreation & Park District presents fireworks, 9 p.m. Free. Viewing spots include: Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road; The Oaks, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive. 805-495-6471. www.crpd.org/events/fourth-of-july-activities     UNIVERSAL CITY   Universal Studios Hollywood July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Enjoy the theme park attractions, including “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” special effects night show, and the fireworks show after dark. Tickets $119 for California resident online; $124 general admission online; $139 general admission at the gate (check website for other ticket prices including Universal Express for bypassing general queue at most rides and shows). Parking $25 and up. 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City. General information, 800-864-8377; Tickets, 866-258-6546. www.universalstudioshollywood.com     VALENCIA   City of Santa Clarita Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Westfield Valencia Town Center: 9:15 p.m. Free. 24201 W. Valencia Blvd. City of Santa Clarita, 661-259-2489. bit.ly/2JMaM8Z     VENTURA   Fourth of July Ventura Strong Street Fair and Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em Parade: Ventura East Rotary Club sponsors the Children’s Push-Em Pull-Em  Parade with decorated bicycles and wagons parade, 10 a.m. (assemble at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park, Crimea and Main streets; no application or reservation to participate). Route: westbound on Main Street. Street fair includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food booths, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (on Main Street from Chestnut Street to Mission Park area). Check website for musical acts and map. www.cityofventura.net/streetfairs   Ventura Fourth of July Fireworks Show and Family Picnic: Rotary Club of Ventura presents the event with children’s activities and entertainment, 5 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Food vendors or bring your own picnic. Tickets $6 and $4 children (plus fee, in advance); $8 and $6 children at the door. No alcohol, no glass and no pets (check website for other rules). Ventura College Athletic Fields, 4667 Telegraph Road. www.venturafireworks.com; bit.ly/2JMrlS2     WESTLAKE VILLAGE   Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Family Parade: Boy Scout Troop #752 serves breakfast, 8 a.m. at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road ($5). The 50th annual 4th of July Parade, with grand marshal John McDonough, the city’s first mayor) includes red, white and blue decorated bicycles, strollers and wagons, begins 9:45 a.m. at the breakfast site (4415 Lakeview Canyon Road) and proceeds on Agoura Road to Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive. Activities at the park include games and food for purchase 10 a.m.-noon. Check website for information on a “decades” or patriotic costume contests. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/parade   Fireworks Celebration in Westlake Village: 9:10 p.m. Main viewing location is Westlake Village Golf Course Driving Range: gates open, 5; food trucks, games and music, 6 p.m. (4812 Lakeview Canyon Road). Other viewing locations: Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Drive; Calvary Community Church with gates open for entertainment, 6 p.m. (5495 Via Rocas). No dogs allowed. Check website for viewing details. 818-706-1613. www.wlv.org/fireworks     WOODLAND HILLS   Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield office co-presents the event that includes arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and concert by Ryder Green, 6 p.m. Fireworks, around 9 p.m. Free; reserved chair $15; $35 for one reserved seat and parking pass; backstage seating $100. Check website for parking tips and new security rules (including five designated points of entry to the park). Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. 818-704-1358. www.valleycultural.org/concerts_events/july-4th-extravaganza   [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
05 Jun 19
Little Mammoth Moves

I quite literally was having a little moan to myself about how I missed the random little talks I used to go to in Dublin when Facebook enlightened me to the fact that UL’s School of Law were having a seminar on women in sport in the library on UL’s campus. Despite it being exam […]

31 May 19
Engaging Car News, Reviews, and Content You Need to See - alt_driver

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Brian Deegan can tell you about the time he failed a backflip attempt with his motorcycle for a TV stunt and crashed with such a thud that the handlebar ripped up his gut like a gunshot and he almost died. Gnarly stuff. But it’s not as scary as watching his […]

31 May 19
National Post

LONG POND, Pa. — Brian Deegan can tell you about the time he failed a backflip attempt with his motorcycle for a TV stunt and crashed with such a thud that the handlebar ripped up his gut like a gunshot and he almost died. Gnarly stuff. But it’s not as scary as watching his 17-year-old […]

28 May 19
July 26th

Too many emotions. How do you keep a straight face? The week your son was supposed to graduate highschool *sigh*. It’s all to unreal.