The 4th of July is coming up soon, and everyone is excited to celebrate with loved ones now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in the state of California. Thankfully, the SouthBay and greater Los Angeles area have plenty of fun family festivities taking place.
Here is a short guide to the local firework shows and celebrations for the 4th of July:
Rancho Palos Verdes has reinstated its annual 4th of July celebration with live entertainment, beer and wine vendors, a petting zoo, pony rides, obstacle courses, food trucks, games, inflatable bouncers, and more. This incredible event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4 at Point Vicente Park, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd.
Redondo Beach has some exciting 4th of July plans, with two firework shows; a day-long event with food, live music, and a beer garden; and a 5k on July 3rd.
El Segundo will be hosting their annual fireworks show, but are still determining whether there will be corresponding food, activiities, and music.
Hermosa Beach's 47th Annual Hermosa Beach Ironman takes place at 8 am on July 4th at 30th street. Participants run a mile, paddle a surfboard a mile, and drink a six-pack of beer with all proceeds going to non-profit organizations. What a classic beach-cities way to celebrate the holiday!
Long Beach is hosting fireworks on the Waterfront on the 4th of July at 9 pm. And Harbor Breeze Cruises has boat rides for spectators who would rather view from the ocean than the land!
The Rose Bowl In Pasadena is hosting its 95th AmericaFest from 3 pm to 9 pm on the 4th, with thrilling features including an immaculate fireworks show, a Freestyle Motocross performance, a military tribute, live music performances, and tailgating.
Go enjoy the thrilling celebrations planned by our local communities! And a very Happy Fourth to everyone!
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Local Event: July 4th Ironman 'Run, Paddle, Chug' 2021: Hermosa Beach. Hermosa Beach, CA Patch. (2021, June 28). https://patch.com/california/hermosabeach/calendar/event/20210704/1074452/july-4th-ironman-run-paddle-chug-2021-hermosa-beach%C2%A0.
Local Event: 4th Of July Fireworks At Waterfront 2021: Long Beach. Long Beach, CA Patch. (2021, June 28). https://patch.com/california/longbeach-ca/calendar/event/20210704/1076724/4th-of-july-fireworks-at-waterfront-2021-long-beach%20%C2%A0.