Exploring a new region of the country could be just the way to spend your 4th of July. Take advantage of your holiday and embark on a thrilling getaway to L.A. There are plenty of exhilarating activities to explore in Los Angeles this Independence Day. From parades to fireworks, there are dozens of ways to get your patriotism on this July 4th! Here are some of our recommendations for the ultimate celebration spots in the city:
4th of July Block Party (Taking place all-day in Grand Park on July 4th)
(200 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012)
Head on over for a family-friendly day to remember with free entry! Spend the day picnicking as you enjoy live music and performances by Get Lit (poetry slam), Ethio Cali, Jungle Fire, and La Santa Cecilia. Experience the first-ever light and pyro show in Downtown Los Angeles – beginning after sunset. Food options provided by a variety of Los Angeles’s finest food trucks – including Meet the Greek, Rollin Rib BBQ Join, Holy Aioli, and more!
Josh Groban Hollywood Bowl (July 2nd-4th)
(2301 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90068)
Imagine celebrating the 4th at this iconic arena, set to the musical styling of Josh Groban and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The patriotic music will be accompanied by thrilling fireworks -lighting up the stunning Hollywood Bowl in an illuminated glory! Tickets are limited, so click here to get yours today. They offer a 50% discount for children 12 and under, so it is the perfect event for the whole family!
Marina Del Rey Fireworks (July 4th 9:00pm)
(Best vantage points are at 13650 Mindanao Way and 13755 Fiji Way)
Returning again this year, the Marina Del Rey fireworks boast a twenty minute presentation conducted by the famed Zambelli Fireworks Internationale. Watch the stunning display set to the synchronized music on KXLU 88.9FM from Burton Chance Park or Fisherman’s Village for the best viewing experience. Ample parking options are provided nearby for $7-$10, but the fireworks display is free for the whole family!
Whether Los Angeles is your home city, or you are embarking on a getaway, your Go Los Angeles Card can help you build the most lasting memories for this 4th of July. Spend the day at Knott’s Berry Farm on the thrill rides, or coast on over to Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier! If the weather confines you to the indoors, don’t let Independence Day go to waste! Head on over to the K1 Speed Indoor Karting track, or experience a stunning 3D film at the California Science Center IMAX. All of this – and more – is included in the Go Los Angeles Card!