4th of July Festivities 2012

It’s time to start thinking about what to do on the 4th.  Since most cities in the O.C. are no longer allowing fireworks, we must travel to see a spectacular show.  Here is a list of what I’ve found to be going on around Orange County

ALISO VIEJO:
Date: July 4th
Location: Grand Park at Town Center Ampitheater
Time: 6:00pm-9:30pm
There will be:
o    Live Entertainment
o    Food & Beverages Available For Purchase
o    Arts & Crafts
o    Complimentary Face Painting
o    Complimentary Bounce Houses
o    Fireworks

 

ANAHEIM:
Date: June 30th
Event: “Celebrate Freedom Ice Cream Social & Patriotic Concert”
Location: 441 S. Fairmont Blvd. Anaheim
Time: 7:00pm
There will be:
o    Live Entertainment
o    Food & Beverages Available For Purchase
           
Date: July 4th
Event: “Firecracker Walk & Health Fair”
Location: Canyon High School: 220 S. Imperial Highway
Time: 7:00am
There will be:
o    10K/5K Run & 2K Walk  (Check In 5:30am)
o    Health Fair (6am – 10am)
o    Pancake Breakfast 8am
o    “Yankee Doodle” Dog Show 10am
o    Peralta Park Food & Game Booths 12:30pm – 8:45pm
o    Parade 3pm
o    Fireworks 9pm (Peralta Park)
Date: July 4th
Event: “Disneyland Fireworks”
Location: Disneyland
Time: 9:30pm
There will be:
o    Check out Downtown Disney for their firework
If you don’t want to head into the park

 

BREA :
Date: July 4th
Event: “Country Fair”
Location: City Hall Park: 401 S. Brea Blvd.
Time: 7am-4pm
There will be:
o    Pancake Breakfast 7am
o    Fair 10am – 4pm
o    Kiddie Parade
o    Food for purchase
o    Games
o    Exhibits
o    Swimming at The Plunge $2 per person

 

BUENA PARK:
Date: July 4th
Event: “Knott’s Berry Farm”
Location: Knott’s Berry Farm: 8039 Beach Blvd.
Time: 9:00pm

             

COTO DE CAZA/RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA:
Date: July 4th
Event: “Coto de Caza Parade”
Location: Plano Trabuco To Coto Sports Park
Time: 10:00am

 

Date: July 4th
Event: “Coto de Caza Festival”
Location: Coto Sports Park: Corner of Coto de Caza Drive & Plano Trabuco Road
Time: 11:00am
There will be:
o    Petting Zoo
o    Bounce House
o    Carnival Games
o    Water Balloon Toss
o    Three Legged Relay Race
o    Food Vendors
o    Bear & Wine Garden

           

CYPRESS/LOS ALAMITOS/ROSSMOOR/SEAL BEACH:
Date: July 4th
Location: Joint Forces Training Base
Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 4pm
There will be:
o    Patriot’s Food Court
o    Kids Fun Zone
o    Fireworks

 

DANA POINT:
Date: July 4th
Event: “Fireworks Extravaganza”
Location: Doheny State Beach: 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Time: 9:00pm

 

FULLERTON:
Date: July 4th
Location: Fullerton High School Stadium: Corner of Lemon & Berkeley
Time: 5pm-9pm
There will be:
o    Small Fee $2-$4
o    Food Available For Purchase
o    Vendors
o    Fireworks

 

HAWAIIAN GARDENS:
Date: June 30th
Event: Independence Day Celebration
Location: Furgeson Elementary School : 22215 Elaine Ave. Lakewood
There will be:
o    Live Entertainment
o    Food Booths
o    Carnival Rides
o    Fireworks

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH:
Date: July 4th
Event: “4thof July Parade”
Location: Downtown Huntington
Time: 10am-12pm
There will be:
o    Music
o    Entertainment
o    Parade

 

Date: July 4th
Event: “Fireworks Over The Ocean”
Location: Huntington Beach Pier
Time: 9:00pm

 

IRVINE:
Date: July 4th
Event: “Concerts On The Green & Firework Festival”
Location: Irvine High School Stadium: 4321 Walnut Ave.
Time: 3pm
There will be:
o    Live Music
o    Kids Actrivities
o    Presentation of Colors
o    Pyro Musical Sky Concert & Fireworks
o    Food Available For Purchase
o    TICKETS: $12-Adult; $8-Child
o    2 & Under FREE
o    Family Ticket $40 (2Adult/4Child)

 

LA PALMA :
Date: July 4th
Event: “Fitness Run for Fun”
Location: La Plama Central Park
Time: 8:00am
There will be:
o    5K Run, 5K Walk, 10K Run
o    Pancake Breakfast 7:30am
o    Live Entertainment
o    Family Fun Zone 8am
o    Yankee Doodle Dash (Kid Run)

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL :
Date: July 4th
Event: YMCA 34th Annual Run In The Park
Location: YMCA: 29831 Crown Valley Park Way, Laguna Niguel
Time: 7:30am
There will be:
o    Run/Walk
o    Chamber Breakfast 7:30am – 11:30am
o    Kids Race 9:30am
Date: July 4th
Event: Concerts & Fireworks In The Park
Location: Crown Valley Community Park: 29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Time: 6pm-9pm
There will be:
o    Music
o    Fireworks 9pm

           

LAKE FOREST:
Date: July 4th
Event: “4thOf July Parade”
Location: Toledo Way & Ridge Route (In Front of El Toro High)
Time: 10:00am-2pm
Date: July 4th
Event: “Firecracker 5K Run/Walk”
Location: El Toro High School
Time: 7:30am

 

MISSION VIEJO:
Date: July 4th
Location: Olympiad Road Between Marguerite Pkwy & Melinda Road
Time: 12pm-9pm
There will be:
o    Live Entertainment
o    Carnival
o    Crafts
o    Games/Contests
o    Vendor Booths
o    Fireworks

 

NEWPORT BEACH :
Date: July 4th
Location: Newport Dunes
Time:
There will be:
o    Barbecue
o    Carnival
o    Crafts
o    Games
o    Face Painting
o    Fireworks
Date: July 4th
Location: Mariner’s Park:1300 Irvine Ave.
Time:
There will be:
o    Bicycle Parade
o    Food Available For Purchase
o    Games
o    Entertainment
o    Fireworks

 

ORANGE :
Date: July 3th
Location: Fred Kelly Stadium at El Modina High School:
3920 Spring Street
Time: 4pm-9pm
There will be:
o    Food
o    Entertainment
o    Games
o    Admission is $7 and 2 and under FREE
o    Fireworks

 

SAN CLEMENTE:
Date: July 4th
Event: Fireworks over the Pier
Location: San Clemente Pier
Time: 9pm

 

YORBA LINDA:
Date: July 4th
Location: Veterans Park: 4756 Valley View Ave
Time: 5pm
There will be:
o    Entertainment
o    Inflatables
o    Food Vendors
o    Games
o    Face Painting
o    Fireworks
Date: July 4th
Location: Yorba Linda Middle School: 4777 Casa Loma Ave.
Time: 5:00pm
There will be:
o    Entertainment
o    Inflatables
o    Food Vendors
o    Games
o    Face Painting
o    Fireworks

LA County Celebrations
If you’re in Louiville, check out their Fourth of July Festivities at: LOUISVILLE FAMILY FUN
In the West Chicago suburbs, check out KIDLIST

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