Independence Day Events in the Inland Empire and Surrounding Areas.
July 1st FREE Murrieta’s Birthday Bash at Cal Oaks Sports Park 2-10pm. The 26th annual celebration of Murrieta’s incorporation. Live music starting at 5 pm and fireworks at 9 pm. Rides, vendors, fireman’s hose down. www.murrietaca.gov
July 1st FREE Menifee’s Independence Day & Car Show 4-11pm at Wheatfield Park. Audio Addiction, Razed Up and the City of Menifee will host an Independence Day Car Show Under the Fireworks! Live entertainment, parade, kids zone, beer garden, food and craft vendors, and a fireworks display starting at 9PM. City of Menifee
July 1st FREE City of Corona Independence Day Parade, Festival, & Fireworks show. The Main Street Parade begins at 9 am. The Family Festival at Santana Park starts at 4 pm and fireworks at 9 pm. Unlimited Fun Zone Wristbands available until FIRDAY JUNE 30TH. Purchase them for only $20 here
July 1st FREE 23rd Annual Oceanside Independence Parade marches up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Street to Pier View Way. First unit steps off at 10:00 am.
July 3rd FREE Riverside National Cemetery Concert for Hero’s Jul 3rd 7:30-9:30pm. This free annual concert began in 2001 and is the only symphonic concert held in a National Cemetery. The Inland Empire/Riverside Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a program of patriotic and popular classics. The amphitheather only holds about 2700. Last year’s attendance was just under 7,000. Most people bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the concert under the stars. details
July 3rd FREE City of Oceanside Fireworks Show at El Corazon. Oceanside’s 129th anniversary. Fireworks will begin at 9:00 pm. The recommended viewing area is on Rancho Del Oro Drive, which will be closed at 5:00 pm from Oceanside Boulevard north to Mesa Drive. There will be music, entertainment and food trucks beginning at 6:00 pm. Please bring a beach chair/blanket to sit on. No alcohol or dogs are permitted at this free, family-friendly event.
4th of July Celebrations
July 4th FREE Temecula 4th of July Family Fun & Fireworks at Ronald Reagan Sports Park. Festivities start at 2 pm, however, the park opens at 8 am. Fireworks start at 9 pm sharp. Music broadcasted on KATY 101.3. Food Vendors and Kids Fun Zone. Handicap parking is limited and first come, first serve. Arrive early to secure a parking spot. ATMs located in the Food Vendor area only. Entertainment from 2pm-9pm on the main stage. CRC Pool is open from 11am-3pm. Entertainment is free excluding vendors and fun zone. No overnight camping allowed in the park. This year beat the HEAT in the Temecula Valley Toyota Cool Zone! Located next to the Mix Booth. Don’t forget to stop by the Mix booth to register and win AWESOME prizes!
July 4th FREE Lake Elsinore will again hold a fireworks display over the lake. The display will be synchronized with music on KOLA 99.9 FM station. Fireworks begin at 9pm. Free public viewing locations include Lakepoint Park, Elm Grove Beach, Davis Fishing Beach, Whiskers Fishing Beach, Storm Stadium Parking Lot, Serenity Park, McVicker Park and a portion of the levee system.
July 4th FREE San Jacinto 4th of July Hometown Parade & Festival brought to you by Hemet/San Jacinto Centennial Lions Club and The Community Builders of San Jacinto Parade Starts at 9:00 am from the San Jacinto Unified School District offices. Tractors, classic cars, motorcycles and military equipment will be in the parade, led by members of each service branch, who will travel about seven blocks along San Jacinto, with a finale at Valley Wide Regional Park, 901 W. Esplanade Ave. Festival will start after the parade and be held at the Estudillo Mansion in San Jacinto.
July 4th City of Moreno Valley’s Family FunFest & Fireworks Spectacular at Morrison Park. Enjoy food, live bands and vendors at the Family FunFest from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Morrison Park/Mountain View Middle School. Then grab a spot on the grass to watch one of the best fireworks shows around. Ticket Presale: June 1 – July 1 at the Conference & Reference Center; $2 per person or $10 per family (up to 6 people). July 4: FREE entry before 4 p.m.; $3 per person after 4pm. Military (with valid ID) and children under 5: FREE
July 4th FREE Escondido’s 54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks a t Grape Day Park. Live music, food vendors, children’s activities and games. Special performance by Camp Pendleton’s 1st Marine Division Band. Fireworks starting at 9:00 pm. New this year: 4:00-9:00 pm VIP beer tasting experience with Stone Brewing Co., Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Coronado Brewing Co., and Ballast Point Brewing Company, preferred stage viewing, shaded and air-conditioned areas, private restrooms, giant Jenga, corn hole, and more. $10 entry includes four 4 oz. tasters to start you off! Only the first 600 will get in, so get your tickets early. details
July 4th Big Bear Lake spectacular 4th of July fireworks display. There will be live music and plenty of events to choose from for the whole family. Fireworks start at 8:45 p.m. on July 4th at various locations throughout the Big Bear area. Best places to watch and more events happening all weekend leading up to the 4th. Check out the list here
July 4th Camp Pendleton Beach Bash 2017. Live bands, exciting kids’ activities, tribute to heroes video, and fireworks show. Free Family Fun Zone. The fireworks at this show is clearly visible from downtown Oceanside pier and harbor. The Bash is an all-day affair from 8am to 10pm on the Camp Pendleton, Del Mar beach. Fireworks at 9 pm.
Riverside Area Fireworks
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