It’s almost time to celebrate our nation’s founding with picnics, barbeques and fireworks. If you live in a city where personal fireworks are allowed, head to the stands to stock up. If, on the other hand, you live in LA County, which is less than fireworks-friendly, take advantage of one of the many professional fireworks’ displays offered across the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire. As a service for customers and friends of JB Plumbing, we’ve round up the best of the 2017 Independence Day celebrations in our service area:
Festivities begin at 3 p.m., featuring food vendors, “penny carnival” games and community-based entertainment. Picnics are permitted. Live music begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor St.
Free fun zone for younger visitors from 5 – 8:30 p.m., Queen Nation begins at 6:45 p.m., announcements at 7:45 p.m., return of Queen Nation at 8:15 p.m., and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Admission is free to the public. Food vendors, carnival-style rides, and strolling entertainment.
Claremont Fireworks Display
Pancake breakfast from 7 – 10 a.m. Same day tickets available for $5. Event to be held at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Activities will include a 5000 5k/1k run/walk, a flag-raising ceremony, an Independence Day Parade. Food vendors, live entertainment at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Concert from 6:45 – 8:45 p.m., Fireworks begin at 9 p.m., Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 presale, may be purchased in advance at several local vendors, $12 at the gate, free for children three years of age and younger.
4th of July Blast: Concert from Stone Soul at 5 p.m. and fireworks show at 9 p.m. Free parking and admission. Bring blankets and/or low beach chairs for lawn-seating in baseball field, picnic or purchase from local vendors. Diamond Bar High School, 21400 Pathfinder Road.
La Puente 4th of July Celebration
Fortunato Jimenez Independence Day celebration and fireworks show, festivities begin 5 p.m. Monday, July 3, at La Puente Park, 501 N. Glendora Ave. Music this year from Adelaide Band. Fireworks begin 9 p.m. Streets surrounding park will close at 2 p.m. Free admission.
La Verne Fireworks
Pancake breakfast from 6:30 – 11 a.m., $5. 9:40 a.m. pre-parade motorcycle salute; 10 a.m. “American Proud” parade through La Verne’s Old Town; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. country fair at Roynon Elementary School, including free watermelon at 11:30 a.m. Free swim at Aquatics Center, 3175 Bolling Ave.; 5-7 p.m. Deep pit barbecue at Methodist Church $10 adults, $5 for ages 12 and younger; 6 p.m. gates open for fireworks show at Bonita High School, 3102 D St., which begins at 7 and runs through 9:30 p.m.
Entertainment begins with recorded music at 3 p.m. in Library Park. Night Owl will play live from 7 – 9 p.m. Fireworks show is free and scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Spectators may reserve a park space no larger than 10 X 10 feet.
Monterey Park Concert
Children’s crafts, music by the Monterey Park Concert Band and others, live entertainment begins 4 p.m. Fireworks show at 9 p.m. Activities and food vendors begin at 3 p.m. at Barnes Park. Park and walk from either Repetto Elementary School or St. Stephen Church.
Recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest running 4th of July fireworks shows, the Rose Bowl presents its 91st annual AmericaFest™ celebration on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, with a spectacular nighttime display of more than a ton of fireworks.
Called “Kaboom,” this year’s event features monster trucks, monster motocross, and monster fireworks in the Fairplex grandstand. Tickets are $18-25, ages two and younger free. Available at www.fairplex.com/KABOOM. Fireworks and buffet, includes reserved seats, $48-$58.
Food booths, fun zone from 4 – 8 p.m., stage entertainment. Kids are invited to decorate tricycles, bicycles, scooters or walk in the parade. Must register to be in the parade, presented by Rotary Club of San Marino. “Stars and Stripes Forever” fireworks begin 9 p.m.
Fourth of July celebration includes patriotic pooch parade at 5:30 p.m. (signups open at 5 p.m.), live music from Young Guns, face painting, pie eating contest, food trucks, 9 p.m. fireworks. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics. Best places to see fireworks are Suzanne Park, 625 Suzanne Road, Suzanne Middle School Soccer Fields or Walnut.
8 a.m. Pancake breakfast at Hurst Ranch, $5, 1227 S. Orange Ave. Edgewood Middle/High School: Carnival, food vendors, rides and games, plus car show, 1-6 p.m. Fireworks, 9 p.m. No alcohol, bags subject to search. 626-939-8430. 1625 W. Durness St.
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