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February 2018
February 26 - September 3
Downtown Hermosa Beach, Intersection of Valley Drive and Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA United States
Free

Fiesta Hermosa

For the past forty years, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. With the ocean as a backdrop, the festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in downtown Hermosa Beach. Sponsor: Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce

June 2018
June 23 - June 24
San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center, 12953 Brandford Street
Pacoima, CA United States
Free

San Fernando Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Festival

This is one of the largest Obon festivals in Southern California. The event includes taiko drum performances, Japanese folk dancing, ethnic foods, Japanese cultural displays, and games. June 23 & 24, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m Sponsor: San Fernando Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

July 2018
July 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Ventura Cultural District, 101 S. California Street
Ventura, CA United States
Free

Annual 4th of July Street Fair

This popular annual event attracts up to 50,000 people to Downtown Ventura and features 300 artisans, food booths, nonprofit organization displays, and four stages of continuous live entertainment. Sponsor: City of Ventura Cultural Affairs Division

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

4th of July Celebration at Hansen Dam

A holiday celebration in the San Fernando Valley featuring music and other live entertainment, food, and fireworks. Booths offer information about safety, health, community resources, and more. Come take a swim in the 1.5-acre swim lake available for use during the day. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LA Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LA Coliseum’s Annual 4th of July Fireworks Festival

The 4th of July kicks off with a free concert and festival in Exposition Park and concludes with a forty-five-minute fireworks show that evening. Sponsors: City of Los Angeles, All Access Entertainment

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

68th Annual John Olguin July 4th Spectacular at Cabrillo Beach

The celebration features music, family activities, food trucks, and a spectacular firework show at 9:00 p.m. on Cabrillo Beach. Sponsor: Port of Los Angeles

July 4 @ 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Fireworks – Grand Park

Hear live music on stage, play games, buy drinks and food, and watch 9:00 p.m. fireworks at 4th of July Block Party in Grand Park. Sponsor: Grand Park

July 4 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA United States

4th of July Fireworks at Seaside Lagoon

Considered as one of the premiere fireworks displays in Southern California, this community celebration features live music, activities for kids, food and beverages booths, and a true pyromusical production and laser show. Cost: Check website for prices Sponsor: Redondo Beach Fireworks

July 4 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Avenue
Monterey Park, CA United States
Free

Fourth of July in Monterey Park

The day will feature entertainment, food, fireworks, and fun for the entire family. Patriotic activities include children’s crafts and music by the Monterey Park Concert band. Sponsor: City of Monterey Park Recreation and Community Services

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lorbeeer Middle School, 501 S. Diamond Bar Blvd.
Diamond Bar, CA United States
Free

City of Diamond Bar’s Annual 4th of July Blast

Spend the summer afternoon at the park with family, friends, and neighbors. Bring a picnic or enjoy a variety of concessions available. Kids’ crafts, face painting, and patriotic musical performances lead up to a spectacular fireworks display. A great way to celebrate Independence Day! Sponsor: City of Diamond Bar


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