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Top 4th of July Events in Orange County

About 5 month(s) ago by Ayres Hotels


When it comes to Fourth of July events and firework shows, Orange County has it all. Whether you’re looking for parades, festivals, activities for the kids, or extravagant firework shows, Orange County is the place to go. Here’s a list of some top events for a fun filled Independence Day…

Huntington Beach

The annual Parade in “Surf City, USA,” will march down the streets of downtown Huntington Beach at 10 a.m. and will include bands, floats and even television celebrities. The celebration continues on the pier throughout the day with live entertainment, food vendors and loads of family activities. It’s a beach party you won’t want to miss, and the firework show begins at 9 p.m.


Newport Dunes

Grab a towel and head to the Back Bay for a day filled with live music, food trucks and tons of water activities for the whole family. Swim in the bay or rent a paddleboat, a hydro bike, a kayak, or a stand-up paddle board. There’s even an inflatable waterpark! Stay for the day and enjoy the firework extravaganza at 9 p.m.


Laguna Hills

The City of Laguna Hills is having a Fourth of July Celebration at the Laguna Hills Community Center. This carnival celebration begins at 4:00 p.m. and concludes with fireworks at 9 p.m. Jump on a carnival ride or grab a friend and join in one of the games. You can also enjoy live music, patriotic crafts, face painting and food vendors.


Mission Viejo

Join the Annual Street Faire and Firework Spectacular on Olympiad between Marguerite and Melinda in Mission Viejo. The good old fashion fun begins at noon and features live local entertainment, rides, games, delightful food and over 30 booths filled with crafts and gifts. Don’t forget to bring a chair to watch the firework spectacular starting at 9 p.m.



If you’re looking to extend your holiday celebration, the City of Orange offers a 3rd of July celebration. For over two decades, this celebration has been a beloved community event. Kick off your patriotic celebration in the Fred Kelly Stadium at El Modena High School. The fun starts at 4 p.m. and includes live music, a petting zoo, pony rides, children’s activities and an authentic hometown carnival atmosphere. After the sun sets, the show begins with a performance by the Orange County Community Master Chorale and climaxes with a firework display.


Yorba Linda

The Richard Nixon Library is hosting a free Fourth of July Concert at 12:30 p.m., featuring music by Huntington Beach Band. After the concert, head over to the Veterans Sports Park for the City of Yorba Linda’s annual 4th of July Firework Spectacular. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and features live music, family activities, food vendors, and a fun zone for kids. The show begins at 9 p.m.


There’s plenty to explore this 4th of July in Orange County. If you’re looking for the perfect hotel near all the events, check out the Ayres Hotels in Orange County. Regardless on your celebration destination, the Ayres Hotels host several locations near all the action and offer a relaxing spot to unwind after your busy day. Be sure to book in advance to lock in your best rate for the holiday!

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