Los Angeles is a cultural melting pot, a haven for artists, foodies, and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Here, you can immerse yourself in the world of art at the Getty Center, explore the trendy galleries of Downtown&rsquos Arts District, or indulge in retail therapy on Rodeo Drive.
And what better time to experience the magic of Los Angeles than during the Fourth of July celebrations As the summer sun sets, the city comes alive with a kaleidoscope of colours and festivities. Discover the top spots in LA to commemorate America&rsquos 247th birthday, including Independence Day concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Rose Bowl Stadium, firework displays and outdoor screenings.
Grand Park Fourth of July Block Party
Visit Grand Park&rsquos highly anticipated Fourth of July Block Party. This exciting, free event runs from 4 pm to 930 pm and is perfect for families. Enjoy tasty food, upbeat music, and performances by talented DJs like Maya Jupiter, DJ Ethos, Cut Chemist, and The Beat Junkies. After the performances, look for a stunning drone show over the Music Center Plaza. Additionally, Grand Park will have a digital playground with Augmented Reality (AR) experiences, arts, crafts, and games to add to the festivities.
For Dodger fans, there&rsquos always hope for some fireworks from the Boys in Blue. With the Friday Night Fireworks, make sure to stay after the game for themed fireworks shows after the baseball game. Friday games in early July include a game against the Astros on June 23 and the Angels on July 7. Enjoy a fireworks show at the game on July 4 when the Dodgers host the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates the Fourth of July with a dazzling fireworks display, live music performances and specially themed décor. When guests walk along the iconic red carpet and enter the world-famous theme park, the store will have a lot of fun. At 9 pm, there will be a magnificent fireworks show with a Universal-themed music score and patriotic favourites. The fireworks display will be synchronized to the music, and will decorate the sky. Adding to the summer fun, guests can delight in the return of the Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle, featuring an incredible light projection experience. The program runs nightly through Sunday, August 14.
Marina Del Rey
One of Marina del Rey&rsquos most popular annual events, the 4th of July Fireworks Show, is back with a 20-minute display that starts at 9 pm. The pyrotechnics will be synchronized to music played over loudspeakers at Burton Chace Park (13650 Mindanao Way) and Fisherman&rsquos Village (13755 Fiji Way). Visitors can enjoy the show virtually anywhere in Marina del Rey, Venice Pier, Playa Vista and Dockweiler Beach.
Cover Photo Credit Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
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