Independence Day in Los Angeles

The 4th of July is a hump day this year and there’s plenty going on in Los Angeles if you’re staying in hotels close to Hollywood Bowl. From barbeque to live music to fireworks, each celebration has a ton to offer the whole family. Read below for details on these events!

Starlight Bowl

If you want to celebrate Independence Day the traditional way, with great music, the Air Force and fireworks, head to Burbank for the Starlight Bowl.  You’ll see a flyover from the United States Air Force, the Presentation of Colors, and the induction of new enlistees, which will truly make you feel like an American. Musical performances include United States Air Force Technical Sergeant Oscar G. Lopez Jr. singing the national anthem, Stone Soul with the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra, the Red Chair School of Performing Arts and a few surprises. The entertainment will start at 6:15pm, with fireworks starting at 9pm. Tickets range from $8-130 depending on seats. For more information, click here.

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Hollywood Bowl

Celebrate the 4th of July with American pop icon Barry Manilow at the Hollywood Bowl! This popular event is a Los Angeles tradition. Manilow will celebrate our nation’s birthday with his many hits, patriotic music and fireworks. If July 4th isn’t a good day for you, you can also watch this celebration on Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3, also at 7:30pm. Tickets are available from $20.50 to $234. For more information on this event, click here.

Studio City

Join CBS, the Childen’s Tumor Foundation and Studio City at the 14th Annual Fireworks Festival! Bands Petty Theft (a tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), Arc Handbell Choir and Rhythm Section will provide musical entertainment. There will also be kid’s activities, food, and of course fireworks. Doors close at 8pm so be sure to get there early! Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children and free for those 5 and under. For more information on this event, click here.

If you’re adventurous, you could also check out beach celebrations in Marina Del Rey or the Pacific Palisades. Griffith Park may also be a great place to catch multiple shows. Have a great Indpendence Day in Los Angeles!

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