Fourth of July Fireworks in Long Beach

The Long Beach waterfront will host two spectacular fireworks events for Independence Day, including a free show at the Downtown waterfront on July 4, and a ticketed event, Big Bang on the Bay, in Alamitos Bay on July 3. Check it out!

Big Bang on the Bay: July 3

One of the biggest events in Long Beach on July 3 is the block party at Boathouse on the Bay at 190 N. Marina Drive. This year, the party begins at 5:30 pm and dinner will be catered by the Naples Rib Company. This. is a great spot for viewing the fireworks over Alamitos Bay. Tickets are $75 per adult and $30 per child under 10, with proceeds going to charity. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Fourth of July Fireworks at the Waterfront

The main event on the Fourth of July is the spectacular fireworks show at Queensway Bay, sponsored by Visit Long Beach, the City of Long Beach, Port of Long Beach and Harbor Breeze Cruises. The free show can be seen all along the waterfront, with prime viewing points at Lions Lighthouse for Sight, Shoreline Village, Rainbow Harbor, and Marina Green. Harbor Breeze Cruises is offering ticketed viewing cruises at

Parking is available at various paid lots, including at the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Pike Outlets, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, and others. Spectators are encouraged to visit waterfront restaurants and shops before the show.

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