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Guide To Fireworks

Where the Celebrations Are

July 04, 2001

Cities and communities across Los Angeles County will host marching bands, barbecues, fireworks displays and other traditional entertainment in celebration of Independence Day. All events will be held today and will be open to the public without charge unless otherwise noted.

Alhambra--Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor St. Entertainment starts at 3 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Artesia--Artesia Community Park, 12000 block of South Street. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Baldwin Park--Sierra Vista High School, 3600 Frazier Ave. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Bell Gardens--Ford Park, 8000 Scout Ave. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Burbank--Starlight Bowl, 1249 Lockheed View Drive. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Sold out.

Castaic--Entrance to the lower lake opens at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $25 per car.

Cerritos--Whitney High School, 16800 Shoemaker. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Claremont--Claremont McKenna College, 890 Columbia Ave. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $8.

Cudahy--Cudahy City Park next to City Hall, 5220 Santa Ana St. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Culver City--Culver City High School athletic field near the corner of Huron and Braddock. Gates open at 5 p.m., fireworks at dusk.

Diamond Bar--Sycamore Park, Grand and Golden Springs Drive. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

El Segundo--El Segundo Recreation Park, 401 Sheldon St. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Glendora--Citrus College, 1000 W. Foothill Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Huntington Park--Huntington Park High School, 6020 Miles Ave. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Inglewood--Vincent Park, 700 Warren Lane. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Irwindale--Rock Quarry, 5050 N. Irwindale Ave. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

La Crescenta--Crescenta Valley High School, 4400 Ramsdell Ave. Gates open at 4 p.m. for rides and entertainment, fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Admission $7. free for children 4 and younger.

La Habra--La Habra High School, 801 W. Highlander. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $1.

La Verne--Bonita High School, 3102 D St. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge.

Lake View Terrace--Hansen Dam Recreation Center, Foothill Boulevard and Osborne Street. Rides begin at 10 a.m., entertainment at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m.

Long Beach--Veterans Stadium, 500 Lew Davis St., and also at the Queen Mary. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge at both sites.

Los Angeles--Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave. Fireworks at dusk. Admission charge.

Lynwood--Lynwood City Park, 3798 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Marina del Rey--Marina Harbor main channel. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Maywood--Maywood City Park, 4801 E. 58th St. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Montebello--Grant Rea Park, 600 N. Rea Drive. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Monterey Park--Barnes Park Amphitheater, 320 W. Newmark Ave. Entertainment begins at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m.

Northridge--Cal State Northridge's North Campus, Zelzah Avenue and Devonshire Street. Gates open 2 p.m., entertainment at 3 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $8, $5 seniors and children: $5 parking.

Norwalk--Cerritos College, 11110 E. Alondra Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge.

Pacific Palisades--Palisades High School athletic field, 15777 Bowdoin St. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., fireworks at 8:45 p.m.

Palmdale--Palmdale High School, 2137 E. Avenue R. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., entertainment at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.

Pasadena--Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive. Fireworks at 9 p.m. after L.A. Galaxy vs. Columbus Crew soccer game. Gates open at 6 p.m. Admission $8 to $11; parking, $5 to $15.

Pico Rivera--El Rancho High School, 6501 S. Passons Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge.

Pomona--Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Gates open at 3 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. Parking at Gate 17 on Fairplex Drive. Admission $3 to $12.

Porter Ranch--Shepherd of the Hills Church, 19700 Rinaldi St. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for entertainment, fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Redondo Beach--Redondo Beach Pier, 100 W. Torrance Blvd. Entertainment at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.

San Fernando--San Fernando Recreation Park, 208 Park Ave. Entertainment begins at 3 p.m., fireworks at dusk.

San Marino--Lacy Park, 1485 Virginia. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $5.

San Pedro--Angel's Gate Park, 3601 S. Gaffey St. Activities begin at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m.

San Pedro--Cabrillo Beach, Shoshoean Road. Fireworks at dusk.

Santa Clarita--Open area adjacent to Valencia Town Center, Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Santa Fe Springs--Los Nietos Park, 11143 Charlesworth. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

South El Monte--Shively School, Central and Santa Anita avenues. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

South Gate--South Gate Park, Atlantic and Southern avenues. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

South Pasadena--South Pasadena High School, 1401 Fremont. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge.

Sunland-Tujunga--Verdugo Hills High School, 10625 Plainview Ave. Gates open at 3 p.m. for entertainment, fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission $6, $5 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger.

Torrance--Charles Wilson Park, 2300 Crenshaw Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Parking fee only.

Valencia--Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Regular park admission applies.

Walnut--Walnut High School, 400 Pierre Road. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

West Covina--West Covina High School, Cameron and Lark Ellen. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Whittier--York Field, 9110 Santa Fe Springs Road. Gates open at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission charge.

For information about other fireworks displays in your area, call the Los Angeles County Fire Department at (888) 654-3473.

Sources: Los Angeles County Fire Department, City News Service.

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