The following is a roundup of public Independence Day celebrations. Some communities also will have small shows for residents.
Aliso Viejo: Grand Park in Aliso Viejo Town Center. South Coast Symphony starts at 7:45 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m. Free. Information: (949) 362-5890.
Anaheim: Disneyland, 1313 S. Harbor Blvd. 9:30 p.m. Information: (714) 781-4565.
Anaheim: Angel Stadium, 2000 Gene Autry Way, baseball game and fireworks beginning at 7:05 p.m. Information: (714) 634-2000.
Anaheim: Peralta Canyon Park, 115 N. Pinney Drive, 9 p.m. Free, but donations accepted. Information: (714) 283-6653 or (714) 974-0859.
Buena Park: Knott's Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., 9 p.m. Information: (714) 827-1776.
Cypress, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach: The Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, 11200 Lexington Drive. 9 p.m. Free, but photo ID required. (714) 229-6780 or (562) 430-1073.
Dana Point: Dana Point Harbor. 9 p.m. Free; parking with a free shuttle to the harbor will be provided at Dana Hills High School, 33333 Street of the Golden Lantern. Information: (949) 248-3530.
Fullerton: Fullerton High School Stadium, 700 N. Lemon St. 9 p.m. Free; parking free at the Plummer Parking Structure, the Wilshire Parking Structure and the North Justice Center. Information: (714) 738-6545.
Huntington Beach: Huntington Beach Pier. 9 p.m. Tickets and information: (714) 374-1535 or www.surfcity-hb.org/4thofjuly.
Irvine: Irvine High School, 4321 Walnut Ave. 9 p.m. Admission: Adults, $11; seniors and children 2-13, $6. Information: (949) 724-0488.
Irvine: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 8808 Irvine Center Drive. Pacific Symphony Orchestra starts at 8 p.m. with fireworks show to follow. Admission: $19-$85. Tickets and information: (714) 755-5799.
La Habra: La Habra High School, 801 Highlander Ave. 9:15 p.m. Admission: $2 for 12 years and older, $1 for those younger. Information: (562) 905-9708.
Laguna Beach: Monument Point at Heisler Park on Cliff Drive; best viewing from Main Beach. Free. Show starts 15 minutes after dusk.
Laguna Hills: The Community Sports Complex, 25555 Alicia Parkway. 9 p.m. Free. Information: (949) 707-2680.
Laguna Niguel: Laguna Niguel Regional Park. 9 p.m. Free. Information: (949) 425-5100.
Mission Viejo: Mission Viejo Youth Athletic Park, intersection of Olympiad Road near Marguerite Parkway. 9 p.m. Free. Information: (949) 830-7066.
Newport Beach: Newport Dunes, 1131 Back Bay Drive. 9 p.m. Admission: $25 per car. Information: (949) 729-3863.
Placentia: Bradford Stadium, 500 N. Bradford Ave. 9 p.m. Admission: Adults, $6; children 13-17 and seniors, $5; children 4-12, $1; children 3 and younger, free. Information: (714) 993-8204 or (714) 993-8232.
Rancho Santa Margarita: Lago Santa Margarita, Avenida de las Fundadores and Santa Margarita Parkway. 8:45 p.m. Free.
San Clemente: Fireworks display at the end of the San Clemente Pier. Show begins at dusk. Free.
San Juan Capistrano: San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 25925 Camino del Avion. 9 p.m. Free. Information: (949) 493-5911.
Santa Ana: Centennial Regional Park, intersection of Edinger Avenue and Fairview Street. Carnival with games, food and rides from noon to 11 p.m. Fireworks display at 9 p.m. Free admission and parking.
Tustin: Tustin High School Northrup Field, 1171 El Camino Real. Concert at 6:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk. Free. Information: (714) 573-3326.
Westminster: Westminster High School Stadium, 14325 Golden West St., 8:45 p.m. Free. Information: (714) 895-2860.
Yorba Linda: Valley View Sports Park, 4756 Valley View. Food and game booths open at 4 p.m., fireworks display at 9 p.m. Free.