Enjoy Your 2016 Fourth of July With These Fireworks, Parades and Events Nearby Santa Monica CA

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Events & Info on Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 10:03 pm
2016 4th of July Fireworks and Parade Santa Monica CA

2016 4th of July Fireworks and Parade Santa Monica CA

Believe it or not, it’s already that time of year to celebrate our country’s independence, meaning you’ll want to start figuring out where you’re going to watch some fireworks this year. To make things easy for you, we’ve put together a guide with details on 2016 4th of July fireworks and a parade in Santa Monica CA, as well as other options for seeing fireworks throughout the Los Angeles Westside.

Fourth of July Parade Route and Fireworks in Santa Monica

happy 4th of july from volkswagen santa monica10th Annual Fourth of July Parade

If you’re located right here in Santa Monica, you definitely won’t want to miss the 10th annual parade on July 4th. This year’s parade will start at 9:30 a.m. The parade route starts at the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Main Street. From there, it will proceed south on Main Street until it hits Marine Street, at which point it will turn west on Barnard Way, ending at the beach parking lot 5.

Celebrate America with Santa Monica College 

The Celebrate America event doesn’t take place on July 4th, but it’s well worth checking out. On June 25 you can join the festivities at Corsair Field at 5 p.m. In addition to fireworks, you’ll be able to enjoy entertainment and a picnic. It’s well worth your time on this year’s Independence Day.

2016 4th of July Fireworks Around Westside Los Angeles

Fireworks in Pacific Palisades CA 

If you head over to Pacific Palisades, you can take part in the city’s 4th of July celebration. In addition to a parade and family-friendly concert during the day, there will be a fireworks show at Stadium by the Sea that night starting at 9 p.m.

Fireworks in Marina del Ray 

In the other direction is Marina del Rey, which will be having its fireworks show at 9 p.m. The 20-minute display is a must-see and can be viewed at Burton Chace Park or Fisherman’s Village. There will also be music to go along with the fireworks show.

4th of july fireworks display over the water


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There will no doubt be many more opportunities to see 2016 4th of July fireworks or parades near the Santa Monica CA area, but these are some of our top suggestions. Share any 2016 4th of July events we missed with others in the comments section down below. Happy 4th of July from Volkswagen Santa Monica!

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