Grab a chair, hunker down and enjoy one of the many firework shows throughout Southern California:
Temecula: For many years, Temecula has entertained Fourth of July revelers with a fireworks extravaganza that launches on July 4 from the Ronald Reagan Sports Park.
Pechanga Resort & Casino: What would the Fourth of July be without Pechanga’s annual Pow Wow event. Visit www.pechanga.com for more details.
Menifee: Menifee will host its 21st annual Independence Day Celebration and Parade beginning at 5 p.m. on June 30 at Wheatfield Park.
Moreno Valley: ”United We Stand” is the theme Moreno Valley is touting this Fourth of July. Enjoy a parade followed by spectacular fireworks July 4 at Morrison Park in Moreno Valley.
San Diego Bay: Saddle up on the sand and enjoy the “Big Bay Boom” at 9 p.m. on July 4 over the San Diego Bay.
Fallbrook: The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance offers food, fun and fireworks for the seventh year in a row beginning at 4 p.m. on July 4 at The Grand Tradition. Tickets are required.
Lake Elsinore: Fireworks will come early on July 3 at The Diamond after the Storm takes on the Bakersfield Blaze. On July 4, the city will launch its own firework show over the lake.
Carlsbad: Fireworks will be lighting up the sky on July 4 at Legoland’s “Red, White and Boom” celebration. Music and fireworks will be synchronized to dazzle the audience.
San Jacinto: The city of San Jacinto plans to celebrate military families and veterans with a parade followed a lavish fireworks show on July 4.
Corona: The activities at the “Family Fun Festival” will include food booths, children’s “Fun Zone” and entertainment featuring bands, Bob Gulley and his All-Star Friends. Fireworks begin at 8:30 p.m.
Rubidoux: Watch blazing aerial fireworks at Mount Rubidoux, beginning promptly at 9 p.m. on July 4. The fireworks displays will sync with KOLA 99.9 broadcast music.
Palm Springs: The desert skies will be lit up at the annual Fourth of July celebration at Civic Center Park in Palm Desert.
Seaworld: Move over Shamu, fireworks take center stage in San Diego. Although Seaworld lights up the sky throughout the summer, Fourth of July is promises a special light show.
Stephanie D. Schulte is a writer/photographer with SWRNN. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.