Best Places to Spend the 4th of July in Orange County

Parades, fireworks shows, cruises, barbecue buffets and more fun! Here are the best ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Orange County.

Red, White & Boom in Orange

Get in the Independence Day spirit with a party at the famous restaurant, Orange Hill in Orange. Begin with a welcome drink of beer or wine, then decide with your choice of an entrée. Enjoy the salad bar featuring all-American favorites, pastries and drink specials.

Fireworks Cruise in Newport Beach

You can make the most of your Independence Day with a 3-hour party and cruise through Newport Harbor on board a luxury yacht . Drink specialty cocktails, participate of a taco buffet and enjoy the best seat in town for a number of firework shows. 

Bourbon Steak: Fourth of July Sunset Package in Dana Point

Experience a premium tasting dinner with wine pairings and a fireworks show at the acclaimed Bourbon Steak at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point. The VIP package will include a 5-course dinner with signature chef Michael Mina dishes such as caviar parfait, American wagyu strip steaks and Maine lobster pot pie. Seating for this event is extremely limited

City of Fullerton

Bring your family to City of Fullerton’s 30th community Fourth of July festival and fireworks show featuring rides, activities, live music by James Intveld and delicious food vendors. The admission is free with free parking. 

City of Mission Viejo

Celebrate the Fourth of July Mission Viejo-style at the city’s annual Street Faire and fireworks show. The fun begins with live entertainment on the Main Stage and youth bands jamming on the Freedom Stage. You can expect food and game booths by local service groups as well as more than thirty vendors offering cool craft and gift ideas. 

City of Tustin

You should come early, claim bleacher seats and begin your Fourth of July celebration with for a live performance by the Stone Souls. The Tustin High Boosters will sell snacks, drinks and barbecue; Operation Warm Wishes will collect nonperishable food items for our local homeless veterans.

Concert on the Green and Fireworks in Irvine

Have a fun Fourth of July extravaganza by Pyro Spectaculars and live music by the Derek Bordeaux Group as well as field games, yummy food trucks, bounce houses for kids and raffles at an event hosted by the local Irvine Police Association. 

Parade and Pier Festival in Huntington Beach

You will enjoy the live entertainment, delicious food vendors exhibitors and family activities at this year’s festival. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Lake Park, cheer on the runners in the Surf City 5K run, head over to Pier Plaza for entertainment, and end the summer day with a spectacular fireworks show over the ocean.

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Hive & Honey in Irvine

Honor the land of the free with three hundred sixty-degree views of Irvine and the home of the brave at the Marriott Irvine Spectrum’s rooftop bar. Live music will be by Zach Churchill.

Do you have a question about local OC activities? Call 949-392-6400 to contact the Reed Team today!