The IE’s Best 4th of July Celebrations
By Ashley Bennett
4th of July Pyrospectacular; Live music with The Basix and Starship with Mickey Thomas
Stewart Park, Between 9th St. and Orange Ave., (951) 769-8524; www.ci.bbeaumont.ca.us.
The Basix at 5pm. Starship at 7:30pm. Free.
BIG BEAR LAKE
July 4th Spectacular on Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake, 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake, (909) 866-5671; www.bigbear.com.
Fireworks start between 8:45pm-9:15pm.
20th Annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Picnic
Big League Dreams Sports Park, 16333 Fairfield Rnch, (909) 364-2700; www.chinohills.org/fourthofjuly.
Claremont’s 64th 4th of July Celebration: “Claremont Celebrates America”
Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., (909) 399-5490; www.ci.claremont.ca.us.
Festivities run 10am-4pm.
Claremont’s Fireworks Spectacular
Strehle Track, 207 Harvard Ave., (909) 399-5460; www.ci.claremont.ca.us.
Gates open at 6:30pm. Live Music at 6:45pm. Fireworks at 9pm.
13th Annual Main Street USA Parade
Starts at Ontario Ave. and Main Street, ends at Olive St; www.discovercorona.com.
Parade at 10am.
Corona Family Festival
Santana Park, 598 Santana Wy., (951) 736-2241; www.ci.corona.ca.us.
Festivities begin at 4pm. Program begins at 8:30pm. Fireworks to follow.
Jamboree Days 2012
Gregory Regional Park, 24171 Lake Dr., (909) 338-2706; www.crestlinechamber.net.
Wed, July 4-Sat, July 7. Fireworks on Sat.
Fourth of July Festival
Riverside County Fairgrounds, 82-503 Hwy 11, (760) 391-3175; www.indio.org.
5pm-9:30pm. Admission is free, parking $5.
Carnaval of Lights: 4th of July Light Parade and Fireworks Display
La Quinta Community Park, 77-865 Avenida Montezuma, (760) 564-3199; www.lachamber.com.
Starts at 4:30pm. Parade at 5:30pm. Fireworks at 9pm.
4th of July Fireworks Display
Lake Arrowhead, 28200 Hwy 189, (909) 337-2595.
Fireworks at 9pm.
Fireworks Spectacular over Lake Elsinore
Various location viewing at Lakepoint Park, Elm Grove Beach, Davis Fishing Beach and Whiskers Fishing Beach.
Fireworks at 9pm.
Independence Day Parade
Downtown Ontario, Euclid Ave., (909) 395-2020; www.ci.ontario.ca.us.
4th of July Celebration
Palm Desert Civic Center, 73-510 Fred Waring Dr., (760) 346-0611; www.cityofpalmdesert.org.
Starts at 7:30pm. Fireworks at 9pm.
Power of 4th of July: Palm Springs Power versus Casa Grande Cotton Kings
Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Rd., (760) 778-4487; www.palmsprings.com.
Gates open at 5pm. Game starts at 6:05pm. Fireworks at 9:15pm.
25th Annual Pomona Fairplex Kaboom!
Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, (909) 623-3111; www.fairplex.com.
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
The Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Ave., (909) 481-5000; www.milb.com.
Park opens at 5:30pm. Gates open at 6pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Tickets must be purchased at Lewis Family Playhouse Box Office or via phone (909) 477-2752. Early tickets, $8. Day-of, $10.
45th Annual Redlands 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Extravaganza
Sylvan Park, 601 N. University St., (909) 798-9353; www.redlands-events.com.
Parade at 10:30am.
45th Annual Redlands’ Fireworks
Ted Runner Stadium, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave., (909) 748-0637; www.redlands-events.com.
Gates open at 6pm. Fireworks at 9pm.
4th of July Spectacular
Can be seen from 4706 Mt. Rubidoux St. or La Sierra Park, 5215 La Sierra Ave., (951) 826-2000; www.riversideca.gov.
Fireworks at 9pm.
Founder’s Day Front Row Fireworks
Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery, 14th and Pine St, (951) 522-6462; www.evergreen-cemetery.info.
4th of July Extravaganza
Parade starts at Second St. goes north through Moreno Rd., Fireworks at Ronald Regan Sports Park, 30875 Rancho Vista Rd., (951) 694-6480; www.cityoftemecula.org.
Parade begins at 10am. Activities began 2pm. Fireworks begin at 9pm.
26th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular CelebrationUpland High School, 565 W. 11th St., (909) 931-4280; www.uplandchamber.org.
Gates open at 5:30pm. Fireworks at 9pm. $8.