Happy Independence Day! Be safe and have fun this holiday and celebrate the independence of our great nation in a truly patriotic way—fireworks, BBQ, family and fun. For this July 4, take a look at our recommendation for events, happenings, parades, charades and fireworks in your neighborhood. From Corona and Pomona, to Lake Elsinore and MoVall, we’ve got the skinny on the fattest shows around town! Eat great food, and watch the American tradition of the bright colorful spectacles all over the IE. Yay, Uncle Sam!
Wed, July 3 – Fireworks one day early!!!
4pm-9:30pm. $2. Jurupa Valley High School, 10551 Bellegrave Ave.
21st Annual “Old-Fashioned Fourth of July” feat. a parade, live music and entertainment.
10am-2pm. Big League of Dreams Sports Park, 16333 Fairfield Ranch Rd.
65th Annual 4th of July Celebration feat. A flag raising, festival booths and family entertainment.
Festival events, 7am-4pm. Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Fireworks and live music.
Gates open at 6:30pm. Fireworks at 9pm. $10. Pomona College Strehle Track.
Annual Main Street USA Parade.
10am. Begins at Ontario and Main St. and ends at Olive St.
Independence Day festivities followed by a formal program.
Opens at 4pm. Program begins at 8:30pm. Santana Park, 598 Santana Wy., (951) 736-2241; www.ci.corona.us.
Star Spangled Spectacular feat. Games, entertainment and, of course: fireworks!
5pm-9pm. $2. Fontana High School Stadium, 9453 Citrus Ave., (909) 357-5500; www.fusdweb.com.
A patriotic parade and 30-minute fireworks show above the lake.
Parade, 8pm. Fireworks, 9:30pm. 130 S. Main St.
Family Fun Fest 2013 feat. live bands, food, art and crafts and kid-friendly events.
Music begins at 2pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Mountain View Middle School, 13130 Morrison St., (951) 571-4240.
Independence Day Parade and live music.
Parade begins at 9am. Euclid Ave. in Downtown Ontario.
Family festivities and fireworks.
5pm-9pm. Free. Fireworks 9pm. Westwind Park, 2455 E. Riverside Dr.
“Kaboom!” Monster Trucks, motocross and fireworks.
Show starts at 8pm. Fireworks at 9:20pm. $15-$45. Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., (909) 623-3111; www.fairplex.com/kaboom.
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular feat. on-field activities and entertainment.
Entertainment at 6:30pm. Fireworks at 9pm. $10. Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Ave., (909) 481-5000; www.rcepicenter.us.
46th Annual Community 4th of July feat. Live a parade and live entertainment.
Events begin at 9:30am. Fireworks at 9pm. Sylvan Park, 900-998 E. High Ave.
Opens at 6pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Ted Runner Stadium, E. Brockton Ave.
4th of July Aerial Fireworks Show.
Fireworks at 9pm. La Sierra Park, 5215 La Sierra Ave.
Founder’s Day Front Row Fireworks feat. food and live entertainment.
5pm-10pm. Fireworks at 9pm. Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery, between 14th St. and Pine St.
Watch the Inland Empire 66ers play against the Lancaster Jethawks and get a view of some fireworks.
Gates open at 7:05pm. San Manuel Stadium, 280 S. E St., (909) 888-9922.
Live entertainment and fireworks sky concert.
Begins at 6pm. Fireworks at 9pm. $10. Upland High School Football Stadium, 565 W. 11th St.