ALHAMBRA: Alhambra Summer Concerts
ALTURAS: Fandango Days Parade July 2, 2022, 10:30 a.m. alturaschamber.org Downtown Alturas and the Alturas Chamber of Commerce parade on Main Street The Fandango Day's Parade down Main Street is followed by a full day of family fun and entertainment at Veteran's Memorial Park. Theme: Hats Off to America The Fandango Day's Parade down Main Street is followed by a full day of family fun and entertainment at Veteran's Memorial Park.
ANTELOPE VALLEY: Antelope Valley California Summer Concerts
ANTIOCH: Antioch California Summer Concerts
ARCADIA: 626 Night Market July 1-3, 2022, 4 p.m.-12 a.m. at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive. Performances and a DJ dance floor. Shop from hundreds of vendors selling food, merchandise, and crafts $5-6, 626nightmarket.com
ARNOLD: Cameo Plaza Concerts features Fabulous Off Brothers band at this free summertime event.
ATASCADERO: Saturday in the Park Summer Concert Series featuring The Rockin' B's Band, free
AVALON: Two Harbors 4th of July July 2-3, 2022 Catalina Isthmus Two Harbors, Time: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free, visitcatalinaisland.com July 2, 2022 Children's Festival Kick off Independence Day with our 36th Annual Children’s Festival and Dinghy Parade
BUENA PARK: 4th of July Fireworks at Knott's Berry Farm, July 2-4, 2022. Join 4th of July activities for everyone. At 9:30 p.m., dazzling Independence Day fireworks show is included with Knott's Berry Farm theme park admission!
BURNEY: Burney Basin Days, Back Better Than Ever! July 1-3, 2022 Includes on July 2: Lions Breakfast 7-11 a.m., Craft Faire 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Bed Races at 10 a.m., Kiddie Parade at 10:50 a.m., and The Burney Basin Days Parade at 11 a.m. Bagpipers follow the parade and then the VFW BBQ ('til gone). Free Fireworks Show held at Burney High School Football Field, where gates open at 5 p.m. for the 10 p.m. show. burneychamber.com
CALIFORNIA: Grunion Run - must have a fishing license to catch these slippery silversides with your bare hands only
CALIFORNIA: California Free Fishing Days. Bag limits and other restrictions apply. wildlife.ca.gov
CHERRY VALLEY: Highland Springs Lavender Festival May 6-July 31, 2022. Thursdays-Sundays Free-$15 approx., hsresort.com
CLAREMONT: 4th of July Freedom 5000 1K-5K Run
CLAYTON: Free Concerts in the Grove features the band, The Boys of Summer (Eagles tribute)
COMMERCE: 4th of July Celebration with band, Cold Duck performing 7-8:30 p.m. at Rosewood Park, 5600 Harbor St., Commerce, CA
CORONADO: Independence Day 12K Run, 5K Run / Walk at Tidelands Park, 2000 Mullinex Dr., Coronado, CA. running 7.4 miles to celebrate 7/4! runcoronado.com
CRESTLINE: Jamboree Days & Independence Day Fireworks Show on Lake Gregory. Jamboree Days parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Be sure to get your spot early before road closures. The parade route begins in Top Town Crestline along Crest Forest Dr. and heads down Fern to Lake Dr. towards Lake Gregory. A spectacular fireworks show over Lake Gregory takes place at 9 p.m. crestlinechamber.org
DEL MAR: San Diego County Fair Heroes Re-Unite, June 8-July 4, 2022, closed Mondays & Tuesdays. San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and the sixth largest fair in the United States, drawing more than 1.3 million visitors annually. Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014. sdfair.com
EL DORADO HILLS: Independence Day Fireworks. Head to the Town Center for their Fireworks and Freedom Concert with Big Crush 10 piece band on July 2, 6-11 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. edhtowncenter.com
FOLSOM: Folsom PRCA Rodeo July 1-3, 2022 at Dan Russell Rodeo Arena folsomrodeo.com | rodeo
GRAEAGLE: 4th of July Fireworks Over the Lake
GRANITEVILLE: 4th of July Parade "Super Heroes" 12 p.m. from School House
HAWAIIAN GARDENS: Independence Day Picnic Celebration 12-6 p.m. in Fedde Sports Complex. There will be picnic games, sports tournaments, food trucks, water jumper, live music and much more family fun. hgcity.org
HAYWARD: Hayward Free Summer Concerts
IRWINDALE: Red, White and You BBQ presented by the City of Irwindale. Family fun day to celebrate our country's freedom. Contests, food, games, activities and more. irwindaleca.gov
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Summer Concerts in the Village
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Free Summer Concerts in L.A.
MARIPOSA: Mariposa Summer Concerts
MONTEREY PARK: Monterey Park Summer Concerts
MORGAN HILL: 4th of July Freedom Festival Fun Run 5K / 1K Run July 2, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Route: Corner of Peak and Dunne to 17575 Peak Ave. $registration: morganhillfreedomfest.com
MORRO BAY: Summer concerts featuring the band, Stereo Chickens, 3-5 p.m. Free
MURRIETA: Murrieta Concerts
NORWALK: Fourth of July and Fireworks, July 2, 2022, 1-9 p.m. Band Suffragettes perform concert at festival.
OAKLEY: Oakley Summer Fest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Main Street. Fun run, live entertainment, beer & wine, car show, vendors, food and fun zone. Over 6,000 people are anticipated to attend this fantastic summer celebration on the Saturday before the 4th of July. Location: Civic Center Plaza, 3231 Main Street, between Norcross Ave. and Vintage Parkway, Oakley, CA. oakleysummerfest.com
PASADENA: Pasadena Summer Concerts
PERRIS: 4th of July Salute to America Sky Concert Fireworks July 2, 2022, 7 p.m.
PICO RIVERA: Fireworks Spectacular 5-9:30 p.m. El Rancho High School Don Memorial Stadium, 6501 Passons Blvd. Pico Rivera, CA 90660. The evening will include live entertainment, carnival games, jumpers and slides, and food! Free, pico-rivera.org
PORTERVILLE: Freedom Fest, 5 p.m. at Porterville Sports Complex. Saturday before the Independence holiday, the Freedom Fest showcases musical entertainment, a patriotic aerial performance, an array of local food vendors, and more. The finale to the evening is the spectacular display of fireworks! Call (559) 791-7695, ci.porterville.ca.us
PLEASANTON: Alameda County Fair, June 17-July 10, 2022 at the Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue. Add-ons: Wine Festival
QUINCY: High Sierra Music Festival June 30-July 3, 2022 at Plumas County Fairgrounds. Performers include Joe Russo's Almost Dead... see list Location: 204 Fairground Road Quincy, CA 95971. $20-2475, highsierramusic.com
RANCHO PALOS VERDES: Terranea Sound Series, Nelson's Summer Concerts, features Max 80s, band. It's a free show in a spectacular setting at Terranea Resort & Spa.
REDONDO BEACH: Summer Concerts on Redondo Beach Pier
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld San Diego Ignite Fireworks Show July 1-4, 2022, 8:50-9 p.m., is included with park admission. Seen over the bay and the San Diego sky, this is a sight you'll enjoy as a bonus to your day of adventure!
SAN DIEGO: Shakespeare Festival's The Taming of the Shrew, a comedy play written by William Shakespeare and directed by Shana Cooper, takes place June 5-July 12, 2022 at the outdoor Old Globe Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. $tickets, theoldglobe.org
SAN MATEO: BayCon May July 1-4, 2022. Scifi convention. San Mateo Marriott Hotel, $100 approx., baycon.org
SAN PEDRO: Shakespeare by the Sea's Romeo and Juliet June 30-August 5, 2022 at Point Fermin Park, overlooking the blue Pacific. Free performances throughout Southern California during the summer months. Donations and fund drive help keep it going, shakespearebythesea.org
SAN RAFAEL: Marin County Fair June 30-July 4, 2022. Ticketed concerts: Pablo Cruise June 30 | Sheila E. July 1 | Sons of Champlin July 2, 7:30 pm. | Digable Planets July 3 | Dumpstaphunk July 4. Fireworks Nightly at 9:30 p.m. Location: 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, California marinfair.org
SANTA CLARITA: Santa Clarita Summer Concerts in Central Park
SANTA MONICA: Santa Monica Summer Concerts
SOUTH LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles County Parks After Dark Summer Concerts features Randy Hankins Music Productions in Col. Leon Washington Park. Free.
THOUSAND OAKS: Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare in the Park outdoor performances of As You Like It, July 1-17, 2022 at Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University. $, kingsmenshakespeare.org
TRUCKEE: Tahoe Donner Summer Concert on the Green July 2-3, 2022, 6-10 p.m. at the Driving Range. July 2 features The Beatles Flashback Band and Foreverland, Michael Jackson tribute. July 3 offers Kenny Metcalf as Elton John and Wonderbread 5 performing rock and dance hits of today and classic hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. Location: adjacent to 12790 Northwoods Blvd. in Truckee, CA. $40, tahoedonner.com
TWAIN HARTE: Triple D band performs Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, modern Blues at Concerts in the Pines summer series in Eproson Park. Free
TWO HARBORS: Independence Day 36th Annual Children's Festival includes crafts and activities. 18th Annual Dinghy Parade through the coves of the West End is open to all. Decorate your dinghy in a creative patriotic theme and follow the leader. Prizes awarded to the most creative dinghies. Free, visitcatalinaisland.com
VENTURA: Summer Concerts
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