July 4th Fireworks 2014 in the Inland Empire

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 24 June 2014 15:38

There are tons of groups and cities that put on July 4th Fireworks in the Inland Empire but it can be tough deciding where to go and spend your Independence Day. Here are a couple of the biggest events going this 4th of July 2014 - all including an amazing fireworks show. From San Bernardino County to Riverside County here are great family friendly options for where to spend your day and night partying patriotic style. And for some fun DIY 4th of July treats and crafts check out our Pinterest DIY board.

Big Bear

Where: Big Bear Lake

When: July 4th-6th, Fireworks at 8:45pm on Friday

What you need to know: This isn’t just one event but several activities, shows and events happening all weekend long. The main event is the Big Bear Lakes Fourth of July firework show and BBQ. The BBQ is carnival style fun with amazing food and a family friendly atmosphere. Go can go online to BigBear.com to purchase your ticket and get more info on all of the events going on throughout the weekend. Check out the Big Bear website for more information.

  • Costs – Fireworks show is FREE. Prime seating admission for the BBQ starts at $10 and food tickets start at $20.

Why it’s so fun: The fireworks show can be seen all around the lake so no matter where you are or how you spend your day, everyone can enjoy the amazing pyrotechnics show at night. It is truly a beautiful sight to view the fireworks over the lake - you can't beat this scenic view.

july 4th fireworks in the Inland Empire


Where: Santana Park

When: Parade at 10am, Festivities begin at 4pm, Fireworks at 9pm

What you need to know: The day kicks off with the Main Street U.S.A. Parade at Ontario and Main, over 75 entries are set to amaze the crowd this year. At the celebration after the parade in Santana Park there’s tons of family fun waiting. There are food booths, kid’s “Fun Zone” and live entrainment. The event gets very crowded but there is parking available onsite. If you're coming just for the fireworks you will want to park and then go inside the park to get a viewing spot otherwise you'll be watching the fireworks show from your windshield.

  • Costs – FREE entrance.

Why it’s so fun: Entrance is free and you can have plenty of fun without spending a dime. Families can enjoy a full day of fun day plus a great fireworks show to end the night right.

july 4th fireworks in the Inland Empire

Moreno Valley

Where: Morrison Park (Mountain View Middle School)

When: Parade – 9:30am, Family Fun Fest – 2pm(gates open at 1pm), Fireworks – 9pm

What you need to know: Moreno Valley’s Independence Day and Family Fun Fest starts off with a parade and is followed by family festivities in the park. Fun includes bands, food, arts and crafts booths, jumpers, pony rides and more. No pets but propane BBQs are welcome. The night ends with a firework extravaganza and everyone tunes into KOLA 99.9 FM for music in sync with the show. Presale tickets are available the the Conference and Rec Center until June 3.

  • Costs - $2 per person or $10 per family (presale), $3 day of the event, Military members with ID and kids under 5 are free.

Why it’s so fun: The entire event is a big community effort. Local talent performs at the event so if you can sing, dance or perform then you can apply to get up on stage for everyone.

july 4th fireworks in the Inland Empire


Where: Ronald Reagan Sports Park

When: Parade - 10am, Activities - 2pm, Fireworks - 9pm.

What you need to know: The parade starts at 2nd Street and goes through Moreno Road in Old Town Temecula. Following is a day of games and fun at the park, festivities start at 2pm. The pool will be open and there will also be food vendors, live music and a Kids Fun Zone.

  • Costs – FREE entrance, Kids Fun Zone wristbands are $5

Parking – Parking for the parade is available at the Old Town Parking Garage and Old Town Front Street will be closed from 9-noon. Parking for the fireworks is available (but limited) at the park – first come first served. Parking is available as well on Rancho Visa.

Why it’s so fun: It’s the perfect way to spend the day with the family. You can bring your RV and park it along Rancho Vista. Set up a BBQ, bring the dog and send the kids off to get their face painted and win prices at the Fun Zone.

There are plenty more 4th of July celebrations going on in the Inland Empire in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Leave a comment and let us know where you'll be catching July 4th fireworks around the Inland Empire this year or share your favorite thing about one of these Independence Day events.


Originally posted at: http://www.firstteam.com/blog/?p=8731

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