The Fourth of July kicked off with a bang on Sunday, as crowds gathered for the annual Big Bang on the Bay fireworks show in Long Beach.
Here’s where to go and how to watch fireworks this weekend (with a standard reminder that lighting fireworks in Long Beach, even the “safe and sane” variety, is illegal in the city).
The free 9 p.m. show will take place in Queensway Bay, with scenic viewing points throughout the area, such as Lions Lighthouse for Sight, Shoreline Village, Rainbow harbor, Marina Green and the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center parking lot.
“Discussions regarding popular summer events, including Fourth of July celebrations, are continuing.”
Here’s our picks for Fourth of July fun in Long Beach.
Celebrating the 4th of July in Long Beach is always a party, whether you’re in for a sit-down dinner for two with a view of the Queen Mary’s fireworks, or you’ve decided to traipse down to the beach for the debauchery and, well, more fireworks.
Celebrate Independence Day Early with Boathouse on the Bay’s “Big Bang on the Bay” tonight from 5:30PM to 9:30PM.
This 4th of July weekend, there’s simply too much to do, but here are five events starting as early as Friday, that the entire family can enjoy throughout the day and into the balmy summer nights of this Independence Day Weekend.
As the 4th of July approaches to symbolize America’s distaste for tyranny through its love of fireworks and barbecue, Long Beach will relish in the fact that it is among the top ten cities in the nation recommended for revelers to visit for the celebration.
Dennis Smith was never one to hang a tired American flag outside his home. Once it was remotely tattered or worn, he replaced it with a new flag–eventually prompting his wife to ask a very simple question, “What are you going to do with all these old flags?”