4th of July 2011 Hot List

Summer is in full throttle, which means 4th of July is the big Holiday to plan for. Check out some great events going down in LA this year.

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An American Celebration, Anaheim CA
The Canyon Hills Community in Anaheim is really cooking with tons of patriotic family events including a parade, food booth fair, 5/10k run, pancake breakfast, Yankee Doodle Dog Show and fireworks show. More
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Aquarium of the Pacific BBQ & Fireworks
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beacht| 5pm - 10pm | $35 BBQ
Enjoy great BBQ eats including grilled sustainable sea salted salmon with pineapple salsa. The picnic area is a perfect fish-eye-view of the Long Beach fireworks.
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nMr. & Mrs. Muscle Beach, Venice Beach
1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291 | 10am & 1pm
If you are spending the 4th at Venice Beach take a stroll down to the Muscle Beach portion of the board walk and check out this body building competition.
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An American Celebration, Anaheim CA
The Canyon Hills Community in Anaheim is really cooking with tons of patriotic family events including a parade, food booth fair, 5/10k run, pancake breakfast, fireworks and the Yankee Doodle Dog Show. More
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Santa Monica's 5th Annual Fourth of July Parade
2612 Main Street, Santa Monica | 9:30 am | Free
The parade theme this year is "Fourth of July at the Beach" to honor the Grand Marshals: The Ocean Lifeguards in the City of Santa Monica.
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85th Annual Rose Bowl 4th of July Celebration
Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena | 2pm | $13
This grand event begins with a family festival loaded with food and activities. The evening events include live entertainment and the biggest fireworks show in SoCal.
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Queen Mary 4th of July Celebration
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802 | 3pm | $24.95+
Spend the day or even the night at the Queen Mary where the festivities include family entertainment, activities, food, dancing on the deck and of course fireworks. More
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Old Glory Boat Parade, Newport Beach Harbor
Newport Beach Harbor, CA 92660t| 1pm - 5pm | Free
The theme is "From Sea to Shining Sea" and 100+ boats will attend. Spectators can enjoy the parade from the beach or any establishment along the waterways.
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Fireworks Around Los Angeles
It just would not be Independence Day without fireworks. Check out our 4th of July fireworks round-up for the places and times to see the twinkling lights.
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