Spend the Fourth of July in Santa Monica

4Th of July fireworks celebration, Christmas and New Year

What better place to celebrate your freedom than in the beautiful city of Santa Monica? Spend your holiday at the Georgian Hotel, conveniently located less than half a mile from the Santa Monica Pier and less than 6 miles from all of your Fourth of July festivities!


Fourth of July Celebrations in Santa Monica

Planning on spending your Fourth of July in Santa Monica but aren’t sure how to celebrate? Have no fear, there are plenty of things to do in the area:


10th Annual Fourth of July Parade in Santa Monica

(July 4th, 9:30-11am) Produced by the Ocean Park Association, celebrate Independence Day with the family while enjoying bands, cyclists and vintage cars! This annual event draws in thousands of viewers who are dressed in head-to-toe in red, white and blue along with the parade participants. The parade starts at 9:30am at the intersection of Pico Blvd. and Main St. in Santa Monica, proceeding south on Main St. to Marine St. and heading west along Bernard Way to beach parking lot 5. Enjoyed by folks of all ages, free to the public.

Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405.


Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Marina del Rey

(July 4th, 9pm) Be a part of the annual tradition! Watch the harbor light up and enjoy a twenty-minute fireworks extravaganza over the main channel at these best viewing spots:

Fisherman’s Village- 13755 Fiji Way

Burton Chace Park- 13650 Mindanao Way

Marina (Mother’s) Beach- 4101 Admiralty Way


Whiskey Red’s July 4th Red White and Boom Party

(July 4th, 5:30-10pm) Be a part of the largest waterfront 4th of July party and have the best view of the Marina del Rey fireworks. Featuring an all-American BBQ and buffet, plus domestic draft specials and a s’mores bar! Patio seating available for $65/adults, $25/children or indoor dining room seating available for $50/adults, $25/children.

13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Ray, CA 90292. 310.823.4522.


Brunch at the Misfit Restaurant + Bar

(July 4th, 12-4pm) The Misfit Restaurant + Bar will be serving a special brunch menu from noon till 4pm, with Happy Hour happening from noon till 7pm. Reprising a “back to the bar” ideal of casual destination dining serving signature cocktails and accessible comfort food intended to be enjoyed on a daily basis, the Misfit Restaurant + Bar is the place to be on the Fourth!

225 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401. 310.656.9800


68th Annual Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade

(July 4th, 2pm) Join us for one of the top Independence Day parades in the entire U.S. Join your neighbors in enjoying the best bands and equestrian units in the country, marching alongside your very own community groups, local celebrities, families, and more! Parade covered grandstand seating available for $50/person.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.


Palisades Rocks the Fourth

(July 4th, 4pm) Watch the sun set and join the crowd in song and dance, waving the American flag at Palisades Charter High’s Stadium by the Sea. Food trucks start serving at 4pm and family-friendly activities and music from local musicians will take place in the Bowdoin St. parking lot. Stadium gates open at 5pm. A two-and-a-half-hour concert in the stadium will start at 6:30pm with We Are the West headlining the show, the rest of lineup to be announced. Tickets available for $10/person and include admission to fireworks show; children 6 and under free.

15777 Bowdoin St, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.


Pacific Palisades Fireworks Spectacular

(July 4th, 9pm) Bring the day to a thunderous end with the annual fireworks pageant at Stadium by the Sea, presented by the world famous Pyro Spectaculars.

15777 Bowdoin St, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.




4th of July Fireworks and More!

Where: Santa Monica, California

When: Monday, July 4th




Georgian Hotel

Stay stylish by the sea! No place captures the spirit of Southern California like Santa Monica- and no place captures the spirit of Santa Monica like the distinctively Art Deco-styled Georgian Hotel. Original period details meet modern amenities at this refurbished California classic built in 1933. 1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA. 310.395.9945.