4th of July Fun Guide



Hi neighbors –

Raise your hand if you’re excited for the upcoming Fourth of July?!  Boy, there are a lot of celebrations going on across the Inland Empire and I think we have a pretty darn good list to share with everyone.  I’ll keep the intro short so you can enjoy all the goodies we have for you.  And per the usual, if we’re missing any events in your neck of the woods leave me a comment or reach out on Facebook and let me know.  We’ll be providing more updates to the list as the Fourth draws closer, so check back for more updates or keep an eye on Facebook for update announcements.



-6/29, “Concerts in the Park” – California Citrus State Historic Park will feature the King High School band/Jazz Combo starting at 6:30pm.  Admission is free.

– 6/30, Sea No Evil – Art Show benefits to preserve and protect the oceans of the world.  Last year was sick!  This year it’s back at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium for one night only.  Original art pieces donated by Gary Baseman, Jeff Soto, Shepard Fairey, Lola, Ana Bagayan, Tim Biskup, Amy Sol, Christopher Ryniak, Dave Kinsey, Tara McPherson, Travis Louie, Hydro74 and more to be sold the night of the show thru the silent art auction to benefit the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society – with music by DJ Juice.

– 7/4, Riverside fireworks at Mt. Rubidoux and La Sierra Park at 9 pm

– 7/4, Riverside Flight School 4th of July BBQ starts at 5 p.m. at 6741 Gemende Dr., Ste. C Riverside

– 7/4, San Jacinto Parade Salute to the Military starts at 9 a.m.



-6/29-7/1, Regal Cinemas Grand Opening – Free activities, gourmet food trucks, red carpet photos and FREE popcorn and FREE drink for all moviegoers!

– 6/30, Mitla Cafe’s 75th Anniversary Concert – Starts at 5 p.m., show begins at 6 p.m..  Tickets are $30 and include dinner and the concert.  602 N. Mt. Vernon San Bernardino.

– 6/30, Redlands Food Truck and Brewfest at the Redlands Mall parking lot from 11-5 p.m.  Tickets are $5 with canned food donation.  100 Redlands Mall, Redlands, 92373

-6/30, “Crazy Cactus” – Unique environmental art project/exhibit comes to San Bernardino County Museum includes sculpture and photography developed by after-school youth program.  The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 am to 5pm. General admission is $8 (adult), $6 (military or senior), $5 (student), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free.

– 6/30, Lake Arrowhead Village Concert Series – Every Saturday, free concert series at the Lake Arrowhead Village.  You can get half tables (4 guests) for $50 or full table (10 guests) for $100.  Free festival seating is also available.  This Saturday, “Catch a Wave” and “Paperback Writer” will be performing.

– 7/4, Redlands parade and activities at Sylvan Park; fireworks at University of Redlands; Ticket Sales: General Admission – $7.00 in advance, $10.00 at the gate.  Children under 3 Free

– 7/4, San Bernardino IE 66ers game with fireworks at San Manuel Stadium



– 6/29, Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Bonanza – Featuring LA’s best reggae acts at The Empire Lounge, 117 N. Euclid Ave. Ontario.  For 21+ and $12 tickets.

– 6/30, Bass Pro Shops in Rancho Cucamonga is holding their Family Summer Camp this Saturday.  Bring the entire family and join the free fun!  Kids earn a cool pin for each workshop completed and the informative sessions are complete with a store scavenger hunt.

– 6/30, Fontana Car Show is being held at the Civic Center, 8353 Sierra Ave .from 3-5 p.m.

– 7/1, Star-spangled musical event at the Claremont Depot from 6-7:30 p.m at 200 W. Fist St.. Free and open to public.  New to Claremont!

– 7/4, Claremont Pancake Breakfast and Parade at Memorial Park; fireworks at Pomona College

– 7/4, Corona “Main Street USA Parade” at 10 am

– 7/4, Corona fireworks and festivities at Santana Park

– 7/4, Ontario festivities and fireworks starts at 5 pm at Westwind Park

– 7/4, Pomona “Kaboom!” show at the Fairplex – gates open at 5 pm

– 7/4, Rancho Cucamonga fireworks and fun at Epicenter at 6:30 pm

– 7/4, Upland BBQ, music and fireworks at Upland High School at 5:30 pm; $8, kids 2 and younger are free

– 7/4, Did you know that you can still buy and light fireworks in Fontana?  Sweet!


– 7/4, Big Bear Lake “Fireworks Spectacular!” starts at 8:45 pm



– 6/30-7/1, Lavender Festival – Last weekend for the 8th Lavender Festival from 10-6 p.m.

– 7/4, Beaumont’s free Fourth of July celebration includes concerts by The Basix and Starship, featuring Mickey Thomas.



– 7/4, Enjoy fireworks over Lake Elsinore

– 7/4, Temecula’s Old Town Parade at 10 am; entertainment 2-10 pm and fireworks at Ronald Reagan Sports Park



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