2021 Marina del Rey 4th of July Fireworks 

There’s no better place in Los Angeles to see 4th of July 4th fireworks than in L.A.’s Marina. Enjoy dinner at waterfront restaurants in Marina del Rey with the best firework views. Charter a yacht for the ultimate close-up! Or head to Burton Chace Park (limited entry after 5 p.m. only this year) or Fisherman’s Village for a family-friendly party atmosphere.

Click here for a list of special deals, promotions and ideas to celebrate 4th of July in Marina del Rey.

 

Thank you to this year’s Platinum Sponsor: Los Angeles County Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn!  

 

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WHAT TO KNOW

BASICS:
The fireworks start at 9 p.m. and last 10 minutes. This is a popular event, with visitors traveling to the area from throughout the Southland. Plan to arrive as early as 1 p.m. and stay in the Marina to avoid traffic.

HOW TO GET AROUND: See “Getting Here” section below for alternative ways to get around the Marina once you have arrived in town; use these methods for transportation and other water activities to enjoy while you wait for the show.

NEW FOR 2021: BURTON CHACE PARK CLOSED

Burton Chace Park will be closed to the general public on July 4th. Only pre-registered guests are allowed entry from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. AS OF JUNE 30, FREE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT through Eventbrite.

A ticket does NOT guarantee entry into the park, as capacity is very limited.

Entry is based on a first-come, first-serve basis. Entry into the park before 5 p.m. will not be permitted, and no lining up for entrance before 4 p.m. NO in/out privileges will be granted.

PLAN YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Enjoy dinner in Marina del Rey with the best firework views. Charter a yacht for the ultimate close-up! Or plan a fun excursion like parasailing over the Pacific, kayaking or stand-up paddling in the harbor. Click button for the new 2021 Summer Guide.

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VIEWS FROM THE SHORE

Enjoy the fireworks show with synchronized music played over loudspeakers at either Burton Chace Park* (see above note about limited entry) or Fisherman’s Village. The fireworks will be shot from a barge off the Marina’s south jetty. You can view the show from virtually anywhere in Marina del Rey, Venice Pier, Playa Vista and Dockweiler Beach.

*NEW FOR 2021:
Aiming to reduce the number of people that gather at Burton Chace Park on July 4th to view the fireworks show, the park will be closed to the general public. Only pre-registered guests are allowed entry from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. TICKETS ARE FREE. See more information above.

VIEWS FROM THE WATER

City Cruises will offer special July 4 cruises. Reserve ASAP at City Cruises website.

Alternatively, you can charter a private yacht to get the ultimate close-up view. Click here to find information about companies properly licensed to operate charters in the Marina here.

PARKING

A special event parking rate of $20 per vehicle for the public County parking lots in Marina del Rey will apply on July 4th. Click button to view a map.

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GETTING AROUND & STREET CLOSURES

On July 4th, the WaterBus will operate from noon until 8 p.m. Your wait time may be longer than the usual. PLEASE NOTE: No WaterBus service to/from Burton Chace Park on July 4th.

Get around the Marina by riding Circuit, a FREE electric shuttle, that you can either wave down when you see it or download the RIDE CIRCUIT app on your phone to schedule a pick-up.

STREET CLOSURES: Click here to view street closures list in and around Marina del Rey on July 4th.

Street closures will start as early as 1:00 p.m. and will continue throughout the day. Please note that the times and locations of street closures are subject to change at any time due to traffic conditions.

Dining on the
Waterfront

Marina del Rey is home to over 60 full-service restaurants, representing cuisines from around the globe. Whether you’re in the mood for fresh-caught seafood, fine Italian, primo steak, Korean barbecue, or American classics, you’ll find a top-notch outlet in L.A.’s Marina. If you’re looking for a restaurant on the waterfront, we’ve included a list of options on the printable map found here. Download our full restaurant map at the bottom of the page. Or, click below to access our online dining guide for a longer list of restaurants in the area. For those seeking goodies to put in a picnic basket, make your way to Trader Joe’s located at Admiralty and Mindanao Way (the store closes at 5 p.m. for 4th of July). Bon appétit!

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