2024 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 or Fisherman’s Village for a family-friendly party atmosphere including synchronized music played over loudspeakers.

 

 

 

american flag flying

WHAT TO KNOW

BASICS:
The fireworks show on Thursday, July 4, 2024 starts at 9 p.m. and lasts 20 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.

Click to view the flyer. For questions, please call 424-526-7777.

View Website
having fun parasailing far shot

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 MDR waterfront dining guide.

View Website

VIEWS FROM THE SHORE

Enjoy the fireworks show with synchronized music played over loudspeakers at either Burton Chace Park 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.

fireworks seen from boat

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.

WaterBus in the Marina del Rey channel

GETTING AROUND & STREET CLOSURES

Check back for a full list of street closures and times.

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.

On July 4th, the WaterBus will operate 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Your wait time may be longer than the usual.

The free free Beach Shuttle will run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 4th offering another way to travel around the Marina.

A stretch of the Marvin Braude Coastal Bike Trail — from the UCLA Marina Aquatics Center to the southside of the La Ballona Bridge — will be closed 8:30 pm – 10:30 p.m.

View Website

HOW CAN A RESIDENT OR HOTEL GUEST GET AROUND?

Residents with a valid I.D. card, bill, or vehicle registration showing proof of residence, and hotel guests with valid hotel key cards, will be allowed through road closures.

parking graphic

PARKING

A special event parking rate ranging from $11 to $20 per vehicle for the public County parking lots in Marina del Rey will apply on July 4th. Click button to view a map.

View Website

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!

Dining Guide

4th of July