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Huntington Beach’s 4th of July Celebration

July 2, 2021 - July 4, 2021

featured graphic for Huntington Beach's Surf City Dreamin' 4uth of July celebration during COVID-19

July 2-4 – The Pier Plaza Festival – This year, Pier Plaza Festival features crafts and merchant vendor booths, food trucks, an all-new 12,000 square foot beer and wine garden (with a prime view of the fireworks show), live entertainment and radio broadcasts, prize giveaways, amusements and a carnival with rides and 80-foot diameter Ferris wheel. Sign up to sponsor and receive updates at

July 4 – Surf City Run 5K (in-person and virtual) – This year’s in-person 5K Run is a marathon-qualifying event that will take runners through Huntington Central Park – the largest city-owned park in Orange County that covers over 350 acres of land. The event will feature staggered start times to offer a socially distanced experience. Organizers have also developed a virtual race for runners who prefer to compete in their own time and comfort level. The City encourages runners to register now to secure early-bird pricing and to attend the runners’ expo and bib pick-up event on July 3. For more info, visit

July 4 – Neighborhood Car Parade-Drivers, start your engines! At 8 a.m., the Huntington Beach 4th of July Neighborhood Car Parade will split into three processions winding through local neighborhoods and finishing at the Pier Plaza parking lot, where a number of the cars will remain on display throughout the day. Participating vehicles include the GHOSTBUSTERS “ambulance;” Disney character car Lightning McQueen; Herbie the Love Bug; a double-decker London Transport bus; boat-towing monster trucks and more. Detailed parade routes will be published on Visit the site to inquire about driving a family, athlete or a dignitary in a parade car.

July 4 – Fireworks Show and Condor Squadron Flyover! And finally, the main event. The Condor Squadron Flyover and aerial acrobatics will start at approximately 5:25 p.m. Beginning at about 8:50 p.m., a world-class fireworks extravaganza will ignite over the Huntington Beach with a patriotic soundtrack accompaniment broadcast live. The fireworks show will, put the exclamation mark on a weekend of Celebrations widely known as the largest west of the Mississippi.


July 2, 2021
July 4, 2021
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Pier Plaza and Amphitheatre – HB
401 CA-1
Huntington Beach, CA 92648 United States
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