America's 237th birthday is July 4, 2013! Here's the annual list of local fireworks, parades and other festivities throughout Ventura County and surrounding areas that are planned for this coming Independence Day!
Confirmed fireworks in Thousand Oaks, Moorpark (July 3rd), Simi Valley, Calabasas, Channel Islands Harbor, Ojai, Fillmore, Agoura (July 7th), Woodland Hills, Camarillo and Santa Barbara.
Parades in Westlake Village, Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura, Ojai, Santa Barbara and Newbury Park.
Family festivities and fun all over the place...concerts, carnivals, swimming, games, tournaments, face painting, 5K/10K runs, etc.!
(Contact us with updates)
Thousand Oaks/Newbury Park
The annual Conejo Recreation and Park District and City of Thousand Oaks 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is launched from the hill behind the Hillcrest Center of the Arts in Thousand Oaks. Best viewing will be at the Oaks Shopping Center and Janss Marketplace parking lots. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Call the Conejo Recreation and Park District for more information at 805.381.1247.
Other CRPD 4th of July events around the city include a Pancake Breakfast and Home Run Derby in Newbury Park, Concert in the Park featuring the Conejo Pops Orchestra and Free Swimming!
We anticipate word on Janss Marketplace 4th of July activities soon.
Stop by the 3rd Annual Miller Family YMCA 5K/10K, Classic Car Show and Parade the morning of July 4th in Newbury Park!! Kids fun zone, entertainment and more.
The Oaks mall will also be an official viewing location for the City of Thousand Oaks fireworks, with live music and kids' crafts starting at 6pm on the Muvico lawn.
Speaking of Muvico, there will be a free screening of The Smurfs at 10am on July 4th.
Ice Cream Social and Patriotic Celebration at Stagecoach Inn Museum in Newbury Park from 1-4pm on July 4th in honor of its own birthday and the Country's. Free barbershop music, ice cream and more!
Bethany Church on the Hill in Thousand Oaks once again opens its incredible views to the public with a 4th of July Celebration starting at 5pm. Free music, family fun, food for sale and some of the best views of the Thousand Oaks fireworks display in town!
The 44th Annual 4th of July Parade starts at 9:45am followed by music, inflatables, games, popsicles, etc. at Berniece Bennett Park until noon. Boy Scout pancake breakfast before the parade!
Moorpark (3rd of July!)
The City of Moorpark presents its 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Arroyo Vista Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road. Gates open at 3:45 p.m. $5 per person. Food booths, games and attractions, live entertainment and more!
Visit the Reagan Library 4th of July Celebration between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Festivities include music, family entertainment, food, presidential look-alikes, face p