The 4th!


The Only Place to be on the 4th of July

For 70 years, Pacific Palisades has been the place to celebrate the 4th of July. Begin your day with a 5k/10k cross-country run.
At 2 PM, our world-famous community parade is consistently one of the best places to show your patriotism in our big city.
To finish the day, join us for evening concerts, food trucks, and world famous fireworks.
Come watch, volunteer, or donate.


VIP SEATING is a private, covered grandstand with a perfect view of the parade and welcome relief from the sun. Offered for family members of all ages, VIPs don't have to stand or peek to see over other spectators' heads. All parade entries perform in front of the VIP section. Reserve your VIP seat HERE  You may also stand along the parade route.


  • RACE CLOSURES: Will Rogers 5K/10K race closures will start at 7 a.m. The Huntington Palisades neighborhood including Alma Real Drive, Corona del Mar Toyopa Drive and Pampas Ricas will be closed. Drummond St. from Toyopa to Chautauqua; Ocampo from Drummond to Alma Real will also be shut down. Sunset Boulevard from Amalfi Drive to Monument Street will be closed in both directions. Chautauqua Boulevard north of Sunset until Drummond and Drummond from Chautauqua to Toyopa will also be closed. The roads will reopen after the race course is closed about 11 a.m.
  • PARADE CLOSURES: The parade route and staging areas, which include Via de la Paz, Sunset, Drummond Street, Toyopa, La Cruz Drive and Alma Real, will close at 1:30 p.m. or possibly earlier and will not reopen until after the parade route is cleared. Estimated reopening is 4 p.m.
  • CONCERT/FIREWORKS CLOSURES: Westbound Bowdoin Street, in front of Palisades High School, will be closed at noon (or before, depending on the arrival of the fireworks) and there will be no vehicle access from Temescal Canyon Road to the stadium. The eastbound lane of Bowdoin will close at 4 p.m. and not reopen until after the fireworks show. North and Southbound Temescal Canyon Road will close shortly before 9 p.m. to Palisades-bound traffic (no turns off Pacific Coast Highway).