4th of July in Laguna Beach

4th of July in Laguna Beach

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4th of July in Laguna Beach

The City drone light show will begin at approximately 9pm. 

Join us for the 2024 City of Laguna Beach 4th of July Drone Show celebration! The drone show begins at 9:00 p.m. from Monument Point in Heisler Park on Thursday, July 4. Large crowds are anticipated for the July 4th holiday and the City is requesting the public’s cooperation to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for residents and visitors. 

Areas of Heisler Park, including the Lawn Bowling Green and Monument Point area will be closed all day on Thursday, July 4. Additionally, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the area of Heisler Park from Myrtle Street to the Rockpile Beach stairs at Jasmine Street will be closed to the public to allow for the 4th of July drone flyover beginning at 9:00 p.m. Tune into the Voice of Laguna and KXFM Radio to listen to a live audio simulcast of patriotic music during the drone show! 

After the drone show ends, expect heavy traffic as many visitors will be leaving via Laguna Canyon Road and Coast Highway. For traffic and emergency updates, sign up for Nixle by texting 92651 to 888-777.

Transit Services Operating Under Modified Schedule

City Trolleys will operate under a modified schedule on July 4: the Coastal Route will run from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the Canyon Route from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Laguna Beach Local On-Demand service will run from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The normal transit service schedules will resume on Friday, July 5. 

Reminder: All Fireworks are Illegal in Laguna Beach

This includes “Safe and Sane” type fireworks and sparklers that may be legal to purchase in other cities. The Laguna Beach Police, Fire, and Marine Safety Departments will have extra officers working on the 4th of July holiday looking for fireworks violations. Any member of the Police Department or the Fire Department can seize any fireworks. Persons in possession of or discharging fireworks of any kind – including firecrackers, bottle rockets, mortars, roman candles, or anything that flies/shoots through the air – may be cited for a misdemeanor offense, which carries a fine of up to $1,000 and jail time of up to 6 months. If you see or hear illegal fireworks being used in Laguna Beach, please call our non-emergency hotline at (949) 497-0701. 

Arrive early for parking and hop on the free trolley.  Laguna Art-A-Fair and Sawdust Art & Craft Festival will also have limited hours until 6pm on this day.

4th of July in Laguna Beach