If you’re in need of some great locations to enjoy the 4th of July fireworks, look no further than these haute five options. Whether you’re in Malibu, Marina del Rey or even Orange County, here are our picks for the best spots to ooh and ah at the sparklers in the sky in haute style.
1OAK AT NOBU MALIBU
Nobu Malibu is the place to be on July 4th, and not just because it’s one of the hautest spots in ‘the Bu. 1OAK, the cool kids nightclub, will bring a one-of-a-kind nightlife experience to the Malibu coast in celebration of the Fourth. Hosted by Richie Akiva, Scott Sartiano, Ronnie Madra and Darren Dzienciol, this invitation-only affair will occupy the stunning Nobu Malibu space overlooking the ocean, melding the world’s most recognized Japanese restaurant with the worldwide hospitality brand. The exclusive event will feature a menu personally prepared by Executive Chef/Owner Nobu Matsuhisa, multiple guest DJs and more. Cross your fingers you get on the guest list!
22706 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265
THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most beloved institutions in Los Angeles, which makes it one of the best places to celebrate the Fourth. This year, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will be headlining the three-day Independence Day celebration with fireworks each night from July 2- 4th, so you have three days – not one – to get into the holiday spirit.
2301 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90068
ST REGIS MONARCH BEACH
Members and registered guests (re: VIPs) of the five-star, five-diamond St. Regis Monarch Beach are invited to celebrate 4th of July with a fun-filled evening of live entertainment, delicious food and a dazzling private fireworks show! After a gourmet grill-out dinner, experience the private fireworks show from the third hole of Monarch Beach Golf Links at 9pm.
St. Regis Monarch Beach
1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629
HIGH ROOFTOP LOUNGE AT HOTEL ERWIN
The Marina del Rey fireworks are one of our favorite displays in L.A., and there’s no better place to watch than from the High Rooftop Lounge of Hotel Erwin. True, High isn’t technically in the Marina, but this Venice locale is “high” enough up that you’ll have a ringside seat to all the action. Secure your table NOW.
High Rooftop Lounge
1697 Pacific Ave, Venice Beach, CA 90291
THE QUEEN MARY FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
Get all hands on deck this Fourth at The Queen Mary’s Independence Day celebration. This mega-party will be multi-era tribute to classic Americana through the decades that begins with the Queen’s heyday of the 1920’s in the Grand Salon to a modern-day fete in the Veranda Grill and Sun Deck. Expect to see multiple DJs and live music stages as well as a truly epic fireworks display from your seaside perch.
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802