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4th of July Independence Day Celebrations
in the Santa Clarita Valley

Updated for 2016.

Fireworks, 4th of July parades, swimming--so much a part of the Santa Clarita Valley's Independence Day celebrations! Here's a list of all of the fun for the fourth of July happening in Valencia, Santa Clarita, Stevenson Ranch, and Heritage Valleys.

City of Santa Clarita

6:45 am - 9:00 am
Pancake Breakfast

7:00 am
10K Run Begins

7:45 am
Kids K Begins

8:00 am
5K Race and Walk begins

Newhall Park (All races begin here)

9:00 am
4th of July Parade "Volunteering Makes Us Stronger" ...begins on Main Street (formerly San Fernando Road) in Old Town Newhall. The route travels west on Lyons Avenue onto Orchard Village and finishes at 16th Street. The Parade has been a long-standing tradition in the Santa Clarita Valley since it began in 1932. Free. Further details here.

4th of July Fireworks Cruise
9:15 pm
Fireworks display will be shown over the Westfield Valencia Town Center. The show will last approximately 30 minutes. Tune to KHTS 1220 AM to listen to the live broadcast of the soundtrack. Free.
Westfield Valencia Town Center

Stevenson Ranch Fireworks Show

Free admission. Bring a Picnic Dinner, personal activities, camping chairs, a blanket, and enjoy the show! Please Note: For safety reasons, the back gate will be locked the entire day and evening on 7/4/16.
Dr. Richard Rioux Memorial Park

6:00 pm
Park gates open. Live band plays until 8:00 pm.

7:30 pm
The posting of colors by the Boy Scouts, and singing of the National Anthem take place on stage.

9:00 pm
Fireworks begin and are over at 9:30 pm.

Santa Clarita Events Canceled for 2016

  • Castaic Lake 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
  • Soakfest


4th of July Parade
One of the largest parades in the country! Parade route runs from Crown Valley Road at Aliso Street to Smith Avenue.
Due to a large event the prior evening, there will not be any vendors or refreshments following the parade in 2016.

9:00 am
Crown Valley Road at Aliso Street, Acton


9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sespe Car Show
Open to vehicles 1980 and older. Live entertainment, train rides, great food, and fireworks after dusk. Photos from Prior Years

9:15 pm
Fireworks in Fillmore!

Santa Paula

9:00 pm
Fireworks in Harding Park, Santa Paula!


10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4th of July Street Fair
Nine blocks of artisans, six stages, food booths and activities for all ages.

The parade assembles at 9:30 am at Cemetery Park (Main and Crimea) and begins to parade down Main Street at 10:00 am.

Fireworks and Festival
There is an admission fee for this event. Once entered, Kids Zone events are free but there is a fee for the bounce houses. Live music, food trucks, and fireworks.
Ventura College

Updated June 15, 2016

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