Your Neighbor in Real Estate: Fourth of July in Ventura County

Fourth of July in Ventura County

Fourth of July in Ventura CountyVentura County 4th of July Fireworks

No need to do your own fireworks, and besides it is dangerous for you, the kids and the brush. You are invited to any of these fine fireworks shows held in Ventura County!


The annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Camarillo High School is set to start at 4 p.m. with musical entertainment, kids activities, food for sale, etc. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Only $2 admission with kids 5 and under free.

The city is also hosting free swimming at the Pleasant Valley Aquatic Center, 1030 Temple Avenue, from noon to 3 p.m. on the 4th!

Oxnard/Channel Islands Harbor

The 14th Annual Fireworks by the Sea is all day long, from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4th at the Channel Islands Harbor, The day includes food, exhibits, live entertainment, kids' activities, Artists' Market, Live Music, Food Booths, Water Taxi Rides, Face Painting, Gigantic Inflatable Fun Zone, Rock Climbing Wall, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides and Farmers Market.  Fireworks start at 9 p.m.The day also features the 14thVentura County 4th of July Fireworks Annual 4th of July Parade at 10:30am! Great FUN!

Parade begins at 10:30 AM

The parade route is Harbor Boulevard from Albacore to Cabezone Circle (staging is at parking lot south of  Channel Islands Yacht Club). The parade is open to all patriotic entries. Kids, decorate your bikes, scooters, skates & boards. Parents oil the strollers and shine the wagons. Grandparents tune up the old Model-T & plug in the golf carts. Musicians tune your instruments & patriots wave your flags; everyone is welcome! Judging categories include: Individual, Small Group, Large Group, Motorized Vehicle(s): classic cars, fire trucks, golf carts, etc., Musical: bands, individual musicians, etc., Equestrian and Floats For information or entry visit

Also the Channel Islands 4th of July 5K & 10K races on 4th of July at Hollywood Beach/Oxnard State Beach Park.


The City of Ventura 4th of July Street Festival and 36th Annual Pushem-Pullem Parade attracts up to 50,000 people, with the parade starting at 10:30am., followed by nine blocks of Main Street and several side streets filled with 300 artisans, food booths, nonprofit organization displays and four stages of continuous live entertainment. Official Street Fair start time is 10:00am. until 5:00pm. Free events to the public and free shuttle service the event from the Ventura County Government Center. Call 805.654.7749 for more information.

Ventura's 4th of July Fireworks Show and Family Festival at Ventura College Athletic Field, 4667 Telegraph Road, featuring fun activities for the whole family (food, games and contests) and performances by Dennis Johnson and Men on the Moon. Gates open at 5 p.m., Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. Please no pets, glass or alcohol. $6 adults, $4 kids, $25 family 6 pack advance purchase ($8/$6/$35 at the gate).

The Museum of Ventura County is offering reduced admission to the public and free entry to active military on the 4th of July. Enjoy the summer exhibition "Splash!"


The Ojai Independence Day Parade will take place on July 4th  in downtown Ojai at 10 a.m. At 5 p.m., Nordhoff Community Stadium opens its doors for a flag ceremony, food booths, games and rides, entertainment and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Other events include a spaghetti dinner on July 2 and tri-tip dinner on July 3, as well as free U.S. Air Force Band concert at 6 p.m.


The Fillmore Chili Cook-Off and Car Show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4th and the City of Fillmore fireworks show starts around 9:15 p.m.

Fillmore & Western offers 1 hour train ride all day, then a special Firecracker Train that boards at 6 p.m., serves a delicious BBQ dinner, then stops on the tracks for a great view of the City of Fillmore Fireworks show.

Santa Paula

The Santa Paula Rotary is indeed planning for 4th of July fireworks! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and patriotism to Harding Park, 1300 E. Harvard Blvd.

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Comment balloon 7 commentsSandy Acevedo • June 29 2011 06:42PM


Wow!  These are fun pictures.  Thank you for sharing.  This is a great year to go out and celebrate our country's heritage and those who helped give it to us.  Thanks!

Posted by Michael Kitsch (Coldwell Banker) over 7 years ago

What a great way to spend the 4th of July - games, good food, live music and fireworks - what's not to love!

Posted by Kristine Ginsberg, NJ Home Stager (Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC) over 7 years ago

Hi Cheryl, Yes you're right, and don't forget the BBQ too!

Hi Kristine, It does sound like a good time to me too!


Posted by Sandy Acevedo, RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale (951-290-8588) over 7 years ago

Sandi - It sounds like 4th of July in Ventura county is going to be a lot of fun.

Posted by Michelle Gibson, REALTOR (Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. ) over 7 years ago

Hi Michelle, I bet Florida does pretty well too! Have a good 4th.

Posted by Sandy Acevedo, RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale (951-290-8588) over 7 years ago

Sandi, this is an excellent hyperlocal post detailing 4th of July events in your area...have a happy and safe weekend! :)


Posted by Bob & Leilani Souza, Greater Sacramento Area Homes, Land & Investments (Souza Realty 916.408.5500) over 7 years ago

Sandi, there are many choices for families celebrating 4th of July in and around Ventura County, great list!

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) over 7 years ago