Big Bear’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular & Events
The 4th of July Fireworks Celebration in Big Bear, hosted by the Rotary Club, is rated one of the biggest and best shows in Southern California. The fireworks are shot from a barge off of Pine Knot Marina and views from on and around the lake are stunning. The show starts after sundown, between 8:45 and 9:15 pm.
Best Places to Watch the Fireworks Show:
Also hosted by the Rotary Club is the annual Lakefront Fireworks and BBQ at The Marina Resort next to Pine Knot Marina. It’s a great place to view the show and enjoy food and live entertainment.
Take the Fourth of July to new heights this year at Snow Summit’s fireworks viewing party, featuring on-site catering, live music, and awe-inspiring views of Big Bear’s annual Fireworks Spectacular show.
Enjoy panoramic views of the valley on Snow Summit’s Scenic Sky Chair as you climb to 8,200 feet for an evening of food, fun, and fireworks. The festivities start at 5:30 p.m., with Southern-style BBQ dinner, live music, and free activities like face painting and a bounce house for the kids. Just make sure to bring a chair or blanket for the fireworks show.
Board the Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat at Pine Knot Marina to cruise the lake and watch the fireworks explode right above your head. Dock departure is at 8pm and tour returns to dock upon completion of fireworks show.
View the fireworks from Captain John’s Marina. There will be DJ reggae music, bring your own picnic and BBQs or buy your picnic from Tropical BBQ (Hawaiian BBQ). There is a huge beach so bring your chairs, beach blankets and umbrellas to get your spot early. Admission is free with parking fee.
*No personal fireworks allowed in mountain communities.