July 4th Weekend Things To Do with LA Kids: Red, White, and Kaboom!

Families can splash around, picnic, and enjoy Fourth of July festivities at Grand Park + The Music Center’s annual July 4th Block Party. Photo courtesy of Grand Park/The Music Center
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The upcoming holiday is all about the red, white, boom. We have fireworks up and down the Southland. Fireworks with a concertFireworks c'est chicFireworks with skydiversFireworks with baseball. Fireworks with soccer. Fireworks fireworks fireworksA parade. Fireworks. Legoland, Knott's Berry Farm, and Disneyland all have fireworks, and this year, so does Universal.

But the fireworks are mostly a Thursday thing (unless you want them Wednesday  Or Friday. Or most of the weekend.  ). So what will you do with the rest of the weekend? What. Will. You. Do????


I laugh because, hello, Mommy Poppins: our job is to give you the scoop on totally fun times with kids! Things like superheroes and dogs and men on the moonFree Shakespearefree moviesfree craftsfree concerts, and, what's that? Kaboom, baby! Fireworks 'til we can't firework no more. Independence Day, mamas!

Keep reading for some of our most patriotic picks for this weekend ....