2012 UPDATED INFORMATION ON 4TH OF JULY HUNTINGTON
FIREWORKS STANDS July 1-3, 2012 Noon - 10
p.m.; July 4, 10a-8p
Beach and Atlanta (Big Lots)
Magnolia and Atlanta (Vons)
Bolsa Chica and Heil (Albertsons)
Springdale and Edinger (Vons)
Beach and Terry (Marshalls)
Beach and Talbert (Walmart)
Beach and Newman
Newland and Warner
Brookhurst and Adams (Ralphs)
Golden West and Warner
Sold at HB City Hall, Community Services, 2000 Main
Street, 5th Floor through July 3 and at the Bannister &
Associates booth on Pier Plaza July 1, 2, 3, 4.
- Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast in Lake Park - $5, pay on
- Lake Park Parade Bleacher Seating - $15 pre, $20 day
- Fireworks Over The Ocean pier seating - $10, or free
- Official 4th of July Merchandise is on sale at all 4
Albertsons stores in HB through July 2nd AND at the
Merchandise booth at Pier Plaza Festival through July
- Pier Plaza Festival - HB Pier - 10 am - 9 pm, July 1,
2, 3, 4
- Pancake Breakfast in Lake Park, Main and 11th Streets
- 6:30 am - 11 am, July 4
- Surf City 5K Run and Fitness Expo - Main and 17th - 7
am - 12 Noon, July 4
- 108th Annual Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade - 10
- 12 Noon
- Fireworks Over the Ocean - HB Pier, 9 -10 p.m., July 4
4th of JULY PARADE GRAND MARSHALS AND GUESTS:
Parade Grand Marshal - Patrick Warburton
Community Grand Marshal - Father Christian Mondor
Military Grand Marshal Lt. General Ellen M.
Sports Grand Marshal - Peter PT Townend
Teen Grand Marshal - Jake Short
Celebrity Guest - Gary Bryan
Celebrity Guest - Tim Conway Jr.
Celebrity Guests Darrell Sheets and Brandon Sheets
Military Guest - Captain James D. Jenkins
STAKING OUT PARADE VIEWING AREA, STREET CLOSURES AND
Staking out an area to see the Parade: Staking out areas
for the purpose of obtaining a viewing location for the
Fourth of July Parade may not occur prior to 7 AM on
Tuesday, July 3.
Streets Closures and Detours: The 4th of July parade
route will require the closure of PCH from Goldenwest
St. to Beach Blvd. starting at 5:00 AM on Wednesday,
July 4. The parade will begin at PCH and 8th, going east
to Main St. where it will proceed up Main St., at
The parade begins at 10:00 AM and lasts approximately
two hours. Staging areas will take place on PCH and
portions of Walnut, Olive, 8th, and 9th Sts.
Through traffic on PCH will be detoured at Goldenwest
St. and also Beach Blvd. north to Garfield Ave. PCH will
be open to traffic no later than 2:00 PM. Vehicles
coming into the downtown area from Goldenwest should
enter at Palm or Orange.
Pacific View will be open for access to the Hyatt and
Hilton hotels. Twin Dolphin will be closed from 5:00 AM
until no later than 2:00 PM. Following the parade,
additional activities in the downtown area on Main
between PCH and Olive require the first two blocks of
Main to remain closed until after the fireworks have
concluded, at approximately 10 pm.
The Pier will be partially closed to the public all day
and completely closed except for VIP seating ticket
holders at 5:00 PM. Fireworks will be launched from the
end of the Pier. The fireworks begin at 9:00 PM. PCH
will be closed from Goldenwest St. to Beach Blvd. from
7:00 PM. until traffic has dispersed after the fireworks
show, estimated to be 11:00 PM. Huntington St. will be
closed to through traffic between Atlanta Ave. and PCH.
Parking: Parking at the downtown Main Promenade Parking
Structure will be a flat fee of $27 all day (cash only,
collected at entry).
No customer validations will be honored. Yearly and
monthly pass holders will not be charged, but parking is
City beach parking is only accessible at Beach Blvd.
Gates open at 5:00 AM on July 4. City Beach Parking Lot,
$25 per space. Space must be occupied by vehicle.
When Henry E. Huntington's newest electric train arrived
in town, the city celebrated with a parade and a new
name, Huntington Beach. Ever since that time the city
has pulled together to celebrate and enjoy an
old-fashioned experience that highlights the community
spirit enjoyed on this West Coast beach city of 200,000.
The parade begins around 10 a.m. and usually ends around
noon. It begins near Main Street and Pacific Coast
Highway and travels along Main Street to Garfield
Street. Brings sunscreens, some water and your spirit to
wave, hoot, holler and celebrate America's Independence
JULY 4th EVENTS
Pancake Breakfast in Lake
Park - 11th & Main 6 a.m.
to 10 a.m.
Surf City 5K Run & Fitness
Expo - Worthy Park, 17th &
Main 6 a.m. to Noon
4th of July Parade - Main
Street 10 a.m. to 12:30
Pier Plaza Entertainment -
Main and Pacific Coast Hwy. 1
p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fireworks Extravaganza -
Huntington Beach Pier - 9
p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Pier Plaza Fun Expo - Main &
Pacific Coast Hwy. 12:30 p.m. to
The 4th of July parade route requires the closure of PCH from Golden West St. to
Beach Blvd. starting at 5 AM
on July 4. The parade
will enter onto PCH at 8th
Street, going from 8th to Main
Street where it will proceed up
Main through the downtown and
residential areas, ending just
past Yorktown. The parade begins
at 10 AM and lasts
approximately two hours.
Staging areas will take place in
the downtown area and include
portions of Walnut Ave., Olive
Ave., Orange Ave., Pecan Ave.,
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th
Following the parade, there is a children's fair in the
downtown area on Main Street
between PCH and Olive Ave. The
first two blocks of Main Street
will remain closed until after
the fireworks have concluded.
The Huntington Beach Pier
closed to the public all day and
completely closed at 5 PM.
Fireworks are launched from
the end of the Pier. The
fireworks start at 9 PM. PCH is closed from
Golden West Street to Beach
Blvd. from 7 PM until traffic
has dispersed, estimated to be
around 11 PM. Huntington
Street is closed to through
traffic between Atlanta and PCH.
4th of July
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Beach 4th of July Street Closures
Through traffic on PCH
detoured at Golden West St. and
Beach Blvd. up to Garfield Ave. PCH
is completely open to
traffic no later than 2 PM.
Residents and guests coming into
the downtown off of Goldenwest
St. should enter at Palm or
Orange Ave. Beach parking may be
accessed at Beach Blvd.
Pacific View is open for
access to the Hyatt and Hilton.
Twin Dolphin is closed from
6 AM until no later than 2