The Best Spots to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Greater Palm Springs

Gear up for a Weekend of Fireworks, Live Music, Sunshine and Snow Cones!

So you’re spending the Fourth of July in Palm Springs but have no idea what to do or where to celebrate? Well, fret no longer because we’ve got you covered! From family picnics in the park to snacking on delicious treats from food vendors, these Independence Day events in Palm Springs are a great way to amp up this summer holiday. Experience fireworks in Palm Springs with the family and watch the night light up! These six events prove you don’t need to be near the beach to have an epic Independence Day. Palm Springs 4th of July

Palm Springs 4th of July

1 | City of Coachella’s Independence Day Celebration

Kick off your weekend festivities on July 2 at this Independence Day celebration hosted by the City of Coachella! Starting at 6 p.m., enjoy a night filled with music, various food and drink vendors, carnival games, activities for the kids to enjoy and more in the heart of Bagdouma Park. Seal the jam-packed evening by watching a fireworks extravaganza, which starts promptly at 9 p.m.!

Location: Coachella

2 | Palm Desert Independence Day Fireworks Display

For those in Palm Desert, the city’s 70-acre Civic Center Park is hosting a Fourth of July celebration that you won’t want to miss! Bring your family, blankets and chairs to enjoy an evening filled with delicious grub and flashy fireworks. The fun will take place on July 4 from 8:30-9:30 p.m. and will include a 20-minute-long fireworks display synced to patriotic music that will be simulcast on two local radio stations. This event is completely free and is the perfect way to end your holiday!

Location: Palm Desert

3 | Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa’s 7th Annual Fireworks Spectacular

Join Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage in celebrating Independence Day at their 7th Annual Fireworks Spectacular! Enjoy the display that begins July 4 at 9 p.m. and watch the night brighten and glow with colors synchronized to music! This will feature live DJ entertainment starting at 7 p.m. and is a “drive-in” theme that allows families to enjoy the display from in and around their cars. Be sure to arrive early and bring your own chairs, blankets and snacks. Those who are 21 and older will be able to enter T-shirt giveaways, table game drawings and more!

Location: Rancho Mirage 

4 | Independence Day Celebration at Coachella Crossroads

On Saturday, July 3, Spotlight 29 Casino and Coachella Crossroads will be celebrating Independence Day with live music, hot-air balloon rides, food, fireworks and giveaways! Coachella Crossroads is a 50-acre outdoor entertainment complex located next to Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella that offers ample space to play and celebrate. So gather the family and join in on this Fourth of July celebration—it’s free!

Location: Coachella

5 | Fourth of July at the Historic O’Donnell House

Join AAP – Food Samaritans in celebrating the Fourth of July at the historic O’Donnell House in Palm Springs. This event begins at 7:30 p.m. on July 4 and attendees will enjoy a traditional Americana meal catered by the swanky Eight4Nine Restaurant’s co-owner, Willie Rhein. After dinner, a dazzling Palm Springs Fourth of July laser show will take place! This event costs $200 per person and includes cocktails, dinner, entertainment and convenient valet parking.

Location: Palm Springs

6 | Fourth of July Water Palooza

In search of some family fun? Head to Victoria Park in Palm Springs for some family-friendly shenanigans! This free event is open to the public and will feature music, water games, free hot dogs and snow cones. Let the kids run around from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as you soak up the sunshine—don’t forget your swimsuit!

Location: Palm Springs

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