Happy Fourth of July!
It's that time of the year to celebrate the 4th of July! We also know that it can be hard to find a great place to sit and watch fireworks, so below is some great information we pulled together for you and your family!
Turtle Bay Resort at 8:30 p.m.
Gates open at 2 p.m. with live entertainment by Irie Love, Ron Artis II, Ka‘ala Boys and Bayonics. Eat the Street food trucks will be available on the West Lawn from 2-8 p.m. Parking costs $5 per vehicle.
Kailua Beach Park at 8 p.m.
At 6 p.m., the annual Twilight Airshow will be held over Kailua Bay featuring Hank Bruckner and Clint Churchill. At 6:30 p.m., the Marine Corps Marching Band performs.
Magic Island, Ala Moana Regional Park, at 8:30 p.m.
Ala Moana Center’s 24th annual Fourth of July fireworks spectacular will be launched from three separate platforms at Ala Moana Beach Park. The center will also have live entertainment at Centerstage and savings throughout the weekend.
The city will allow limited overnight public access at Ala Moana Regional Park.
Parking options include:
Complimentary valet parking: Ala Moana Center offers free valet parking during mall hours on the Mall Level 2 outside Banana Republic, Morton’s The Steakhouse and Longhi’s Restaurant.
Ala Moana Pacific Center: Ala Moana Pacific Center will be available for free parking after 1 p.m. on July 4. The parking structure is located above Shokudo between Kapiolani Blvd. and Kona Street. Customers can enter via Kona Street behind Shokudo.
The Hawaii Convention Center will also open more than 600 parking stalls on July 4 between 6-10 p.m. The parking entrance is off Kalakaua Avenue. Cost is $10 per vehicle.
Ko Olina Resort at 8:30 p.m.*
Fireworks display provided for resort guests. The public access beach parking closes at sunset and street parking at Ko Olina Resort will be prohibited.
Schofield Barracks at 8:30 p.m.**
Activities begin at 10 a.m. with pony rides, a petting zoo, mechanical bull and surf riding, mini golf and a climbing wall. Live main stage entertainment includes Michelle Branch at 3 p.m. and Collective Soul at 5:05 p.m.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam at 9 p.m.**
Event begins at 3 p.m. at Ward Field and includes a car show, petting zoo, batting cage, trampoline and more, with live performances at 5 p.m. by Dishwalla, 7:30 p.m. by O.A.R., and performances and autograph sessions by Red Bull street bike stunt rider Aaron Colton at 4:30 and 6:45 p.m.
The public will be able to view the fireworks from the Battleship Missouri Memorial’s “Picnic on the Pier” event which begins at 6 p.m. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic gear, food and drinks (no glass bottles or grills permitted) or purchase food and craft beers onsite. Adult $10 presale/$15 door, kids $5 presale/$10 door, table $150 presale only, VIP table $500 pre-sale only. Complimentary round-trip shuttle service will be available to those without base access from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
*Fireworks display provided for resort guests only.
**Open to military personnel and their guests only.
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