4th of July Block Party


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LOS ANGELES! #GO4THDTLA. Grand Park and The Music Center are where to celebrate together with music, food, and an incredible fireworks display launched from the civic center skyline. Grab the best friends, the whole family, and main squeezes and enjoy a bit of togetherness under the beautiful Angeleno sky. **Safety for everyone is número uno. Check back soon for more info on entrances, prohibited items, parking, etc.**


SCHEDULE: Doors open at 2pm. Fireworks show at 9PMl. Event ends at 9:30PM

MUSIC and ARTISTS that call L.A. home:

THE FRONTYARD STAGE (Performance Lawn near Hill St.):

2PM ­– 4PM / Music Man Miles (Miles Tackett) (Breakestra’s own maestro delivers an array of Funk, Soul and Jazz).

4PM – 6PM / Monalisa Murray (DJ) (Hip-Hop, Soul and anything else with a groove)

6PM – 8PM / C-Minus (Fantastik 4our) (West Coast mainstay with a unique approach to fusing Hip-Hop and Rock)

8PM – 9:30PM / DJ Jedi (Legendary Hip-Hop selector takes you up to Fireworks time)

THE BACKYARD STAGE (Event Lawn near City Hall/Spring St.)

YOUR HOST: Mario Hernandez

2PM – 5:30PM / Got Game Sports (Kids games on the lawn)

2PM – 4PM / DJ AkikoLUV (Expert turntable skills and eclectic beats)

4PM – 6PM / Gingee (A global mix of Bass, World Music and Hip-Hop)

6PM – 9:30PM / Sean O (Sean Osborn) (Taking you through the changeovers with a myriad of diverse styles including Disco, House and World Music)

6:30PM – 7:30PM / Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (I.C.Y.O.L.A.) (Standard Orchestral Repertoire and Contemporary Classics)

8:30PM – 9:30PM / Angel City All-Star Brass Band (Todd M. Simon - Trumpeter/Arranger) (20+ Piece horn and percussion banda performing Cumbia, Afrobeat, Jamaican, Soul and More)

9PM / Fireworks go BOOM!


GETTING THROUGH BAG CHECK: All bags will be checked upon entry to event space.


Bags and backpacks measuring larger than standard backpack size (16.75 inches x 13 inches x 8.5 inches), coolers, chairs, outside alcoholic beverages, sealed or open beverage bottles with liquid including water (fountains and water for purchase will be available), selfie sticks, glass, smartboards, projection devices, narcotics, tents, firecrackers, explosives, sparklers, firearms/weapons, identity-covering costumes, confetti cannons, generators, drones, printed signage measuring larger than 8.5 inches b x 11 inches, props, flag poles, handheld umbrellas and sticks, public intoxication, rollerblading, skateboarding, smoking, vaping, unauthorized vending, unleashed animals, smart boarding, outside solicitation, staking objects to ground, drone operation, amplified noise and bicycles (bicycles may be parked outside of event at 2nd and Hill streets).

ITEMS ALLOWED: Snacks, food, sealed juice boxes, small bags, strollers, empty reusable non-glass water containers.



PICNICS/OUTSIDE FOOD is welcome in totes and backpacks – NO COOLERS. SIZE OF BAGS AND BACKPACKS/TOTES must be standard backpack size or smaller (16.75 inches x 13 inches x 8.5 inches). NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES including juice and soda (sealed juice boxes are the only exception). ONLY EMPTY (non glass) WATER BOTTLES allowed. PARK WATER FOUNTAINS and WATER FOR PURCHASE BOOTHS will be available in the event space. FOOD VENDORS BOOTHS will be available throughout event space. This is and alcohol-free event, NO ALCOHOL permitted.


STREET CLOSURE & PARKING INFO: Details on scheduled event street closures recommended parking can be viewed on the map below or in the 4th of July Block Party Community Letter.

Map: http://bit.ly/4thclosures
Community Letter: http://bit.ly/GPcommunityletter

Note: The Music Center lot (Lot 14) will not be accessible after 8PM through approx. 10PM. Lot 10 underneath Grand Park will not be accessible due to street closures.


FOOD FOR SALE: Food vendors will be onsite. (More updates to follow)


BIKE PARKING: Bike valet available at 2nd and Hill St. FREE

METRO RECOMMENDATION: Take Metro Red/Purple lines to CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION (use 1st St exit; Temple St exit is only open for ADA/elevator access). Gold Line to UNION STATION or LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION, then 7-12 min walk towards The Music Center.


Information subject to change


Grand Park is an LA County park powered by The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles.

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