Rose Bowl Readies for Largest Fourth of July Fireworks Show in Southern California

Americafest at the Rose Bowl

AmericaFest’s™ Thousands of Firework Effects with More than a Ton of Explosives Make for the Largest Pyrotechnics Event in Southland and Rose Bowl History

Published : Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 11:03 AM

Extravaganza featuring live motorcycle stunts by TNT Freestyle Motorcross, and a musical performance by the Liverpool Legends honoring the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ classic rock album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”

AmericaFest™, presented by Honda, is a Rose Bowl Stadium tradition celebrating its 91th year as the longest running 4th of July show in California. The Rialto-California based company Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will once again produce the Southland’s largest fireworks show at the Rose Bowl.

Pyro Spectaculars by Souza has been family operated for five generations and has provided fireworks entertainment at the Rose Bowl Stadium for more than 35 years. Known worldwide for extraordinary firework displays, Pyro Spectaculars produces shows for NFL Super Bowls, the Olympic Games and major events throughout the world.

“You really get to be part of a larger-than-life show that transforms the evening sky into a shower of explosive lights and colors,” said Darryl Dunn, Rose Bowl general manager. “This year we have some surprises that will deliver many ‘oohs and ahs’.”

A Family Fun Zone outside the stadium will open in the afternoon and offers food vendors, entertainment, crafts, exhibits and inflatable rides for the kids.

Tickets for AmericaFest™, presented by Honda, are on sale now at Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000 or at and are priced at $15 for general admission and $30 for reserved. Children 5 years and under are admitted free. Event parking is $30 per vehicle at all lots. Members of the active military and three of their family members will also receive free admission by showing a current military identification at Rose Bowl Stadium Gate B on the day of the event at 3:00 p.m.

For more information on AmericaFest™, presented by Honda, visit

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