Get the details on drive-in movies at the Rose Bowl, a virtual Independence Day block party, 4th of July-inspired arts and crafts and more ways to celebrate the red, white and blue this weekend!

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Summer Weekend Drive-In at The Roadium
The Roadium is reviving its classic 1950s drive-in for a one-of-a-kind movie-going experience this summer. Every Friday and Saturday night, guests can enjoy a great film in this throwback retro setting, along with hot food, movie concessions, and more! All the details.


Drive-in at the Park: Malibu
Pack a picnic and get out of the house for a night under the stars with this summer drive-in series at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu. On July 3 and 4, Independence Day will be playing on the big screen. All the details.


Tribeca Films Drive-In at The Rose Bowl
From July 2 through 26, visit the Rose Bowl on Friday, Saturday or Sunday for a classic drive-in experience, hosted by Tribeca Films. Movies will be shown at various times throughout the 4th of July weekend, including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The NeverEnding Story and The Wizard of Oz. All the details.


Grand Park + Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party
The 8th annual Grand Park + Music Center 4th of July Block Partyis going virutal with performances and family fun so Angelenos can celebrate safely. All the details.

94th Virtual AmericaFest Celebration
This 1-hour virtual event will feature celebrations of our United States Veterans and military personnel, messages from the local community thanking first responders, frontline workers and their personal heroes for their work during COVID-19, and a salute to America. All the details.

July 4th with the National Archives
This year, the National Archives will lift the words of the Declaration of Independence off of its well-worn parchment paper and bring them to homes across the country online, while providing a host of educational activities for the whole family. All the details.

Delicious Doodles Drawing Workshop
On Fri., Go Little Tokyo’s 5th Annual Delicious Little Tokyo Live interactive Illustration workshops with artist Lisa Aihara of Ellette Studio for people of all ages at home to learn to draw cute Japanese food and culture inspired illustrations. All the details.

California Center for the Arts Virtual 4th of July Celebration
From crafts with the kiddos to Broadway stars singing your favorite songs to their annual tradition of Marine Band there will be something for everyone! All the details.

–Shannan Rouss