Celebrate our nation’s independence at Fairplex on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, for our 32nd annual fireworks spectacular, “Red, White and BOOM!”

Pit Party

5 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Mingle with riders and get their autographs
  • Take a picture with the riders in front of an actual Monster Truck that will be participating in the show!
  • Purchase motorsports memorabilia


Monster Truck Rides

5 - 7:30 p.m.

  • For only $10, you can take a ride-of-a-lifetime in our Zombie Tracker Monster Truck Ride! Ride around the track in the back of a real Monster Truck!


KABOOM! Book Drive

5 - 9 p.m.

Fairplex will give one free LA County Fair weekday ticket to KABOOM! guests donating three or more books. Please bring your donations to the main entrance, 5 to 9 p.m. Accepting donations of bilingual and children's books; must be new or gently used.

Honor Guard and National Anthem

7:50 p.m.

Stand proud while we welcome the California State Honor Guard as we honor the many men and women who fight for our freedom every day, and join in as Auburn Road belts out their heartfelt rendition of our nation’s Star Spangled Banner.


8 - 9 p.m.

  • The show begins with an exciting professional Metal Mulisha/Fitz Army Freestyle Motocross performance. Watch in amazement as the riders launch off a ramp and soar through the air while executing heart stopping tricks including super mans, rock solids, and backflips.
  • Then, our Monster Trucks will participate in a wheelie contest to determine the best truck on two wheels.
  • Next up is the Quad Wars. 10 participants are split into two teams and compete against each other in a fight to the finish. Which team will you be rooting for in this grudge match?
  • Finally, it’s the Monster Truck Freestyle competition. Cheer on your favorite truck as they take turns on the track to perform cyclones, wheelies and big air jumps, bringing the crowd to their feet with each of their thrilling maneuvers, culminating in the announcement of the Monster Truck winner. The grand finale features a Monster Truck backflip – yep, you read that right! With a firework burst going off in the background, one of the amazing Monster Trucks will attempt a full backflip right before your very eyes! It’s a remarkable stunt you won’t want to miss!


9:15 - 9:45 p.m.

It’s time for the best fireworks show in Southern California to ignite the night! Sit back, relax and enjoy the amazing firework display as the night sky explodes in choreographed color to today’s popular music and traditional patriotic favorites. It’s a “Red, White and BOOM!” Independence Day celebration you won’t soon forget!

Buffet Menu


  • Horseradish-Chive Devilled Eggs
  • Chefs Summer Chopped Salad - romaine hearts, iceberg lettuce, diced ham and smoked turkey, jack and cheddar cheese, shredded carrot and red cabbage, sides of buttermilk ranch and balsamic dressing
  • Fresh Watermelon Salad - diced watermelon, fresh mint, feta cheese, red chili flake, fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Fresh Baked Honey Butter Corn Bread
  • Sweet Hawaiian Dinner Rolls


  • Brown Sugar Smoked Bacon Baked Beans
  • Five Cheese Mac and Cheese, smoked cure 81 ham, parmesan cheese/panko crust
  • Cotija Cheese and Red Chili Dusted Fresh Corn on the Cob


  • Sixteen Hour White Oak Smoked Brisket
  • Smoked Pork Shoulder - dressed with sweet and spicy carolina mop sauce
  • Grilled Airline Chicken Breast - sides of spicy bbq sauce and fresh mango relish


  • Chefs Assorted Dessert Bar - cupcakes, brownies, cookies, fresh pies, gourmet cakes

Featured Trucks and Riders

Monster Trucks

  • Bounty Hunter
  • Obsessed
  • Playing For Keeps
  • Obsession
  • Enforcer
  • Survivor

Freestyle Motorcross Riders

  • Jimmy Fitzpatrick
  • Destin Cantrel
  • Garett Ahlf
  • Cal Vallone

*Times and entertainment subject to change.


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