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Fourth of July in Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades' two-hour Fourth of July parade is the centerpiece of the coastal enclave's rapturous celebration of Independence Day. But the parade isn't the only thing going on: Over the years, organizers have added morning 5K and 10K runs, a VIP luncheon, a rock concert featuring marquee artists who live in the community, a home decorating contest and, of course, a fireworks finale. Read more: Pacific Palisades' July 4th parade has small-town feel, star appeal