Experience Fireworks Produced by the Pros

This photo was taken at a prior Fourth of July  show at Palisades High School.
Photo: Morgan Genser

Pyro Spectaculars by Souza has orchestrated a 20-minute fireworks show that will be fill the skies above the Palisades High School Stadium by the Sea on July 4.

This company is one of the largest fireworks providers in the nation. On the 4th,  Souza will provide more than 400 shows across the nation, including Macy’s 47th annual 4th of July Spectacular, which will be broadcast live on NBC and Peacock.

Jim Souza, the President and CEO, of Pyro Spectaculars by Souza, sent the following information to Palisades resident Rich Wilken, who has headed the logistics of the show here for years.

“To ensure our displays are safe and unforgettable, we have conducted pyrotechnic training seminars in Spokane and in California at Sacramento and Cerritos,” Sousa said. “Hundreds of our licensed pyrotechnicians and their crews underwent this extensive training, fortifying our commitment to safety and the exhilarating firework performance accompanying every 4th of July celebration.

“We look forward to filling the sky with color and excitement,” Sousa wrote. “Let’s come together in unity and revel in the spirit of Independence Day. Here’s to a safe and memorable 4th.”

Tickets are available for the 9 p.m. firework show at PaliHi. They must be purchased in advance. There will be NO ticket sales at the gate. The event does sell out, so people are urged to purchase tickets early (visit: palisades4th.com).


Food Available at the Palisades High School Stadium on the 4th

If a resident is headed to the Palisades High School Stadium for the Fireworks, there will be at least 13 food trucks in the parking lot to choose from. Gates will open to the stadium at 6 p.m. Food trucks will only be accessible to people who enter the facility (with tickets) after the gates open.

  • Babys Badass Burgers (Burgers)
  • Kona Ice (Shaved Ice)
  • Cool Haus (Ice Cream)
  • The Berlin Truck (Sausages/Grilled Cheese)
  • Cousins Maine Lobster (Seafood)
  • The Lime Truck (Mexican)
  • Prince of Venice (Italian)
  • Border Grill (Mexican)
  • Florian (Burgers/Craft Sandwiches)
  • Green Truck (Organic Farm to Table)
  • Wings ‘N Waffles
  • Bakara Grill (Kosher)
  • Stellar Pizza


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