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4th of July Fireworks Around San Diego County

Light fuse, get away! Use under adult supervision.

Thanks to our friends at SanDiego.org for a comprehensive list of fireworks displays and celebrations going on around San Diego County!

For more Fourth of July fun, click here for the Events Calendar at SanDiego.org!

Do you know of other shows or neighborhood events we missed?  Let us know with your comments below.

Of course, all fireworks displays and events are subject to change or cancellation. 
 


San Diego

  • Annual Big Bay Boom July 4 Fireworks Show
    Location: Multiple Locations along San Diego Bay
    Time: 9:00 PM
    Take in the largest display in the county, with fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around North San Diego Bay, they can be seen from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero area and Seaport Village/Coronado Landing. Just find a place along the bay and you will not be disappointed.
     
  • Sea to Shining Sea 4th of July Firework
    Location:
     SeaWorld San Diego - 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
    Time: Fireworks at 10:10 PM
    SeaWorld San Diego is excited to light up the sky with an amazing fireworks extravaganza to celebrate the 4th of July.
     
  • Ocean Beach
    Location: Ocean Beach Pier at the end of Newport Ave.
    Time: 9:00 PM
    Spend the day picnicking, swimming in the ocean, walking and playing in the sand and shopping along Newport Ave. Then bundle up as the sun sets and pull up a blanket for a really spectacular fireworks show launched from the OB Pier.
     
  • Old Town 4th of July
    Location: Old Town State Historic Park
    Time: 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego recreate an old fashioned Independence Day celebrated on the frontier. (no fireworks)


Coronado

  • 4th of July Celebration in Coronado
    Location:
     Various Locations on Coronado
    Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Celebrate the 4th of July in the Crown City with a parade down Orange Avenue at 10:00 AM, a concert in Spreckels Park at 4:00 PM and fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9:00 PM.
     

North County Coastal

  • San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration
    Location:
     Del Mar Fairgrounds - 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
    Date: July 4, 2014
    Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
    Start off the day at the Fair with a patriotic opening ceremony at 9:30 AM, then enjoy the Hometown Heroes Parade at 7:00 PM, a concert provided by the Navy Band Southwest followed by a spectacular fireworks display.
     
  • Red, White and BOOM!
    Location:
     LEGOLAND California - One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
    Time: Fireworks at 8:30 PM
    Take the whole family and spend the day enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions along with some all-American picnic games like burlap races and water-balloon tosses and then top it off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display set to patriotic music.
     
  • Oceanside's Independence Day Parade
    Location: North on N Coast Hwy 101 from Wisconsin Ave to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall)
    Date: June 28, 2014
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more. The theme this year is "The Spirit of Freedom." (no fireworks)
     
  • Oceanside Fireworks Show
    Location: El Corazon Site at Rancho Del Oro Road
    Date: July 3, 2014
    Time: 6:00 to 10:00 PM
    Bring a beach chair and enjoy Oceanside Fireworks Show with music by El Camino High School and Oceanside High School bands along with bites from amazing food trucks.
     
  • Camp Pendelton Beach Bash
    Location: Del Mar Beach on Camp Pendelton
    Date: July 4, 2014
    Military members and their families enjoy an explosive fireworks show, live bands, a video tribute, sun, surf, patriotism and Esprit de Corps all in one day at the 4th of July Beach Bash!
     


North County Inland

  • Independence Day Celebration
    Location:
     Grape Day Park, 321 North Broadway, Escondido
    Time: Starts at 4:00 PM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
    Pack a picnic, and grab a blanket to enjoy an afternoon full of music, food, kid-friendly activities, contests and fireworks with the 1st Marine Division Band.
     
  • Grand Tradition July 4th
    Location:
     Grand Tradition, 1602 South Mission Road, Fallbrook
    Time: Starts at 4:00 PM, Fireworks at 8:45 PM
    Enjoy a day of live entertainment, dancing, kid friendly activities, Quack-Up Suck Race, Rubber Raft Regatta, food and drink, and fireworks! Tickets include admission and tickets which can be used for food, beverages and activities.
     
  • Mira Mesa Fourth of July Celebration
    Location:
     Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa Boulevard and New Salem Street, Mira Mesa
    Time: Fireworks at 9:00 PM
    Come early for the parade and family friendly activities and stay late for the fireworks.
     
  • An Old Fashioned Fourth of July and Fireworks
    Location:
     Poway High School Stadium, 15500 Espola Road, Poway
    Time: 7:00 to 10:00 PM
    Following the Poway Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Old Poway Park (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM), head to Poway High School for music, more food, glow sticks and fireworks.
     
  • Rancho Bernardo's The Spirit of the Fourth
    Location: Webb Park
    Time: 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM
    It's a whole day of fun in Rancho Bernardo with a pancake breakfast; a festival with food, music and games; a parade; and fireworks!
     
  • Rancho Santa Fe's 33rd Annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic
    Location:
     16948 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Pack a few blankets and chairs for a free patriotic parade followed by a concert performed by the Coastal Communities Concert Band. (no fireworks)
     
  • San Marcos 4th of July Celebration
    Location:
     Bradley Park, Rancho Sante Fe Road and Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos
    Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
    Carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks!
     
  • Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade and Festival
    Location:
     Scripps Ranch Hoyt Park (Festival)
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    After the community parade, enjoy fun, food, music and games at the free festival. (no fireworks)
     
  • Independence Day Celebration: Honor our Heroes, Celebrate our Freedom
    Location:
     Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista
    Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM
    Celebrate Independence Day Vista Style with live music, the Light up the Night Dinner and fireworks.
     


East County

  • El Cajon 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks
    Location:
     Kennedy Park - 1675 East Madison Avenue
    Time: 12:00 to 10:00 PM
    Enjoy a picnic in sunny San Diego East County and stay for a spectacular fireworks show.
     
  • Julian 4th of July Parade
    Location: Along Main Street from Julian High School to Frank Lane Park
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Julian presents a homegrown event that celebrates the town's gold rush era history, the dedication of veterans and active duty military who serve our country, and local residents who cherish the special qualities of the little town tucked into the Cuyamaca Mountains east of San Diego.
     
  • Ramona Rotary Community Fireworks and Family Picnic
    Location:
     Olive Pierce Middle School - 1521 Hanson Lane, Ramona
    Time: 5:30 to 10:00 PM
    Join the Romana Kiwanis and Rotary clubs for food, fun and fireworks.
     
  • Santee Salutes
    Location:
     Town Center Community Park East, 550 Park Center Drive, Santee
    Time: 3:30 to 9:30 PM
    Rock out with 80z All Stars playing hits from the 80s, a patriotic ceremony by the HMH-462 Color Guard, inflatable zone, food trucks and fireworks.
     


South Bay

  • Independence Day at the Border
    Location:
     Larsen Field - 4061 Camino de la Plaza, San Ysidro, CA 92173
    Date: June 28, 2014
    Time: 3:00 to 4:00 PM
    Come and enjoy an Independence Day Celebration in San Ysidro complete with family activities, live music, drinks, food and fireworks!
     
  • National City's 4th of July Carnival
    Location:
     Kimball Park - D Ave & E 12th St, National City, CA 91950
    Dates: July 2-6, 2014
    The National City Host Lions Club invite you to celebrate the 4th of July with a weekend long carnival complete with rides, games, food, fun and fireworks on the 4th of July at 9:00 PM!

     

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