20+ Bay Area Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

The Fourth of July is almost here, and you don’t want to miss any of these spectacular fireworks displays. Here’s how you can catch the show from practically anywhere in the Gulf.

Spectacular Fireworks at the Alameda County Fair: 9:30 p.m. July 1, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton. Enjoy the fireworks on the Friday before the big day, with the best view at the Stella Artois Grandstand to be seen from anywhere in the fairgrounds. The show will begin after the performance of the concert. Free with admission. annual.alamedacountyfair.com/

Pleasant Hill Fourth of July Celebrations: 7:45 am to 9:30 pm 4th of July, Pleasant Hill. Celebrate the fourth day with a 5k run of firecrackers in the morning, followed by a parade through town, a party in the park, a decorating contest and a grand fireworks show culminating in a grand fireworks show. free. phjuly4.com/

Foster City Fourth of July Celebrations: On July 4th from 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m., Leo J. Ryan Park, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Enjoy games, food, entertainment, a family and dog parade, and fireworks. free. fostercity.org/

Fourth of July Celebrations in the Water: 4th of July from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., in the water. This 4th of July celebration in Ralston Park is free to the public with a concert and fireworks at the Castle Air Base Parade Ground. $10 per car. atwater4thofjuly.org/

Sonoma’s Hometown 4th of July Celebration: Sonoma Venue from July 4th at 10am. The Fourth of July parade begins at 10 a.m., rotating around the city’s historic plaza. Afterwards, enjoy the old-fashioned festival with food, drink and game booths. In the evening, keep your eyes on the grounds of General Vallejo for a spectacular fireworks show. free. sonomavolunteerfirefighters.org/

Lakeport Fourth of July Street Fair: July 4th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Library Park, 200 Park St., Lakeport. Celebrate the holiday with a street fair featuring craft vendors, food vendors and a beer booth, then set off fireworks in the evening. free. lakeportmainstreet.com/

Redwood City Fourth of July Festival: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. July 4, 2200 Broadway St.,
Redwood City. Enjoy a Fourth of July parade beginning at 10 a.m. followed by an arts and crafts festival on Courthouse Square, and end the day with a spectacular fireworks display over Redwood City’s harbor beginning at 9:30 a.m. free. redwoodcitydowntown.com/

Moraga Fourth of July Celebrations: July 4th from 11am to 10pm, Moraga Commons Park, 1425 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga. Fourth of July celebrations include community activities throughout the day, culminating with a concert at 7 p.m., followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. moraga.ca.us/

Suisun City Fourth of July Celebration: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. July 4, Harbor Plaza, 558 Solano St., Suisun City. The Suisun City festivities return at 9:15 a.m. this year with food and retailers, carnival rides, live music and a fireworks show. free. FestivalNet: bit.ly/3tHldU5

Benicia Fourth of July Picnic in the Park and Fireworks: July 4, Benicia, from 12 noon to 9 pm. Indulge in the fun at Benicia’s City Park, which will be filled with arts and crafts booths, food stalls, live entertainment, and children’s activities. Fireworks begin at the foot of First Street at around 9 p.m. free. ci.benicia.ca.us/

Fourth of July in American Valley: 3 to 10 p.m. July 4, American Valley. Enjoy a patriotic parade and a concert in the park, and end with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:30. free. Cityofamericancanyon.org

Morgan Hill Freedom Fest Fireworks on the Green: 4 to 11 p.m. July 4, 15880 La Port Court, Morgan Hill. Join the Arena on the Green festivities at the Morgan Hill Freedom Fest Fireworks. free. Facebook event: bit.ly/39rByFv

Milpitas Red, White and Boom! Concerts and Fireworks: July 4th from 6 to 9 pm, Milpitas Sports Center, 1325 E Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas. Join the holiday festivities and enjoy food trucks, live music, and fun activities like a climbing wall and a game truck before an evening of spectacular fireworks. $6. milpitas.gov/

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with Santa Rosa Symphony: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 4th, Vail Hall, 1801 E Kotaty Ave., Rohnert Park. The biggest fireworks display in Sonoma County kicks off with a bang. The Transcendence Theater Company and Santa Rosa Symphony present evening show tunes and patriotic classics followed by a spectacular post-concert firework show at this family-friendly celebration. $30-60. sonoma.edu/

Concorde Fourth of July Fireworks: July 4th at 9 p.m., Mount Diablo High School, 2450 Grant St., Concord. This family-friendly celebration in the green includes fireworks over Mount Diablo High School. free. concordjuly4th.coml

Fourth of July Fireworks in Healdsburg: July 4 at 9 p.m., Healdsburg High School, 1024 Prince Ave., Healdsburg. Enjoy fireworks, lighting, special effects and an epic grand finale. free. Healdsbergfireworks.org/

Vallejo Fireworks on the Waterfront: 9:15 a.m. July 4, Barbara Condillis Waterfront Park, 301 Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Enjoy spectacular fireworks ashore with explosives fired from a barge in the middle of the channel. free. artvallejo.org/

Gilroy’s Annual Fireworks Show: 9:30 p.m. July 4, Gilroy. Enjoy the fireworks show at Gilroy High School, 750 W. 10th St., which can be seen from the nearby neighborhood and Christmas Hill Park. free. cityofgilroy.org/

Fourth of July Celebrations at Pier 39: 9:30 p.m. July 4, Pier 39, The Embarcadero, San Francisco. Pier 39 hosts one of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the city with a day of live music, barbecue, entertainment and family-friendly activities and an impressive fireworks show that begins at approximately 9:30 p.m. free. CrawlSF: bit.ly/3Hv3u7V

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