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25+ Bay Area Fourth of July fireworks displays for 2024

The Fourth is upon us, and you won’t want to miss out on any of these spectacular fireworks (or drone) displays. Here is how you can catch the show from practically anywhere in the Bay!
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‘Sounds of Summer’ can be heard all over Los Gatos Entertainment | Los Gatos Farmers Market hosts annual zucchini car race Fireworks by San Jose Giants: July 3-4, San Jose. This year, the San Jose Giants will celebrate Fourth of July with two days of spectacular pyrotechnic displays. The fireworks will go off after the Giants game on July 3 and the Matt Stell concert on July 4. For the July 4 show, sections of Alma Avenue will be closed so people can watch without having to buy a ticket.
Morgan Hill Freedom Fest Fireworks: July 3-4, Morgan Hill. A Morgan Hill tradition dating back to 1876, this annual Fourth of July festival will feature a Patriotic Sing and Family Music Fest on July 3, plus a freedom run, car cruise, parade and festival featuring live music and 9:30 p.m. fireworks on July 4. Free admission. tinyurl.com/MorganFourth
Fireworks at the Marin County Fair: 9:30 p.m. July 3-7, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. The Marin County Fair will host nightly fireworks shot from three barges over the lagoon in a low-level, choreographed extravaganza of music, rockets, Roman candles, comets, meteoric showers and spectacular bursting cascades — all reflected in the water below. Free with fair admission. marinfair.org/fireworks-2/
Atwater Fourth of July Celebration: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Atwater. Celebrate the Fourth with a Run for Independence, a parade through the Merced County city of Atwater, a festival at Ralston Park, and a concert and fireworks show at Castle Air Base Parade Grounds. Free festival admission, $5-$15 concert and fireworks admission. atwater4thofjuly.org/
Pleasant Hill Fourth of July Celebration: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 4, Pleasant Hill. Celebrate the Fourth with a 5K run, a parade and a celebration in Pleasant Hill Park featuring live music, food and fun activities. The fireworks viewing party will take place at 9 p.m. at College Park High. Grab a blanket, round up your loved ones and enjoy the show. Free admission. phjuly4.com/
Martinez Fourth of July Celebration: 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 4, Martinez. Start the Fourth of July in Martinez with a flag-raising ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Building. Then paint Main Street red, white, and blue as more than 40 spirited entries march down the heart of downtown with a dazzling display of community pride and celebration. Finally, stick around for a fabulous fireworks show starting at 9 p.m. at the Martinez Marina. Free admission. cityofmartinez.org/home
Concord Fourth of July Celebration: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 4, Concord. Celebrate the Fourth in Concord with a 5K run, a pancake breakfast and a parade at Todos Santos Plaza. Then, enjoy a festival featuring a kids carnival, food, vendors booths, a local artist exhibit and a 9:30 p.m. fireworks show at Mt. Diablo High School. Free admission. concordjuly4th.com/
Redwood City Fourth of July Celebration: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 4, Redwood City. Enjoy a Fourth of July pancake breakfast, a parade through downtown and a festival along Broadway featuring food, drinks, arts and crafts and live entertainment. Stay for the 9:30 p.m. fireworks show launched from over the port and visible from all over the mid-Peninsula. Free. parade.org/
Foster City Fourth of July Celebration: 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. July 4, Leo Ryan Park, Foster City. Join Foster City Parks & Recreation, Lions of Foster City and the Foster City Rotary Club for a Fourth of July celebration featuring games, food, entertainment, a dog parade and a grand fireworks finale over the lagoon. Free admission. tinyurl.com/FosterFourth
Petaluma Fourth of July Celebration: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fireworks Show, July 4, Petaluma. Enjoy a Fourth of July festival in Lucchesi Park featuring a farmers market, a bike parade, kids activities, live music, food and drinks vendors, a dog costume contest and a nighttime fireworks show. The fireworks will be launched to high elevation from the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds and will be visible from parks and neighborhoods all over town. Free admission. bit.ly/PetalumaFireworks
Sausalito Fourth of July Celebration: 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. July 4, Sausalito. Celebrate the Fourth with a parade through Sausalito, a Dunphy Park picnic featuring food and fun activities like the annual egg toss and tug of war competitions, and an evening extravaganza in Gabrielson Park complete with live entertainment and a 9:15 p.m. fireworks display off Spinnaker Point. Free admission. bit.ly/SausalitoFireworks
Healdsburg Fourth of July Celebration: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Healdsburg. Enjoy a Fourth of July festival at Healdsburg Plaza featuring a parade, lawn games, live music, Duck Dash Races, face painting and a fireworks display starting at 9:30 p.m.. Firework viewing will be available at the Fitch Mountain Elementary School parking lot and throughout the city. Free admission. tinyurl.com/HealdsburgFourth
Lakeport Independence Day Around the Lake: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Lakeport. Fourth of July festivities include the Lakeshore Lions Carnival, a Fourth of July street fair featuring craft vendors, food trucks and beer and wine booths, plus a 9:30 p.m. fireworks show at Library Park. Free admission. tinyurl.com/LakeportFourth
Sonoma Independence Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Historic Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma. The Fourth of July in Sonoma kicks off with a 60-entry parade winding its way around the town’s historic plaza. After the parade, enjoy an old-fashioned festival with food, drinks and game booths by Sonoma’s nonprofit organizations. At dusk, all eyes shift to the skies above General Vallejo’s field for the spectacular fireworks finale. Free admission. tinyurl.com/SonomaFourth
Moraga Fourth of July Celebration: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Moraga Commons Park, 1425 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga. This annual Fourth of July festival typically features food, drinks, community booths, family activities, live entertainment, jump houses, a dog parade and a grand fireworks display. Free admission. tinyurl.com/MoragaFourth
Suisun City Fourth of July Celebration: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4, Suisun City Waterfront. Spend Fourth of July along the waterfront at this festival featuring amusement rides, pony rides, community shows, live music, a petting zoo, food and retail vendors and a 9:15 p.m. fireworks show. Free. tinyurl.com/SuisunFourth
San Jose Fireworks Festival: 3 to 10 p.m. July 4, Almaden Lake Regional Park, 6099 Winfield Blvd., San Jose. San Jose’s ninth annual Fourth of July Fireworks Festival will feature live music, a half-time show, food trucks, a fun zone and a 9:15 p.m. fireworks finale. Free admission. tinyurl.com/SanJoseFourth
American Canyon Fourth of July Celebration: Starting at 3 p.m. July 4, American Canyon. The 2024 festivities will include a parade on Elliot Drive and a festival at Community Park II featuring music, food, fun activities and a fireworks show at dusk. Free admission. tinyurl.com/ACfourth
Dixon Fourth of July Celebration: 4 to 9:15 p.m. July 4, Dixon. The annual Fourth of July festivities will include a recreational swim and food truck court at Pat Granucci Aquatics Center, plus pickleball, a live concert and a 9:15 p.m. fireworks show at Hall Park. Prices vary. tinyurl.com/DixonFourth
Antioch Fourth of July Celebration: Starting at 4 p.m. July 4, Antioch. Set up along West Second and Third Streets to watch Antioch’s annual parade, then visit Waldie Plaza for live entertainment, local vendors, food trucks, a DJ stage, kids activities and a fireworks show at dusk. Free admission. antiochca.gov/fourth-of-july-celebration/
Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Shoreline Amphitheatre: Starting at 5 p.m. July 4, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View. Celebrate the Fourth of July at Shoreline Amphitheatre with family-friendly games and activities, a live concert by the San Francisco Symphony and a spectacular fireworks display. Prices vary. bit.ly/ShorelineFireworks
San Pablo Fourth of July Multi-Cultural Celebration: 5 to 9 p.m. July 4, San Pablo Community Center, San Pablo. Celebrate the Fourth in San Pablo with live music, food booths, carnival games and resource tables. Instead of doing traditional fireworks, San Pablo will present an aerial drone light show this year. Free. bit.ly/SanPabloFireworks
Milpitas ‘Red White & Boom’ Celebration: 5 to 10 p.m. July 4, Milpitas Sports Center, 1325 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas. Celebrate America’s 248th birthday and the City of Milpitas’ 70th birthday with delicious food, fun activities, a kids area, a live concert and a festive fireworks show. $6 to $8 admission. bit.ly/MilpitasRedWhiteandBoom
Vacaville Fourth of July Celebration: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 4, Andrews Park, 614 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. Get ready to dance the night away with a Fourth of July celebration featuring drinks, food trucks and a concert by Groove Ride. This 11-piece party band will perform dance music from the 1970s to today. Stick around after the concert for a spectacular fireworks finale. tinyurl.com/VacavilleFourth
San Francisco Waterfront Fireworks Show: 9:30 p.m. July 4, San Francisco waterfront. San Francisco’s annual fireworks display over the Bay is launched and synced from separate barges to allow maximum viewing. Prior to the show, onlookers can enjoy Fourth of July festivities at Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39. Free. bit.ly/FishermansFireworks
Gilroy Fourth of July Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. July 4, Gilroy. Gilroy’s annual fireworks show sends sparklers skyward from Gilroy High School and can be viewed from nearby neighborhoods and Christmas Hill Park. Free. bit.ly/GilroyFireworks
Fourth of July Fireworks at California’s Great America: 9:45 p.m. July 4, 4701 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. After a day of riding roller coasters and splashing about at South Bay Shores, sit back and enjoy a fireworks display set to a patriotic soundtrack. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m. in the skies above the Flight Deck rollercoaster. Free with admission. cagreatamerica.com
South Lake Tahoe July Fourth Fireworks: 9:45 p.m. July 4, Lake Tahoe. Rated one of the top five fireworks displays in the nation by the American Pyrotechnics Association, TahoeSouth’s Lights on the Lake Fireworks show will take place at 9:45 p.m. and will be visible from across town. Free. bit.ly/SouthLakeTahoeFireworks

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