San Francisco — 4th of July
Fourth of July Waterfront Festival SF — Pier 39, The Cannery, Beach Street,
The Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco's Fourth of July Waterfront Festival features Arts & Crafts, Live Entertainment, Food and FUN — at The Cannery’s Del Monte Courtyard. Festivities at the Cannery begins at 11 am at the Courtyard Stage with Face Painting 11am-3pm. Live Musical Entertainment will run thru' 8pm.
Party at Pier 39 starting at 1pm with an afternoon line-up of live entertainment, including local bands leading up to Tainted Love from 6–9:30pm. Spectacular Fireworks extravaganza, launched from barges off Pier 39 and the Municipal Pier, begins at approximately 9:30pm. Fireworks can be seen from Aquatic Park and mid-bay near Alcatraz, between Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco.
Red and White Fleet's 4th of July Fireworks Cruises
Hornblower Yacht 4th July Fireworks Cruises on San Francisco Bay
Peninsula — 4th of July
Foster City "Fourth of July Blast"
Leo Ryan Park (corner of Shell and Hillsdale Blvd.), Foster City.
— Celebration — Don't miss fun day-long festivities, including Live Entertainment, Food, Crafts, a Parade, Dog Show... and more! Recreation Activities start at 10am.
Musical Entertainment 11:30am-9:30pm.
— Family Parade & Family Games — Family Parade at Foster City Recreation Center. Registration 10-11am. Parade begins at 11:05am at Recreation Center (Shell Blvd entrance) and goes across Ryan Park to amphitheater. Prizes will be given for the most creative and most patriotic, wagons, bikes, and costumes. Family Games at Leo Ryan Park Meadow from 12:30-1:15pm. Parade and Games fun for kids and big kids alike :)
— Annual Stars & Stripes Dog Show — Categories Include: Best Trick, Most Unique, Dog/Owner Look-A-Like, Fastest Eater, Most Beautiful/Handsome and Most Patriotic. The Dog Show takes place at Leo Ryan Amphitheater from 2-3:30pm. Info: 650-286-3392
— Live Entertainment
at Foster City Amphitheater
July 4 — Aptos (Santa
Cruz County) 4th of July Parade & Celebration
July 4th — South Shore, Lake Tahoe
Come and see the largest synchronizehttp://www.lovetoeatandtravel.com/site/Tips/Holiday_Gifts/july_4th_events.htm#sfd Fireworks Display west of the Mississippi.
Fun July 4th Fireworks Show begins at approximately 9:45pm.
Shore, Lake Tahoe
Half Moon Bay — 4th of July
Parade & Fireworks Show —
Half Moon Bay.
Free Cooking Demos & Tastings at Toque Blanche
at 11am-2pm. 650-726-2898
Live Music at Sam's
Chowder House 4-8pm. 650-712-0245
Live Music at Crab Landing Seafood & Steakhouse
at 6:30pm. 650-712-1288
Live Music at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
4th of July Fireworks Show at Pillar
Point Harbor, Capistrano
Bay — 4th of July
Starting at 12 noon, enjoy an afternoon of Fun July 4th festivities, including Food, Dancing, Family Games... and more!
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza at Gabrielson Park 6-9:30pm. Food, refreshments and live music. Richardson's Bay provides a beautiful view and front row seating to a spectacular fireworks display off Spinnaker Point. Fireworks Show begins at approximately 9pm.
County Fair & Fireworks Show
July 4th Concert features Sha Na Na at
Nightly Fireworks Show
over the lagoon
July 4— "Red,
White & Boom!" — Sonoma
County's Annual Fireworks Show
Fireworks Show begins at approximately 9:30pm at Sonoma County Fairgrounds carnival lot lawn area.
Admission $5 per person. Parking: $5 per vehicle. All proceeds for the event go to local charities.
July 4th Independence Day on the USS Hornet
Explore the Ship (3 Decks) 10am-7pm
Fireworks (accompanied by Patriotic
music) begin around 9:15pm. USS Hornet does NOT do their
own fireworks. Enjoy great views of Bay Area Fireworks
from the Flight Deck.