You won't have any problem finding San Diego firework displays on Independence Day. Fourth of July fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the birthday of our country.
It's a fun, festive summer event that you won't want to miss. Learn about the firework shows that you can enjoy at locations throughout the San Diego area.
Carlsbad Legoland hosts a fireworks show that begins at 8:30 PM. Telephone: (760) 918-6346
Coronado Island is a festive place to go for an Independence Day celebration. The fun begins early in the morning with a 15k Run/Walk at 7 AM. You may want to participate in the rough-water swim at 8:30 AM. The 4th of July parade down Orange Avenue is always popular and begins at 10 AM. It's followed by a concert in Spreckels Park at 4 PM. The evening concludes with a firework display over beautiful Glorietta Bay at 9 PM. Telephone: (619) 437-8788
Del Mar Fireworks launched at 9-9:30 PM from the fairgrounds. Telephone: (858) 755-1161
Hornblower Cruises Enjoy music, food, and fireworks aboard the Inspiration Hornblower. Watch the fireworks up close and on the Bay. Dine and dance. $134.95 per person. Telephone: (619) 686-8715.
La Jolla Fireworks explode at approximately 9 PM and can be viewed from La Jolla Cove, Scripps Park, and Jolla Shores Beach. Telephone: (858) 454-1444
Mira Mesa 4th of July fireworks begin at 9 PM at Mira Mesa Community Park. Throughout the day you can enjoy food, rides, a parade, games and entertainment. Telephone: (858) 538-8122
National City San Diego Firework display begins at 9 PM at Kimball Park.
Ocean Beach Fireworks display starts at 9 PM at the Ocean Beach Pier. Telephone: (619) 226-8613
Oceanside Enjoy a parade, a street fair, and fireworks at 9 PM. Activities at Pacific Street and Mission Avenue, the Oceanside Pier, Oceanside Pier, and the amphitheater. Telephone: (760) 789-1311
Port of San Diego Called the Big Bay Boom, this is expected be the biggest firework display in the area. Fireworks will be launched simultaneously from 4 strategically placed barges. The show will begin at 9 PM and last 16 1/2 minutes. Best viewing spots include Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the north Embarcadero area, Seaport Village, and the Coronado Ferry Landing. More than 750,000 people are estimated to be in the crowd. Telephone: (858) 751-5755
Poway begins the day with Old Fashioned 4th of July activities from 10AM until 4 PM at Old Poway Park. Fireworks show will be a 9PM at Poway High School.
Rancho Bernardo Activities kick off at 10 AM at Webb Park. Enjoy the parade on Bernardo Center Drive at 3:30 PM. Fireworks around 9 PM at Rancho Bernardo High School. Telephone: (619) 889-8505
Ramona Fireworks display begins at 9 PM at Olive Peirce Middle School. Food and games throughout the day. Events will take place on the track and field behind the school. Free. Telephone: (760) 788-8148
San Marcos Food and music followed by fireworks at 9 PM at Bradley Park. Telephone: (760) 744-9000
Santee Fireworks at 9 PM from the ballfields at the Town Center Community Park. Music, carnival rides, and food court begins at 3:30 PM. Telephone: (619)258-4100
Seaworld Big fireworks show at Seaworld begins at approximately 9 PM. Special 4th of July entertainment and extended hours are being planned for the holiday. Telephone: (619) 222-6363
USS Midway Watch a variety of San Diego firework displays from the deck of this ship that is permanently docked in downtown San Diego. Admission is $15 for 18 and over and $10 for children 6 and over. Opens at 6 PM with family fun and live music. Fireworks at 9 PM. Telephone: (619) 544-9600
Vista There will be a carnival, food, and entertainment throughout the day with fireworks show at 9 PM. Events take place at Brengle Terrace Park. Take advantage of the free shuttle from Vista High School. Telephone: (760) 726-1340