Fourth of July fireworks in San Francisco
Get on the Bay and under the action with a Blue & Gold Fleet fireworks cruise. The July 4th cruises depart from Pier 39, Pier 41 and Tiburon from 8:15pm to 8:40pm, guaranteeing front row seats for the City's spectacular fireworks show. General admission is $95, family packs start at $320 for 4 people.
Join one of the best Independence Day parties in the Bay Area, with a fun zone for kids, live entertainment, food vendors and dragon-boat races. The fireworks explode at 9:30pm.
Hop aboard the USS Hornet aircraft carrier in Alameda for a fireworks show paired with (what else?) patriotic music. This family-friendly event begins at 2pm, with fireworks at 9:15pm, and tickets run $25 for adults and $15 for kids. Active military and first responders get in free.
The North Bay celebrates Independence Day in style at the Marin County Fair. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm every night, but the fair runs July 3–July 7, so you have plenty of time to catch the show.
The San Francisco Symphony heads south to the Shoreline Amphitheater for a Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with music from Star Wars, chart-topping pop performed by renowned Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins and American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis, selections from famous film scores, a salute to our Armed Forces, and more—culminating in a grand finale of amazing fireworks.