Looking for 4th of July parades, celebrations and fireworks displays? We’ve got you covered. Check out our Bay Area 4th of July events guide below!

Great America July 4th Celebration Where: Santa Clara (Great America at 4701 Great America Parkway) When: July 4 & 5, fireworks at 9:45 p.m. from the Flight Deck roller coaster plaza

San Jose Giants 4th of July Where: San Jose (Municipal Stadium) When: July 4, ballgame starts at 6:45 p.m. followed by fireworks show

Rotary Club Fireworks Where: San Jose (Discovery Meadow in downtown) When: July 4, fireworks at approximately 10 p.m. 

Red White & Blue Parade  Where: San Jose (Rose Garden neighborhood along The Alameda) When: July 4, parade at 10 a.m.

Morgan Hill Freedom Fest: Parade and Fireworks On The Green Where: Morgan Hill (Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center at 16500 Condit Rd.) When: July 4, Fest Cruise & Car show 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., parade begins at 10 a.m., live music starts at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

Fourth of July at Shoreline Where: Mountain View (Shoreline Amphitheatre at One Amphitheatre Parkway) When: July 4, 8 p.m. featuring the San Francisco Symphony and a fireworks grand finale

Old-Fashioned Independence Day Celebration Where: Santa Cruz (Wilder Ranch State Park at 1401 Coast Rd.) When: July 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Red, White & BOOM! Milpitas Fireworks & Concert Where: Milpitas (Milpitas Sports Center at 1325 E. Calaveras Blvd.) When: July 4, pool party from 1 – 4 p.m., concert at 7 p.m., fireworks at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade, Flyover & Fireworks Where: Scotts Valley (Skypark 361 Kings Village Rd.) When: July 4, parade and flyover at 3 p.m., food, games and music at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:20 p.m. 


4th of July Berkeley Marina Where: Berkeley Marina When: July 4, family activities beginning at noon, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Fremont’s 4th of July Parade Where: Fremont (Downtown) When: July 4, parade begins at 10 a.m.

Picnic in the Park and Fireworks Where: Benicia (Benicia City Park at 150 Military W) When: July 3, Torchlight Parade at 6:30 p.m.; July 4, activities begin at noon, fireworks at 9 p.m.

Oakland A’s Fireworks Night Where: Oakland Coliseum When: July 3, after the A’s play the Twins

Celebrate Concord 4th of July Where: Downtown Concord (Mt. Diablo High School) When: July 4, 5K/kids run at 8 a.m., parade at 10 a.m., festival at 4 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. 

A Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration! Where: Albany (Memorial Park at 1325 Portland Ave.) When: July 4, festivities begin at noon

City of Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade Where: Alameda (Lincoln Ave. & Park St.) When: July 4, 5k race at 9:45 a.m., parade starts at 10 a.m. — the 3.3-mile route is one of the longest in the country

City of El Cerrito & worldOne July 4th Festival Where: El Cerrito (Cerrito Vista Park at 7007 Moeser Ln.) When: July 4, music and children’s activities from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kiwanis Danville July 4th Parade Where: Danville (Downtown)  When: July 4, parade begins at 9 a.m. 

San Ramon Fourth of July Where: San Ramon (Central Park Amphitheater at 12501 Alcosta Blvd.) When: July 4, 5-8 p.m. free concert featuring a Jimmy Buffet tribute band

Orinda 4th of July Parade Where: Orinda Community Park and Community Center (parade begins at 80 Moraga Way) When: July 4, festivities 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; parade begins at 10 a.m. 

Pleasant Hill July 4th Celebration Where: Pleasant Hill (Parade at Cleveland Rd. & Gregory Ln.) When: July 4, 5k at 8 a.m., parade at 9:30 a.m. and fireworks around 9:10 p.m. from College Park High School

Martinez 4th of July Parade Where: Martinez (Court St. between Ward and Main streets) When: July 4, parade begins at 10 a.m.

Suisun City 4th of July Celebration Where: Suisun City (Waterfront District) When: July 4, events start at 11 a.m.; fireworks at 9:15 p.m. 4th of July Red, White & Boom Fireworks & Block Party Where: Livermore (Downtown) When: July 4, block party begins at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


Foster City Fourth of July Celebration Where: Foster City (Leo Ryan Park at 650 Shell Blvd.) When: July 4, festivities from 9 a.m. – 9:45 p.m., fireworks over the lagoon after dark

Palo Alto’s Annual Chili Cook-off Where: Palo Alto (Mitchell Park at 600 E. Meadow Dr.) When: July 4, Noon – 5 p.m.

Redwood City 4th of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks Where: Redwood City (Downtown and the Port of Redwood City) When: July 4, 5k run at 8 a.m., parade at 10 a.m. through downtown, festival and activities from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., fireworks over Port of Redwood City at 9:30 p.m.

Half Moon Bay’s 49th Annual Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade Where: Half Moon Bay (Main St.) When: July 4, block party events begin in the morning, parade begins at noon

Menlo Park’s 4th of July Celebration Where: Menlo Park (Parade starts at Santa Cruz Ave. & Chestnut St.) When: July 4, parade starts at 11:45 a.m., festivities continue through 3 p.m. 

Pacifica 4th of July Picnic Where: Pacifica (Frontierland Park at 900 Yosemite Dr.) When: July 4, activities and live music from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


4th of July Celebration at The Pier Where: San Francisco, Pier 39 When: July 4, Music from 3 – 6 p.m., fireworks over the bay at 9:30 p.m.

Fourth of July Celebration at Fisherman’s Wharf Where: San Francisco (Fisherman’s Wharf) When: Live music starts at 6 p.m., fireworks (from Aquatic Park and Pier 39) over the bay at 9:30 p.m.


Courtesy of NBC Bay Area