We are so lucky in San Diego that there are MANY places your family can watch fireworks on the 4th of July. From the Big Bay Boom to community shows in East County, there is a ton to choose from. Here is where your family can check out some fireworks this year.
Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom!
The Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Marina District and Coronado Ferry Landing. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 18 minutes.
3rd of July Fireworks on Mission Bay
This year, Mission Bay’s 3rd of July fireworks will take place starting at 9 p.m. launching from near Mission Bay Yacht Club, between the club’s shore and Crown Point Bridge.
Fireworks at SeaWorld
SeaWorld has fireworks every night during the summer, but the fireworks on the 4th of July are always extra special.
4th of July Celebrations in Coronado
Coronado’s popular annual Independence Day activities a parade, concerts in the park, and a fireworks display over Glorietta Bay.
Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks
Red, White & BOOM! rocks LEGOLAND® California Resort on July 4, 2023!
Fireworks Spectacular at the Fair
A San Diego fair tradition as the fair closes with their annual fireworks show to close out fair season as seen from the Corona Grandstand Stage.
Oceanside Fireworks Show
Start off your Independence Day celebration a day early by bringing a beach chair and the whole family to enjoy the Oceanside Fireworks Show.
Escondido Independence Day
Celebrate Independence Day in Escondido with a concert and fireworks featuring Urban Renewal Project and Navy Band Southwest’s 32nd Street Brass Band.
Scripps Mesa Fireworks
The Mira Mesa 4th of July Celebration is presented by Scripps Mesa Fireworks and the Mira Mesa Town Council. The 45-year tradition allows Mira Mesa to come together in celebration of Independence Day and our rich and diverse community.
An Old Fashioned Fourth of July & Fireworks
Bring your family and friends to Old Poway Park and celebrate our country’s independence “turn-of-the-20th-century-style”. This event will feature patriotic entertainment, western reenactors, free children’s crafts, train displays, and old-fashioned games. Tasty treats and train rides will be available for a nominal fee.
The Spirit of the Fourth in Rancho Bernardo
The board of Rancho Bernardo’s Spirit of the Fourth has decided to proceed with all our usual July 4th events for 2023.
Red, White & Boom San Marcos
San Marcos hosts one of the most spirited 4th of July Celebrations in North County. This year’s festivities will include carnival games, jumpers and food sales on-site. Guests should plan to bring beach chairs or blankets for lawn seating.
Vista Independence Day Celebration
For more than 45 years, Vista’s Independence Day celebration has illuminated the night-time skies with one of the most spectacular fireworks displays. This year will be no exception when the annual event returns to the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park.
El Cajon 4th of July Fireworks
The City of El Cajon will host fireworks on July 4th at 9:00 pm. Kennedy Park will be open for picnicking before the show.
Santee Salutes – Fourth of July Celebration
Celebrate our Nation’s 247th birthday at Santee Salutes!
Lake Murray Fireworks and Musicfest
The event has brought this community together every July 4th, and is a great opportunity for all of us to celebrate our independence together.
Chula Vista 4th Fest
A spectacular free July 4th fireworks display at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, set to a custom soundtrack.
Independence Day Fireworks in Imperial Beach
Imperial Beach hosts approximately 90,000 attendees from Imperial Beach, and surrounding south bay and international communities. The free fireworks display provides a safe way to celebrate the national holiday!