San Diego 4th of July Fireworks & Events 2015

san diego 4th of july fireworksWhat would the 4th of July holiday be without food, friends, family, and of course – fireworks? We’ve rounded up everything that’s happening in San Diego County this July to make your life a little bit easier! Check out all the locations for San Diego 4th of July fireworks, all the way from La Jolla to north county.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIREWORKS

Fourth of July Fireworks at the Cove
Location: Ellen Browning Scripps Park, 1180 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla
Time: 8:00 PM
A beloved community favorite! After a day on the beautiful beaches of La Jolla, take in a spectacular set of fireworks starting at 9pm over the Cove.

Annual “Big Bay Boom” Fireworks Show
Location:
Multiple Locations along San Diego Bay
Time:
9:00 PM
Take in the largest display in the county, with fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around North San Diego Bay. They can be seen from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero area and Seaport Village/Coronado Landing- just find a place along the bay and you won’t be disappointed.

“Sea to Shining Sea” 4th of July Fireworks
Location:
SeaWorld San Diego – 500 SeaWorld Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Time: Fireworks at 10:30 PM
SeaWorld San Diego is excited to light up the sky with an amazing fireworks extravaganza to celebrate the 4th of July.

Ocean Beach Fireworks Off the Pier
Location: Ocean Beach Pier at the end of Newport Ave.
Time: 9:00 PM
Spend the day picnicking, swimming in the ocean, walking and playing in the sand and shopping along Newport Ave. Then bundle up as the sun sets and pull up a blanket for a really spectacular fireworks show launched from the OB Pier.

Red, White and BOOM!
Location: LegoLand California – One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad
Time: Fireworks at 8:30 PM
Take the whole family and spend the day enjoying over 60 rides, shows and attractions along with some all-American picnic games like burlap races and water-balloon tosses and then top it off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display set to patriotic music.

Oceanside Fireworks Show
Location: El Corazon Site at Rancho Del Oro Road
Date: July 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 PM
Start off your Independence Day celebration a day early by bringing a beach chair and the whole family to enjoy Oceanside Fireworks Show.

san diego 4th of july fireworks

FESTIVITIES & EVENTS

San Diego County Fair 4th of July Celebration
Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds – 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar
Time: Starts at 9:30 AM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Start off the day at the Fair with a patriotic opening ceremony at 9:30 AM, then enjoy the Hometown Heroes Parade at 7:00 PM, a concert provided by the Navy Band Southwest followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

4th of July Celebration in Coronado
Location: Various Locations in Coronado
Time: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Celebrate the 4th of July in the Crown City with a parade down Orange Avenue at 10:00 AM, a concert in Spreckels Park at 4:00 PM and fireworks over Glorietta Bay at 9:00 PM

Old Town 4th of July
Location: Old Town State Historic Park
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego recreate an old fashioned Independence Day celebrated on the frontier. (no fireworks).

Rancho Santa Fe’s Annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic
Location: 16948 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
Time: 1:00 PM
Pack a few blankets and chairs for Rancho Santa Fe’s Annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic with live music, food, fun and more. (no fireworks)

Mira Mesa 4th of July Celebration
Location: Mira Mesa Community Park, Mira Mesa Boulevard and New Salem Street, Mira Mesa
Time: Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Come early for the parade and family friendly activities and stay late for the fireworks.

Escondido’s Independence Day Festival & Fireworks
Location: 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025
Time: Starts at 4:00 PM, Fireworks at 9:00 PM
Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for the 52nd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks with music, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy.

Poway’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July and Fireworks
Location: Poway High School Stadium, 15500 Espola Road, Poway
Time: 7:00 to 10:00 PM
Following the Poway Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Old Poway Park (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM), head to Poway High School for music, more food, glow sticks and fireworks.

Rancho Bernardo’s Spirit of the Fourth
Location: Webb Park
Time: 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM
It’s a whole day of fun in Rancho Bernardo with a pancake breakfast; a festival with food, music and games; a parade; and fireworks!

San Marcos 4th of July Celebration
Location: Bradley Park, Rancho Sante Fe Road and Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks!

Vista Independence Day Celebration
Location: Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista
Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM
Celebrate the 4th of July in Vista at the Moonlight Amphitheatre with live music, an honorary ceremony, family fun and fireworks!

Oceanside’s Independence Day Parade
Location: North on N Coast Hwy 101 from Wisconsin Ave to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall)
Date: June 27, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more. The theme this year is “The Spirit of Freedom.” (no fireworks)

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Emily Ruchlewicz

Emily Ruchlewicz

News & Feature Writer at http://www.lajollabluebook.com/
Emily Ruchlewicz is a News and Feature writer at Blue Book Publishers and has written more than 100 La Jolla-related articles. Follow her blogs to stay informed about new businesses, read exclusive interviews with local business owners, and keep up with community events. (emily@lajollabluebook.com)

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