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4th of July Events

4th Of July Events

Check out San Diego's 2015 Independence Day events. We are constantly adding to this list. Please check back periodically for more listings. If you'd like to add your event to our list, please submit the event.

2015 Oceanside Independence Day Parade

Promotional photo of a marching band for the Oceanside Independence Day Parade.

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10 a.m.

Join us on Saturday, June 27, 2015 for the 21st annual Independence Parade as it makes it way north on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue to Civic Center (just past City Hall). Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars and much more.

Celebrate The USA

Promotional photo of a bike decorated in red, white and blue. Courtesy of Rancho San Diego Library

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Get ready for the 4th of July with music, games, crafts, and much more. Musical group Trails and Rails will perform. Decorate your bicycle or wagon and join in our parade!

Cowboy Jack 4th Of July Celebration

Promotional photo of Cowboy Jack.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cowboy Jack performs solo, singing vintage country music with acoustic guitar and harmonica. Covering Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard Willie Nelson and more. This is a 4th of July celebration you won't want to miss!

National City's 4th Of July Carnival

Promotional graphic for National City's 4th of July Carnival.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Food, fun, rides, and games are just some of the activities featured at this year's Fourth of July carnival in National City.

Independence Day Celebration

Graphic cover of the Steelin' Tin CD "Check Your Pockets"

Thursday, July 2, 2015, noon

Chandra Visser of Steelin’ Tin will be here to perform our favorite American and folk songs – it may even become a sing-a-long. Steelin’ Tin is a San Diego based Irish/American band. Lunch will be at noon with entertainment beginning at 12:30 p.m.

San Ysidro Independence Day Celebration On The Border

Promotional graphic for the San Ysidro Independence Day Festival.

Friday, July 3, 2015, 3 p.m.

Entertainment features children's inflatable city, mechanical bulls, and live music throughout the day on multiple stages. Fireworks start at 8:45 p.m.

Friday Night Liberty At NTC At Liberty Station

Promotional graphic for Friday Night Liberty.

Friday, July 3, 2015, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Start your 4th of July weekend at Friday Night Liberty on July 3, 2015. Entertain guests with a night of arts and culture in a restored, historic naval base.

Oceanside Fireworks Show

Promotional photo for Oceanside Fireworks Show

Friday, July 3, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The public is invited to the City of Oceanside Fireworks Show on July 3rd. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. and the fireworks display at 9 p.m. Food trucks will be parked on Rancho Del Oro Road and will be selling a wide variety of foods.

Star Spangled Pops

Promotional photo of Bill Conti, Principal Pops Conductor. Courtesy of the San Diego Symphony

Friday, July 3, 2015, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join us for the most patriotic party in San Diego: a Symphony celebration from "Stars and Stripes Forever" to "God Bless the U.S.A." with Principal Pops Conductor Bill Conti, San Diego Master Chorale and Chula Vista native, Jessica Sanchez.

City Of Vista’s Independence Day Celebration

Promotional photo of an American Flag.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 7 a.m.

For more than 45 years, the City of Vista’s Independence Day celebration has illuminated the night-time skies over Vista with one of the most spectacular fireworks displays.

San Diego County Fair 4th Of July Celebration

Promotional graphic for the San Diego County Fair 4th Of July Celebration

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to midnight

Start the day with a patriotic Opening Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Highlighting the day will be the traditional fireworks display at 9 p.m. There are concerts, a pie-eating contest, guest speakers and great fair food.

Historic Old Town Fourth Of July 2015

Graphic logo for Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An old-fashioned celebration of July 4th. Parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego. Wagon rides, period games, music, food specials, pie-eating contest and more. Flag raising, keynote speaker, military involvement.

Julian Fourth Of July Parade 2015

Promotional photo for the Julian 4th of July Parade and Festival.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10 a.m.

The stars and stripes will move down Main Street during this year’s Julian Fourth of July parade, prompting selection of It’s Star Spangled Salute as the theme for the annual patriotic celebration.

45th Annual Scripps Ranch 4th Of July Parade

Promotional graphic for the 45th Annual Scripps Ranch 4th of July Parade & Festivities. Courtesy of Scripps Ranch Civic Association.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Scripps Ranch residents are encouraged to join with neighbors to dress up in parade theme costumes and walk the parade or to decorate a vehicle representing their neighborhood.

KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks

Promotional graphic for the KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks celebration.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

KyXy will be on headquartered at the Mira Mesa Community Park for the entire Family Fun Day in the Park starting at 11a with the fireworks show kicking off at 9pm.

Naval Base Point Loma - Freedom Festival

Promotional graphic of the American Flag.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Military ID holders are invited to experience a breathtaking view of San Diego’s best fireworks show! Entertainment, games, kiddie carnival rides, a variety of food trucks and craft beer, create an all-American celebration for our military families.

El Cajon 4th of July Picnic & Fireworks

Promotional graphic for the City of El Cajon's 4th of July celebration. Courtesy of the City of El Cajon.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 1 p.m.

Celebrate Independence Day with numerous games, live musical entertainment and fireworks at the City of El Cajon’s Fourth of July Celebration!

Grand Tradition 4th Of July Celebration

Promotional graphic for the Grand Tradition 4th Of July Celebration.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Imagine yourself lounging on expansive, verdant lawns around the lake while enjoying traditional picnic fare and sipping chilled lemonade, craft beer or a glass of wine. The fireworks display is the crowning glory of the evening. A must see!

52nd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

Promotional graphic for the the Center's 52nd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

This free community event features rockin’ live music by Jimmy & Enrique, Mrs. Jones' Revenge, and the Morgan Leigh Band, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrate Our Freedom At Welk Resorts San Diego

Promotional photo for Welk Resorts.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Come enjoy games, activities, entertainment, food, and family fun at Welk Resorts San Diego!

July 4th Picnic Dinner & Fireworks Viewing

Promotional graphic for the July 4th Picnic Dinner & Fireworks Viewing at Maritime Museum.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Maritime Museum's Independence Day celebration includes some of the best fireworks viewing on San Diego Bay, and the chance to explore one of the most amazing collections of historic ships and exhibits anywhere.

TWENTY/20 Hosts 4th Of July BBQ Buffet Dinner

Promotional graphic for the 4th of July BBQ Buffet Dinner, July 4, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Courtesy of Twenty/20 Grill & Wine Bar

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy our upscale American barbeque buffet with exclusive terrace seating, sunset and coastal views. Live music from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. by the Clay Davis Trio. Reservations are required to access the resort property on the 4th of July.

Fourth Of July Fireworks Show On A Dinner Cruise

Promotional photo for the 4th Of July Fireworks Show Dinner Cruise. Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises & Events

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

San Diego July Fourth fireworks offer excitement for everyone on Hornblower's Fireworks Dinner Cruise Celebration. Watch the Big Bay Boom Fireworks Show from the deck of a Hornblower yacht, after enjoying a delicious buffet dinner.

July 4th BBQ & Rooftop Fireworks At SEA180°

Promotional graphic for July 4th BBQ & Rooftop Fireworks at SEA180° at Pier South Resort in Imperial Beach.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Start a new July 4th tradition with SEA180° at Pier South Resort in Imperial Beach. Join us on Saturday, July 4th for our All-American BBQ on our Pier View Terrace from 6:30-10 p.m. Enjoy food, drinks and live music!

Fourth Of July BBQ Block Party At Kitchen 4140

Promotional photo of the garden patio at Kitchen 4140

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Kitchen 4140 will celebrate with a BBQ Block Party from 6-9 p.m. The community-centric restaurant will team up with Bitter Brothers Brewing Co. to transform the back lot into a party with chef Metzger’s best barbeque recipes and craft beer.

City Of San Marcos 4th Of July Fireworks Celebration

Promotional graphic for the San Marcos Fireworks Fund on GoFundMe.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 6 p.m.

The evening’s free entertainment featuring The Polyester Express will begin at 6 pm. Children’s activities include face painting, party jumps and more. Food concessions will include hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, snow cones & non-alcoholic beverages.

Red, White And BOOM! Fireworks At LEGOLAND California

Promotional photo for Red, White And BOOM! A 4th of July celebration at LEGOLAND California. Costume contests, dance parties, fireworks and more! Don't forget to dress up and enter to win a prize. Join us on July 4th for a patriotic party!

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 8:30 p.m.

Don’t miss Fireworks set to a patriotic musical tribute beginning at 8:30 p.m. Throughout the day, kids of all ages can enjoy live musical performances and participate in all-American family picnic games like water-balloon tosses, burlap sack races.

The Annual Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show

Promotional photo for Big Bay Boom 2015 sponsored by Port of San Diego.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

The annual Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is the largest fireworks show on the West Coast! Fireworks displayed from four barges on the San Diego Bay. Plan to get there early. Bring your lawn chairs and friends down to San Diego Bay to watch.

Ocean Beach 4th Of July Fireworks

Promotional photo of Ocean Beach 4th Of July Fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Spend the day picnicking with family and friends, 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 from the OB Pier.

KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks - Spring Valley Swap Meet

Promotional photo of fireworks by Pyro Spectaculars.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Create unforgettable family memories this July 4th by attending a fireworks display right in or around neighborhood!

KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks - Imperial Beach Pier

Promotional graphic for the 4th of July fireworks celebration in Imperial Beach.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Create unforgettable family memories this July 4th by attending a fireworks display right in or around neighborhood!

KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks - Coronado Bay

Promotional graphic for the 4th of July celebration in Coronado, presented by Pyro Spectaculars. Courtesy of Pyro Spectaculars.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Create unforgettable family memories this July 4th by attending a fireworks display right in or around neighborhood!

KyXy 96.5 Fourth Of July 2015 Fireworks - Ramona

Promotional graphic for Pyro Spectaculars.

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Create unforgettable family memories this July 4th by attending a fireworks display right in or around neighborhood!

Fourth Of July Fireworks At La Jolla Cove

Promotional photo for Fourth Of July Fireworks at Ellen Browning Scripps Park, La Jolla Cove. Courtesy of La Jolla by the Sea

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9 p.m.

Come celebrate 4th of July with friends, family, and fireworks at La Jolla Cove! Ellen Browning Scripps Park is free and open to the public. Come early to find your spot and enjoy some of the best sunset views in America's Finest City!

SeaWorld San Diego Fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 10:30 p.m.

SeaWorld San Diego is excited to light up the sky with an amazing fireworks extravaganza to celebrate the 4th of July at 10:30 p.m. Don’t miss this spectacular display of sparkle and excitement.