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Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2015
On July 4, 2015, Independence Day, line up on the streets of Fremont to watch the star spangled excitement of creative floats, specialty units, and marching musical units during the Fremont Fourth of July Parade. This patriotic parade will start at 10 am sharp and is expected ...
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dunphy Park
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2015
Come and enjoy a good old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Sausalito complete with a parade, festival, and fireworks from 10 am to 10 pm on July 4, 2015. The parade begins at 10 am with floats, bands, clowns, classic cars, acrobats, flowers, and balloons winding from the intersection of Second ...

2015 Alameda County Fair & Fireworks Show to Symphony Music | Pleasanton
2015 Alameda County Fair & Fireworks Show to Symphony Music | Pleasanton
The 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular promises to live up to its name with non-stop, razzle-dazzle fireworks set to music performed by the Oakland East Bay Symphony and we will have a Salute to Hometown Heroes Video before fireworks. Fireworks start at approximately 9:45 pm, with best ...
Cupertino | July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Blackberry Farm
Cupertino | July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2015
Families and kids are invited to Blackberry Farm in Cupertino for a free day of swimming, live music, and a BBQ for their annual July 4th celebration on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Blackberry Farm Independence Day Celebration | July 4, 2015 10 am-4 pm: Free Swimming (Admission to the swimming ...
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2015
Sonoma’s Fourth of July parade is a traditional, small-town celebration. The parade has been sponsored by the Community Center for more than 25 years and takes place on July 4, 2014. The parade begins at 10 am. Schedule of Events: 9:00am       Plaza booths open 10:00am     Parade begins 11:45am     Hometown Band ...
Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Veterans Memorial Park (Napa)
Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2015
All Napans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy the colorful sights and sounds of the Pepperettes, Napa fire trucks, classic cars, the Horseman’s Association and more during the parade on July 4, 2015. After the parade and festival in downtown Napa, head over to Napa’s ...
Vallejo | 4th of July Parade & Waterfront Fireworks | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Vallejo Waterfront
Vallejo | 4th of July Parade & Waterfront Fireworks | 2015
The 162nd Annual Vallejo July Fourth Parade starts off at 10 am on July 4, 2015. It begins at Broadway and Tennessee, then turns left on Sonoma Blvd, then right onto Georgia through downtown. The parade is filled with floats, classic cars, and even giant puppets. Then you ...
Clayton | “Rockin’ the 4th” Independence Day Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main St. Clayton
Clayton |
The town of Clayton will once again celebrate its community with the annual July Fourth Parade in downtown Clayton on July 4, 2015. The 2015 theme is “Clayton’s Rockin’ on the 4th.” The parade down Main Street will start promptly at 10 am with kids lining up ...
Los Altos Hills | 4th of July Scooter & Skateboard Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Los Altos Hills Town Hall
Los Altos Hills | 4th of July Scooter & Skateboard Parade | 2015
Turn out in red, white, and blue for the annual Los Altos Hills Fourth of July Parade on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Come big, come small, come one and all. Bring your scooters and bikes, your po-gos, and trikes, carry streamers and flags, decorate Moms and Dads, ...
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fairfield
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2015
Come out and enjoy pure Americana with your family, neighbors, and friends to celebrate our great country on July 4, 2015 with Fairfield’s annual 4th of July parade. At 10 am, the parade marches along Texas Street from Taylor Street to Union Ave.  
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Saturday
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Saturday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Petaluma Historical Museum
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2015
On the steps of the museum, a tradition started in 1963 in response to JFK’s interest in starting a tradition of simultaneous bell ringing for the Fourth of July in communities all across the country. The Petaluma Historical Museum is keeping the tradition alive by having ...
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kenwood Plaza Park
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2015
The Old Fashioned Kenwood 4th of July parade is back for 2015 with the Kenwood Hometown Parade beginning at 10:30 am at Kenwood Plaza Park. After the parade, stick around to enjoy a “Shindig in the Park” around 11:30 am, after the parade trophies are handed out, with ...
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and activities
| Shoup Park
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2015
Los Altos hosts their annual “Glorious 4th of July” festival on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Shoup Park in Los Altos. Consider marching in or watching the Los Altos Hills Parade and then heading to the festival to continue the celebration. 2015 Glorious 4th of July: Live Music Games Sing-a-long Food & Desserts Bounce ...
Mill Valley | 4th of July Parade & BBQ Picnic | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Stolte Grove
Mill Valley | 4th of July Parade & BBQ Picnic | 2015
Spend Independence Day in Mill Valley at their annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic on July 4, 2015. The day starts at Volunteer Park (the corner of Evergreen and Melrose) where everyone gathers for the beginning of a community parade to Stolte Grove. Led by a bright red fire ...
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harbor Plaza
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2015
Celebrate America’s birthday at Suisun City’s Fourth of July celebration beginning around 11 am with all-day music, craft and food vendors, a kid’s carnival, rock climbing, a Ferris wheel, a giant slide, and a fireworks display over the waterfront on July 4, 2015. Additionally, there will also be ...
Oakland | Jack London Square July 4th Festival of Family Fun | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Jack London Square
Oakland | Jack London Square July 4th Festival of Family Fun | 2015
Celebrate Independence Day on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square’s July Fourth Festival of Family Fun from 11 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2015. This festive day will fill the waterfront with interactive activities and entertainment for both parents and children. Free to ...
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned Independence Day 1914 Celebration | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Parking fees may apply; food is also available for purchase.
| Wilder Ranch State Park
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned Independence Day 1914 Celebration | 2015
Travel back in time at Wilder Ranch State Park (located just 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1) on Saturday, July 4, 2015, to experience an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration. Parade Last year, at 11:45 am, the participants met at the apple orchard in ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Hometown Games, Symphony & Picnic | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for food and drinks, if you like.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Hometown Games, Symphony & Picnic | 2015
The 2015 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. On Saturday, July 4, 2015, play games, partake in Yankee Doodle Dancing and savor traditional BBQ favorites. Stay awhile and soak in the sun while listening to the patriotic sounds of the San ...
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Ice Cream Churn-a-ment & Fireworks | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $20*
*$Adults $20; Children $15; carnival and pony rides require an extra fee.
| Napa County Fairgrounds
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Ice Cream Churn-a-ment & Fireworks | 2015
The Napa County Fair takes place on July 4, 2015, with live music, strolling entertainers, an antique truck and tractor show, pony rides, a carnival, a Fourth of July parade, and fireworks at dusk. Start the day at 11 am at the free Silverado 4th of ...
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Calistoga
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2015
Join downtown Calistoga for their all-American celebration, starting with the 82nd running of the Fourth of July Parade on July 4, 2015. Thousands of smiling faces line the streets as friends and families share in this patriotic, community tradition. See floats, decorated cars, live bands, and ...
Ross | Fourth of July Parade and Fried Chicken Picnic | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ross Common Park
Ross | Fourth of July Parade and Fried Chicken Picnic | 2015
The town of Ross will be celebrating the 4th of July with its annual parade at 11 am, followed by a picnic on the Ross Common with food and drinks for sale (drinks start at $1), as well as old-fashioned games led by “Master of Fun” Ed Dong. You can ...
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2015
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for a fun 4th of July day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. Join the festivities from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, July 4, 2015. You could also wake up early for the ...
Lumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Boulder Creek Hardware
Lumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County

Boulder Creek is building a tradition with the two-day Lumberjack Days Festival in downtown Boulder Creek with competitions including axe throwing, chain saw skills, log rolling, vintage saws, and more. 2015 Lumberjack Days Saturday-Sunday, July 4-5, 2015 | 11 am to 5 pm Boulder Creek Hardware, Boulder Creek ...

Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Activities include inner tube races, a rubber ducky contest, rock skipping, a water balloon toss, an ice cream eating contest, canoe and swim races, and ...

Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2015
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2015
Join in on the 2015 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Saturday, July 4, 2015. This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank). Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to ...
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; Chili Tasting Kits will be sold for a nominal fee
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off  | 2015
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 34th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Attracting thousands of sun and chili lovers, the festival embraces everything wonderful about summer. Taste an array of red-hot chili delicacies prepared by teams of ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2015
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2015 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade features a charming array of creative floats, marching bands, equine groups, classic cars, decorated trikes ...
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2015
Come celebrate Independence Day 2015 with live music, food trucks, and a fireworks show in Central Park starting at 5 pm on July 4, 2015. The finale will be a fantastic Fireworks Extravaganza at 9:30 pm with patriotic music and the sky ablaze with colors and special ...
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Benicia City Park
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2015
Enjoy a Picnic In The Park from noon to 7 pm, then a fireworks show at 9 pm on July 4, 2015 at the Benicia City Park. To celebrate Independence Day, Benicia’s City Park will be filled with arts and crafts, hot food for sale, live entertainment and children’s activities. Fireworks ...