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Tuesday, July 4

Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & The Happy Together Tour | San Rafael
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & The Happy Together Tour | San Rafael
A celebration of the Modern Agricultural Fair, the Marin County Fair will celebrate the Fourth of July with traditional favorites like carnival rides free with admission, as well as a concert and spectacular fireworks on July 4, 2017. This summer’s Marin County Fair will celebrate that 1967 ...
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Calistoga
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2017
Join downtown Calistoga for their all-American celebration, starting with the 84th running of the Fourth of July Parade kicking off at 11 am on July 4, 2017. Thousands of smiling faces line the streets as friends and families share in this patriotic, community tradition. See floats, decorated ...

Ross | Fourth of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ross Common Park
Ross | Fourth of July Parade | 2017
The town of Ross will be celebrating the 4th of July with its annual parade at 11 am. Come and enjoy music, games and much more.
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2017
The City of Antioch hosts an all day Fourth of July festival with a parade, car show, live music, and kids games. To cap the night off, there will be fireworks at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. 2017 Antioch Fourth of July Celebration Tuesday, July 4, 2017 | Parade at 11 ...
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Festivities are FREE.
| Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2017
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 43rd Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family. Join the festivities from ...
Eat Trill: July 4th All Day Food, Music, Art & Community Event | SF
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
| SPARK Social SF
Eat Trill: July 4th All Day Food, Music, Art & Community Event | SF
Eat Trill is a free all day festival in San Francisco on July 4th, with tons of local food, music, art, community events, crafts, kids activities & more. Lineup includes: Chuy Gomez Rocky Rivera Equipto Wing Wings Craftsman & Wolves Richie Nakano Faze Apparel and many more. Stay until 9 pm and get a ...
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2017
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2017
Join in on the 2017 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. 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 | 2017
Tuesday, 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  | 2017
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 36th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The event last year attracted thousands of sun and chili lovers, as the festival embraced everything wonderful about summer with good food and live ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2017
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2017 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade features a charming array of whimsical floats, marching bands, community service ...
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Come celebrate Independence Day 2017 with carnival games, face painting, jump houses and more for the kids and free recreational swimming at the International Swim Center. The finale will be a fantastic Fireworks Extravaganza around 9:30 pm with patriotic music and the sky ablaze with colors ...
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Benicia City Park
Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2017
Enjoy a Picnic In The Park from noon to 7 pm, then a fireworks show at 9 pm on July 4, 2017 at the Benicia City Park. To celebrate Independence Day, Benicia’s City Park fills with arts and crafts, delicious hot food, live entertainment and children’s activities. Fireworks ...
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at ...
Oakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2017
Oakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2017
This historic Pardee Home Museum in downtown Oakland hosts a patriotic picnic to celebrate Independence Day. It’s not free, but the admission price includes food and entertainment at this unique location. 2017 Pardee Patriotic Picnic July 4, 2017 | Noon to 3:30 pm Pardee Home Museum, 672 11th St, Oakland $15 for ...
Oakland | Jack London Square July 4th Festival of Family Fun | 2017
Tuesday, 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 | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square’s July Fourth Festival of Family Fun from noon to 6 pm on July 4, 2017. This festive day will fill the waterfront with interactive activities and entertainment for both parents and children. The July 4th Backyard ...
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2017
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2017
The Napa County Fair takes place on July 4, 2017, with live music, strolling entertainers, an ice cream “churnament” displays and demonstrations, carnival rides, a Fourth of July parade, and fireworks at dusk (approx. 9:30 pm). Fireworks at 9:30pm. The Fireworks Sky Concert will fill the air with sights ...
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue with San Francisco Fireworks on July 4, 2017. At approximately 9:30 pm, visitors will be treated to SF’s spectacular fireworks display over the Bay launched from just north of Fisherman’s Wharf. 2017 Fourth of July Fireworks & Entertainment July 4, 2017 ...
Woodacre | Fourth of July Parade & Flea Market | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but some games may require a donation.
| Downtown Woodacre
Woodacre | Fourth of July Parade & Flea Market | 2017
The 2017 San Geronimo Valley Fourth of July parade starts at noon in downtown, then heads down Railroad Avenue and ends with a celebration at Dickson Ranch (182 San Geronimo Valley Drive) for burgers, flea market, fun, games and great music. The parade is a fun, community ...
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2017
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2017
The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to attend the 4th of July Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration in Memorial Park. By “Green”, they mean their goal is to have a zero-waste event , using compostable plates & utensils and by recycling ...
Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2017
Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2017
Roaring Camp Railroads hosts old-timey Fourth of July activities in the Santa Cruz Mountains on July 4, 2017. In 2014, the event was from noon to 3 pm.; we expect it to be similar for 2017. Last year, the historic railroad camp, which features two narrow-gauge railroads, ...
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.
| Milpitas Sports Center
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2017
Milpitas celebrates Independence Day 2017 with a day full of water fun and an evening of fireworks on July 4, 2017. “Waving the Red, White & Blue” Pool Party July 4, 2017 | 1-4 pm | FREE Admission Get wet and wild on the 4th with music, games, fun, and ...
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Watsonville
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day and Watsonville’s 165th Birthday with a 4th of July parade through downtown. The 2017 Spirit of Watsonville hometown parade hits Main Street at 1 pm. Expect floats, classic and muscle cars, antique tractors and equipment, and equestrians.
Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2017
Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2017
Celebrate our nation’s birthday on the USS Hornet aircraft carrier docked in Alameda, with a view of the San Francisco fireworks from the flight deck. Doors open at 2 pm. The fun starts around 3 pm and ends after the fireworks. Family activities from 3-8:30 pm include exploring ...
LaborFest2017: SF Mime Troupe Presents “Walls” | Dolores Park
Tuesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
LaborFest2017: SF Mime Troupe Presents
“Walls” asks the question:How can a nation of immigrants declare war on immigration? The answer: fear. L. Mary Jones knows all about fear. As a top agent for I.C.E. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – she knows how to stoke fear to keep her country safe. Fear ...
Scotts Valley | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Scotts Valley | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Scotts Valley’s annual 4th of July Parade, Flyover and Fireworks will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The parade and flyover will begin at 3 pm on Scotts Valley Drive and the pre-fireworks festivities at Skypark Park, including food, live music, a petting zoo, a bounce ...
Alameda | 4th of July Family Festival and Concert | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Alameda | 4th of July Family Festival and Concert | 2017
Alameda South Shore Center, the family-friendly destination for shopping, dining and entertainment located on the banks of the San Francisco Bay, will be hosting its annual Fourth of July Festival. Following the 41st Annual Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade, the largest and longest Independence Day ...
Santa Rosa | “Red, White & Boom” Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission
| Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Santa Rosa |
Voted “Best Fireworks Display” by The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa’s Red, White, & Boom returns for 2017. It’s more than just a fireworks show – it’s a full-on community block party with an afternoon and evening of food, live music, and kids activities. Checkout the fantastic lineup ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony in the Park | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony in the Park | 2017
The 2017 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. Stay awhile and soak in the sun while listening to the patriotic sounds of the San Jose Wind Symphony. The day promises to be full of patriotic summertime fun for all.
San Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Portal Soccer Field
San Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2017
Come out and celebrate the 4th of July with your family and the City of San Pablo. There will be activities, food, games, entertainment and fireworks. The event concludes with a fireworks show. Admission is free but there is a cost associated with games and activities. 2017 San Pablo 4th of ...
Stockton | 59th Annual Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mandeville Tip County Park
Stockton | 59th Annual Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017
Barron Hilton (of Hilton Hotels) owns a place right by the tip and has put on a big free fireworks show for many years. It’s the biggest annual party in the entire Delta and Northern California and the largest gathering of private pleasure boats in ...
Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2017
Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2017
Leave the crowds on the mainland behind and enjoy the fireworks from the Bay’s best seats, Ayala Cove on Angel Island, on July 4, 2017. You can ride on one of the open air trams to the fireworks viewing spot at Battery Ledyard or take a leisurely walk ...