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Tuesday, July 4

San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose (The Alameda)
San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2017
Enjoy some old-fashioned traditional fun as the annual Rose, White & Blue Parade winds through the Rose Garden neighborhood ending on San Jose’s The Alameda on July 4, 2017. Last year, this homespun parade featured live bands, dance groups, home-made floats, kids on bikes, antique cars, and more. See ...
Aptos | World’s Shortest 4th of July Parade | 2017
Aptos | World's Shortest 4th of July Parade | 2017
Billed as “The World’s Shortest Parade” at just two city blocks, this small town parade has enough pageantry to last two hours on July 4, 2017. Last year, the 0.6 mile parade meant the city of Aptos (a town just east of Santa Cruz along the Pacific) celebrated the 4th of ...

Santa Clara | Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2017
Santa Clara | Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2017

Come celebrate Independence Day with a big fireworks show and exhilarating rides at California’s Great America theme park on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. In addition, on July 4th, Coca-Cola will create an in-park destination near Food Festival with tasting samples of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero, ...

Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dunphy Park
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Come and enjoy a good old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Sausalito complete with a parade, festival, and fireworks from 10 am to 9:30 pm on July 4, 2017. The parade begins at 10 am with floats, bands, classic cars, local officials, and organizations winding from the intersection of Second and ...
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2017
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 106 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...
San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring along cash for games and food
| Highlands Recreation District
San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2017
Come celebrate Independence Day in 2017 in San Mateo with a 4th of July parade followed by a festival with midway carnival games. The 2017 theme is “Stars, Stripes and Smiles.” Decorate a float or your bike and march in the parade that travels along Lexington Ave. from Powhatan Place to ...
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fairfield
Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2017
Come out and enjoy pure Americana with your family, neighbors, and friends to celebrate our great country on July 4, 2017 with Fairfield’s annual 4th of July parade. At 10 am, the parade marches along Texas Street from Taylor Street to Union Ave.
Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2017
All Napans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy a fun parade in downtown Napa on July 4, 2017. After the parade and festival in downtown Napa, head over to Napa’s Veteran’s Park for more  festivities and live music leading up to a fireworks show at ...
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to August. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Participating ...

American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | American Canyon
American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
American Canyon’s annual Fourth of July 2017 parade kicks off at 10:30 am with classic cars, floats, decorated vehicles, and more. The parade will end at Community Park II for an all-day festival, from noon to 9:30 pm, that typically include a Kidzone, fun family activities for the whole family, food and entertainment. The festival ...
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Petaluma Historical Museum
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2017
President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the ringing of the bells nationwide on Independence Day, July 4, 1963, with the words, “Let’s ring freedom bells.” On the steps of the museum, hear the story of JFKs Bell-ringing Proclamation, the Putnam Family, the Korbel Bell and how it ...
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Kenwood Plaza Park
Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2017
The Old Fashioned Kenwood 4th of July parade is back for 2017 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” After the parade, there will be music, food, and fun in ...
Piedmont | Small Town 4th of July Bagpipe & Classic Car Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Highland & Park (Piedmont)
Piedmont | Small Town 4th of July Bagpipe & Classic Car Parade | 2017
The City of Piedmont will celebrate its annual Independence Day Parade this year on Tuesday, July 4, starting at 11 a.m. at the corner of Highland Avenue and Park Way. Each year the community is invited to participate at no cost with neighborhood floats and entries ...
San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Luther King Park and Pool
San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2017
The city of San Mateo department of Parks & Rec presents July Fourth in the Park on July 4, 2017 from 11 am-2 pm at the Martin Luther King Park and Pool. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this free event featuring games for kids and adults, music, ...
2017 Alameda County Fair & Fireworks Show to Symphony Music | Pleasanton
2017 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 they will have a Salute to Hometown Heroes Video before fireworks. Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm, with best ...
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*$10 Parking fee may apply; food is also available for purchase.
| Wilder Ranch State Park
Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration | 2017
Travel back in time at Wilder Ranch State Park (located just 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1 on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, to experience an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration. 2017 Highlights: Parade Last year, they met at the apple orchard in front of the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...