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Monday, July 3

Richmond | Waterfront Family Festival, Concert & Fireworks | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*There are fees for the interactive children's games and food.
| Marina Bay Park
Richmond | Waterfront Family Festival, Concert & Fireworks | 2017
Enjoy an evening of food, children’s games, live blues music, and a great view of the Richmond Waterfront fireworks on July 3, 2017. There will be food vendors, live blues, and a Kids Fun Zone (for a fee) starting at 5:30 pm leading up to the ...
Benicia | Independence Day Torchlight Parade | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)
Benicia | Independence Day Torchlight Parade | 2017
Benicia kicks off Independence Day festivities a night early with their Torchlight Parade which takes place at 6:30 pm on July 3, 2017. The parade includes dancers, floats, clowns, and entertainment. Also check out Benicia’s Picnic in the Park & Fireworks on July 4, 2017.

Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Craneway Pavilion
Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day a day early at the Craneway Pavilion, inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond with floor to ceiling windows and amazing views of the San Francisco skyline on July 3, 2017. Seating is limited and will be available on ...
Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, July 3 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Monday, July 3 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Independence Day Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Tuesday, July 4

Concord | 4th of July Parade, The Bell Brothers & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Festivities are free but the 5k run participation fee is 30$
| Mt. Diablo High School
Concord | 4th of July Parade, The Bell Brothers & Fireworks | 2017
Come out and enjoy Concord’s Home Town Parade, Picnic and Fireworks, taking place at Mt. Diablo High School (only three blocks from Todos Santos Plaza), on July 4, 2017. The day starts at 8 am with a 5K Run & Walk/Kids Fun Run. Then, at 10 am the parade will start from Mt. Diablo ...
Martinez | Hometown 4th of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main St. Plaza
Martinez | Hometown 4th of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast | 2017
Main Street Martinez will host the 9th annual downtown Martinez Fourth of July Parade & Celebration starting at 8 am. The Martinez celebration features a Hometown Parade along Main Street, after which you can hang out with your family, check out the great antiquing in this cute town. There ...
Moraga | July 4th Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga | July 4th Fireworks | 2017
Celebrate the 2017 Independence Day with the city of Moraga in Commons Park with an all-day festival from 8 am to to 10 pm, culminating in a fireworks display on July 4, 2017. Last year, the fireworks display started at 9:30 pm, we expect it to be the ...
4th of July Festival, Parade & Dynamite Run | Hercules
Tuesday, July 4 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free expo and parade. $25 to register in advance for the run.
| Refugio Valley Park
4th of July Festival, Parade & Dynamite Run | Hercules
Celebrate your 4th of July at the 4th annual Hercules Dynamite 5K Run/Walk located along the beautiful Eucalyptus trees of scenic Refugio Valley Park. The event offers a new certified and chip timed 5K run/walk (3.1 Mile), 1 Mile walk and 1/4 Mile event designed for kids ...
Danville | 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Danville
Danville | 4th of July Parade | 2017
Kick off Independence Day at Danville’s Fourth of July Parade on July 4, 2017. This festive hometown event attracts over 40,000 attendees each year including local residents, family, friends, and flag-wavers from the Bay Area and beyond. Park yourself curbside and cheer on the bands, gymnasts, scouts, ...
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill Park
Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Pleasant Hill hosts a full day of Fourth of July fun with events ranging from a traditional patriotic parade through the downtown Crescent Drive area, family fun and games in Pleasant Hill Park, and live music and fireworks in the evening at College Park High ...
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2017
Orinda hosts a celebration with events for every age group starting with an annual pancake breakfast, a flag raising ceremony, and a parade, followed by live music, food, games and booths in Orinda Community Park on July 4, 2016. 2017 Orinda Fourth of July Parade & Celebration Schedule 7:30-10 ...
Alameda | Mayor’s 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
Alameda | Mayor's 4th of July Parade | 2017
The Alameda 4th of July Parade is the one of the longest Independence Day parades in the nation with over 160 floats and 2,500 participants that travel a three mile route on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The parade was voted the “Best Hometown Celebration” for 2007 and “Best Hometown ...
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2017
On July 4, 2017, Independence Day, line up on the streets of Fremont to watch the star spangled excitement of whimsical floats, fantastic giant balloons, and marching bands during the Fremont Fourth of July Parade. This patriotic parade will start at 10 am sharp and is expected to take ...
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10/adults, $8/seniors (62+), $5/children (4-17), under 4 years free.
| Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2017
Go back in time, all the way to the 1900s, at Ardenwood Farm’s fun-filled, family festival celebrating America’s 241st birthday from 10 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2017. Celebrate with rousing patriotic music on the lawn and enjoy fiddle music in the farmyard. There will be games, contests, ...
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Main St. Clayton
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2017
The town of Clayton will once again celebrate its community with the annual July Fourth Parade in downtown Clayton on July 4, 2017. The parade down Main Street will start promptly at 10 am with kids lining up down Oak Street in wagons, on bicycles and ...
$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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Andrews Park
Vacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2017
Experience the hometown feel of an old-fashioned Fourth of July with Vacaville’s fun filled evening of music and fireworks under the stars at the Creekwalk in Andrews Park from 6:30 pm with fireworks at dusk on July 4, 2017. Come out and enjoy good food, beer & wine,  ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay

On Thursday evenings at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of ...