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Saturday, July 2

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2016
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom | Fireworks Extravaganza | 2016
Celebrate Independence Day all weekend long at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, from Saturday-Monday, July 2-4, 2016, with rides, food, and a fireworks extravaganza accompanied by a classic patriotic soundtrack, each night of the event. Fireworks, Family, and Fun! It wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks – and ...
Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2016
Saturday, July 2 – 12:00 pm | 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 ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, July 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...

Bodega Bay | July 2nd “Fireworks Over the Bay” | 2016
Saturday, July 2 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Westside Regional Park
Bodega Bay | July 2nd
Start your Independence Day celebration early; celebrate two days early and enjoy fireworks in Bodega Bay on July 2, 2016. The Bodega Bay fireworks display is fairly small, so we would not recommend driving out there just for this event alone, but we suggest you planning a full day in ...

Sunday, July 3

Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 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 ...

Windsor | Pre-4th of July “Kaboom” Fireworks & Music Festival | 2016
Windsor | Pre-4th of July
Get festive for the Fourth at a small town celebration with all the trimmings. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Windsor Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Keiser Park, capped off by a fireworks and musical performances. A festival in the park ...
Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission; $5 for 6-11; free for children under 5
| Analy High School Football Field
Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2016
The Sebastopol Kiwanis club hosts the 43rd annual fireworks extravaganza on July 3, 2016 at the football field at Analy High School. This year the Analy Football Stadium has undergone a beautiful multimillion dollar reconstruction. A new track has been installed, there are new bleachers on the ...
Russian River | Water Carnival & Fireworks Show | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River | Water Carnival & Fireworks Show | 2016
Every year, the Monte Rio beach is crowded with people who come from all over to enjoy the spectacle of fireworks over the Russian River along with a Water Boat Parade & Carnival, “Water Curtain” and fireworks starting at dusk. Sunday, July 3, 2016 Dusk: Water Carnival ...

Monday, July 4

Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Fishing Derby | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Fishing Derby | 2016
The 2016 Sleepy Hollow 4th of July parade, which features floats, decorated bikes, and lots of red, white, and blue at 11:30 am on July 4, 2016. If you’d like to march in the parade, meet at the Sleepy Hollow Pool, parking lot at 11 am. 2016 Fourth of July Activities: Fun ...
Corte Madera | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Corte Madera Town Park
Corte Madera | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
The annual Corte Madera Fourth of July Parade and Celebration is one of the biggest events on the Fourth of July in Marin, drawing approximately 15,000 people annually. In 2016, it’s Corte Madera centennial. The parade begins at 10:30 am at Redwood High School (395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur) ...
Novato | Vintage Military & WWII Sherman Tank Parade | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Novato
Novato | Vintage Military & WWII Sherman Tank Parade | 2016
On July 4th, line up on Novato’s Grant Avenue to see the annual parade kickoff in the city’s Old Town district highlighted by a contingent of vintage military vehicles from the Joe Garbarino World War II Military Vehicle Museum. Typically, this includes WWII Sherman tanks plowing down ...
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dunphy Park
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2016
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, 2016. The parade begins at 10 am with floats, bands, clowns, classic cars, acrobats, flowers, and balloons winding from the intersection of Second ...
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
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, 2016. The parade begins at 10 am at the intersection of 1st Street East and Spain Street. This ...
Vallejo | 4th of July Parade & Waterfront Fireworks | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Vallejo Waterfront
Vallejo | 4th of July Parade & Waterfront Fireworks | 2016
The 163rd Annual Vallejo July Fourth Parade starts off at 10 am on July 4, 2016. The parade starts at Tennessee St. and Broadway and takes the traditional route west to Sonoma Blvd. and then south on Sonoma and west again to end on Georgia and ...
American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | American Canyon
American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2016
American Canyon’s annual Fourth of July 2016 parade kicks off at 10:30 am with classic cars, floats, decorated vehicles, and more. The festival theme is “Friends, Family and Fun.” The parade will end at Community Park II for an all-day festival, from 8 am to 10 pm, that typically include a Kidzone, fun family ...
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Petaluma Historical Museum
Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2016
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 ...
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harbor Plaza
Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2016
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, a Ferris wheel, a giant slide, and a fireworks display over the waterfront on July 4, 2016. Additionally, there will also be an Independence ...
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Foreigner Concert | San Rafael
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*$15 advanced tickets; $20 at the gate
| Marin County Fairgrounds
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Foreigner Concert | San Rafael
A celebration of the Modern Agricultural Fair, the Marin County Fair will celebrate the Fourth of July with traditional favorites like Star Wars characters, a circus, farm animals, 28 carnival rides free with admission, as well as a concert and spectacular fireworks on July 4, 2016. Gates ...
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Calistoga
Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2016
Join downtown Calistoga for their all-American celebration, starting with the 83rd running of the Fourth of July Parade kicking off at 11 am on July 4, 2016. Thousands of smiling faces line the streets as friends and families share in this patriotic, community tradition. See floats, decorated ...
Napa | 4th of July Parade, All-Day Fair & Fireworks | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the parade. Fair admission is $20.
| Downtown Calistoga
Napa | 4th of July Parade, All-Day Fair & Fireworks | 2016
Join in downtown Calistoga to kick off an All-American celebration with Napa Valley’s best 4th of July Parade. Be sure to wear your red, white, and blue, wave your American flag, and bring along your family and friends to show support for your community and ...
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2016
Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2016
The Napa County Fair takes place on July 4, 2016, with live music, strolling entertainers, rock and roll circus party, chef showcases, displays and demonstrations, free carnival rides, a Fourth of July parade, and fireworks at dusk (approx. 9:30 pm). Start the day at 11 am at ...
Santa Rosa | “Red, White & Boom” Fireworks Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 (ages 12+) | $5 (ages 5-11) | Free for children 4 and under
| Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Santa Rosa |
Voted “Best Fireworks Display” by The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa’s Red, White, & Boom returns for 2016. 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 ...
Rohnert Park | 4th of July Concert & Fireworks | 2016
Rohnert Park | 4th of July Concert & Fireworks | 2016
The Donald & Maureen Green Music Center on the Sonoma St. University campus in Rohnert Park is hosting a July 4th concert and festival capped with fireworks into the Sonoma County skies on July 4, 2016. If you want to attend the event which features the ...
Petaluma | “Rock & Rockets” 4th of July Fireworks & Concert | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 for adults. Kids under 10 are free. Parking is free.
| Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds
Petaluma |
Petaluma 4th is set to throw an amazing July Fourth party featuring a live concert, and of course, the annual spectacular fireworks display and fair at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds on July 4, 2016. In 2016, get ready to have a lot of delicious food, great beer and wine, and of ...
Healdsburg | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Healdsburg High School
Healdsburg | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2016
For 2016, celebrate the Fourth of July in Healdsburg with bang by watching the fireworks light up the night sky. At night, catch a fireworks display at the Healdsburg High School Football Field. Fireworks start once it gets dark. Bring a blanket and a picnic for this fun, ...
St. Helena | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Crane Park (West Baseball Field)
St. Helena | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2016
St. Helena will celebrate July 4th, 2016 with a 2nd Annual free fireworks display centered in the middle of town for all guests after sundown, approximately 9 pm. The skies over St. Helena and Crane Park will burst with color in one of greatest Firework display in ...
Cloverdale | Fourth of July Fireworks | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cloverdale High School Football Field
Cloverdale | Fourth of July Fireworks | 2016
The Lion’s Club sponsors the 2016 annual fireworks show in Cloverdale at the high school football field (or the baseball field) at dusk on July 4, 2016. Join this vibrant, small town community in celebrating Independence Day at their Pyrospectacular. The fireworks show is free to watch.

Wednesday, July 6

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Movie Night on the Green: “Over The Hedge” | Marin
Wednesday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Over The Hedge” | Marin

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays, June 8 – August 24, 2016. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Friday, July 8

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, July 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...