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The Biggest Fireworks Shows in the Bay Area

Where to catch SF’s Biggest Fireworks Shows of 2017
By - posted 7/2/2017

San Francisco

As long as the fog stays away, this is an awesome synchronized fireworks show that’s set off from two barges north of Pier 39 and Aquatic Park. Watch from Coit Tower, Tank Hill, Bernal Heights or the piers at the end of Fort Mason. July 4, 2017 – Free all day festival starts at 1:30pm.

View the SF fireworks fromAngel IslandAboard an aircraft carrier | Aboard a Liberty Ship in Pier 39


An all day festival on the Berkeley Marina capped with a big fireworks show set off just beyond the pier. Free dragon boat rides and live music. July 4, 2017 – Free all day festival starts at Noon.

San Jose

Celebrating its 103rd birthday, the Rotary Club brings fireworks back to the Bay Area’s biggest city (yes, much bigger than SF) with a big fireworks show on Discovery Meadow. July 4, 2017 – Free.

Mountain View

The San Francisco Symphony plays their annual 4th of July show at Shoreline Amphitheater with fireworks sync’d to patriotic music. Tickets start at a super reasonable $25 each as part of a 4-pack, or if you don’t care about the symphony, you can view the fireworks for free from anywhere near the amphitheater. July 4, 2017.


On Independence eve, the Oakland East Bay Symphony performs live to the fireworks set off outside the historic Craneway Pavilion right on the waterfront. July 3, 2017 – Free. Activities start at 6:30pm.



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