Saturday, July 4, 2015

San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39

Celebrate 2015 Independence Day with live music and entertainment all day in front of Pier 39 on July 4, 2015. At approximately 9:30 pm, visitors will be treated to The City of more...

12:00 pmPleasanton | 4th of July Patriotic Concert | 2015  FREE
All DayYountville | 4th of July Fair, Parade & Fireworks | 2015  FREE
All DayRussian River | Live Music & Riverfront Fireworks | 2015  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for food and shopping.
All DayFisherman’s Wharf | Indepen-Dance Day Party & Fireworks View | 2015  $10
12:00 pmWoodacre | Fourth of July Parade & Flea Market | 2015   FREE*
*Free admission, but some games may require a donation.
12:00 pmAlbany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2015   FREE*
*Most activities are free, but a kid's Fun Band is $5 and gets you unlimited activities. Registration cost may apply to enter contests, but they are free to watch.
All DayRoaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2015   FREE*
*The festivities are free, but there is a parking fee and food is available for purchase. Certain activities have fees between $2-5. Train rides cost $27 for adults and $20 for children.
12:00 pmSilicon Valley Music Festival: “Bach’s Humor” Lecture | San Jose   FREE
All Day4th Of July Throwdown: Tricycle Races, DJs & Ladies Arm Wrestling | SF   FREE
All Day2015 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest, “Sons of Anarchy” Stars, & Fireworks | South Bay   FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
12:30 pmNike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands   FREE
12:00 pmCloverdale | 4th of July Picnic & Kids Carnival | 2015   FREE*
*We believe that this event is free to attend and that food purchase is not required. Contact 707-921-9145 for more details.
1:00 pmMilpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2015   $2
1:00 pmPatriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band   FREE
1:00 pmJuly 4th Free Hot Dog Day & Hot Dog Drawing Contest | SF   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
1:00 pmSF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival   FREE
2:00 pmSpirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2015   FREE
2:00 pmHemlock Tavern | Free BBQ & Live Punk Alley Party | 2015   $8*
*$8 cover includes free BBQ and live music. Food is while supplies last
2:00 pm4th Annual July 4th Pub Crawl & Hot Dog Eating Contest | SF   $10*
*$10 early bird tickets. Prices go down to $9 or $7 each if you have a big group.
All DayAlameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2015   $20*
*$20 adv / $25 door
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
All DayScotts Valley | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2015   $6*
*$6 in advance; $8 on July 4th; Children under 4 are free. Games & food are extra
3:00 pmAntioch | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2015   FREE
3:00 pmOld-Fashioned July 4th Fun: Sack Races, Tug of War & Picnic | East Bay   FREE
3:30 pmSanta Rosa | “Red, White & Boom” Fireworks Celebration | 2015   $10*
*$10 (ages 12+) | $5 (ages 5-11) | Free for children 4 and under
4:00 pmSan Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE
4:00 pmFree Theater in the Park: All-Female Falstaff | Berkeley   FREE
All DayEmeryville | 4th of July Park Party & Fireworks Hot Spot | 2015   FREE
5:00 pmSan Ramon | 4th of July Picnic & Retro Beach Party in the Park | 2015   FREE
5:00 pmThe Grateful Dead Final Shows: Free Simulcast Nights | The Independent   FREE*
*Free, but there is a 2 drink minimum. 21+ only.
5:00 pmAngel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2015   $49*
*Special Arrangement Evening Ferry Tickets are required: $49 Adults and $35 Children (5-12 years)
6:00 pmVacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2015   $2
All DayPetaluma | 4th of July Fireworks & Pillow Fight | 2015   $5*
*$5 for adults. Kids under 10 are free. Parking is free.
6:00 pmOakley | Cityhood Fireworks Celebration | 2015   FREE
6:00 pmAAA Tipsy Tow: Free Car Tow Home | Fourth of July 2015   FREE
All DayAquatic Park: Tom Petty Tribute, Dance Party & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE
6:00 pmRed, White & Rosé 2015: Wine Celebration & Fireworks | Treasure Island   $15*
*$15 in advance, and includes one wine flight. Bring cash for additional food and drinks.
6:00 pmSF Design Week: Happy Hour with Flexform | SF   FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
6:00 pm$1 Drinks on 4th of July: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach   FREE*
*Free admission with Facebook RSVP
6:30 pmSan Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
7:00 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rockin’ Dance Band | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmMilpitas | 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   $3*
*$3 admission; children 2 and under are free
All Day4th of July Roller Disco Celebration | 2015   $10*
*Admission is $10 and skate rental is $5.
7:00 pmVallejo | Fireworks & Moonlight Hike at Lynch Canyon | 2015   $10
7:30 pmWatch Fireworks Close Up Aboard WWII Liberty Ship | S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien   $35
8:00 pmShoreline Amphitheatre | 4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | 2015   $16.75*
*Lawn tickets as low as 16.75 as part of a 4-pack (or $24 for individual tickets). Parking is $10 per car.
8:00 pmLafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2015   FREE
8:00 pm4th of July BYOB Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Hot Dogs | Oakland   FREE
8:30 pmPotrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmOakville | Mondavi Winery Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE*
*Fireworks can be viewed from anywhere in Oakville. Attending the concert at the winery starts at $85.
All DayHealdsburg | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmCloverdale | Fourth of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE*
*Free to watch, but donations are appreciated.
9:00 pm2015 Red, White & Bluegrass: Stringband Extravaganza | SF   $15
9:00 pmGhirardelli Square: Great Spot to Watch the Fireworks | SF   FREE
9:00 pmStockton | 57th Annual Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2015   FREE
9:00 pmPrince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa   $5
9:00 pmWin Tix: “Joystick” July 4th Fireworks & Drag Dance Party | Oasis   WIN
9:00 pmWin Tix: Red White & Bluegrass | Inner Richmond   WIN
9:00 pmRed, White & Blue Stargazing Party & Campfire | East Bay   FREE
9:15 pmRohnert Park | 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the venue; otherwise, tickets start at $20
9:30 pmSan Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmGilroy | 4th of July Fireworks Salute | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmSt. Helena | Fireworks Show for Cheapskates | 2015   FREE*
*Free
9:30 pmSonoma | 4th of July Fireworks Show: Booms & Echos in the Valley | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmLivermore | “Red, White & Boom” July 4th Fireworks & Block Party | 2015   FREE*
*Free, but parking in the lot is $20.
9:30 pmDixon | 4th of July Fireworks | 2015   FREE
9:30 pmTreasure Island: Watch 4th of July Fireworks from Treasure Island | 2015   FREE
9:45 pmSanta Clara | Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2015   $43.99*
*Single day admission is $43.99 for adults

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

Fourth of July weekend is the public’s last chance to taste, touch, and take in the Exploratorium’s temporary exhibits at Fort Mason. Grab a map and take a walk around the more...

9:00 amAquatic Park Fun Run | The Presidio  FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required. Free parking space is limited so you must arrive early or have someone to do the parking for you. You can park at Main Post for a fee.
9:45 amLaborFest 2015: Coit Tower Mural Walk | SF   FREE
All DayFillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday   FREE
10:00 amAsian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF   FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 amFree First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California   FREE
11:00 amOff the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All DayLumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County   FREE
11:00 amFree Kundalini Yoga Day in the Park | Dolores Park   FREE
All Day2015 Temescal Street Fair: Jazz & Afro-Caribbean Concert, Art & Market | Oakland   FREE
All DayVolunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF   FREE*
*Free with RSVP
All Day2015 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay   FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
1:00 pmMusic in the Park Summer Kick-off: ’80s Concert | Burlingame   FREE
1:00 pmGolden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF   FREE
2:00 pmSummer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera   FREE*
*FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” | Dolores Park   FREE*
*Free, but donation is suggested.
2:00 pmTango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square   FREE
2:00 pmStern Grove Festival: San Francisco Symphony | SF   FREE
4:00 pmFree Theater in the Park: All-Female Falstaff | Berkeley   FREE
4:00 pm“Red, White & Blue” Drag Show & Fun-raiser | SF   FREE
4:00 pmOriginal Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill   FREE
4:00 pmWomen’s World Cup Final: Outdoor Watch Party & Soccer Festival | Civic Center   FREE
4:00 pmFIFA Women’s World Cup Final: USA vs. Japan | SoMa   FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required on Facebook.
4:30 pmRobot Dance Party | Dolores Park   FREE
5:00 pmLast Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent   FREE*
*Free, but there is a 2 drink minimum. 21+ only.
6:30 pmSan Jose Giants Baseball & Post-Game July 5th Fireworks | 2015   $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
7:00 pmLaborFest 2015: 100th Anniversary Concert | SF   FREE*
*Donations are requested for this event.
7:30 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmHillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide   FREE
8:00 pmWin Tix: Punch Line Comedy Showcase   WIN
8:00 pm“Shark Week” Trivia & Drinking Game Night | SF   FREE