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Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & The Happy Together Tour | San Rafael

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - All Day | Cost: $15*
*$15 advanced tickets bought online. Day of tickets are $20 (plus $3 service charge); $20 at the gate

Marin County Fairgrounds | 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael CA 94903



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 spirit with music, art, fashion and more featuring tie-dye and macramé competitions, Flower Power horticulture, Groovy/Psychedelic and Abstract art and photography, and daily 60s fashion parades.

Gates open at 11 am and the fireworks start at 9:30 pm every night of the fair.

July 4, 2017 concert – The Happy Together – 7:30 pm (Get ready for summer, when The Happy Together Tour comes to Marin performing the biggest hits of the era. The tour includes six headline artists with fifty-three Billboard hits amongst them.)

The Marin County Fair is on from June 30-July 4, 2017 and all concerts, entertainment, select carnival rides, nightly fireworks, and exhibits are included in admission. There may be special tickets required for selected carnival rides – last year tickets were $3.

Admission is $15 for adults, and $12 for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over for advance tickets bought the day before. $20 tickets bought day of.


Links: Event details

Cost: $15*

*$15 advanced tickets bought online. Day of tickets are $20 (plus $3 service charge); $20 at the gate

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, 4th of July, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fireworks, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music, North Bay
Address: 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael CA 94903

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

All Day   Concord | 4th of July Parade, The Bell Brothers & Fireworks | 2017  FREE*
*Festivities are free but the 5k run participation fee is 30$
All Day   Martinez | Hometown 4th of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast | 2017  FREE
All Day   Moraga | July 4th Fireworks | 2017  FREE
8:30 am   4th of July Festival, Parade & Dynamite Run | Hercules  FREE*
*Free expo and parade. $25 to register in advance for the run.
All Day   Redwood City | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
All Day   Foster City | 4th of July Dog Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
All Day   Morgan Hill | Freedom Fest Fireworks & Parade | 2017  FREE
9:00 am   Danville | 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   Corte Madera | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2017  FREE
9:00 am   Bolinas vs. Stinson Beach | Annual Tug of War Battle | 2017  FREE
9:30 am   Cupertino | 4th of July Children’s Parade & Concert in the Park | 2017  FREE
All Day   Pleasant Hill | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
All Day   San Francisco | 7 Different Free Guided Walking Tours for 4th of July | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
9:30 am   Saratoga | Costumed Old-Fashioned 4th of July & Free Popsicles | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted for Operation: Care and Comfort
9:30 am   Los Altos Hills | 4th of July Scooter & Skateboard Parade | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   Aptos | World’s Shortest 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE*
*Pancake breakfast will have a nominal fee, but parade is free and party in the park has a suggested donation of $5.
10:00 am   Alameda | Mayor’s 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2017  FREE
All Day   Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2017  FREE
All Day   Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2017  $10*
*$10/adults, $8/seniors (62+), $5/children (4-17), under 4 years free.
10:00 am   Novato | Vintage Military & WWII Sherman Tank Parade | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   Cupertino | July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2017  FREE
All Day   Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2017  FREE
All Day   Napa | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
All Day   Vallejo | 4th of July Parade, Waterfront Festival & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   Santa Clara | Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2017  $39.99*
*$39.99 (online 2017 Weekday Saver valid Monday-Friday); $35 after 4 pm
10:00 am   Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2017  $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
10:00 am   San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but bring along cash for games and food
10:00 am   Fairfield | Fourth of July Parade | 2017  FREE
10:00 am   $1 Summer Family Movie Festival | Regal Theaters  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
All Day   American Canyon | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017  FREE
10:30 am   Petaluma | Annual 4th of July Bell Ringing Ceremony | 2017  FREE
10:30 am   Kenwood | 4th of July Hometown Parade & Blues in the Park | 2017  FREE
10:30 am   Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and activities
All Day   Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Poolside Party | 2017  FREE
10:30 am   Mission Terrace | 4th of July Parade & Picnic | 2017  FREE
All Day   Suisun City | 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | 2017  FREE
11:00 am   Piedmont | Small Town 4th of July Bagpipe & Classic Car Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   2017 Alameda County Fair & Fireworks Show to Symphony Music | Pleasanton  $12*
*General adult tickets cost $12, senior/children $8 in advance, otherwise it's $15 adult and $10 for senior/children during the fair.
11:00 am   Santa Cruz | Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration | 2017  FREE*
*$10 Parking fee may apply; food is also available for purchase.
All Day   Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & The Happy Together Tour | San Rafael  $15*
*$15 advanced tickets bought online. Day of tickets are $20 (plus $3 service charge); $20 at the gate
11:00 am   Calistoga | Silverado 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE
11:00 am   Ross | Fourth of July Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2017  FREE
11:00 am   Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2017  FREE*
*Festivities are FREE.
11:00 am   San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2017  FREE
11:00 am   Eat Trill: July 4th All Day Food, Music, Art & Community Event | SF  FREE*
*Free admission but bring money for food and drinks.
11:45 am   Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but some activities may require a fee or a $7 wristband. Bring cash for food & drinks.
12:00 pm   Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off | 2017  FREE*
*Free admission; Chili Tasting Kits will be sold for a nominal fee.
12:00 pm   Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2017  FREE
All Day   Santa Clara | All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017  FREE
All Day   Benicia | Picnic in the Park & Waterfront Fireworks Show | 2017  FREE
All Day   Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017  FREE
12:00 pm   Oakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2017  $15*
*$15 for adults includes BBQ other treats; $5 for children 5-11 years; free for those under 5
All Day   Oakland | Jack London Square July 4th Festival of Family Fun | 2017  FREE*
*Free festival, but bring money for food and drinks.
All Day   Calistoga | Napa County Fair, Free Rides & Fireworks | 2017  $20*
*Adults $20; Children & Seniors $15; Kids under 6 free; Admission includes unlimited access to everything
All Day   San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017  FREE
12:00 pm   Woodacre | Fourth of July Parade & Flea Market | 2017  FREE*
*Free admission, but some games may require a donation.
12:00 pm   Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2017  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 Day   Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2017  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.
1:00 pm   Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2017  FREE*
*Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.
1:00 pm   Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2017  FREE
1:00 pm   Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band  FREE
1:30 pm   SF Mime Troupe: Opening Weekend 2017 | Dolores Park  FREE*
*Donations accepted.
All Day   Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2017  $20*
* $20 for Adults, $10 for the youth (until June 5) afterwards it's $25 for Adults, $15 for the youth. The event is free for children 5 years old and under.
2:00 pm   LaborFest2017: SF Mime Troupe Presents “Walls” | Dolores Park  FREE
All Day   Scotts Valley | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017  $6*
*$6 in advance; $8 on July 4th; Children under 4 are free. Games & food are extra and not included in admission fee
3:00 pm   Alameda | 4th of July Family Festival and Concert | 2017  FREE
3:00 pm   3rd Annual “Queer As Fourth” Dance Party | El Rio  $10
3:30 pm   Santa Rosa | “Red, White & Boom” Fireworks Celebration | 2017  $10*
*$10 general admission
All Day   Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony in the Park | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
4:00 pm   6th Annual July 4th Fireworks Pub Crawl & Hot Dog Eating Contest | SF  $6*
*50% off with code FUNCHEAPSF - $12 tickets.
4:00 pm   The Chalk Circle: Not-quite-Shakespeare in the Park | 4th of July Special  FREE
4:30 pm   Rohnert Park | 4th of July Concert & Fireworks | 2017  FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the venue; otherwise, tickets start at $25
5:00 pm   San Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2017  FREE
5:30 pm   San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2017  FREE
6:00 pm   Stockton | 59th Annual Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2017  FREE
6:00 pm   Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2017  $73 *
*Special Arrangement Evening Ferry Tickets are required: $73 Adults and $52 Children (5-12 years)
6:30 pm   Vacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2017  FREE
6:30 pm   Watch Fireworks Close Up Aboard WWII Liberty Ship | S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien  $40
6:30 pm   San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2017  $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
6:30 pm   Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay  FREE
7:00 pm   Milpitas | 4th of July Fireworks | 2017  $3*
*$3 admission; children 2 and under are free
8:00 pm   4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2017  $25*
*4-Pack of lawn seats start at $16.75 per person (plus $8.25 fee). Single lawn tickets are $24.
8:00 pm   “My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland  $5
8:00 pm   Win Tix: 4th of July Fireworks with San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre  WIN
8:30 pm   Cloverdale | 4th of July Fireworks | 2017  FREE*
*There is no charge, but donations are appreciated.
8:30 pm   Farley’s Potrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2017  FREE
9:00 pm   Healdsburg | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2017  FREE
9:00 pm   St. Helena | 4th of July Fireworks Show | 2017  FREE
9:00 pm   Cloverdale | Fourth of July Fireworks | 2017  FREE
9:00 pm   Dixon | 4th of July Fireworks | 2017  FREE
9:00 pm   Illumination: 4th of July Light Art in the Park | Golden Gate Park  FREE
9:15 pm   Gilroy | 4th of July Fireworks Salute | 2017  FREE
9:30 pm   Cupertino | Fourth of July Fireworks Show | 2017  FREE
9:30 pm   Sonoma | 4th of July Fireworks Show: Booms & Echos in the Valley | 2017  FREE*
*Donations to the Sonoma Volunteer Firefighters' Association greatly appreciated
9:30 pm   Livermore | “Red, White & Boom” July 4th Fireworks & Block Party | 2017  FREE*
*Free, but bring money for parking
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